Updated: Oct 18, 2019
On May 4th, 2019 Lauren Hart and Brian Lin took a leap and wed at Dobbin St. We spoke to the two doctors about how they met, what made them chose Dobbin St, and their future as man and wife.
What made you choose Dobbin St as your event space?
Dobbin St was actually the first venue we saw! After describing to our wedding planner, Kerry Gittle, our vision she brought us to see it. As soon as we walked in we looked at each other and knew it was the right place for us. We loved the minimalist industrial vibe inside with the gorgeous roof space and perfect little back courtyard.
Are you local to Brooklyn?
We are originally from California and Chicago, but met in New York and have lived here for the past 5 years. During our time here we've loved taking the ferry across to Brooklyn to explore.
What was your something blue?
While the Dobbin St venue itself easily could have been my something blue, I actually had a family friend make a cloth heart made from blue lace my grandmother made in the 1940s and pinned it inside my dress.
How did you two meet?
Brian and I met while both completing our emergency medicine residency just across the river at NYU and Bellevue Hospitals. One fateful evening in urgent care Brian asked me out to dinner, and the rest is history! We've spent the last 3 years exploring and soaking up New York together.
What was your favorite part about the wedding day?
All week leading up to the wedding day the weather was predicted as rain but the morning of things changed and we ended up with beautiful rooftop weather with those gorgeous views of the manhattan skyline! All of the vendors, including the Dobbin street team, were amazing on the day of and truly made it our best day ever.
Did anything unexpected happen?
One unexpected aspect of the evening was when our friends decided to hoist us up on their shoulders during the reception and paraded us around the dance floor. Luckily the Dobbin St ceilings are so high we didn't hit our heads!
What are you most looking forward to as a married couple?
Now that we are done with our medical training we are relocating to San Francisco and are looking forward to many new adventures there!
What was your wedding inspiration?
Brian and I both like a more modern aesthetic and found Dobbin St to be the perfect fit for what we were looking for. Our venue was the first big planning decision we made and after that tried to build around to get a minimalist industrial feel to our wedding.
Photos courtesy of Forever Photography