Zoom Weddings are Now Legal in NYC
Will this become the 'New Norm' regarding 'tying the knot'?
Governor Andrew Cuomo has been very bust lately dealing with the onset of COVIID-19 in New York State, especially New York City, but he wasn't too busy to make another announcement relative to the pandemic...and it was good news.
According to Vogue, Cuomo announced that Zoom Weddings are now legal in NYC. This is what he said, according to the news article:
'I am issuing an Executive Order allowing New Yorkers to obtain a marriage license remotely and allowing clerks to perform ceremonies via video conference.'
Here's an example of a pretty big Zoom wedding, at least by Zoom standards:
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This 'new normal wedding' could be a money saver also as traditional weddings can be very costly. Vogue quoted one bride's comment:
“We keep joking that after having spent so much time, effort, and money on a traditional wedding, this felt just as special as how I imagine a traditional wedding would have felt,” she says. “[It] allowed us to focus on what really matters!”
Here are some more 'new normals':