Megan Lynn Reilly & Jason Brian Langer

June 2, 2012

Kevin Reilly, Roberta Prenn and Charles Prenn; Ida Langer

Megan and Jason, two Pittsburgh natives who met in South Side in 2006, exchanged vows at the Sacred Heart Parish in Shadyside (310 Shady Ave., Pittsburgh; 412/661-0187;, the same church where Megan’s parents married. The service was officiated by Father Drew Morgan of Oakland’s Pittsburgh Oratory (4450 Bayard St., Pittsburgh; 412/681-3181,, who had also performed Megan’s confirmation. Musical accompaniment for the ceremony was provided by a string quartet courtesy of Steven Vance Strolling Violins (724/444-8400;

The bride had a blast working with Michael Jacobs (Blooms Florist: 2722 Penn Ave., Strip District; 412/281-8110, to create the floral arrangements for her special day. Her straight-from-the-garden bridal bouquet included pale green and white hydrangeas with pink roses and peonies, and reception decorations featured a miniature candlelit tree along with floral centerpieces on elegant gold stands.

Cyndi and Tony Araujo (Araujo Photography: 412/741-2711; took fantastic photos on the couple’s wedding day, including a few that featured Megan’s father’s 1982 Pininfarina FIAT 2000 Spider convertible.

Megan wore an organza gown with a ruched mid-section and crystal embellishments from Enzoani’s “Blue” line (Exquisite Bride: 4353 Old William Penn Highway, Murrysville; 724/327-4337, Though during the ceremony she wore a mid-length, layered veil with crystal-lined edges (Exquisite Bride), Megan switched to a sparkly floral hairpiece from Clarissa Boutique (1700 E. Carson St., South Side; 412/432-3299, for the reception.

Megan loved the relaxing atmosphere she and her bridesmaids experienced while having their hair styled at MCN Salon (5932 Penn Circle South, Pittsburgh; 412/441-5151; She also had her makeup expertly done by artist Jana Ohler (412/831-4739).

Jason wore a black tuxedo paired with an ivory vest and tie from Men’s Wearhouse (

The newlyweds celebrated their marriage with 160 guests in the beautiful main banquet room of the Longue Vue Club (400 Longue Vue Drive, Verona; 412/793-2232, Following an outdoor cocktail hour on the terrace, a sit-down dinner featuring filet, roasted chicken, and vegetable Napoleon was served at tables decorated with gold chiavari chairs, ivory linens, and organza bows (Lendable Linens: 3253 G Old Frankstown Road, Pittsburgh; 724/325-5555).

Though Megan took care of most of her own wedding planning, her close friend Maura Ward (412/260-5176), an event planner in Washington, D.C., took care of her day-of itinerary and communication with vendors.

Oakmont Bakery (531 Allegheny Ave., Oakmont; 412/826-1606, created a three-tiered white-almond cake with alternating raspberry and Bavarian-cream fillings.

Eric Wenning of Wenning Entertainment (975 Harden Drive, Pittsburgh; 412/292-8776, did a phenomenal job of creating a soundtrack for the reception, playing music genres ranging from classical to indie-rock. Following Megan and Jason’s first dance to “Into the Mystic” by Van Morrison, the dance floor stayed packed until the very end of the evening.

Categories: Weddings