Tag: Tying the Knot

Tying the Knot: The Bowens’ journey from friendship to forever

By Caitlyn Meisner | [email protected] and Wafir Salih | [email protected] Blake and Lauren Bowens’ love story began as a casual friendship that, before they knew...

Green weddings: Leave a smaller footprint

By Vanessa Ferragut We’ve all heard the phrase “reduce, reuse and recycle,” before but how can we incorporate this theme into weddings, to both save...

Tying the Knot: The Muellers’ journey from Blacksburg to Old Town

By Caitlyn Meisner | [email protected] Wendy and Mark Mueller were cut from the same cloth despite being from Massachusetts and Texas, respectively. Having both ended up...

Tying the Knot: A second chance after a rejected dance

By James Matheson | [email protected] Venus and Eric Hylton intertwined pinkies as they lunged backward against their brown leather sectional, howling with laughter. A centuries-old...

Thai-ing the Knot: The Agnews’ journeyed love story

By Kaitlin Murphy  Pen and Elizabeth Agnew went to the same college at the same time, had overlapping circles of friends and their roommates dated....

Tying the Knot: Wedding elegance captured through the lens of ‘lyfeinfocus’

By Wafir Salih While nearly everyone today has access to high-quality cameras through their smartphone, the art that is professional wedding photography remains unmatched.  Good photography...

Tying the knot: Simmer to boil

By Olivia Anderson | [email protected] Monika and John Chapman’s love story is a slow burn. Though they married in 2019, the couple had known each...

Tying the knot: Love in paradise

By Olivia Anderson | [email protected] Sarah and Jeremy Simmons are explorers. The Old Town couple, who moved to Alexandria last year, spends much of their...

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...