(Closed) Options for ReBar Couples

posted 3 years ago in New York City
Post # 2
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2906 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: June 2013

I don’t know how many of these places are booked already, but some ideas to try:

Brooklyn Winery (we just went to a wedding there two weeks ago and it was amazing!)

Columbia Faculty House

These places: http://www.buzzfeed.com/mackenziekruvant/amazing-alternative-nyc-wedding-venues

Dyker Beach Golf Course

the Prospect Park Picnic House

The Foundry in LIC

Galapagos Art Space

I feel awful for all the folks who are getting screwed out of their wedding at ReBar. So, so awful. 🙁

 

Post # 6
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255 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: March 2015 - City Winery New York, NY

Agree with @melizabe. There are a lot of business going directly to that Gothamist article to offer help. Also, I suggest searching Twitter. Some businesses have been offering assistance via their Twitter account.

Post # 7
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316 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: July 2014

I hope Miss Squid and the rest of you Rebar brides are able to find a new location!

Post # 8
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11 posts
Newbee

I am SO very sorry for all you ladies, this is insane.

I’ve never been, but I’ve heard Deity in Brooklyn is similar and they are not super far apart if one already had guests staying at Marriott/Nu Hotel etc.

Brooklyn Wedding & Deity Events

Post # 9
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7 posts
Newbee
  • Wedding: May 2015

ReBar’s wedding planners sent out an e-mail with a list of all the venues who’ve discounted weddings for reBar couples.

Maybe it’s just me, but after losing as much money as I did, I have NO desire to restart the wedding planning process.  If we can’t somehow recoup the money we spent, we cannot afford a wedding in New York, discounted or not.  If we do, I have no interest in giving it to another wedding venue.  F*ck that.

Post # 10
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9 posts
Newbee
  • Wedding: August 2014

melizabe:  Do you have any pricing information for ici?  We are devastated but trying to move forward.  

Post # 11
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2906 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: June 2013

mxe7411:  I got some pricing info for ici from last year, when I was looking into having our rehearsal dinner there. They had a passed hors d’ouerves option for $25/pp which included six passed apps. Unlimited beer and wine was about $40/pp for three hours. I don’t have info on their sit down dinner options bc we were just looking for something casual, but I know they have those too. Wishing you lots of luck moving forward, and I’m so sorry this happened to you. 

Post # 12
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4688 posts
Honey bee
  • Wedding: June 2013 - Upstate NY

My friend got married at the Wyeth Hotel in Williamsburg. Amazing!

Post # 14
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9 posts
Newbee
  • Wedding: August 2014

melizabe:  Thank you so much.  That might actually work for us if our date is available.  I contacted them and am hoping I’ll hear back today.  OH lord fingers crossed.  89 days until our date.  

Post # 15
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11 posts
Newbee
  • Wedding: May 2014

ladies just heard on the news that brides can get their money back from ReBar.. more information in the link below. Also, for those who have not file a consumer complaint “will have 120 days to file a complaint and submit proof of payment. “

http://online.wsj.com/articles/rebar-owner-jason-stevens-gets-prison-term-agrees-to-repay-clients-1402622757?tesla=y&mg=reno64-wsj&url=http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052702304281604579620740575737708.html

 

Good Luck!

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