Love on the Line

proposal1At around 10:10 this morning, I was informed that someone was about to propose to his girlfriend on the High Line. I arrived on site about ten minutes later, just in time to watch one of the most absurdly romantic scenes I’ve seen outside of Casablanca.

Gene proposed to his girlfriend Abby in the Chelsea Market Passage, surrounded by umbrellas, and accompanied by a single musician tugging at cello strings and heartstrings in the background. Hugging and kissing ensued, and judging by the pictures, it looks like the question was answered in the affirmative. Congratulations to Gene and Abby on their engagement, and for going down in history as the first marriage proposal on the High Line!

Anyone attempting something similarly romantic (or anything at all, really) should do so with the musical accompaniment of cellist Aminda Asher, whose Web site can be found here.

More images after the break.

proposal2

proposal3

proposal4

proposal5

Advertisements

8 Responses

  1. oooohhhhhhh

  2. LOVE IT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  3. Very sweet…

  4. great moment, so romantic!

  5. That’s a wonderful start to a long and happy marriage! Never lose the sense of romance and magic. All the best always!!
    Peter

  6. It feels like I’m right there!!! Wish only love & happiness to these lovers….

  7. Gene, saw your pix. Congrats. Tell your mom and dad that I said hello. By the way, Sam is my daughter (I think you might know that already).

  8. Let’s hear it for the cellist. Way to go, Mindy!

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: