Spectacular men's engagement rings for all your proposing needs

We recently received two requests for advice on men's engagement rings and I couldn't resist doing a little reconnaissance (and window shopping!) for some masculine rings that will totally make your dude say yes to the proposal.

Here are some masculine-friendly men's engagement rings with which to propose to your partner (some with an LGBTQ-slant!). Some can function as a set with another band and some work double-duty as a wedding band.

You need to see this pop-culture-themed wedding venue in New England

Are you looking for a unique wedding venue in New England? Well, just outside the Boston, The VERVE-Crowne Plaza Hotel in Natick, MA, is a hotel that's been re-designed to pay tribute to 20th Century Pop! From their restaurant that embraces Julia Child and the advent of televised cooking shows, to their hip lounge with custom cocktails, your day will be as fun and funky as you want to make it.

Here's what else you'll get when you use The Verve as your wedding venue…