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Coronavirus Wedding Diaries

Bolingbroke Mansion micro-wedding
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This Wedding Is Both Christmas- and Pride-Themed, and It Totally Works

Not ready to give up the festive spirit just yet? Neither are we — and neither is this couple, for that matter. They celebrated Christmas […]

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2020 Turned Many Philly Couples’ Wedding Plans on Their Heads. Here’s a Look at Where They Are Now

Y’all, it’s been a year. Since the coronavirus hit in early March and changed the way we gather and celebrate (and everything else) for at […]

Miracle on South 13th Street Proposal
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A Pair of ER Nurses Got Engaged During a Holiday Stroll Down Miracle on South 13th Street

Despite the pandemic, this is still the biggest time of the year for many couples who decide to make their love official. December is a […]

multicultural pandemic wedding
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We Held Our Ghanaian and Vietnamese Wedding Ceremonies in the Backyard

Backyards have become popular wedding venues this year due to the pandemic, as couples have turned their plans for big celebrations at large ballrooms into […]

backyard pandemic wedding
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This Football Pro and His Bride Looked Extremely Stylish at Their Backyard Pandemic Wedding

The elopements and micr0-weddings of this year have taken many forms, as couples throughout the Philly region find a way to still get married in […]

picnic wedding
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“Socially Distanced Normalcy” Was the Theme of This Sweet Picnic Wedding

Since the start of the pandemic earlier this year, Philly’s soon-to-be weds have found various creative ways to still get married and celebrate their special […]

Riverdale Manor Wedding
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This Pretty Lancaster Wedding Had a Socially Distant Ceremony and Served Dinner To-Go

Stay true to who you are, what you want and what you believe in — no matter what. It’s something all couples should keep in […]

coronavirus virtual wedding
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A Philly Singer Pays Tribute to the Virtual Weddings of the Coronavirus

If there is one good, decent thing to come out of 2020, it is the rise of live-streaming weddings as a result of the coronavirus. […]

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This Coronavirus Wedding Is Filled With Great Ideas to Steal

Alicia Wilson and Donte Murphy had their April 25th date in mind long before coronavirus was even a consideration. The couple, who met at TLA […]

At-home photo shoot
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Coronavirus Wedding Diaries: We Changed Our Date Early, and It’s Working Out Better for Us, So Far

University City couple Dani Maiale, 26, and John Dombroski, 30, were planning for a 400-person wedding October 3rd at The Union League of Philadelphia when […]

rooftop elopement
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Coronavirus Wedding Diaries: Yes, Things Go Wrong When You’re Planning on the Fly, But It’s Still Great

Ask Jasmine Zheng, a 33-year-old physician at Penn Medicine, and Benjamin Siegel-Wallace, a 34-year-old health care tech pro, how they faced postponing their big Fairmount […]

DIY wedding
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Coronavirus Wedding Diaries: We Postponed Our Big Wedding and Threw a DIY Celebration

Accept it, adapt and move on — and have a great time, too. That’s the mantra Old City couple Christine Racobaldo and Michael Ciccarone took […]

Emergency marriage license
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Coronavirus Wedding Diaries: We Got Married With an Emergency Self-Uniting License

Since April 6th, the Philadelphia Register of Wills has only issued virtual marriage licenses for self-uniting ceremonies in emergency situations. In that time, the ROW […]

caravan wedding
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A Drive-By Caravan Honored a Couple’s Original Wedding Date, and Their Reaction Was Everything

Amazing moments of community continue to come out of the Philadelphia wedding world during the pandemic — like when a bride’s mother and Kate Boyle […]

backyard ceremony
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Coronavirus Wedding Diaries: We Went From a Wedding at The Lucy to a Backyard Elopement

For Fairmount couple Deepika Subbiah, 26, and Mike Cicoria, 30, their April 18th wedding date was nonnegotiable. The approach, however, was: move forward with a […]