Traditionally speaking, Saturday is still the most popular day of the week for a wedding. (No surprise.) Over the past five to seven years, there certainly has been an increase in hosting weddings on the “bookend” days of the weekend with couples opting for a Friday or Sunday date. (Again, no surprise.) Lately, however, we have noticed a trend towards an even greater “break from tradition” and a move towards weekday weddings…as in, Monday through Thursday. Why, you ask? Continue ReadingRead More


The Cottage on Orange Street

Planning your wedding in Wilmington, NC? If so, there’s a new trend on the scene…bridal suites.  What is a “Bridal Suite”? A location for the bride (or groom) and bridal party (or groomsmen) to gather on the big day for the pre-wedding preparations, brunch, and photos. These facilities are available for day rental (read: not… Read More


2016 is off with a bang! And it wouldn’t be a new year if we didn’t have news of our “newest addition”…The Cottage on Orange Street – A Bridal Suite. Available April 1st 2016, this brand new suite is designed with brides in mind. Conveniently located in historic Downtown Wilmington, The Cottage is situated adjacent… Read More