What To Do When You’re Thinking about Hiring a Wedding DJ

A recent trend in wedding planning has been to “provide your own” disc jockey (DJ)–you know–hand your Uncle Larry your iPhone, plug in, and “party on, Wayne.” And whereas I admit this is a tempting option in order to save money, my years as a wedding venue owner have taught me otherwise. Over the years, I’ve literally been to hundreds …

5 Things to Consider When Choosing a Wedding Venue

As I’m sure you know, planning a wedding isn’t for sissies. It’s A LOT of work. I mean, first you have to find a someone to marry. Hopefully that part is already done. If it is–phew–that’s one thing checked off the to-do list. The next most important thing, however, is finding the perfect venue. Here at the Savoy Ballroom, we’ve …

Cake Toppers That Take the Cake

Hey Everybody, So you’re getting married. Congratulations! Now, I know there are a lot of important decisions to make, but let’s talk about the MOST important one (besides your spouse), the one that everyone will love and remember–the cake. Wedding cake has been “a must” at weddings for nearly a hundred years, ever since Emily Post mentioned it in her …

Welcome to Savoy

Welcome to the Savoy. My name is Anne, and this is my husband, Andy. That’s right—Anne and Andy—like Raggedy Anne and Andy, the dolls. (We’ve heard it before.) In 2004 we met through dancing and have been together ever since. In 2009 we were teaching dance and need a bigger, more permanent space, and that’s how we found the Savoy. …