A couple who intends to be married in New York State, must apply for a marriage license to any town or city clerk in the state. The state of New York does not require couples to be residents of New York to marry in the state, but licenses issued in the state of New York must be used within the state. The application must be signed by both applicants in the presence of the town or city clerk and representatives cannot apply for the license on behalf of applicants. Even if the representative is given Power of Attorney, the applicants cannot substitute their personal appearance.
Don’t let your garbage-piling friends weaken your stride. Whether you simply enjoy being smart when it comes to helping the environment or are a tree hugging activist, holding an eco-friendly event is not only resourceful, but inspiring and can potentially help boost your business, allowing guests to be enlightened and intrigued by your consciousness.
One thing is constant at all events—the food. There are several decisions that go into the food choices at any event and many questions to be answered when it comes to catering options. Will it be buffet style or a seated dinner? Will desserts be plated or served in shot glasses? The event industry is ever changing, with each year rolling out a new set of food trends to sink our teeth into. To help your food conceptions be the best your guests have seen and tasted to date, here are our predictions for top catering trends this year.
Bar and Bat Mitvahs are all about the entertainment. Personalization and technology are overwhelmingly the two biggest influences when planning today’s bat and bar mitzvahs. Photo booths and hired dancers are pretty basic, but kids aren’t occupied by the same old song and dance. The kids need stimulating entertainment that engages them physically and intellectually. Kids love to be immersed in their entertainment of choice and activities. Here are seven entertainment ideas that will make your bat/bar mitzvah stand out both digitally and literally from the others.
Choosing an alternative wedding venue is one the best (and most fun) ways to incorporate a little more “you” into your ceremony. If you’re bored of the hotel and reception halls, then select a venue that reflects your personality or that is especially meaningful to you and your partner. These ideas won’t float everyone’s boat but you’re spending a lot of dough on your wedding and shouldn’t it be utterly and entirely YOU? Of course, depending on where you live, some places won’t have licenses to hold a wedding, but it’s always worth the research. Here are fifteen unique places to get hitched.