ST. PETERSBURG — He likes to say they met along the Gasparilla parade route in Tampa, and technically, that's true: They were in the same social group and attended a friend's private party after that.
Step off the elevators on the third floor of Two Wisconsin Circle in Chevy Chase, Md., and you might think you've been teleported to Silicon Valley.
ST. PETE BEACH — Just as they had dozens of times before, Christy Miller and Nathan Draus settled into seats near the back corner of the L-shaped bar at their favorite dive on the water to talk.
They had so many friends in common that, even now, Melanie and Phillip Dooley can hardly believe their own paths had not crossed before.
SAFETY HARBOR — The Sound of Music hooked Jerry Slutzky on musical theater at age 8. The Music Man sent him running to join the band, playing trombone like Professor Harold Hill in many high school productions. He landed the lead in The Pajama Game after law school, swapping orchestra …
NEW YORK — No bride has ever asked designer Mark Badgley, half of the Badgley Mischka duo, about incorporating a cold-weather look into her wedding ensemble. Coats and boots just aren't the stuff of fantasy wedding dreams, he says.
TAMPA — Late-night partiers smiled at Erin Cece and Darrin Pierce, offering them drinks, shouting congratulations and asking to be photographed with the couple as they wound their way up and down Ybor City's E Seventh Avenue in the wee hours of that Sunday morning.
TAMPA — Was it politics, tamales or the cute teenager behind the counter that kept Raymond "Nick" Cruz around a West Tampa retail and office strip center? The answer: all three.
ST. PETERSBURG — Their sons played soccer and football together at the Canterbury School of Florida. Nearly 15 years ago, Stephen Trevathan and Matt Ritch were classmates, participating in athletics and hanging out together as friends.
For their May wedding reception in Bourne, Mass., Jason and Amelie Neese turned to their shared love of literature as inspiration for table names and homemade escort cards.