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Chelsea Clinton nuptials frenzy conquers Rhinebeck, NY
By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff
Posted Jul 30, 2010 10:51 AM CDT
A man walks on East Market Street in Rhinebeck, NY, where a sign hangs congratulating Chelsea Clinton and fiance Marc Mezvinsky Wednesday, July 28, 2010.   (AP Photo/Mike Groll)
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(Newser) – Wedding Watch 2010 is at a fever pitch on the eve of Chelsea Clinton’s nuptials. Security is tight as Clinton and Marc Mezvinsky prepare for tonight’s rehearsal dinner at the Grasmere Estate, a renovated barn, the New York Daily News reports. The Secret Service is in town, and state police are planning to patrol the Hudson River to control paparazzi. The FAA already declared local airspace a no-fly zone.

No details on who will attend tonight’s dinner, but a chef from a local restaurant is one of the caterers. Laura Pensiero is a favorite of rumored wedding guest Oprah Winfrey’s and is known for making Mediterranean fare with local ingredients. All this attention is good for the owners of Astor Courts, where Clinton will wed: The property has been on the market for $12 million since October, and they’re hoping to catch a buyer’s eye, the New York Post reports. For more on the wedding and the reported $20,000 cake(?!), click here.
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