Real Wedding Spotlight: Melinda & Mike


Happy Friday Aisle Filers! Here is this week’s Real Wedding Spotlight to get your weekend started off on the right foot. Today we are featuring the wedding of Melinda and Mike. They were married earlier this summer in downtown Albany at the New York State Museum. The breathtaking ceremony and fun filled reception were all held on site. Our wonderful team at Mazzone Catering did a fantastic job planning and creating this absolutely gorgeous event. The team at Casey Connell… Read more »

Expert Excerpt: Timing for Family Formal Photos


It’s been some time since we have seen our friend, Dave Bigler, provide some bridal tips during this busy wedding season!
It is important for most families to be able to take all of those formal family photos with siblings, parents, grandparents, aunts, uncles and cousins.  Bigler will give you a few short tips to keep this a fun and easy time for you and your photographer the day of your wedding!  Then it will be time to head to cocktail hour and… Read more »

Real Wedding Spotlight: Erica & Ed


What a gorgeous weekend to end the month of July at Glen Sanders Mansion!  Erica and Ed were married on July 26th, 2014.  What a picture perfect day they had to celebrate their wedding day!  The whole A-Team was working this wedding, from JP Elario providing amazing photos from the day, Grand Central Station providing uplifting entertainment, and all of our Mazzone Hospitality staff ready for action throughout the entire reception!
Meet Erica, such a sweet and beautiful bride!  Her veil… Read more »

Tips: How to Coach Your Groom Through the First Dance

bride and groom

The first dance is a common wedding tradition. Its a time, in which the newlyweds share those first sweet moments in the wedding bliss.
Sometimes the thought of dancing in front of a room full of people, makes the groom panic. We have just the advice you need, to get your groom through that panicking moment!
First things first, keep it simple! Stay away from trying a dance you see on Dancing with The Stars or Dirty Dancing. There are ways to make a… Read more »