The Wedding Party

by Rachelle Hruska · February 3, 2009

    [Photo by Tia Fineberg for NYTimes]

    Let's take a look at the weddings that made the headlines this week. Do you know of a fun, interesting wedding? Drop us a line and let us know about it!

    [Introducing Guest of a Guest's "The Wedding Party"]

    Elaine Griffin and Michael McGarry: (Pictured above). They almost didn't get passed their first date where, Michael showed up in a hideous black silk shirt "It looked like something guys wore when 'Miami Vice' was popular.  He finally called her, they fell in love, and their first kiss sent them in "vertigo".  Meanwhile, friends watched as Elaine turned from a commitment-phobic princess to a devoted companion.

    Michelle Salazar and Nicholas Bishop: Married Saturday in Santa Fe, NM.  Michelle is a technology advisory consultant at Forrester Research in Cambridge, Mass.  She graduated from the University of the Philippines with an M.B.A from the MIT.  Nicholas is a research fellow at Harvard Medical School.  He graduated cum laude from Rice and received a Ph.D in Biology from MIT.


    Jessica Kirshner and Anish Melwani: Married Saturday in San Juan, P.R. with a ceremony incorporating both Hindu and Jewish traditions.  Jessica is a senior manager in the Thought Leadership Institute group within the marketing and sales division of PricewaterhouseCoopers.  She graduated cum laude from Harvard with a master's in journalism from Columbia.  Anish is a partner in the NY office of McKinsey & Company.  He also graduated cum laude from Harvard.

    Leah Yoon and Cyrus Frelinghuysen: Married Saturday at the Episcopal Church of the Heavenly Rest in New York.  Leah is the director of public affairs for the Association of Performing Art Presenters in Washington and a former concert pianist.  She graduated from Juilliard with a master's in public policy from Columbia.  Cyrus is an associate in the intellectual property practice group at Howrey, the Washington law firm.  He graduated from Princeton with a master's from Johns Hopkins and a law degree from Georgetown.