Have fun with an engagement shoot

Posted on January 22, 2013

Congratulations, you’re engaged. It’s an incredible feeling to be officially committed to the love of your life. However, soon to come is the inevitable stress of planning the actual wedding. Even if you think you are not the type to sweat the details, you might find yourself arguing over charger plates. (On the question of charger plates, yes, they do look awesome in your photos.) Now is the time to have some fun and do an engagement photo shoot. So before it comes to trimming your guest list or picking your stationary, start searching for your wedding photographer. After all, when it’s all said and done, you’ll still have your photographs to replay your wedding. Not only should you choose a photographer whose work suits your personal style, you should also choose a photographer that you get along with. He … Read more

Good news on the economy at The Palace

Posted on January 21, 2013

Finally, some good news about the economy. They heard it first at The Palace at Somerset Park. Over 500 people attended last week’s gathering of New Jersey bankers, where the Charles I. Plosser, the president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia, addressed an economic leadership summit. Bloomberg TV was on-hand to capture the conference and tape additional coverage (see video below) of the event in one of our suites. Plosser predicted a 3 percent economic growth annually for 2013 and into 2014 with unemployment expected to drop to 7 percent by the end of this year. Top officials who also spoke included Ralph A. LaRossa, president and CEO of PSE&G; Michele Brown, CEO of the New Jersey Redevelopment Authority; Tracye McDaniel, CEO of Choose New Jersey; and Michael J. Van Wagner, executive director of the New Jersey Business Action … Read more