Archive for February 2012

Eat and Laugh Away Those Winter Blues

It’s the end of February, and I’m willing to bet that almost everyone is Chicago is ready for spring to arrive! We’ve been pretty lucky with this mild winter, but nonetheless the anticipation grows for the beaches and beer gardens and outdoor concerts that summer in Chicago is all about. So, to get us through... Read more »

The Week to Eat!

This week is a busy time here in Chicago–it’s the annual Chicago Restaurant Week! From now through February 26th, you can eat at any of the 200 participating Chicago restaurants at a great price! If you’ve never experienced Restaurant Week, here’s how it works: Each participating restaurant creates a special Restaurant Week prix fixes menu. For just... Read more »

Day Of Chicago Wedding Planner

Wherever you are in the Chicago wedding planning process we want to help make your wedding the day you’ve dreamt it to be! Because we are full-time professional wedding planners we know what it truly takes to make an event successful and even if you’re looking for “a little help that day” we’re going to... Read more »

Meet Susan Cordogan

It’s finally time to introduce the woman behind Big City Bride, Susan Cordogan! Chicago’s favorite wedding planner began as a one woman show and has since grown to include a wedding planning team of women who work together to coordinate weddings of every size, budget, and style! What makes Big City Bride such a strong... Read more »

Chicago Casting Call: The Reality Of In-Laws

Do you watch reality tv and wonder about the people who find their way to the screen only to share their drama, however interesting or boring it might be? Do you find yourself connecting to people you never imagined you would? Do you find yourself secretly wondering if your life is interesting enough to entertain... Read more »

Public Displays of Affection

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner. Although it has a bad rap as a “Hallmark Holiday”…it is still a holiday celebrating love, and in fact Hallmark does not need to be involved. This year forget the candy, the flowers, and the teddybear and the cheezy card….be a part of something bigger. Make your love... Read more »

Caribbean + Midwestern Elegance

Sometimes it’s fun to get lost for a few minutes in a quick video of wedding pictures. Allori Photography was the Chicago wedding photographer who captured this gorgeous wedding at the historic Chicago wedding venue. The Chicago Cultural Center looked stunning with room decor, Caribbean dancers escorted the bride and groom into dinner, and guests... Read more »

How Sweet Is The Sweet Ride? SO SWEET!

How sweet it is ….to find a pink food truck in Chicago! Our Thursday just got better … and we have to share. Our LOVE for food trucks continues! The Sweet Ride just rolled through the Lincoln Park area of Chicago and Big City Bride flagged them down. Look at all the amazing treats to be had!... Read more »

Winter Dates in Chicago

Winter is a perfect time to cuddle up by the fire with your love. However, the winter months are long and although the frequent lazy nights inside are nice, getting out into the brisk fresh air can be good for a relationship. The wedding planners at Big City Bride always support romance, especially in Chicago... Read more »