Old Town residents Bret Benjamin, 31 (above left), and Stephen Young, 30, knew of each other through mutual friends, but years passed before they went on a date in October 2013.
Erin Reddy, 34, and Amit Marwah, 35, love to play bocce ball, so it’s only fitting he proposed during a game at the Chicago Athletic Association Hotel (12 S. Michigan).
Krista Wager, 30, and Russell Huang, 29, met during their first days of medical school at Northwestern University.
Tremaine Atkinson, CEO and head distiller of CH Distillery in Chicago, and Jennifer Schmuckler of Delray Beach, Florida, were introduced by mutual friends who noticed they both vacationed in Michigan.
Kathleen Kenehan Henson and Chris Sarpy almost never met at all.
Seven years ago, fellow Notre Dame grads Kathleen Dilenschneider, 30, and Chris Savino, 31, were introduced by a mutual friend.
Tarrah Cooper and Jeffrey Wright, both 33, first crossed paths at a business breakfast in 2014.
Kicking off the reception with Juicy J’s “Bounce It” isn’t the most traditional of wedding music choices, but for Maggie Ness and Ernest Wilkins of Humboldt Park, it just made sense: They first met during the rapper’s concert at South Loop club Reggie’s in August 2014.
Technology plays a daily role in John Oakley’s job as a software architect for FTD, but it also introduced him to his wife, Susan Ityavyar.