Molly Beth Ainsman and Michael James Fisher

Mike and Molly married in a Jewish ceremony conducted in the library of the Heinz History Center.



Family:
Meryl & David Ainsman;
Suzanne & David Fisher

Ceremony:
Mike and Molly married in a Jewish ceremony conducted in the library of the Heinz History Center (1212 Smallman St., Strip District; 412/454-6000, heinzhistorycenter.org).

Wedding planner:
Natalie Berger (natalieberger@aol.com, 412/661-4601) helped the couple, who lives out of town, plan the perfect day.

Flowers:
Bill Chisnell (1111 Penn Ave., Strip District; 412/251-5601, billchisnellproductions.com) used yellow and green flowers of all different heights to create imaginative and delightful designs.

Photographer:
Annie O'Neill (888/406-9994, annieoneillphotography.com).

On the Bride:
Molly wore a long, flowing dress of silk organza for the ceremony (purchased from Anne Gregory for the Bride, 2975 W. Liberty Ave., Dormont; 412/531-3160, annegregorybrides.com) and wore a cocktail dress for the cocktail hour held before the ceremony.

On the Groom:
Mike wore a traditional black and white tux from the Men’s Wearhouse (Multiple locations; 800/776-7848, menswearhouse.com).

Reception:
Also held at the Heinz History Center, guests enjoyed a delicious menu from The Common Plea (412/281-5140, commonplea-restaurant.com). At the cocktail hour, vegetable paella and a vegetarian antipasta bar was offered to guests. Dinner included salmon with roasted vegetables and goat cheese. For dessert, smores—a nod to the couple’s love of camping—were served as well as mini-milkshakes, cookies and the wedding cake. Guests recorded messages for the couple in a FlashBox (866-996-7700, theflashbox.com).

Cake:
Molly’s family (which included herself, her sisters and her great aunt who used to own a bakery) baked up a family recipe for Mississippi Mud Cake and decorated the wedding cake together.

Music:
Cityscape provided excellent music to keep the reception guests dancing all night (via Three Rivers Entertainment, 412/429-4000, threeriversentertainment.com).
 

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