Dan Larnick and Ann Principe married in Wilmington, Delaware
The church: the historic St. Joseph on the Brandywine. The reception site: the Hotel du Pont’s Gold Ballroom. The guest list: only a who’s who of Delaware.
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Dan Larnick had been anticipating his wedding day ever since he was an altar boy at St. Elizabeth Roman Catholic Church in Wilmington. After watching countless couples tie the knot, he had a pretty good idea of what he wanted when it was his turn to walk down the aisle.
Larnick envisioned an elegant yet intimate affair that would be as much fun for family and friends as it would be for him and his bride.
By all accounts, Larnick’s dreams for that spectacular celebration came true last fall when he married Ann Principe. Months later, guests are still buzzing about the posh affair the couple hosted at the elegant Gold Ballroom at the Hotel du Pont.
Ann and Dan’s story began one late spring evening at The Starboard in Dewey Beach. Ann had come up from her hometown of Washington, D.C., to attend a friend’s wedding in St. Michaels, Md. Dan was welcoming the start of the summer season with friends. Ann was sitting on a crate with a friend when Dan’s madras shorts caught her eye. She gave them a tug. He asked her to dance.
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