Photographer asks for help to identify couple caught in Rockefeller Center rink proposal
A photographer who captured a couple during what appears to be a marriage proposal on the skating rink at New York City’s Rockefeller Center is asking on the Internet for help in identifying them.
The photo, taken on Monday night, shows a skater dropping to one knee on an empty rink underneath the Rockefeller Center Christmas tree.
A Reddit user named “Johnny Thunders” posted the image on Tuesday with a message: “Anyone know a couple who got engaged at the Rockefeller tree last night? I’d love for them to have this!”
The Rink at Rockefeller Center offers special engagement packages — ranging from $350 to $1,000 — that allow for intimate ice time to pop the question.
According to a Reddit user who works at the center, ice engagements are very common, “at least 5 times a day. Maybe 10 on Saturdays.”
“Wow,” another user responded. “Unless it’s her lifelong dream to be proposed to like that, that is the lamest engagement I can imagine. It’s like the Disney World of engagements.”
“I know these engagements happen all the time,” the photographer wrote, “but I was surprised to be at such a nice viewpoint. I’d really love for them to have this.
The post has generated more than 500 responses and at least one lead, but so far, the identity of the couple remains a mystery.
Source: By Dylan Stableford, Yahoo News