Between Offbeat Bride readers, our archive of real weddings, and our Vendor Guide, we’ve seen a LOT of vendor recommendations. So we decided to start rounding up these nuggets of info sourced directly from our readers for a series of reader recommended vendor list posts. We’re continuing on to another one of our largest markets: venues in New York City and the greater New York area.
As you may have heard, the Lovesick Expo is embarking on a nationwide tour alongside our professional besties at Offbeat Bride. Our goal has always been to bring the most creative couples and wedding vendors together under one roof to show the best, most creative wedding talent in each city — beyond the Google searches and reality TV shows. Since you may be on the venue hunt, and we’ve already done the legwork by scouring New York, Philadelphia, Boston, Seattle, San Francisco, and Denver, we thought we’d put together this little profile of six of the best venues in the nation!
Kristen and Charlie threw their own kind of rock wedding including a live band, lots of tattoos, and a piñata at The Bell House in Brooklyn, NY. Charlie’s band played, Kristen wore black, and everyone rocked out.
The Offbeat Bride: Alison, project manager (and OBT member “Alison“) Her Offbeat Partner: Jeremy, musician Location & date of wedding: Berkeley Church circa 1871 in Toronto, ON — November 14, 2008 What made our wedding offbeat: I was engaged on Feb 3, 2008 (I proposed over the phone on the way to a movie) and […]
The Offbeat Bride: Emily, Graphic Designer & Studio Artist (and OBT member “TheSueb“) Her Offbeat Partner: Ian, Musician Location & date of wedding: The Loring Pasta Bar and Varsity Theater in Minneapolis, MN — 9/20/08 What made our wedding offbeat: Our ceremony was in a restaurant that was shut down for a few hours. My […]
The Offbeat Bride: Kendra Bentle, Branding and Design Writer and OBTer SheHim Her Offbeat Partner: Blake Rainey, Musician Location & date of wedding: The EARL, music venue and bar, Atlanta, GA — 1/11/09 What made our wedding offbeat: Blake and I met on-stage at an Atlanta music venue called The EARL during an event aptly […]