This week we are headed to Livingston, New Jersey with the spotlight on Crystal Plaza, a jewel everyone deserves to know about. The authentic building was built in the late 1800’s serving as a residential mansion. It was built by Stanford White, the same architect who designed the Tiffany building on Fifth avenue, the original Madison Square Garden complex, and the arch at Washington Square Park. #impressive Crystal Plaza keeps its 19th century feel while offering alluring decorations, a ballroom, indoor and outdoor space, and a multi-purpose lounge. The venue gets its name from the amazing chandeliers that hang
We are thrilled to announce another award win this year from ILEA (International Live Events Association) NJ North Chapter! We had an incredible experience celebrating at the annual Gala this year and so grateful to have received this best of award for another year! Major thank you to all of our clients and supporters who give us opportunities to host events that are award-worthy!!
Photo by Arden Wray For our latest Venue Spotlight, we’re heading to the always epic borough of Brooklyn for a venue with a timeless Brooklyn Vibe. Located in Greenpoint, the once upon a time warehouse, is now a beautiful event space known as the Greenpoint Loft. Built in 1891, the renovated multipurpose space/event hall holds its original raw appearance with high ceilings, beautiful wood columns, hardwood flooring, exposed brick walls and windows looks out at the always classic Manhattan skyline overlooking the East River. With its main loft space, mezzanine level, and rooftop area you can get all of your
Photo by NylaGray Photography When your wedding finally arrives, it’s so important that all your key moments are captured on camera in a way that lets you look back one day and remember it just like it was yesterday. Having an experienced photographer to handle this is without a doubt the first requirement, but have you thought about how your entertainment team (the other key to a memorable wedding day) can help with this as well? We surveyed some of the area’s top wedding photographers asking how entertainment companies can help them capture the best photos for our mutual
Photo by Christopher Lane Photography All those months of planning culminate in that one day and the question is, how does it all come together? When do photos get done? How much time do we need for hair and makeup? What comes first, the dancing or the food? And on and on the questions go. Every wedding, like any event, will be different than every other wedding, but when it comes to logistics, there are certain rules that are golden in the handbook of event planning and can be applied to all events, especially weddings. Here are our top
After making a visit to New Jersey, this week we are back in New York City for our Venue Spotlight. This space embodies the essence of American patriotism. Here is a place where American culture & history is celebrated and exuded in all aspects. From the food, to the decor, to the all-American beer, wine & liquor selections. Their large rectangular bar was even hand-made in Bucks County, Pennsylvania. Harding’s is located in the Flatiron district and lives inside a turn of the century building. The exposed brick and antique feel gives guests an essence of old world America.
For our latest Venue Spotlight, we are going to visit a location with some serious old-world New Jersey Charm. Hidden within the campus of Kean University located in Union, New Jersey you will find Liberty Hall Estate. A place with so much charm & character. Built in 1772, Liberty Hall Estate spans 23 acres and has so much character. Each space is filled with beautiful antique accents. The vast green fields offer a beautiful scenery for a lovely garden ceremony. You will have such a great time taking photographs in the garden maze. Your guests will love the
If you haven’t noticed, we have a theme of highlighting the hidden gems of the venue world in our area, and this spotlight is no exception to that. When we think of Atlantic City, the first thoughts that come to mind are: casinos, nightclubs, and the beach. But now, we add stunning venue to the list. One Atlantic, located above the Playground at Caesar’s will have you saying “wow” from the minute you get out of the glass elevator and walk above the waterfront to the naturally lit, modern, glass surrounded reception space. It’s like you’re floating in
2017 is off to a great start as we celebrate another win, this time WeddingWire’s Couples’ Choice Award! We get a thrill working with all of our couples and are so grateful to be recognized by them. We can’t wait for what this year has in store for us and all of our 2017 couples! Check out our profile on WeddingWire to see all the reviews from couples who helped us get this latest accolade!