For a century, coconuts threw a party only once a year.
really, really good stuff. An invitation to the Lovely Bunch is the most coveted dakat in town.
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And in honor of this 100th anniversary, 26′ Nuts decided to mark the occasion. Nothing will change, except for scaling down the guest list to meet his COVID protocols for the Flagler Museum venue.
Hey, if it’s not broken…
The event was called at 10:30pm, crowd control was tight, and numbered admission cards were checked twice.
Gone were the usual long queues waiting to navigate the reception line – no doubt a result of the shrinking crowds – and guests set sail into pavilions adorned with colored uplights and potted palms.
It was more than enough for the prettiest venue in town. You don’t have to plate your Mary Lily with gold.
The best 90 minutes of the season included champagne and cocktails, hors d’oeuvres and dancing to the Neil Smith Orchestra until 2022 faded away at midnight countdown.
Come on, good. Take the stock market with you.
Once upon a time last stanza Old Lang Syne It was sung — and does anyone really know more than one stanza? — half the crowd went home and the other half went outside to mingle with the arriving junior set.
Or, as we like it, we call it the Designated Driver.
Coconuts Centenary Membership Includes President Alex Fanjour Honorary chairman Rodney Dillardeven as Kane Baker, Girard Brownlow, Robert Evans, Alexander Griswold, John Grace, Bingo Gubelmann, Daniel Hanley, Leonard Lauder, Troy Maschmeier, William Matthews, Michael McCarty, Christopher Meyer , George Merck, Blair Meyer, David Over, Christopher Orthwain, Blakely Page, Harold Paul, Oliver Quinn, Caldwell Colt Robinson, Wilbur Ross, Earl E.T. Smith Jr. Percy Steinhart When George Summers.
Also, “centenary” membership means that the group is 100 years old, not a member of the group.
Most of the time.