Wedding Planning: Off-The-Beaten Path

Wednesday, May 29th, 2013

A Southampton Inn Wedding VENUES

I’m so excited to share with you a recent experience I had at the Southampton Inn — I confess, there are so many wonderful places to get married on Long Island, that I wasn’t familiar with this little gem.   But that it is — and listen to this:  you can have a Hamptons wedding without […]

Thursday, April 5th, 2012

New Party Venue for Long Islanders: Seasons 52 VENUES

Have you heard?  Long Island has a fabulous new venue with plenty of space for private events, such as rehearsal dinners, engagement parties and even small-scale weddings.  Seasons 52, located at Roosevelt Field in Garden City, is a fresh grill and wine bar that invites guests to discover the flavors of seasonally-inspired menus.  The restaurant […]

Monday, October 17th, 2011

H on the Harbor in Port Washington VENUES

Yesterday I attended a beautiful second-wedding ceremony and reception (congratulations, Marty and Tama!!) at a new-to-me venue — H on the Harbor, in Port Washington.    This intimate venue is suitable for events for up to 175 guests and it includes a working fireplace, maple hardwood floors, 12′ ceilings, soft white walls with white silk & […]

Thursday, June 3rd, 2010

Long Island Couple Jumping the Shark? IN THE NEWS

In what is surely the most original Long Island wedding ceremony ever — Clad in wetsuits and masks, Holbrook residents April Pignataro and Michael Curry, both experienced divers, will take their wedding vows this Sunday in the Lost City of Atlantis Shark Tank at Atlantis Marine World in Riverhead.  Want to be a virtual guest?  […]

Monday, January 25th, 2010

Ask Claudia: Rustic Wedding Venues on Long Island

Lindsay, Manorville Q:  Hey there! I’m getting married October of 2011, and I’m looking for somewhere to hold the reception without breaking the bank since we are paying for our own wedding. My places of interest at the moment are: Painters in Brookhaven Hamlet Raphael Vineyard Martha Clara Vineryard Jedidiah Hawkins B&B Me and my […]