by Shayne Benowitz We had a very special wedding sandwiched in between the most festive days of the year, Christmas & New Years Eve. On December 26, Key West locals Inka and Vince tied the knot in Inka’s parent’s backyard underneath a beautiful gazebo that was originally built for her parents’ wedding. Two hundred locals […]
by Shayne Benowitz Pigeon Key, approximately 45 miles north of Key West is a 5 acre island just west of the Seven Mile Bridge. At this point on the Overseas Highway, you can see the remains of the Henry Flagler railroad running parallel. It’s one of the most beautiful sights on the 150 mile stretch […]
Saturday morning, Meredith was back at Azur for the Second Annual Bubbles & Madness Brunch. The restaurant was full of revelers feasting on fresh seafood and tantalizing bubbles! It was a classically swankey event executed by our lovely new lead planner! Saturday evening, we teamed up with Hogfish Bar & Grill at our 623 Duval […]
One breathtaking image of some of our brides just to give you an indication (or a reminder) of some of the fabulous people we get to work with every day! Not to mention our fabulous brides!! Hair and makeup by Studio Marie-Pierre and photography by Studio Julie!
Moved by the devastating effects of the recent oil spill, one of our Swankey couples are giving their wedding guests carbon offsets in lieu of a table gift or traditional favors. Businesses, such as major airlines, have been participating in carbon reduction programs for years. Many companies, such as TerraPass, are encouraging participation from every […]
Studio Julie was recently honored by Google as a “Favorite Place on Google!” Studio Julie Photography is one of the most popular businesses. This means, and I quote from Google, that they are one of less than 250,000 businesses in the U.S. to receive this recognition; that’s less than 1% of all U.S. businesses!! They […]
Othello Molineaux, one of our steel pan players, was recently inducted into the South Florida Jazz Hall of Fame! He was one of six individuals inducted into this prestigious Hall of Fame in a ceremony on June 4th! To listen to some of his music, click here. Congratulations Othello!!
If you are not following Swankey Events on Facebook or Twitter, here is just a small sample of what you are missing. Technology has made it quite possible to bring you along to all of Swankey’s events. Here are some behind the scenes look from the point of view of an event planner. Marie-Pierre of […]
Heather Carruthers posted this video and makes valid points: The tragic, devastating BP oil spill that is damaging parts of the Gulf Coast has not impacted the environment of the Florida Keys. The economic impact is being felt nonetheless, as erroneous assumptions that the Keys have been struck abound. Scientific predictions are that, if any […]
When one thinks of flying and airports these days they probably do not think fun, convenient and easy. Well, we are happy to report that The Swankey Team had such a great experience while flying to and from St. Pete on SeaCoast Airlines that we have designed packages so you can experience the same. From […]