(Closed) Boston Vendors

posted 12 years ago in Boston
Post # 4
329 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: July 2009

We missed you, HumarockBride! So are you now back to Boston full time?

My vendors:

  • Wedding Date: July 11, 2009 (eek so soon!)
  • Location: Old State House, Boston
  • Number of guests:75-80
  • Reception Venue: Prudential Building Skywalk
  • Caterer: Onsite (Top of the Hub restaurant)
  • Photographer: Anna Walsh and Dana Tarr
  • Videographer: NA
  • Cake: My mom
  • DJ/Music: Ceremony – Arreaux Strings; Reception – Charlie from DJ Raffi Company
  • Florist: Louis Barry
  • Stationery: Paper Source/DIY
  • Hair: Umi Salon
  • Makeup: DIY
  • Transportation: Joyride Limo
  • Dress Alterations: Sabella Couture

Post # 6
256 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: September 2010
  • Wedding Date: September 18, 2010
  • Location: Anthony’s of Malden
  • Number of guests: hoping only about 200
  • Reception Venue: Anthony’s of Malden (having ceremony at reception venue)
  • Photographer: John LoConte – AMAZING!! johnlophoto.com
  • DJ/Music: Dennis McCarthy with BostonDJs.com – AWESOME!
  • Florist: Wildflower Designs – Malden
  • Officiant: Barbara Kahn of Malden
  • Hair: Chrissy Plati at the Isis Salon in Melrose – so good!
  • Makeup : Dianna Q of Saugus
  • Dress:  TBD

    Post # 7
    50 posts
    Worker bee
    • Wedding: September 2009


  • Wedding Date: September 20, 2009
  • Location: Commander’s Mansion in Watertown
  • Number of guests: 125 for ceremony/250 for banquet
  • Reception Venue: China Pearl in Chinatown
  • Caterer: None
  • Photographer: Click Imagery
  • Videographer: None
  • Cake: The Icing on the Cake in Newton
  • DJ/Music: DJ is FI’s friend.
  • Florist: My talented girlfriend.
  • Stationery: Best Printing in Chinatown
  • Officiant: My cousin.  We grew up together like brother and sister.
  • Ceremony and Cocktail Musician: Ceremony musicians are two students from Longy School of Music.  Found them through another bee. 
  • Hair: Lypor, she came highly recommended by fellow bees.
  • Makeup: Lypor
  • Dress: Bride-n-Belle in Medford, Mikaella gown
  • Bridesmaids: David’s Bridal in Dedham
  • Rehearsal Dinner: TBD
  • Groom’s Attire: MW Tux in Brighton
  • Chinese Dress/Qipao:  Kim’s Fashion in Copley Place

    Post # 8
    579 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: August 2009

    I’m not *exactly* boston, but worcester’s close enough to share vendor research…

    • Wedding Date: August 15, 2009
    • Location: Worcester, MA (United Congregational Church)
    • Number of guests:200ish
    • Reception Venue: Mechanics Hall
    • Caterer: Tastings Caterer
    • Photographer: Robert Mirani
    • Videographer: none (friend is doing it)
    • Cake: The Cake Lady (Dianne Rockwell)
    • DJ/Music: Studio C Band
    • Florist: Sprout Florist in Worcester
    • Stationery: online
    • Officiant: minister of the church co-officiating with my NYC minister
    • Ceremony and Cocktail Musician:Ceremony: church organist, choir friends; cocktail: pianist from the band
    • Hair: friend’s mom is a pro-stylist
    • Makeup: Ann Marie Kett
    • Dress: got it in NYC
    • Bridesmaids:ditto
    • Rehearsal Dinner: Crowne Plaza Worcester
    • Any Other Vendors:


    Post # 9
    445 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: October 2009

    Can I go too?  I’m in MA but the wedding is in RI.  Is that close enough?  We are using some Boston-based vendors….


    • Wedding Date:  October 10, 2009
    • Location:  Old Narragansett Chapel, Wickford RI
    • Number of guests: 122
    • Reception Venue:  Roger Williams Park Casino, Providence RI
    • Caterer:  Atomic Catering (Warwick RI)
    • Photographer:  Melissa Robotti (Arlington MA?)
    • Videographer:  Nicole Resendes (North Shore)
    • Cake:  Corby’s Cakes and Cookies (Cranston RI)
    • DJ/Music:  Curtis Knight (Boston MA)
    • Florist:  Florals by Alisa (Barrington RI)
    • Stationery: Studio on Fire (Minnesota)
    • Officiant: FMIL!!
    • Ceremony and Cocktail Musician: Bruce Lewis, pianist
    • Hair:  Sam Colvolpe (RI – $35pp!)
    • Makeup:  Sam Colvolpe (RI – $10pp!!) and Kristi Lee for me (RI, $60pp)
    • Dress:  I got it at Wishing Well Bridal in East Prov RI
    • Bridesmaids:  Belsoie L2019, also from Wishing Well
    • Rehearsal Dinner:  1149 (Warwick RI)

    Post # 10
    212 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: June 2010

    Well heres what i got so far …

    • Wedding Date: june 5,2010
    • Location: Ceremony at St Helens and Konstantines(greek church in Cambridge)
    • Number of guests: 100 (if everyone shows..)
    • Reception Venue: The Crestview in Woburn
    • Caterer: Crestview
    • Photographer: t/b/a
    • Videographer: t/b/a
    • Cake: Montillios ( crestview pack)
    • DJ/Music: t/b/a  maybe friend of families
    • Florist: Malvy’s ( crestview pack)
    • Stationery: Me and the man ..lol
    • Officiant: the man’s priest who hes known since he was a boy…
    • Ceremony and Cocktail Musician: ceremony -ipod ..special song to us
    • Hair: Haven’t a clue ..Maybe this place called Rumors in Winthrop
    • Makeup : if i have my way ..ME ..if i don’t ..someone else..lol
    • Dress:  Haven’t gotten it yet ..
    • Bridesmaids: Davids bridal
    • Rehearsal Dinner: I like Texas Roadhouse…( margaritas are to die for..lol)..but who knows
    • Any Other Vendors: None that i know of ..haha

    Post # 11
    72 posts
    Worker bee
    • Wedding: October 2008

    I got married October 11, 2008– here are my vendors, in case it is helpful!

    • Wedding Date: October 11, 2008
    • Location: Ceremony at Wellesley College
    • Number of guests: 75
    • Reception Venue: MIT Faculty Club, Cambridge, MA
    • Caterer: n/a (in-house)
    • Photographer: Bryce Vickmark
    • Videographer: David Bettencourt
    • Cake: Icing on the Cake (included in package at MIT Faculty Club)
    • DJ/Music: Lee Sylvestre (acoustic guitar for ceremony… so awesome)
    • Florist: Michele Bernard
    • Stationery: Designed by us; letterpress printed by Mercurio Brothers
    • Officiant: Tom Welch
    • Hair: Gina Joubert
    • Makeup : Andrea Paulo
    • Rehearsal Dinner: Legal Seafoods, Kendall Sq.
    • Others: Boston Photobooth Rentals; Weddingbee’s own Mrs. Corn, who made our AWESOME rehearsal dinner cake comprised entirely of Hostess treats!


    Post # 12
    44 posts
    • Wedding: November 2008

    • Wedding Date: May 24, 2009
    • Location: Watertown
    • Number of guests: 85
    • Reception Venue: Commander’s Mansion
    • Caterer: Tastings Caterers (the BEST!)
    • Photographer: Mollie Filmore
    • Videographer: my cousin
    • Cake: Tastings (best cake I’ve ever had in my LIFE)
    • DJ/Music: Spintown Tunes
    • Florist: Kelly Harris (Beautiful Blooms)
    • Stationery: DIY (Gartner Studios)
    • Officiant: Catholic Priest
    • Ceremony and Cocktail Musician: N/A
    • Hair: Moodz Spa (not recommended)
    • Makeup: DIY, with pointers from this post http://www.weddingbeepro.com/2009/03/19/get-the-lookask/
    • Dress:  David’s Bridal
    • Bridesmaids: Dessy
    • Rehearsal Dinner: Chateau in Waltham
    • Any Other Vendors:

    Post # 13
    80 posts
    Worker bee
    • Wedding: May 2009

    I’m not a Boston bride, but I wanted to post a quick note about my photographer — Mark Davidson — who’s relocating to Boston in November 2009.  Mark is terrific, and I HIGHLY recommend him!  He’s a true artist. http://www.mark-davidson.com

    Post # 14
    74 posts
    Worker bee
    • Wedding: October 2008

    This is a Fun Post! Its great to see so many Commander’s Mansion brides!!!

    • Wedding Date: 10/12/2008
    • Location: The Memorial Church, Harvard University
    • Number of guests: 150
    • Reception Venue: Commander’s Manssion (http://www.commandersmansion.com)
    • Caterer:Robert Harris, Season to Taste (http://www.seasontotastecatering.com/
    • Photographer: Bruce L. Snell (http://brucelsnell.com/)
    • Videographer: Jason Falchuk (http://www.tpgvideography.com/)
    • Cake: Jenny’s Wedding Cake’s (http://www.jencakes.com/)
    • DJ/Music: MCO Productions (http://www.djmichael.com/)
    • Florist: A Celebrated Flower
    • Stationery: Kate Parker Weddings (Weddingbee Pro!)
    • Officiant: Robert Randolph, Chaplain to the Institute, MIT
    • Ceremony and Cocktail Musician: String Trio from Boston Conservatory 
    • Hair: Grettacole, Salon & Day Spa
    • Makeup; Grettacole, Salon & Day Spa
    • Dress: Judd Waddel Allegria Bridal, Belmont
    • Bridesmaids: Priscilla or Boston
    • Rehearsal Dinner: Henrietta’s Table 
    • Any Other Vendors: Boston Photobooth rocks!


    Post # 16
    2022 posts
    Buzzing bee

    I am a New Husband bride (who lives in Boston) but am using some Boston/New England vendors:


    • Photographer – Dachowski Photography (Manchester NH)
    • Band – The Knights (Manchester NH)
    • Dress – Madeleine’s Daugher (Portsmouth NH)

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