Las Vegas Engagement – A Truly Grand Proposal

If you’re not afraid to propose in public and really want to make an impression, then you might consider proposing in front of the fountains at the Bellagio Hotel in Las Vegas. As the water dances to the music being played and the crowds gathering around to watch the spectacle, this is your chance to put on your own show.

(If you’re really good, you’ll do it during a song you know and time it with the climax of the song)

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Finding Romance in San Francisco

engagement ideas, proposal locations, lyon street steps, san franciscoIf San Francisco is your location of choice for your engagement proposal, give the Lyon Street Steps a look. There are mansions along the sides and view of the Golden Gate Bridge and Palace of Fine Arts that is sure to please. With flowers bordering the steps and a garden with benches, this location is definitely one she won’t forget.

Propose At Chicago’s Finest

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Voted the most romantic restaurant in Chicago this year by CitySearch.com, Geja’s Cafe is sure to make your night perfect.  Offering a selection of fondue choices and an extensive wine list, it’ll be an interactive dining experience sure to please.

Published in: on October 8, 2007 at 5:07 pm  Comments (4)  

Propsal Ideas in Miami

If you’re planning to pop the big question in Miami and still considering ideas, here’s a couple that might be useful, or at least get your wheels spinning a little:

delano hotel, miami, south beach, enagement ideas, proposal ideas, wedding, weddingsBy Beach: You’ve got many options here from taking a walk on the beach at sunset (or even sunrise) to dining at one of the many restaurants on Ocean Drive.

By Boat: Miami’s port is famous for it’s cruises. Asking on a cruise is always romantic.

By Hotel: Perhaps spend the weekend at one of the many hotels in the Art Deco district of Miami. There should be one that fits your taste and will be sure to provide the ambiance to set the mood.

Published in: on September 18, 2007 at 9:58 pm  Comments (19)  

Proposing in Boston? Have fun beating Top of the Hub Restaurant

top of the hub, marriage proposals, engagement storiesKnown for it’s spectacular views of the city, Top of the Hub restaurant is located 52 floors above the city in the Prudential building.  Rated as one of the most romantic restaurants in the US by the Travel Channel, it’s an option you must consider if you’re proposing in Boston anytime soon.  General manager Raphael Oliver was quoted as saying: “Tens of thousands of couples have become engaged at Top of the Hub since we opened in 1965. If there were to be a reunion of them, the amount of people attending would fill the entire Prudential building. Not a weekend goes by without several marriage proposals taking place”.  So make your reservations early, order those flowers and have the champagne chilled to make this proposal one she’ll be talking about for years to come.

Published in: on September 14, 2007 at 3:08 pm  Comments (2)  

Engagement Restuarants in New York City (NYC)

Proposing to your special someone in New York City? Well there’s certainly no shortage of locations to choose from. If you’re thinking about restaurants though, here’s 10 romantic restaurants to consider:

1. Savoy – 70 Prince St. Between Crosby and Lafayette Sts.
2. The Place – 310 W. 4th St. Between Bank and W. 12th Sts.
3. Gramercy Tavern – 42 E. 20th St. Between Broadway and Park Ave. So.
4. Union Square Cafe – 21 E. 16th St. Between Fifth Ave. and Union Sq. West
5. One If By Land, Two If By Sea – 17 Barrow St. (bet. 7th Ave. S. & W. 4th St.)
6. Blue Hill – 75 Washington Pl. Between Sixth Ave. and MacDougal St.
7. The River Cafe – 1 Water Street, Brooklyn
8. Daniel – 60 E. 65th St. Between Park and Madison Aves.
9. The Sea Grill – 19 W. 49th St. Between Fifth and Sixth Aves.
10. Balthazar – 80 Spring St. Between Crosby & Broadway.

Published in: on September 10, 2007 at 8:10 pm  Comments (6)  

Marriage Proposal Stories

I found this site, Best Marriage Proposals, that has stories users have submitted about their proposals.  If you’re looking for ideas or tips, here’s a good place to look.

We would also love to hear any stories about your proposals or even just ideas so leave your comments here as well!

Published in: on August 15, 2007 at 8:58 pm  Comments (1)  

5 Engagement Ideas

1) Tell her to take time off work and arrange for everything to be covered for a week (but don’t tell her where you will be going). Make all the plans for a week’s vacation in a five-star resort in Mexico. Propose one evening at a restaurant with serenading mariachis. You can have the diamond ready in your pocket.

2) Order a dozen red roses and pick them up yourself at the shop. Write the card to say, “Will you marry me?” and put the diamond in a presentation box with the roses. Present the flowers during a candlelight dinner for two at home (cater if you can’t cook).

3) Mail her a romantic poem from Shakespeare or Browning. Include a photo of yourself on your knees with a diamond in your hand, and write on the back in marker, “Will you marry me?” Be ready, hiding outside her house when she normally opens her mail, and go inside with the diamond in hand when you hear her scream with joy.

4) For the serious netizens — E-mail a 3-D animated graphic of a loose diamond, with the message, “Will you marry me?” If you can, time the delivery of the e-mail when you can be there in person to see her reaction and get your answer.

5) During a vacation at one of the fancy hotels that leaves chocolates or mints on the pillow each morning — Sneak back after she leaves the room for breakfast, make the bed, put out the “Do not disturb” sign. Leave the diamond in a special box on the pillow in place of the mints so she finds it when you get back.

Courtesy Diamondhelpers.com

Published in: on July 31, 2007 at 10:31 pm  Comments (2)  

Best Locations to Propose

Are you planning on proposing, but don’t know where? Here is what we think are the top locations:

  1. Taj Mahal, Agra, India.
  2. Eiffel Tower, Paris, France.
  3. Wailua Falls, Kauai, Hawaii. V
  4. Venetian gondola, Venice, Italy.
  5. Key West, Florida.
  6. Cliff of the Dawn, Isla Mujeres, Mexico.
  7. Grand Canyon, Arizona.
  8. Honeymoon Beach, St. John, US Virgin Islands.
  9. Las Vegas Strip, Nevada
  10. Empire State Building, New York City
  11. Golden Gate Bride, San Francisco
  12. In front of Buckingham Palace, London
  13. In a hot air balloon over Lake Tahoe, Nevada/California
  14. On the top of St. Paul’s Cathedral, London
  15. Giza Pyramids, Cairo
  16. Atop the London Eye, London
  17. St. Peter’s Cathedral, Rome
  18. In front of Cinderella’s castle, Disneyland
  19. A top pyramid at Chitzen Itza, Mexico
  20. On a helicopter tour, Hawaii
  21. Beneath Juliet’s balcony, Verona, Italy
  22. Victoria Peak, Hong Kong
  23. Atop a glacier, Switzerland
  24. Niagara Falls, Canada.
  25. Pike’s Peak, Colorado
  26. Lover’s Leap, Jamaica
  27. Aboard the Orient-Express
  28. In a carriage in Central Park, New York City
  29. On a cruise ship deck beneath the stars
  30. Lover’s Beach, Cabo San Lucas, Mexico
  31. In a bubble bath
  32. A picnic at a local park
Published in: on June 3, 2007 at 1:07 am  Comments (1)