Funny how time goes by when you least expect it. Today marks 7 years of Brooklyn Bride, and when looking back to my first post, I realized I had started it after 7 months of being engaged. I never thought anyone other than my mother and close friends would ever see it, but 7 years later, its offered up so many new friends and opportunities that I can’t imagine life without it. Thanks for sticking around all these years, and stay tuned for a new look and exciting news in the coming weeks!
[image from Girlhula]
Last year The Atlantic Avenue BID hosted their first ever wedding expo, and this year they are continuing on its success with a second time around on Sunday, April 13th from 12-5pm. This time, all the vendors will be housed at Deity Event Space, and they’ve invited some talent from outside Atlantic Ave. If any of you have walked the main drag, you know about all the great shops, restaurants and businesses that abound, and may have even noticed how many of them are wedding related, so this will be your chance to see them all under one roof. With over 20 vendors ranging from registries to cakes, hair salons to parfumers, you’ll have your wedding figured out in a snap. There will also be a fashion show covering dresses for the bride & bridesmaids, and also mens formal wear. There will also be plenty of food, drink, and music, so get your tickets quick! All information on the vendors participating can be found on their website.
[image from Jane Kratochvil]
This post was sponsored by the Brooklyn Wedding Expo
This Sunday, March 9 from 12-3pm, Wedding Crashers is back and better than ever! The quintessential Brooklyn wedding fair has gotten so great, they’re now twice as nice with 2 venues, the Green Building and SHOW ROOM Gowanus (which is right next door). You’ll find even more bridal & grooms fashion than in previous years, in addition to the always great food vendors, photographers, invitation designers, planners and more. VIP tickets get early access to the event as well as a fabulous goody bag & Prym rum cocktail. After the event, the party continues with the after party at 501 Union across the street with music, dancing, and a chance to win a night’s stay at the Nu Hotel.
Tickets are available here, but if you RSVP on their Facebook event page, you’ll be entered for a chance to win a pair of tickets! Winner will be notified on Thursday. Check out the main Wedding Crashers page for a full list of vendors participating as well.
This is one of my favorite wedding events to go to, so don’t miss out!
[image from Readyluck]
This post was sponsored by Wedding Crashers
In an effort to regain a SMIDGE of my sanity after these last few weeks, we’ll be shutting down the blog for a much needed break. Thank you so much for your support over these last few years and I appreciate that you spend a little bit of your week here at Brooklyn Bride! I hope you all have an incredible holiday filled with friends, family, and yummy food, and look forward to seeing you back here in 2014.
Well, Thanksgiving is tomorrow, so its time to think about what we’re all thankful for! I’m so grateful to you dear readers, for checking in every day to see whats happening in the world of weddings, to my fabulous contributors, and of course, my sweet family and friends.
And for those of you planning on hitting the Black Friday sales, I haven’t been able to help myself and have already started my gift guides over on Pinterest and Luvocracy, so if you’re in the mood to shop without the crowds, definitely check them out. Wishing you all a very happy Thanksgiving, and I’ll see you back here on Monday where we’ll have 2 great giveaways to kick off the holiday season.
[image via Apartment 34]