A Lakeside Wedding in Cement City, MI

Both Brooke and Erik had been going to Perdition, a bar in New York City, for years before they met. When they finally did, Erik made an appointment with Brooke to set up a charity event between his students and her organization. That appointment turned into a date. About a year-and-a-half later, he was ready to propose. The Bride Brooke Johnson, 34, global communications consultant The Groom Erik Petitti, 34, a deputy principal The Date June 27 He’d planned to do it in Michigan after asking Brooke’s parents for permission while the two were visiting at Christmastime, but when he received an unexpected job offer, he just couldn’t wait any longer. In early December, Erik proposed in his living room in New York.