Posts in category "Wedding Reception"

Top 5 Hot Unique Chicago Wedding/Reception Venues for 2012

Housed in the former Spiegel Catalog warehouse, the Bridgeport Art Center "Skyline Loft" defines raw urban elegance. The architectural elements from this historic 1911 building include timber construction, exposed brick, soaring ceilings and an unparalleled view of the Chicago skyline. (photo courtesy of Bridgeport Art Center)
Loft Spaces and Art Galleries Chicago offers many loft spaces and Art galleries in the City that hosts weddings, receptions, parties and corporate events.  The 5 venues that I chose are not for the traditional bride and/or groom who want to have their ceremony at a church, and reception in a banquet hall or hotel... Read more »

GLISTEN.GLOW.SPARKLE HOLIDAY SOCIAL

GLISTEN.GLOW.SPARKLE HOLIDAY SOCIAL
Chicago Botanic Garden.  On Thursday December 9, Chicago Botanic Garden hosted a holiday social networking event for top wedding/meeting planners, industry folks and their top clients in Chicago.   What a beautiful event it was!   The event was centered around their Wonderland Express exhibit which is a perfect setting for holiday events, weddings, etc.  Chicago... Read more »

Weddings...Chicago Style!

Weddings...Chicago Style!
      Chicago has some of the most beautiful venues to host weddings and receptions (indoor and outdoor).  Chicago also has some of the best wedding photographers, florists, pastry chefs, DJs, bands and designers in the U.S.  You name it — Chicago’s got it!   I do have a “personal” few that are my... Read more »
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Eye Catching Entertainment Ideas for your Wedding Reception!

Eye Catching Entertainment Ideas for your Wedding Reception!
  I recently received an email from Alex Heimberg of Screaming Queens Entertainment in New York informing me that Strolling Tables are now in Chicago. Have you seen them? Strolling Tables are a magically surreal yet functional means to present hors d’oeuvres, desserts, place cards, or party favors to your guests. Choose from a variety... Read more »

The "not so" Traditional Wedding Favors

The "not so" Traditional Wedding Favors
Chances are when you attend a wedding reception you receive traditional wedding favors.    Most brides and grooms today still give traditional wedding favors to their guests.  Shot glasses, chocolates, candles, bubbles, coasters, keychains, matches, picture frames, magnets, etc., any of which are simple and thoughtful ways to thank you guests for sharing your special... Read more »

Small & Intimate Wedding Receptions (& Sexy too ... yea I said it!)

Small & Intimate Wedding Receptions (& Sexy too ... yea I said it!)
With the New Year quickly approaching, many couples will become engaged during the holiday season.  So much goes through a couples mind in determining what sort of reception they will have and questions are raised as to will we have a large one, a small one, traditional or non-traditional.  Today your wedding reception does not need... Read more »
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