‘Living the Life’

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Rochelle & Mike Sullivan First Date: May 1986 to the movies Wedding Date: March 11, 1995 Venue: Columbia Interfaith Center Jewish Wedding: May 26, 2013 Location: Beth Israel Congregation Residence: Eldersburg Favorite Activity: Cooking together Before Rochelle Jacobs and Mike Sullivan married at the Interfaith Center in Columbia in March 1995, they had talked extensively… Read More

Animal Magnetism

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Jaime & Mike Kurman First Date: March 5, 2009 at Mezze in Fells Point Wedding Date: June 15, 2013 Venue: Mansion House at the Maryland Zoo Current Residence: Pikesville Favorite Activity: Going to the beach On Father’s Day, Mike Kurman and Jaime Ball invited their families to the Maryland Zoo in Baltimore. Mike, a professional… Read More

Pure Gold

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First Meeting: May 1972 Wedding Date: June 24, 1973 Venue: Emerald Gardens,Baltimore Current Residence: Owings Mills Favorite Activity: Going to museums, traveling Diane Warner and Jesse Harris met at a wedding in Baltimore in May 1972. They talked around a girl who was seated between them. They spent the entire affair dancing and conversing. Jesse… Read More

Best Friends

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Rachel & Dan Taylor First Date: January 23, 2010 Where: Dinner in Little Italy Wedding Date: March 16, 2013 Venue: Grand Lodge, Hunt Valley Current Residence: Clipper Mill in Hampden Favorite Activity: Short weekend getaways Last fall, Dan Taylor had a revelation. He decided that he wanted to convert to Judaism. It wasn’t something his… Read More

Wedding By Storm

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Leslie and Sam Rank First Date: Ice cream at Yogiberry Wedding Date: July 1, 2012 Venue: Beth Tfiloh Synagogue in Pikesville Current Residence: Bethesda Sam Rank, 28, of Pikesville saw Leslie Cohen’s profile on JDate and sent her a message, hoping she would reply. Leslie didn’t. Three weeks later, Sam and his friend Ben went… Read More

‘We Got Along’

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David & Dixie Berenson First Date: August 1941, the Bronx, N.Y. Wedding Date: June 6, 1943 Venue: Beth Tfiloh Congregation Current Residence: Baltimore Favorite Activities: Traveling The secret to a successful marriage, according to David Berenson, is to not go to sleep angry. “You can go to bed angry, but never go to sleep angry,”… Read More

Beach-bound

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Jennifer and Sephy Bounan First Date: Bungalow Billiards, December 2007 Wedding Date: Nov. 3, 2012 Venue: The Sandpearl Resort Clearwater, Fla. Current Residence: Alexandria, Va. Favorite Activity: Watching the Ravens Jennifer Asher and Sephy Bounan love to travel, especially to the beach. So it was only natural they would opt for a destination wedding at… Read More

If The Shoe Fits

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Danielle and Drew Inselman First Date: Feb. 15, 2008 Where: Sushi dinner and a movie in Philadelphia Wedding Date: March 23, 2013 Wedding Venue: The Belvedere, Baltimore Current Residence: Cherry Hill, N.J. Favorite Activity: Relaxing on the beach In January 2012, Drew Inselman ordered a pair of running shoes to get “one last joke in”… Read More

Sweet Potato

Judy and Bob Schwartzberg First Date: September 1962, lacrosse game Wedding Date: March 7, 1963 Wedding Venue: Blue Crest Fordleigh, Baltimore Current Residence: Annapolis Favorite Activity: Working together at The Big Cheese Over Thanksgiving 1962, Judy Smelkinson joined Bob Schwartzberg to visit friends in Massachusetts. They sat among 20 others, and Judy was served a… Read More

Running For Love

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Jennifer and Jeffrey Engorn First Date: March 2009, Mezze Restaurant in Fells Point Wedding Date: Nov. 3, 2012 Venue: The Grand Lodge in Hunt Valley Current Residence: Christiansburg, Va. Favorite Activity: Running In October 2011, Jeffrey Engorn was preparing for the Baltimore half-marathon. His girlfriend of two-plus years, Jennifer Zenitz, had chosen the full marathon…. Read More