Hotel Booking

24 Apr

Luke created a site for booking your hotel room, which is the Westin directly across from The Pennsylvanian. The rate is $149/night, good for both Friday and Saturday. Please note, this rate is only available until August 24th.

You can access it here.

151 days to go! Can’t wait to celebrate with all of you!



We’re registered!

19 Dec

Amid the insanity that is the week before Christmas, we managed to complete our registry. Yes, we are nuts, why do you ask?

Crate & Barrel

Bed Bath & Beyond


We chose a photographer!

28 Sep

Her name is Stephanie Strasburg and Luke and I are thrilled to have her document the wedding. We promise only flattering pictures of all of you. πŸ˜‰

Here are a few of my favorite photos from her site:

Where to Stay – The Westin

30 Aug

We chose the first hotel to block off for the wedding! The Westin, which is directly across the street from The Pennsylvanian.

1000 Penn Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15222

The room rate is $149/night. Listed under Thralls/Holbrook.

And the wedding colors are……

11 Aug

I know you’ve all been waiting with bated breath, so it’s safe to exhale. πŸ˜‰

Black, white, and grey! Perfectly simple and classic for a city wedding, yes?

Here’s an idea of what it will look like:

Pat & Sara’s Wedding

19 Jul

This past weekend we traveled to Oglebay, WV for Pat and Sara’s wedding. Luke was a groomsman, and we had an amazing time. The venue was gorgeous, and the newlyweds glowed. πŸ™‚

Can you spot Luke?

Amy & Derek

Amy, Lucy, and I

Marc’s best man speech
Next in line!


Our Wedding Venue: The Pennsylvanian

5 Jul

We’ve had a few people ask us about our wedding venue, so here’s everything you need to know. πŸ™‚

Where:Β 1100 Liberty Ave. Pittsburgh, PA 15222

About:Β The Pennsylvanian Union Train Station, designed by Chicago architect Daniel Burnham, features a masonry exterior, marble floors, ornate terra cotta and plaster work, a central atrium covered by a large skylight and a spectacular entry rotunda. The beautiful example of early 20th century architecture is located at Grant Street and Liberty in downtown Pittsburgh.The Pennsylvanian Union Station underwent a massive renovation in 1987 and is included in the National Register of Historic Places. The upper floors serve as a 12-story luxury condominium building, with the first floor serving as special events space. Amtrack still runs trains out of the basement of this magnificent structure.

The ceremony will be held under the rotunda.

The reception area: