Expo Cuts Through Cake Politics

By | 2018-03-13T13:49:04+00:00 March 8th, 2018|Marriage|

BTL LGBTQ Wedding and Anniversary Event Returns to MotorCity Casino. Click here to get tickets. Same-sex marriage may be safe for now, but the LGBTQ community is not safe from business owners who are allowed [...]

The Choices We Make

By | 2018-03-08T15:48:43+00:00 March 8th, 2018|Marriage|

A message from the Between The Lines publishers Susan Horowitz and Jan Stevenson: In this issue of BTL we mark the 25th anniversary of the paper. With it, we begin a journey looking back to [...]

B. Ella Bridal Shares 2018’s Trends

By | 2018-03-07T16:35:34+00:00 March 7th, 2018|Guides, Marriage, Wedding|

Trying to figure out what to wear for the wedding? B. Ella Bridal, located at 570 S. Main Street in Plymouth, is in the business to serve up your dream wedding attire, and for all the right reasons. B. Ella is a full service bridal shop that offers not only bridal gowns, but also bridesmaids dresses, mother of the bride/groom gowns, prom dresses, full accessories and alterations services. B. Ella just celebrated its 14th year in business, and owner Brittany Blase had some insight on what’s trending this season.

Florist ‘Absolutely’ Open to Same Sex Marriages

By | 2018-03-07T16:35:34+00:00 March 7th, 2018|Guides, Marriage, Wedding|

Michael B. Anthony Florist, located Downriver in Wyandotte, is all about the business of flowers – and they have the reviews, awards and passion to prove it. Owner Michael Bak bloomed his business in 2013, and has since won Local 4’s “Vote 4 the Best” Wedding Florist for two consecutive years, Wedding Wire’s Couples’ Choice award in 2017 and 2018, and has also been named The Knot’s Best of Weddings 2018.

DJs to the Rescue

By | 2018-03-07T16:35:36+00:00 March 7th, 2018|Guides, Marriage, Wedding|

In order to help with selecting wedding music - which should be the most fun part of planning, but is often times the most overwhelming - BTL asked a couple experts, Chris Blanchard (aka DJ Loki) and Walter Cooper (aka DJ Romeo), to weigh in.

Tennis Shoes And Keeping It Simple

By | 2015-10-15T09:00:00+00:00 October 15th, 2015|Marriage, News|

BY AJ TRAGER Betty Olding and Jenny Schumacher met in 1972 and have been together for 43 years. They were finally married on Sept. 26 by Detroit Reverend Deb Dysert of the Metropolitan Community Church [...]

Donald Chisholm and Steven Moore marriage

By | 2015-10-15T09:00:00+00:00 October 15th, 2015|Marriage, News|

After almost 19 years together, Donald Chisholm and Steven Moore of Pontiac were married on Wednesday, July 1. They would like to enthusiastically thank Oakland County Clerk Lisa Brown, who officiated the ceremony, and her [...]

Risky Business

By | 2018-01-16T04:19:51+00:00 March 19th, 2015|Marriage, News|

By Christopher Treacy Kevin Dombrow of Sheraton Detroit Novi. BTL Photo: Andrew Potter It's difficult to believe that anyone can afford to say no. Our economy may be wobbling toward some semblance of stability, [...]

Couple Quotes

By | 2015-03-19T09:00:00+00:00 March 19th, 2015|Marriage, News|

Erin Trame And Carrie Turner, Married In Washtenaw County Carrie Turner and Erin Trame, married in Washtenaw County on March 22, 2014. "My wife and I were one of the lucky couples to get [...]

Financial Workshop

By | 2015-03-19T09:00:00+00:00 March 19th, 2015|Marriage, News|

Same-sex marriage may soon become the law of the land, so couples now need to learn about the financial realities of marriage and plan accordingly. Marriage creates new pooled resources and obligations. Questions inevitably arise [...]

Pre-Expo Workshop

By | 2015-03-19T09:00:00+00:00 March 19th, 2015|Marriage, News|

Come hear one of the area's most respected legal experts discuss the legal status of same-sex couples in Michigan, and how the current cases working through the courts will impact couples in Michigan and across [...]

Caspar Recap: Married Is Married

By | 2015-03-19T09:00:00+00:00 March 19th, 2015|Marriage, News|

BY AJ TRAGER ACLU attorneys and plaintiffs in the Caspar v Snyder case in April 2014. In April 2014, the American Civil Liberties Union of Michigan, on behalf of eight couples that were married [...]

Sixth Circuit Continues Stay

By | 2014-03-26T09:00:00+00:00 March 26th, 2014|Marriage, News|

Citing the U.S. Supreme Court's issuance of a stay in the federal district court ruling striking Utah's ban on same-sex couples marrying, a Sixth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals panel issued an order Tuesday it [...]