Archive for December 2009

2009 Celebrity Weddings

Whether you are a crazed celebrity fan or not, you have to admit that celebrity weddings can be remarkable!  Celebrities have access to many extravagant places, designers, and of course their famous guest list!  Ivanka Trump & Jared KushnerDonald Trump’s jewelry designer and entrepreneur daughter married the New York Observer owner and real-estate businessman, Jared... Read more »

New Years Eve Chicago Style

If you are still making plans for your New Years Eve festivities, we have come up with a few ideas for you!  Our ideas range from a night at the club, to live-music, to a 5-course dinner, and finally a low-key family night out!  So whether you enjoy partying all night or just want to... Read more »

Chicago Party Crashers

By Ryan SmithFOR REDEYE When Sean “Diddy” Combs and his new group, Dirty Money, scheduled a private party on a recent Friday night at Excalibur, the River North nightclub received a very important call. “He said over the phone that he was Beyonce’s brother, Mathew Knowles, and that he wanted to get into the VIP... Read more »

Christmas In Chicago!

Are you sick of doing the same thing every Christmas?  Or maybe you just want to be able to enjoy the day without worrying about seeing every relative and having to cook dinner?  Well lucky for you, we have found a few places for you to go on Christmas Day and enjoy your family without... Read more »

Top 10 Reasons to have a Winter Wedding

If you are a future bride who wants to stand out, a winter wedding in Chicago may be for you!  There are so many advantages in having a winter wedding, and here are our top 10. You Get What You Want!  There are usually more dates available for vendors, churches, photographers, bands, etc.  You have... Read more »

Baby, It's Cold Outside...

One of the best Chicago holiday adventures you and your significant other can experience together is Ice Skating in Millennium Park.  Located right next to the Chicago Bean, McCormick Tribune Ice Rink has been voted one of the best ice rinks in America.  Bringing in more than 100,000 visitors each year, it is on the... Read more »

Thinking of Saying I Do???

December is the most popular month for marriage proposals, and in January couples start planning their Big Day.  By mid-January many Saturday’s are snatched up.  At Big City Bride we have our ear to the ground and can provide you with the hottest venues, available dates and insight to set your plans in the right... Read more »


It’s The Most Wonderful Time of the Year!  So if you are looking for a fun activity during this holiday season, then head on over to the Lincoln Park Zoo for a spectacular light display.  The light display is open nightly from 5 to 9pm starting December 18th till January 3rd (closed December 24th &... Read more »

Keep The Beauty Of Your Wedding With You Long After The I Do

You have had the perfect wedding, with the perfect flowers, and now you want to remember it forever.  How can you remember your day long after it is over?  Here are a few ideas… First things first, make sure within two days of your wedding you place the flowers in a large plastic bag.  Then... Read more »

New Modern Wing For a New Modern Wedding

If you are still searching for that perfect venue for your Chicago wedding this may be the spot for you.  Many Chicago brides are in the hunt for a venue that is hip, fresh, and modern.   The New Modern Wing of the Art Institutemay fit all the criteria you are searching for to create the... Read more »