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Hearts, Flowers Aglow As Yorktown Man Pops The Question At Lightscapes Show

Yorktown resident Mike Makuch popped the question to his girlfriend, Becca Caldarella, at the Lightscapes show in Croton-on-Hudson last weekend. Photo Credit: Becca Caldarella/Facebook
Illuminated flowers and other things brighten the night at the Lightscapes show at Van Cortlandt Manor in Croton-on-Hudson. A Yorktown man recently used the brilliant displays as a backdrop for his proposal to his girlfriend. Photo Credit: Historic Hudson Valley/Facebook

CROTON-ON-HUDSON, N.Y. -- The skies were cloudy, but hearts – and the landscape – were aglow last weekend when a Yorktown couple got engaged at the Lightscapes show in Croton-on-Hudson, according to a report by lohud.com.

Mike Makuch, a production associate for Historic Hudson Valley, picked a huge display of illuminated flowers at the Van Cortlandt Manor site as a brilliant backdrop for his surprise proposal to girlfriend Becca Caldarella, lohud.com reported.

Makuch’s elaborate plans almost fell through due to Caldarella’s feeling under the weather, and the rain itself, but he was able to pop the question with a bouquet of handmade and real flowers, and, of course, the ring, the lohud.com story said.

Caldarella said 'yes' and the couple plan to marry next year, lohud.com reported.

To read the full lohud.com story, click here.

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