- Big City Bride is the creative force behind Chicago's most notable events. Owner Susan Cordogan has produced weddings and special events for more than a dozen years. With a background in television production and event planning, Ms. Cordogan's weddings are planned with style, creativity and surprise. The Big City Bride team offers the ultimate wedding planning experience. Their cozy Lincoln Park planning studio showcases countless creative ideas, providing couples with a hands-on wedding planning adventure. Most of all, the Big City Bride planning team is known for being upbeat, professional and providing the best timelines in the biz!