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Saturday, January 11, 2014

Weddings / Celebrations


Something to Really Talk About

Becca Sicairos, top left, and Stephanie Segura were married at the Salt Lake County Government Center, surrounded by family members.
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Becca Sicairos, top left, and Stephanie Segura were married at the Salt Lake County Government Center, surrounded by family members.

A same-sex couple, who met while working at a Costco, marry in Utah days after the state’s ban on gay marriage was found unconstitutional.

Gifts for coffee and tea lovers.

Olimpia Zagnoli

Wedding Q. and A.

Questions about who should pay for transportation and parking, and other wedding etiquette issues.

More Weddings & Celebrations
Nan Melville

Teammates, On Court and Off

A summer-camp friendship grows into a marriage.

A long email correspondence turns into a real relationship.

AnnaRose King and Michael Telis

The bride works at a film collective and writes and directs films; the groom is a law student at Georgetown.

Angelique Velez and Jeremy Sina

The bride helps develop affordable housing; the groom works with multinational corporations on tax planning.

Amira Ibrahim and Nathan Bliss

The bride works for a foundation; the groom works in economic development.

Rochelle Behrens and Sacha Litman

The bride owns a shirtmaking company; the groom works in data analytics.

Elizabeth Goff and Russel Santillanes

The bride works for a shirtmaker; the groom is in finance.

Rebecca Garcia and Andrew Spiegel

Guests thought it was an engagement party. Surprise!

More Vows

At Lincoln Center, a Marriage (but Not for Figaro)

A couple promised their parents a special kind of show, the outcome was a surprise wedding.


A Reluctant Bride Conquers Her Fears

College friends break up several times before finding each other once again.


Their Chart-Toppers Are Each Other

CD mixes, kisses in the rain and dreams of a house with instruments in every room.

More Registry

Slide Show: After Their First Dance, a Lifetime of Music

Gifts for music-loving newlyweds, from a speaker that fits into a shower head to a puppy-shaped radio designed by an artist.


Slide Show: Bring Out the Good Stuff for the Guests

Gifts that will come in handy for entertaining.


Slide Show: For That Museum-Worthy Wedding

Classic wedding gifts that stand the test of time.

Wedding Album
How Did You Pop the Question?

Wedding Album is an occasional series of readers’ wedding-themed photos. This month’s theme is marriage proposals. Submit images or videos of your creative proposal.

Your First Dance Songs

Readers submitted the names of the songs they chose for their first dance and the meaning behind them. Here, a selection of songs and stories.

How to Submit a Wedding Announcement

Everything you need to know about submitting information to The Times about wedding and celebration announcements.


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