WEDDING WEBSITE FORMAT

Brody & Jessica

June 1, 2019

Engagement
Registry
Address

If you wish to send a gift, it can be sent to the couples home:

30 Regent Street
Apt 903
Jersey City, NJ 07302

Events
Fri
May 31
2019

8:30 pm
TO 11:00 pm

Hawkeye Bar & Grill
60 Lake Street
Cooperstown, 13326
United States

+1 607-544-2524
Dress Code

Resort Casual


Description

If you are in town early, please join us in kicking off the weekend with some drinks at our venue!  The Hawkeye bar is located on the bottom floor of the Otesaga Hotel and will be open until 1:00 a.m.   

Sat
Jun 1
2019

2:30 pm

St Mary's Roman Catholic Church
31 Elm St
Cooperstown, NY 13326

Wedding Dress Code

Black Tie Optional

The Wedding

The wedding ceremony is being held at St. Mary's Church and will start at 2:30 sharp.  Please arrive with plenty of time to take your seats comfortably.

The church offers parking and is approximately 6 minutes from the Otesaga.  

Sat
Jun 1
2019

5:00 pm
TO 10:00 pm

The Otesaga
60 Lake St
Cooperstown, NY 13326

(607) 547-9931
Wedding Dress Code

Black Tie Optional

Cocktail Hour

Following the ceremony, we invite you to relish spectacular views from the colonnaded veranda and toast the newlyweds!  

The Reception

Dinner will begin around 6:00 and is to be followed by cocktails and dancing! 

Sat
Jun 1
2019

10:00 pm
TO 1:00 am

Hawkeye Bar & Grill

Description

Please join us downstairs, in the Otesaga's Hawkeye Bar, immediately following the reception to continue the celebrations!  There will be a DJ playing until 1:00 a.m as well as food and beverages available to order.

Accommodations and travel
Accommodations and travel
Otesaga Resort

Call to Book: (607) 353-6906

Overlooking Otsego Lake, this is the resort/hotel where the happy couple will celebrate their wedding Saturday evening.  There is a two night minimum to stay on site, but amenities include a scenic lakeside golf course, a heated outdoor pool, and a fitness center. Included in the room rate is also an onsite seated breakfast each morning. The rooms will fill quickly.  To lock in the offered rates, please call during between 8:00am-5:00pm Monday through Friday or Saturday between 8:00am-3:00pm.  Please mention the Bride and Grooms name.

The Lake Front Hotel

This family owned, lake-front hotel offers accommodations on a night-to-night basis. It is a quick 3 minute walk to the wedding venue.

Bayside Hotel and Marina

The Bayside offers very affordable night-to-night lodging options and is about a 10 minute drive to the Otesaga

Local BnB's

Cooperstown is filled with beautiful Bed and Breakfasts.  While we haven't personally stayed at any, the link below can give you a good array of lodging options if you'd prefer to stay off site.

Flights

If you plan to fly...

Looking where to fly in? Cooperstown is central to three commercial airport.  Albany International Airport, located to the east, the Greater Binghamton Airport, located to the south-west, and Syracuse Hancock International Airport to the north-west, are all around a one and a half hour drive.

Driving

If you plan to drive...

Planning to drive?  The Otesaga offers free parking on site for guests.  You can expect the following travel times from these popular locations;

Syracuse: 1 hour and 40 minutes
Sharon: 2 hours and 30 minutes
Poughkeepsie Area: 2 hours and 40 minutes
NYC Area: 4 hours
Baltimore: 5 hours and 30 minutes


Things to Do
Things to Do
Dining

Recommended local restaurants

Mel's at 22

Alex's Bistro

Bocca Osteria

Brewery's

Ommegang

Brewery Ommegang opened in 1997 to craft-brew fine Belgian-style ales. Ommegang brews eight ales year-round, as well as an extensive and imaginative range of seasonal and specialty ales. The beers have won a national following by connoisseurs of fine beer and are distributed in 43 states and internationally. Ommegang is located on a 136-acre farmstead in Cooperstown, New York and offers free daily tours and inexpensive tastings as well as a well-stocked brewery store and an annual calendar of public events.

Baseball Hall Of Fame

The National Baseball Hall of Fame is a nonprofit committed to preserving the history of America’s pastime and celebrating the legendary players, managers, umpires and executives who have made the game a fan favorite for more than a century.  This is only a short 10 minute walk away from the wedding venue

Farmers Museum

America's history comes alive-daily chores are carried out at the working farm while commerce flourishes at the Village Crossroad. Visitors experience the interplay among trades, village life and agriculture in New York State circa 1845. The museum, one of the oldest living history museums, features exhibits, craft demonstrations and hand-on activities that bring history to life.

Golf

Leatherstocking Golf Course

An 18-hole championship golf course in a gorgeous setting, Otesaga's Leatherstocking provides a scenic, challenging atmosphere for golfers of all skill levels. Sweeping along the western shoreline, the natural contour terrain includes striking views from varying elevations, providing an ideal recreational experience in one of the East's premier resort golf courses.

Parks

There are multiple public parks and beaches around Otsego Lake.  

Boat Rentals/Charters
Bridal Party
Bridesmaids
Andrea Claricia
Andrea Claricia
Matron of Honor

Andrea and Jessica met Freshman year at Loyola College and quickly bonded over their love of CRP (Crushed Red Pepper). From there, their bond quickly blossomed and the two have been best friends for the past 12 years. Between weekend trips to the beach and wine country, eating/shopping around Baltimore, and girls nights filled with yoga/wine/pasta, the two never have a problem "treating themselves".  Andrea and her husband Tore reside in a beautiful neighborhood in Jessica's favorite city, Baltimore, with their dog Penny. 
Kerry Buscaino
Kerry Buscaino
Bridesmaid
Kerry and Jessica were first introduced Sophomore year at Loyola and knew instantly they'd be great friends.  Between trading hysterically awkward stories and dancing the night away, the two have grown continually closer over the years. You can often find them exchanging their latest recipes, sipping rose by the pool, or comparing online shopping carts!  Kerry currently lives in Hoboken with her husband, Jonny.
Tabitha O'Sullivan
Tabitha O'Sullivan
Bridesmaid
Tab and Jess originally met during sophomore year at Loyola. It wasn't until the two spent a Sunday Funday together as seniors that they realized they were destined to become best friends! Since then, they have shared countless adventures together, including jet-setting to Mexico/Nashville/wine country, relaxing on the beach in Manto, or at home with a glass of Rom. Tabitha currently lives in Hoboken with her husband Scott and their baby, Wheeler James. 
Mackenzie Rainone
Mackenzie Rainone
Bridesmaid
"Wait...I can't even" is the first thing you'll hear between Kenzie and Jess in any conversation. Growing up together, the two have always played a major role in each others lives. Whether it's been middle school, high school, or living in Hoboken together--their sisterly bond has been forever unbreakable! Kenzie is currently living in Raleigh, NC with her boyfriend Pat and embracing the southern-bell lifestyle! 
Brenna Rainone
Brenna Rainone
Bridesmaid

"SISTTTTERRSSSSS!!!!!!!!"  Brenna and Jessica have grown up as "family" since the day Brenna was born. Although they claim to be sisters to anyone who will listen, their family's close friendship ensures people believe them!   Their shared love of Prosecco, sauce, and all things delicious continues to keep them closer than ever.  Brenna currently resides in Syracuse and is a passionate fan of her alma-mater and "daddy's bar".

Caitlin MacPhee
Caitlin MacPhee
Bridesmaid
Although Caitlin and Jessica both attended Loyola together, they didn't actually become friends until they moved to Hoboken in June of 2014 and became roommates. They spent 3 years together before Caitlin relocated to Boston to mold the young minds of Beantown. Despite the distance, Cait and Jess still remain partners in crime and can ALWAYS be found laughing hysterically together.
Marguerite Ristoff
Marguerite Ristoff
Bridesmaid

Marguerite and Jessica instantly became best friends on Day 1 of Kindergarten and stayed close friends all through high school.  Marguerite, her husband Jake, their son Jameson and daughter Lucy currently reside in Syracuse.  The two families still stick to their Christmas tradition of sharing Champagne and Spanikopita together each year! 

Danielle Fontaine
Danielle Fontaine
Bridesmaid
Danielle, Brody's younger sister, and Jessica met back in 2015 and quickly bonded over their love for wine, pasta,and all things fun!  Danielle currently lives in Albany with her adorable cat, Ollie.
Meagan Fontaine
Meagan Fontaine
Bridesmaid

Meagan and Jessica met shortly into Jess's relationship with Brody.  Meagan is married to Brody's brother, Dillon, and the two  currently live in Poughkeepsie, NY with their dogs Beau and Ellie.

Groomsmen
Dillon Fontaine
Dillon Fontaine
Best Man
Brother of the groom
Kurt Hinck
Kurt Hinck
Groomsman

Cousin of the groom and proud Marine Officer

Anthony Frisenda
Anthony Frisenda
Groomsman
Cousin of the groom
Tom Legregni
Tom Legregni
Groomsman

Good friend and former Hofstra Baseball teammate of the groom

Patrick Cavanaugh
Patrick Cavanaugh
Groomsman
Good friend of the couple with endless knowledge of adventure.  Always up for Wine Down Wednesday with the bride and groom
Zach McArthur
Zach McArthur
Groomsman

Friend of the groom who will always answer the call

Blake Morrison
Blake Morrison
Groomsman
Friend of the groom who is always up for a great day out on the boat
Tommy Caltabiano
Tommy Caltabiano
Groomsman

Best friend of the groom and former Hofstra Baseball teammate.

Tony Schmitt
Tony Schmitt
Groomsman

Good friend and former Hofstra Baseball teammate of the groom