A Vintage Garden Wedding in Port Washington, NY

The Bride Jodi Lu Baldassano, 31, a marketing manager at Pragma Securities LLC The Groom Asa Johnson, 31, a freelancer in nonprofit development The Date August 28 Lifelong New Yorkers, Jodi and Asa wanted a less common venue -- one their guests hadn’t already been to for an event. The answer: Hempstead House, which made them feel like they were throwing a fabulous house party at their own castle. A fitting The Great Gatsby–meets–The Secret Garden theme set the tone for the décor.