Blog2019-12-20T14:37:40-05:00

Hudson Valley Hospitality Happenings: Early Spring Edition

All of our amazing couples have guests that travel in for the dream made day….but what do you do the day after…. We have compiled our top 5 list for early spring happenings here in the Hudson Valley. We love the valley and hope you do too! HV Restaurant Week Runs from March 11-24th. Enjoy amazing lunches for $22.95 and Dinner for $32.95 at BHG waterfront Favorites Blu Pointe www.blu-pointe.com and Shadows in Poughkeepsie www.shadowsonthehudson.com Amazing, locally sourced ingredients and entrees are ready to satisfy all palettes.View from the outdoor patio at Blu Pointe in Newburgh Shadows on the Hudson Sunday Brunch Tap New York April 27 thru April 28th, 2019 @ Hunter Mountain. This 22 year old [...]

March 11th, 2019|

How you can turn your dream wedding into reality with Anthony’s Pier 9 in just four months!

If you are recently engaged and want a spring wedding you can absolutely plan a wedding in four months. You are excited about getting married and having your special day so why wait a year and a half to plan your wedding! This goes for anyone getting engaged at any time of the year and wants their dream wedding in their favorite season or just can’t wait to be married. Save the dates were sent out for September 8th, 2018. They had a vision of a backyard wedding that was relaxed and casual with family and friends. The simple wedding that almost every couple asks for! Their wedding venue was at Aggie’s family home and it had been on the [...]

February 27th, 2019|

See how Anthony’s Pier 9 turns party dreams into reality

How do dreams become reality? This snipit into dream making shows the 10,880 minutes, it took to create this frozen fantasy. From menu planning with our culinary team to hanging ice crystals from the ceiling no detail at Anthony’s Pier 9 is overlooked. We pieced together this time-lapse video to showcase the many hands that work together to create your perfect party. So what is your dream? We can make it your reality! #BestPartyEver Party footage courtesy of Brandon Fiege Media Event creation a collaborative effort by: Bonura Hospitality Group, Pegasus Productions, SBK Designers, and Chezzam Events. -0:53

February 8th, 2019|

What to Know Before Buying Your Wedding Dress

Follow these 5 simple rules to find your perfect dress! The Earlier the Better Typically, you should start looking for your dress about one year out. Many dresses take anywhere from four to nine months to be made. Once they arrive at the salon, you will have to take into consideration time for alterations. A year will be just enough time to ensure you do not feel rushed! (Pro-Tip: Always make an appointment ahead of time. They can get extremely busy, especially if you are getting married in the peak of wedding season. Try to avoid weekends if possible!) Lisa Matalucci Photography Who Are You Bringing? Take a step back and think about who really needs to come [...]

February 7th, 2019|

4 Reasons to Have a First Look

1. Capture your true authentic emotions Recently, more and more couples are opting for a candid style of wedding photos rather than the traditional posed photos. Having a first look with your scenery of choice, enables you to have the creativity to make your photos unique. It also allows you to be comfortable enough to show your genuine love and passion for your spouse. 2. It’s the perfect way to take a minute for yourself It’s so easy to get overwhelmed on your wedding day. From waking up early for hair and makeup, to taking tons of photos it can be difficult to give yourself a second to regroup. Planning a first look into your day is a great way [...]

January 31st, 2019|

The First 5 steps to follow now that you are engaged…

1. Establish your “oohs”, “aahs” , and “nah” list. What does this mean?  When you picture your wedding day how do you see it? How do you feel about it? What are your needs?  Sit down with your fiancé (just the two of you) and decide your top 3 things that are must haves on your special day.  Then decide on your three things you can pass on. 2. Crunch the Numbers: Who will be paying for the day? The two of you? Parents? Gofundme?  Now is the time to establish a budget guide. To get everything on your must have list what will be the total.  Be realistic and do some research to help get to the final number. [...]

January 8th, 2019|
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