Vito’s is always doing something new, says Michael Koury. The restaurant’s Frequent Foodie card, gluten-free options and lunch specials in which the first house beer or wine is a penny have just been introduced. Custom-made cocktails for guests are his specialty.
Seating can be one of the more challenging aspects of wedding planning. Where to put that outspoken relative? How about your shy, single friend? Will your boss who listens to NPR get along with your neighbor who supports the NRA? Th e seating plan for the reception can seem like a chess game with no end in sight.
Th e hotel’s location should be weighed more heavily than the nightly rate. Darren McKenty, executive director of Marquee Events and Catering featuring the Gershon Fox Ballroom in Hartford, says you don’t want the hotel’s location to become a burden for guests.
The Durham Fair is so popular that local schools close on Friday of the fair weekend. It draws up to 200,000 people and is staffed by 800 volunteers. This year, the fair is lowering its gate price and admission includes concerts with country music stars Josh Turner and Justin Moore.