Wedding Planning: Mansions

Wednesday, August 4th, 2010

Bridal Show at Oheka Castle IN THE NEWS

Brides, save the date:   Wednesday, September 15, from 5 – 9 pm, The Bridal Show at Oheka Castle.  If you’re getting married on Long island and you’ve never been to Oheka, it’s wholly worth the price of the tickets: $25 Advance Tickets, by August 15, 2010 $35 Advance Tickets, by August 16 – September 14, […]

Thursday, July 15th, 2010

Glen Cove Mansion is 100 Years Old! VENUES

If you haven’t visited the spectacular Glen Cove Mansion, now is your chance!  On Saturday, July 17th, in the tradition of the Edwardian Era when the estate opened, Glen Cove Mansion will host a public Open House Garden Party from 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm.  Included at the Open House and Garden Party will be […]

Wednesday, June 9th, 2010

Top Ten Reasons for Getting Married on Long Island IN THE NEWS

Here are our Top Ten Reasons for Getting Married on Long Island, direct from AOL’s Aisle Dash – Glen Cove Mansion 1. Long Island is surrounded by water, which means we have a wealth of breathtaking beaches. Brides can choose to get married on the sandy beaches of the Atlantic Ocean on the South Shore […]

Friday, May 21st, 2010

Getting Married in a Long Island Mansion VENUES

I was at Oheka Castle in Huntington yesterday — can I just say, a visit to Oheka for any reason is wholly worthwhile, even if you just want to take in the spectacular views.   Yesterday, I was fortunate enough to be there to kick-off their new Gold Coast Mansions – Historic Long Island website, www.historiclongisland.com. […]

Wednesday, May 12th, 2010

Long Island Gold Coast Weddings IN THE NEWS

As you plan your contemporary wedding, you might be curious about what weddings in the past might have been like.   Well, now you can find out.  Planting Fields Arboretum State Historic Park is presenting a new exhibition –  Gold Coast Weddings: 1890 – 1940 will explore the world of glamorous weddings on Long Island’s Gold […]

Tuesday, May 4th, 2010

Ask Claudia: Small Wedding in Nassau County

Tama, Nassau County Q:  We are looking for a Sunday brunch no more than 100 people.  Low key.  Sept/Oct 2011. Budget is a priority. Please advise. A:  Tama, September – October is a beautiful time of year for a wedding, and you have over a year to plan so I have no doubt you’ll be […]

Tuesday, March 23rd, 2010

Long Island's Best Kept Wedding Secret VENUES

Looking for a special and unique space to have an elegant, small-scale wedding reception?   Consider The Mansion at Deer Run.  This East Islip private estate offers a lovely, Grecian-inspired outdoor garden setting — 3.5 acres –  complete with fountain and gazebo.   For rental information, contact Cordially Yours All Occasion Network at 631-277-7627.

Monday, January 11th, 2010

Welcome: LI Wedding Venue, Glen Cove Mansion Hotel & Conference Center

Steeped in history, the fabulous Glen Cove Mansion Hotel & Conference Center was once one of Long Island’s famed Gold Coast mansions.   There aren’t many of those left, unfortunately.  But lucky for us, the Glen Cove Mansion remains a testament to this glorious past … And lucky brides can plan their weddings within this […]

Thursday, August 13th, 2009

Wedding Reception: After Parties

Hosting an after-party is one of the latest wedding trends, although not quite as popular on Long Island as they are in Manhattan.  That’s probably because transporting guests in New York City  from the reception hall to a club requires just an easy taxi-ride-signal on the street corner.  On Long Island, it’s  a tad more […]