2007_09_inlaws.jpgThis week's NY Times Weddings & Celebrations announcements include:

  • Forty-five weddings and one same sex civil union, plus the Vows column
  • Twenty-four photographs of couples and one photograph of a bride-only
  • The youngest bride is 24, the oldest bride is 62
  • The youngest groom is 25, the oldest groom is 65
  • The artist Fred Wilson unwittingly drew the couple in the Vows column together
  • One bride is the program coordinator for the Kings County DA's Office's Central Brooklyn domestic violence program.
  • One groom is the great-great-great-great-great-grandson of Cornelius Vanderbilt and a "descendant of Josiah Hornblower, a delegate from New Jersey to the Continental Congress"
  • One bride has been a set decorator for NYC shows and films like Sex and the City and 25th Hour and her groom is a NY Times correspondent
  • One groom is an assistant engineer in charge of highway construction projects in the NYC office of the NY State Transportation Department.
  • One couple dated for a month during their first year at Amherst but didn't get back together until years later; the groom said, "I always told my friends I would find a way to be with her one day.”
  • One bride was deputy counsel to Vice President Walter Mondale during the Carter administration and is currently a partner at a law firm and film producer; her groom is a doctor, assistant professor of medicine at Mount Sinai and medical reporter for WABC 7.
  • One groom decide to woo his future bride by getting her German shepherd mix on his side first.
  • And one groom's father is Andrew Bergman, the screenwriter-director-producer who wrote The In-Laws (both the 1979 and 2003 versions) and wrote-and-directed films like Striptease, Honeymoon in Vegas and The Freshman