Introducing Melrose Ballroom – NYC’s Brand New Versatile Event Space

Melrose Ballroom Long Island City NY - Wedding, Bar & Bat Mitzvah Event Space Are you looking for an exclusive NYC club feel for your upcoming Bar/Bat Mitzvah or Wedding? Perhaps you’d like an elegant wedding reception in an industrial-chic setting. Treat yourself and your guests to an exceptional experience at Melrose Ballroom, located in Long Island City, Queens – just 5 minutes from Midtown Manhattan by car or subway. READ MORE ......

Alice in Wonderland Bat Mitzvah Party by Swank Productions

Alice In Wonderland Bat Mitzvah Lounge - White Couches & Pillow Hearts with Balloon Sky CeilingFairytales and movie dreams came to life in this Alice in Wonderland-inspired Bat Mitzvah. NYC event designer Swank Productions put a creative spin on every thoughtful detail.  Photography credit: Sean T. Smith READ MORE ......

Pop Art Bar Mitzvah Brings Party to Life

What do you get when an insanely creative and art-enthused 13-year old boy throws a party? The wildest Andy Warhol-themed, pop art-inspired event you could imagine! Photography credit: 5th Avenue Digital

Pop Art Theme Bar Mitzvah - Strolling Cocktail Tables

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Klezmer Musician Alicia Svigals – “It’s not all fast hora music”

What is Klezmer?  It’s gaining a lot of popularity, but what do we really know about klezmer? Alicia Svigals, a renowned klezmer fiddler, sets straight some of the misconceptions of klezmer music and talks about  its growth in popularity – even beyond the Jewish population!

Klezmer Music by Alicia SvigalsAlicia on Misconceptions about klezmer:  “It is not all fast ‘hora’ music; klezmer has the full range of moods, modes and tempos, from solemn ceremonial melodies, to elegant cocktail hour background music, all the way up to the crazy fast stuff.”

“Klezmer is a cousin of “Hebrew” music, aka “simkhe (simcha) dancing music” – the music popular at orthodox and modern orthodox events – but it is not the same.  We do mix that repertoire in whenever we have a crowd that will enjoy it though.  But klezmer is essentially non-religious, instrumental party music and you don’t have to be religious for it to be on your playlist!” READ MORE ......

A Perfectly Pink Bat Mitzvah Party

Bat Mitzvah girl Amanda recently celebrated with a perfectly pink affair that came to life thanks to Balloon Artistry. Check out how she turned her favorite color into the most special day of her life!

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Spring Theme Bat Mitzvah at Brooklyn Botanic Garden NY

Brooklyn-Heights-based Alexandra Partow Events planned a Bat Mitzvah held on May 2nd at Brooklyn Botanic Garden’s stunning new ecologically sustainable event space – The Lillian and Amy Goldman Atrium. Photography courtesy of Maggie Marguerite Studios.

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Eco-Friendly Geometric Jewish Wedding NYC

When a bride describes her wedding as quirky and intimate, you know you’re in for a treat!  Planned and designed by Florie Huppert Design, this Jewish temple wedding was unique in every way.  Every detail of the creative event was green, recyclable or reusable, and custom made! Photography by Steven Stauffer Photography.

Unique Wedding Centerpieces, Jewish Temple Wedding NYC

Debi and Jason met in college, but it wasn’t until a few years later when they were in Israel together that they decided to spend forever with one another! READ MORE ......

Jewish Interfaith Wedding at The Sands at Atlantic Beach NY

Two years after graduating from the University of Rhode Island together, Johanna and Bryan re-connected in New York. Recently, they married in a romantically whimsical Jewish interfaith ceremony at The Sands at Atlantic Beach, a beautiful beachfront property in Long Island, NY.  Photography by: Ron Soliman Photojournalism

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