A bookstore same-sex wedding with Dirty Dancing twist #Wedding Porn#first dance#jewish#lesbian weddings#literature theme#movies#new york#new york city February 1 2012 | Catherine Clark bijouxandbits Julie and Rebecca had their New York City wedding at Housing Works Bookstore in Soho. They had their Ketubah ceremony surrounded by stacks of books and warm wood. Sarah of Sarah Tew Photography said it was the first full-on, reception-included same sex event she's photographed since New York legalized same sex marriage. As you can probably imagine, there was a lot of joy to behold. One of the most amazing parts of the evening was the choreographed dance, based on the final dance from Dirty Dancing — complete with LIFT! So fantastic. Scroll and enjoy this fashionable, elegant, urban wedding. Related Post A purple-infused Old Stone House lesbian wedding in Brooklyn Andrea and Alice celebrated their (awesomely legal) marriage at the Old Stone House in the Park Slope neighborhood of Brooklyn, New York. they had elegant... Read more Costume changes for the dance! …and I owe it all to youuuuuu! OH HELL YES! 'I've Had the Time of My Life' is totally looping in my head! It is so obvious these two had the time of their lives. And they owe it all to each other. For more of this bookstore-meets-Dirty Dancing wedding, check out the blog post over at Sarah Tew Photography. I need to go re-watch a certain movie now… Reporter Name * Reporter Email * Original text Enter the original text here. Edited text* Enter your suggested copyedit here. Notes You can add a note for the editor here. * Required information. Fix Typo Catherine Clark Catherine Clark is Offbeat Bride's Senior Editor. In her spare time she loiters at her local library, makes art, watches movies en masse, plays video and tabletop games, poorly cooks healthy things, cuddles with her feline fur baby, and blogs at BijouxandBits.com. @enidjcoleslaw @bijouxandbits @bijouxandbits PREVIOUS SarahKat & Ryan's Firefly and steampunk Maine woods wedding NEXT Grooms and the wedding industrial complex Show/Hide comments [ 23 ] Oh. My. Glob. You guys are SO insanely good looking, what a joyful event! Love the dancing, love the setup for the reception, love that it's in a bookstore, LOVE your ketubah. 6 agree Reply I love the adventure time reference 🙂 Reply So jealous of the bookstore wedding! I called our library about using it after hours. The lady said "We don't do weddings" and hung up on me! I like how you used the quirkiness of the space to your advantage. Reply agh omg what beautiful brides ;___; 1 agrees Reply i want to be this cool! Reply What a gorgeous wedding–and it made me stupidly happy to see how happy everyone looks in all the photos. So many smiles! 1 agrees Reply yeaaaaaaaaaaaa! they did the lift!!!!!!!!! THAT IS AWESOME!!! <3 🙂 1 agrees Reply That rocked me too! I have to admit, when I first read the title and that the dance was "complete with lift" I was a little snootily skeptical. But I was knocked the heck off my snooty post! That is THE BEST way to reenact the famous Dirty Dancing lift. With a twist indeed! Amazing!! Reply GORGEOUS! Oh my god, I love it. Congratulations! Reply I reallly want there to be a video of that dance! Congrats to two beautiful brides. 1 agrees Reply Effing LOVE the dress and shoes pre-costume change. 1 agrees Reply This is so beautiful! I'm getting married at Housing Works next year, also in a Jewish ceremony, so I was very interested in seeing how this couple used the space. What an amazing looking event. Mazel tov. Reply They are absolutely the most adorable. And the Baby style dress 😀 Reply You two are adorable! Reply Ridiculously cute and beautiful! Mazel tov! 1 agrees Reply Can I ask where the shoes that the bride in the first pic on the left is wearing are from? They are awesome, I totally want them for my wedding! Reply aw, thanks everyone. we did have a blast. the shoes are by coclico, rebecca got them at anthropologie. and the ketubah was by our friend eliza (who also did our invitations): morrisessex.com. she's awesome. 🙂 1 agrees Reply Seriously, what a beautiful couple and amazing wedding. Reply That wedding looks like a blast! You look so happy Congrats! Reply The last picture of you two so smiley made me a little teary-eyed, I must admit. Looks like an amazing day! Reply Stunning! Reply Okay, I already commented, but I have to say: This is one of my all-time favorite wedding profiles on OBB! Also, it is because of you that we are having our ketubah and invitations designed by Eliza, and we are so stoked! Reply oh cool! glad you connected with her, i'm sure you've discovered she's the best. have a great wedding! Reply Join the conversation Cancel Reply Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Sign me up for your offbeat awesomeness newsletter! No-drama comment policy Part of what makes the Offbeat Empire different is our commitment to civil, constructive commenting. Make sure you're familiar with our no-drama comment policy. Biz owners & wedding bloggers Please just use your real name in your comment, not your business name or blog title. Our comments are not the place to pimp your website. If you want to promote your stuff on Offbeat Bride, join us as an advertiser instead.