This may come as a surprise to some of you, but I’m a Long Island girl. It’s often a surprise to my colleagues because I have no accent (I survived growing up on Long Island without one!). Plus I haven’t lived on Long Island since I graduated high school. But I still have a special place in my heart for the island – and I like to keep up with wedding venues and locations.
I wanted to share some beautiful photos from recent weddings at the Bridgeview Yacht Club. The venue is in Island Park, on the south shore of Nassau County, only a town or two over from where I grew up. It’s a gorgeous venue, right on the water and very popular with brides (plus sweet sixteens and other events). In fall 2012, Island Park (and most of southern Long Island) were hit really hard by Superstorm Sandy. The Bridgeview Yacht Club was not spared, but as you can tell from these photos, it has rebounded beautifully.
I love the use of lighting in these photos – uplighting is a great way to transform any space.
Love this centerpiece idea – so different!
I love the hanging chandeliers!
If you are looking for a wedding venue on Long Island, definitely check out the Bridgeview Yacht Club!
For more New York wedding inspiration, read about Jenna & Kenny’s wedding.
Thanks to Tricia Bayiokos at the Bridgeview Yacht Club for sharing these photos!
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