Archive for November 2009

Thanksgiving In Chicago

Whether you are planning on hosting Thanksgiving at your house or meeting the family at one of Chicago’s famous restaurants it takes careful planning to have a successful holiday event. If you are planning to do Thanksgiving the old fashioned way you have to plan ahead.  A traditional Thanksgiving dinner can take takes to prepare. ... Read more »

Make Your Wedding Unique With This Great Venue

If you are planning a Chicago wedding locating the perfect venue can be a daunting task.  Chicago wedding venues range from classic ballroom locations to modern chic spaces.  If you are looking for a unique space for your Chicago wedding check out the Field Museum of Natural History.   The Field Museum of Natural History... Read more »

Looking For The Perfect Event Space?

If you are seeking a unique wedding venue that includes a city and lake view, ceremony and reception space, and amazing architecture-look no further- the Adler Planetarium is your place. The Adler Planetarium is located at the tip of a pristine peninsula just behind soldier field.  The ceremony space is located directly in front of... Read more »

What Will Happen Next??? Fun Surprises That Will Keep Your Guests Guessing

One question that inevitably comes up when planned a wedding is how to keep guests entertained.  A majority of weddings have guests ranging in age from children to elderly.  With such a large age bracket, you have to appeal to all age groups.  In other words, hours of drinking and dancing might seem fun to... Read more »

All the Single Ladies????

When you are single and attend a wedding you either look forward to or dread 4 little words… All the single ladies.  Whether you love it or hate it the tossing of the bouquet at a wedding is a tradition stemming from one from medieval Europe. In the 14th century, the wedding gown was considered... Read more »

More Fabulous Fall Wedding Secrets

  More great tips on embracing the weather for your fall wedding!  If you are worried about rain or snow these fun tips will keep you and your bridesmaids dry! Umbrellas -Be prepared for any day with umbrellas or parasols.  Whether it is raining, snowing, or blue skies the bride and bridesmaids will be shielded... Read more »

Undoing a Wedding: What To Do If You Call It Off. We Can Help!!!

This is a subject no one talks about.  How to undo your wedding.  You might feel like an outcast, like you are the only one who needs to read this but you’re not!  Trust me. People break-off their engagements much more than you would ever expect.  Depending on how far along in the planning process... Read more »

How Was The Knot Annual Chicago Party???

It has been 2 weeks since the Knot’s Annual Chicago Party and people are still talking about it.  Wednesday, October 21, the 2nd floor of Salvage One was not only loud with the beautiful colors of the 60’s but with the chatting of Chicago Event Industry’s finest.  With Big City Bride as the ring leaders... Read more »