Fairytale Come True : New York’s Grand Central Hosts First Gay Wedding

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New York’s Grand Central Hosts First Gay Wedding

via Huffington Post

It was a fairytale come true for Gene Kagan and Robert Vincent Regina, who tied the knot Oct. 18 in what’s believed to be the first gay wedding to be held at Manhattan’s Grand Central Terminal.slide_377816_4452944_compressed

“New York is our home, most of our friends and family are here,” Kagan, a clothing designer and founder of Lola & Sophie, told The Huffington Post in an email. Regina, who is the owner and vice president of Almost Famous Clothing, had been dreaming of “a Carrie Bradshaw wedding,” according to Kagan.slide_377816_4452942_compressed

So how did the ceremony live up to Regina’s “Sex and the City”-style fantasy? “I think he got it and then some,” Kagan quipped.slide_377816_4452912_compressed

Of course, the iconic New York location had special symbolic significance for the couple.

“One of the fun reasons we chose Grand Central Terminal is the fact that it’s a terminal and not a station,” said Jack Nolan, the CEO and president of The Impression Group South, which produced the event. “In early railroad parlance, stations allow travel in two directions while a terminal only goes one way. Perfect irony, absolute perfect.”

Congrats, gentlemen!

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