Gay, Straight Couples To Hold Group Wedding At Mt. RushmoreGay and straight couples are converging on Mount Rushmore National Memorial this weekend to hold a large group wedding in celebration of this summer's U.S. Supreme Court ruling legalizing gay marriage.
How To Make Your Wedding More Eco-FriendlyJune is peak time for weddings. Invitations, flowers and food are among the things that drive up the cost. But they also can increase a celebration's toll on the environment, and for many couples, that's a big concern.
Potential Jihadist Threats Impacting Some Local BridesA handful of brides in the Twin Cities are scrambling to find a new reception hall after the Fort Snelling Officer's Club shut down due to heightened security. "Due to increased force protections, the Officer's Club will remain closed until further notice," the club's voice message said.
Tips For Hosting A Destination WeddingA destination wedding will offer you a romantic backdrop and allow you to create the wedding of your dreams. There are many factors involved in planning a destination wedding, including destination, timing, guests and things to do in the area.
Report: Twin Cities Weddings Cost More Than National AverageA new report breaks down the amount the average American couple spends on their wedding day -- and the result may make eloping sound like a pretty good plan.
Getting Married? How To Pick The Perfect Wedding DressLove is in the air as Valentine’s Day is just around the corner. A recent study shows about 40 percent of engagements happen between the holidays and Valentine’s Day. And when you get engaged and start wedding planning, one of the most important parts for a bride is finding that perfect wedding dress.
Best Bachelorette And Bachelor Party Destinations In The U.S.Among the best American destinations to travel to for a bachelorette or bachelor party are Las Vegas, Los Angeles, South Beach Miami, New Orleans and New York City.
Local Couples Tie The Knot On 11/12/13Typically, Tuesday isn't a huge day to schedule weddings, but this week is a different story. Because this Tuesday is 11/12/13, some couples have decided to take the plunge. Across the country, David's Bridal estimates that 3,000 couples will exchange vows on the day.
Dairy Queen Offers Cake To Couples Who Wed TuesdayTuesday's rare sequential 11-12-13 date is making it a popular wedding date, so Dairy Queen is offering any couple that marries that day a $30 gift card for an ice cream cake. Dairy Queen marketing vice president Barry Westrum says the restaurant chain decided this would be a fun way to be part of couples' celebrations.
Jilted Bride Donates Reception To Care GroupA bride who has already spent thousands of dollars on a dream wedding is donating her reception to a Moorhead organization that serves people with disabilities. Michelle Marxen says she and her fiance had been planning the Oct. 19 wedding for a year.
A Full Recap Of The 1st Historic Same-Sex WeddingsWhat a difference a year makes. Last fall, we were talking about an amendment to ban same-sex marriages. Now, they're official. Minneapolis Mayor R.T. Rybak married a total of 46 couples overnight in a marathon session starting when the law became official at 12:01 a.m. -- and ending around 6:45 a.m. Thursday morning.
Chris Kluwe To Lead TC Pride ParadeMinneapolis hosts one of the largest Pride weekends in the nation, and roughly a half million people from around the country are expected to celebrate in the Twin Cities this weekend. For the first time, this year's festival in Loring Park includes wedding vendors, and there's talk of holding weddings on site next year. The most popular event is the Pride parade down Hennepin Avenue. Former Vikings Punter Chris Kluwe is this year's grand marshal.