Tag: Tying the Knot

Tying the knot: An Alexandria Romance

By Denise Dunbar | [email protected] When Cody Mello-Klein moved to Alexandria in December 2018 to work as a reporter at the Alexandria Times, the Boston-area native...

Tying the Knot: There’s something about Mary

By Will Schick | [email protected] What’s the secret to a long and happy marriage? According to local couple Mary and Skipp Calvert, the answer is...

Tying the Knot: Embracing the unexpected

By Allison Hageman | [email protected] Long before Ferris Bueller did it, Tom Miller skipped class and went to a baseball game in Chicago with –...

The return of Unveiled: My experience as a COVID-19 bride

By Aleksandra Holland Like many brides who got engaged before the pandemic hit, one of the toughest decisions I’ve faced this year was deciding whether...

Tying the Knot: Del Ray newlyweds share their love story

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] Kristen Gratton and Patrick Sullivan turned a long-distance shot-in-the-dark into a lifelong commitment. The couple met briefly at a conference during...

How to lock down the perfect wedding venue

By Janet Daniels You’re engaged and beginning to plan your dream wedding. Congratulations! Now, where do you start? If you have the luxury of contracting a...

Tying the Knot: Hometown kids find enduring love

By Denise Dunbar | [email protected] One way to a girl’s heart is to earn her mom’s stamp of approval. That’s what Dana Lawhorne, Alexandria’s sheriff...

Unveiled: Incorporating traditions in your wedding ceremony

By Aleksandra Kochurova | [email protected] I am a huge believer in holding personalized wedding ceremonies that are true to the couple — after all, every...

Tying the Knot: Gregory and Cheryl Hutchings share their 20-year love...

By Denise Dunbar | [email protected] When Gregory Hutchings and Cheryl Carter locked eyes across the room in a Norfolk restaurant in 1999, neither could have...

Unveiled: Registering for your wedding when you already live with your...

 By Aleksandra Kochurova | [email protected] A traditional wedding registry is typically filled with household goods, such as pots and pans, Tupperware containers and linens...