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Friday

Red Dress Wedding - nice for fall, too

Here's Eileen in the Ladies Pavilion, and here is the couple again in Times Square - great pix (I think these might be Kim Coccagnia - will confirm!)

Red dresses for all!

Saturday

Mobile Food Trucks Now Occupy Former Tavern On the Green Site

Mobile Food Trucks Now Occupy Former Tavern On the Green Site
Well, it's happened. The Chrystal room is gone, and there are food trucks. And T shirts.
But there ARE washrooms! Just so you know....

Tuesday

Photographer's Exhibit opening!














We love Mike's photographs.  Go see this exhibit! Poetry! Photographs! (wine and snacks!)
Opening Friday Oct 15, @ 5 East 48th street.  Contact Mike at:

Michael Skoglund , Photographer
712 Washington St. 1A
New York, NY 10014
212-242-3025
917-306-8204 mobile

Monday

Thousands Gather in Central Park's Strawberry Fields To Celebrate John Lennon's 70th Birthday

Thousands Gather in Central Park's Strawberry Fields To Celebrate John Lennon's 70th Birthday
October 9, 2010 - Attendees celebrating the late John Lennon's 70th birthday sang songs, placed flowers, notes, photographs and candles around the Imagine mosaic in Central Park's Strawberry Fields throughout the day and into the night.

City Hall: Problems with mailing licenses overseas

We have had a small rush of problems with some international licenses NOT BEING RECEIVED IN THE MAIL by couples from overseas (Australia, Germany, Sweden). What this means, is that the marriage is duly registered, and the City states they have issued the Registration Certificate AND MAILED IT, but that it has failed to reach the couples through the postal mail.

Theories range from  to mistakes in addressing  to postage difficulties - but the result is the same. You would need to get a notary's letter to get a duplicate license issued.

We're concerned enough (and have heard similar stories from other officiants) to make this strong suggestion to OVERSEAS couples:

If you obtain your marriage license from 141 Worth Street in Manhattan, try to arrange your holiday so that you can go BACK to the same office on the next workday following your wedding, and simply have them certify and print the Registration certificate while you wait - it's only $15, and then you will be CERTAIN that you have your license without worrying about the vagaries of the Postal System.  You can also walk down the block to the Court and obtain an apostille the same day, if required.

Caveat - and good luck.