James Van Der Zee’s Harlem Weddings New York 1906 (Photographs)

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Born June 29, 1886, to John and Elizabeth Van Der Zee who worked for President Ulysses S. Grant, Van Der Zee made his first photographs as a boy in Lenox, Mass. Continue Reading →

Harlem Wedding Of Nat and Maria Cole, 1948

6a00e55127ad358833017d42678ffe970c-800wiThey were dressed to the nines!  After all, it was Sunday in Harlem.  Harlemites were known to dress their best, in the finest materials, and in the latest of styles for the Sunday afternoon fashion parades on the avenues.  Continue Reading →

Homeless Outreach Worker Gets Married In East Harlem

east harlem weddingThe bride wore white, but that was the only thing typical about Johanna Soukka’s wedding. Continue Reading →

Puffy’s Friend Ciara And Russell Wilson Get Married In England

ciara-weddingHarlem man Puff Daddy maybe wondering what slipped through his money making fingers as Ciara (Princess Harris) and now-husband, Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson, tied the knot in Liverpool, England. Continue Reading →

PopBliss, The First Ever luxury Group Pop-up Wedding

wedding4Last Thursday night on March 31st, six groundbreaking couples got married at PopBliss, the first ever luxury group pop-up wedding presented by R. Kristi Modern Hospitality and Hornblower Infinity in New York City. Continue Reading →

H&M’s New Affordable And Sustainable Conscious Collection Wedding Dresses

hm_conscious_collection_wedding1With a H&M store on 125th Street in Harlem anyone who has searched high and low for their dream wedding gown knows they don’t come cheap.  Continue Reading →

5 Things I Wish I knew Before My Wedding

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By Venuza Laveaux

As a recent newlywed, I know that getting engaged is one of the most exciting moments in a person’s life. Friends and family are elated for the blissful couple as everyone anxiously awaits wedding details. Continue Reading →

Souleo: Dannis Winston Aims To Go From Wedding Band To Solo Music Career

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By Souleo

Stevie Wonder, Mary J. Blige, and Kem have all been booked to sing at weddings at some point in their careers. So why are professional wedding singers often stigmatized when it comes to being taken seriously as original recording artists? Continue Reading →

Marc Wilson’s New Initiatives For The New Year In Harlem

Marc Wilson2015 Big Apple Award winner Marc Wilson, founder and Creative Director of MWD Lifestyles and Weddings by MWD Lifestyles, wraps up a year of producing and designing events for top names that include One World Observatory, Hirshhorn, First Protocol, Central Park Conservancy, Plaza Athenee and the New York Air Society.  Continue Reading →

Robert Pattinson At Harlem’s Apollo, Without Fiancé FKA Twigs

robert-pattinson-and-fka-twigs1Robert Pattinson spent Saturday night at Harlem’s Apollo Theater, where he watched singer Blood Orange perform. Continue Reading →