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Stumped for a Father’s Day gift? Try some zen.
Mother’s Day gifts have a way of encouraging Mom to relax. You know — flowers, bubble bath, maybe decadent massage therapy. And why not? Moms do the hard work in the birthing department. But Dad gifts? It’s all about tech toys and power tools for some reason. Not to mention those striped ties. This year, how […]
Tennis emerges as a winning Father’s Day sport
Tennis has grown in popularity to rival golf as a U.S. participation sport —with an estimated 60 million players apiece. One thing’s for certain though: you’ll get more of a workout on the courts. A round of Father’s Day golf may not get your heart pumping — unless of course, you make a secret $10,000 wager with […]
Memoirs seek to make Father’s Day unforgettable
Tools, tech and ties traditionally grab the Father’s Day gift headlines, but Dad still needs something to read during summer’s off-hours. (Do fathers still have off-hours?) Surprise him with a book— which he’ll ideally take as a cue to relax once in a while. It’s been an especially good year for memoirs. Dads often like […]
5 Memorial Day deals on quirky Urban Outfitters trinkets
You know those retro pillows, toys and record players your bohemian apartment-dwelling friends have in their overpriced one-bedrooms? Sure, maybe they stumbled on a few items at an NYC flea market (or their trip to Prague), but the rest came from Urban Outfitters. Join in the fun over Memorial Day weekend by scoring some of […]
Cinco de Mayo starts early. Think champagne at 8am.
America’s adopted mid spring drinking holiday returns this weekend. Cinco de Mayo’s a fun time for sure, but let’s begin with its often misunderstood origin. If nothing else, remember one thing: El Cinco de Mayo no celebra el Día de la Independencia de México. So don’t greet your fellow drinkers in the next booth with “Happy […]
Jordan Peele in the ‘Zone’ for April Fools’ Day
Tired of tying your roommate’s shoes together on April Fools’ Day? Then again, you could always opt for hand buzzers. Or you can actually drag yourself into the current millennium and watch the premieres of some fine, prank-worthy TV shows. Hidden whoopee cushions optional of course. Begin the calendar’s ultimate trickster day with “The Substitute” (Nickelodeon: […]