Julie Suratt

Experts, Fall/Winter 2012

Five wedding experts share their wisdom on how to set the scene, dress your best, and finance the big day.

Feast and Fete

Radius Enjoy a dinner at Radius and you and your guests will understand why chef-owner Michael Schlow won the James Beard Award. His modern American cuisine — think seared scallops with spinach fondue, wild mushrooms, and Meyer lemon emulsion —…

Real Weddings: Rebecca & Joshua

Rebecca Lloyd Garrison & Joshua Grubman October 9, 2010Plimoth Plantation, Plymouth JOSH GRUBMAN AND BECCA LLOYD GARRISON’S love story has a happy beginning: After being matched with Becca by the dating website eHarmony, Josh, an attorney living in Somerville, saw…

Real Weddings: Kelly & Quentin

Kelly Stecker & Quentin Reeve September 25, 2010The Singing Beach Club, Manchester-by-the-Sea KELLY STECKER, WHO FLEW IN from her home in Australia with fiancé Quentin Reeve to tie the knot in Manchester-by-the-Sea, left most of the wedding planning to her…

Real Weddings: Helen & Andrew

Helen Tsai & Andrew Harlan October 2, 2010,Fuller Craft Museum, Brockton THOUGH HELEN TSAI and Andrew Harlan were in most of the same classes at MIT, they didn’t actually meet until senior year: “We were part of a team designing…

Real Weddings: Suanne & Fatemeh

Suanne Au & Fatemeh Parsa September 5, 2010Balance Rock Inn, Bar Harbor, Maine FATEMEH PARSA HAD PLANNED to pop the question to her girlfriend of two years, Suanne Au, during dinner at a nice restaurant; the pharmacy technician got so…

Real Weddings: Emma & Steve

Emma Zinsmeister & Steve Swartz July 17, 2010The State Room, Boston EMMA ZINSMEISTER IS THE OPPOSITE of a bridezilla. Instead of looking out for numero uno, the program analyst (who works for the Environmental Protection Agency) put Mother Earth ahead…

On Location: Southern Vermont

NEW ENGLAND’S LEAST-POPULATED STATE is beloved for precisely everything it doesn’t have in abundance (megahotels, Happy Meals). So when it comes to choosing a wedding venue here, think country inns, not generic ballrooms. [sidebar] The grande dame of getaways is…

On Location: Newport

THERE’S A REASON NEWPORT has long been a sought-after summertime destination: the refreshing ocean breezes. They’re heavenly in July, but be warned — they can wreak havoc on a veil and dress (à la Marilyn Monroe), not to mention wedding…