Shulie Cowen and Kai Narezo
Cowen-Narezo. Shulie Cowen, daughter of Judge Robert E. Cowen and Toby Cowen of Princeton, to Kai Narezo, son of the late Theresa Narezo, of Mexico City, formerly of Princeton. Rabbi Morton M. Rosenthal and the bride¹s father, a judge of the Third Circuit Court of Appeals, co-officiated at the June 12 ceremony at Mountain Lakes House in Princeton.
The bride is a graduate of Princeton High School and Northwestern University. A former member of the Second City National Touring company in Chicago, she will be appearing in the upcoming Dreamworks film, Just Like Heaven. She is currently a director, performer, and teacher at Improv Olympic West in Hollywood, and teaches at the Second City Los Angeles.
The groom graduated from the Lawrenceville School and holds degrees from Columbia University and the Berklee College of Music in Boston. He is a flamenco guitarist and recently completed his first solo CD, Vueltas. He has performed throughout North America and in Europe and Asia. He is currently teaching guitar and starting an independent record label that will focus on contemporary music for the guitar.
The couple met during the summer between high school and college when both were 18. They continued a friendship for many years even while living in different cities and for a time in different countries. They started dating three years ago and were married on the anniversary of the day they met.
Rebecca Hersh and Randall Solomon
Hersh-Solomon. Rebecca Marie Hersh, daughter of Pam Hersh of Princeton and Richard Hersh of Paris, France, to Randall Edward Solomon, son of Anita Solomon of Chapel Hill, N.C., and Albert Solomon of Brooklyn, N.Y.
Princeton Township Mayor Phyllis Marchand officiated at the July 3 ceremony at the Nassau Inn.
Ms. Hersh and Mr. Solomon met through Mr. Solomon's dog, Hannibal. Hannibal came to work every day with Mr. Solomon, and Ms. Hersh would notice them walking by her office window. One day she decided to go out to meet the large white fluffy dog she saw every morning. The rest is history.
The bride, 32, of Princeton, is a policy analyst for New Jersey Future, a nonprofit smart-growth advocacy group and public policy think-tank based in Trenton. A graduate of Princeton High School, she received her B.S. from Carnegie Mellon University and her M.S. from Columbia University in urban planning. Before taking her current position, she was the communications director at the Tri-State Transportation Campaign in New York City, where she worked on transportation policy reform for the tri-state region. She was also a project associate at the Clinton Housing Development Corporation in the Hell's Kitchen neighborhood of Manhattan, where she worked on low-income housing development and community revitalization for the neighborhood. She serves on the executive committee of the board of the New Jersey Chapter of the American Planning Association, and as the Association's newsletter editor.
The bride's mother is Director of Community and State Affairs for Princeton University, as well as a newspaper columnist and former managing editor of the Princeton Packet. Her father is a retired retail trade association executive and consultant.
The bridegroom, 35, born in Park Slope, Brooklyn, is Executive Director of the New Jersey Sustainable State Institute, and a doctoral student at the Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy at Rutgers University, where he received an M.S.P.P and held the honor of Eagleton Fellow. He has held several public policy positions in the area of environmental policy and sustainable development, including policy adviser for the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities, director of the States Program for Resource Renewal Institute in San Francisco, and Senior Policy Analyst and Director of the Sustainable State Project for New Jersey Future.
His mother is the owner of Solomon Holly Farm and a retired senior administrator for the New York City Board of Education for 30 years. His father is a retired educator and performance artist.
Naomi Lindenfeld and Michael Bosworth
Lindenfeld-Bosworth. Naomi Lindenfeld, daughter of Peter and Lore Lindenfeld of Princeton, to Michael Louis Bosworth, son of Marjorie Lou Bosworth of Granby, Mass., on June 18 at Scott Farm in Dummerston, Vt. The wedding was conducted by John Sprague, a minister of the Universal Life Church.
Born in Princeton, the bride attended Princeton public schools and graduated from Princeton High School. She received a bachelor of applied arts degree from Boston University in 1980. She is a potter in Brattleboro, Vt., and is the ceramics teacher at the Putney School in Putney, Vt. She is a co-founder of the Brattleboro Clayworks, a potters collective, and now has her studio in her home.
The bridegroom graduated from the College of the Holy Cross with a bachelor's degree in English, received an MBA from Western New England College in 1978, and a master of regional planning degree from the University of Massachusetts in 1993. He is the former executive director and current business manager of the Brick House Community Resource Center in Turners Falls, Mass. He has served on many community boards, and has been chair of the Franklin County Community Development Corporation and the Town of Montague Planning Board.
The bride's father is a professor emeritus of physics at Rutgers University; her mother is a fiber artist.
The groom's father, William Ezra Bosworth, now deceased, was a high school teacher of mathematics in Holyoke, Mass.; his mother is an elementary school teacher in Granby.
The couple met at a contradance at the Guiding Star Grange in Greenfield, Mass. in 2000. They now make their home in Brattleboro, Vt.