Feature: New York Times

Article: Add a Dash of Kismet and Stir

Snippet: "The bride’s stepfather, who became a Universal Life minister for the event, performed a ceremony that incorporated Jewish traditions, at the Foundry, an event space in Long Island City, Queens." For article go here.
Testimonial: "Jose Rolon was our savior, wrapped up in an extremely organized package, sporting a handsome vest!" Go here.


Feature: The Unofficial Girls Guide To New York


Article: According to Jose of José Rolón Events Jessa & Thomas-John's wedding was easy to create since it was staged the same way that most weddings are at The Foundry. The Foundry was appropriate for Jessa, perhaps less for her uptight, financier groom. "We tend to attract quirky, fun, artsy, nontraditional couples" says Rolón. "Rarely do we get Bridezillas, though we get Momzillas who are besides themselves their daughters aren't being married in a church!" To purchase the book go here.


Feature: Ruffled Blog

Article: Industrial Literature Wedding in NYC

Snippet: "Industrial meets elegant in this New York City wedding photographed by Levi Stolove Photography. The couple showed their love not only for each other, but for literature, too, by incorporating classic books, library cards and a typewriter into the decor amongst the fresh floral design, hanging lights and gorgeous green ivy." For article and pictures go here.


Feature: Style Me Pretty

Article: Brooklyn Engagement Shoot from Weddings By Two

Honored to have a couple of mine featured! Snippet:"These two are adorable, with smiles for miles and a love that is seriously palpable (it jumps right off the computer screen, lovelies). And even more so, they are obviously best friends. The kind that love to laugh, play and spend the day holding hands." For article and pictures go here


Feature: Design Sponge

Article: A Fun Urban Wedding

Snippet: "This couple Abe & Frank, wanted a wedding that was comfortable, fun, and full of personality. They worked with Juliet and Sierra at Poppies and Posies and wedding planner José Rolón Events to create something special." For article and pictures go here.


Feature: New York Times

Article: Weddings/Celebrations 

Snippet: "The couple are the owners of Sophisticated Weddings: New York Edition, an annual wedding-planning guide and magazine. She is the editor in chief and he is the publisher…" For article and pictures go here.
Testimonial: "So many details of our wedding came about thanks to Jose's guidance, and yet, our wedding never felt like a cookie cutter production- it wholly and uniquely reflected us as a couple…" Go here.


Feature: Before The Big Day

Article: Real Super Cool-Hipster Wedding: Priyanka & Chris

Snippet: "My favorite weddings are those where the bride and groom really stamp their sense of style on the day, and this couple are seriously hip! Just take a look at Priyanka's fabulous wedding day look; her strong make-up, red lipstick, chandelier earrings, full-skirted wedding dress and pretty up-do. Chris wasn't going to be left behind - I'm loving his find his sharp three-piece suit and stripe monochrome bowtie, plus Ray Bans. For article and pictures go here.


FEATURE: new york magazine

Snippet: Before starting his own company, Rolón planned lavish weddings at the Foundry. Today, he helps couples pull off their dream events and miminizes stress by keeping easy-to-lose details on hand, like shaving kits from New York Shaving Company for grooms. 


FEATURE: style me pretty


Have I mentioned just how much I love a good inspiration session?  How I fall head over heels for the gorgeous details and breathtaking settings?  And this crazy cool bundle of e-session inspiration from Jose Rolon?  It’s climbed high atop my list of faves with stunning florals from Rountree Flowers, fab paper goods from Katie Fischer Design and some serious awesome captured by Chellise Michael.  See it here.


Feature: WNYC

Article: For Wedding Planners, Same-Sex Weddings Could Be A Boom For Business

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Snippet: "We're really kind of on edge just hoping that this thing will pass through," said Jose Rolon, event planner at The Foundry, a popular wedding venue in Long Island City. He said "business would double if same-sex marriage were legal." For article and pictures go here.


Feature: Foundry Blog

Article: Jose's D.O.C. Gig at The Foundry

Snippet: “After confirming that the veil was misplaced by the parents, I immediately contacted the Lovely Bridal Shop on West 4th to see what my options were. Luckily, they had one ivory birdcage veil left. I loaded up my Zipcar, and within 15 minutes I had it in my hand. WHEW! Next stop - The Plaza Hotel. For article and pictures go here.


Feature: Next Magazine 2011 Wedding Issue

Article: Event Planners Speak About Gay Marriage

Snippet: “Because gay weddings can both be conventional or [and] unconventional, The Foundry lends itself to the ceremony you want,” says event planner José Rolón, who married his partner, Tim, in the space. “It’s all brick and steel, which has a masculine quality to it. Throw in 200 candles and you have a magical place.” Article only available in Print