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Kory & Ben’s Dia de los Dinosaurs Wedding

The offbeat bride: Kory Bingaman, illustrator and comic book artist Her offbeat partner: Ben Francka, writer and cook Location & date of wedding: Riverwalk Jazz Café, Ozark Missouri — September 19, 2009 What made our wedding offbeat: Neither of us were caught up on traditions or thoughts of “we have to do this because that’s […]

Monica & Tony’s historic village garden & carousel wedding

The Offbeat Bride: Monica, Market Information Administrator (and OBT member “Monk“) Her Offbeat Partner: Tony, Night Auditor Location & date of wedding: Faust Park, Chesterfield MO, the historic village garden & carousel — 8/30/08 What made our wedding offbeat: We made decisions based on what we wanted to do rather than what we were supposed […]

Katrina & Mikhail’s low-budget costumers’ wedding on a pirate ship

The Offbeat Bride: Katrina, Video and Event Production Specialist Her Offbeat Partner: Mikhail, Freelance Photographer Location & date of wedding: St. Louis Renaissance Faire Park, St. Louis, MO — July 19, 2008 What made our wedding offbeat: Our wedding cost us about $500 for about 60 people, but that’s not all! We had our fairy […]

Sarah’s green budget wedding in St. Louis

The offbeat bride: Sarah, barista My offbeat groom: Josh, architecture student Location & date of wedding: County park in St. Louis, MO (May 20th, 2007) What made our wedding offbeat: I know “green” weddings are quite popular on the coasts, but here in the Midwest, people were stunned. We did our best, on our budget, […]