Amy Ransohoff, Sebastian Brisson

Amy Julia Ransohoff and Sebastian Romeo Phillip Brisson were married March 2 at Hyatt Regency at the Arcade in Cleveland. The Rev. Robert Javorsky, who was ordained through the Unity Church, officiated. Mrs. Ransohoff Brisson, 29, is an occupational therapist at Lincoln Hospital in the Bronx. She graduated from the University of Michigan and received…

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Alexandra Cassel, Benjamin Schwartz

Alexandra Rose Cassel and Benjamin Steven Schwartz were married March 2 at the Tribeca Rooftop, an events space in New York. Rabbi Joshua Lookstein officiated. The bride, 29, works in the New York office of the 9 Story Media Group, a Canadian entertainment company based in Toronto, where she is the supervising producer and a…

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Elise Schmidt, Alexander Bal

Elise Schmidt and Alexander Bal were married March 2 at the Fifth Avenue Presbyterian Church in New York. The Rev. Scott B. Johnston, a Presbyterian minister, performed the ceremony, with the Rev. Vincent D’Agostino, a Roman Catholic priest, taking part. Mrs. Bal, 31, is a vice president at Goldman Sachs in New York. She graduated…

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Colleen Tremont, Justin Coons

Colleen Marie Tremont and Maj. Justin Matthew Coons were married March 2. The Rev. Daniel Beeman, a Roman Catholic priest, performed the ceremony at St Patrick Catholic Church in Charleston, S.C. Ms. Tremont, 33, is currently pursuing an M.B.A. from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Until May 2018, she worked in New…

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Jeremy Hodder, Dixon Osburn

Jeremy Rowe Hodder and Charles Dixon Osburn were married March 1 at Nicholson Ranch Winery in Sonoma, Calif. Mark Leno, a former member of the California Senate, officiated. Mr. Hodder, 45, (left) is a designer in San Francisco. He graduated from the University of Hawaii at Manoa and received a master’s degree in sustainable design…

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Momo Is as Real as We’ve Made Her

Released in 2002, “The Ring” furnished us with a fresh and memorably horrifying rendition of the folkloric vengeful ghost. In that film, Samara, a demonic orphan drowned in a well by her tormented adoptive mother, rose from the dead, via VHS tape, to terrorize the living. The particulars of the story are less important than…

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Check In: Hotel Review: Hotel Joaquin, Laguna Beach, Calif.

Rates Room start at $239. The Basics Carved out from Orange County by cliffs that slope down to the sparkling Pacific, Laguna Beach is a wildly popular bolt-hole for all manner of Californians, from Tesla-entombed tech worthies vaping down the freeway from Los Angeles to burbling families in boxy Odysseys looking for relief from the…

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Quickly Bonding Over a Connection to Alzheimer’s

Molly Fogel and John Fisher III were married March 2 at the Smith, a restaurant in New York. Daniel Pedroza, a friend of the couple who became a Universal Life minister for the event, officiated. The bride, 38, is the director of education and social services for the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America in New York.…

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Mini-Vows: She Wanted a Mate, He Needed a Mower

Diane Evelyn Brandon and Kenneth Dale Moody were married March 2 at Hidden Pines, an events space in Highland Village, Tex. Lisa Earle McLeod, a Universal Life minister and a friend of the couple, officiated. The bride, 58, is a media training coach for business executives in Dallas. She graduated from the University of North…

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The New 30-Something

It’s the financial riddle of the 30-something years. How does anyone, even those with a stable, upwardly mobile job, let alone a family, afford to live in places like New York City, Los Angeles, Boston, Chicago, San Francisco or Washington, D. C.? The answer: Many are bankrolled, to varying degrees, by their parents. Hold the…

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