7 “Cool Dad” Things to Do This Weekend

Father’s Day is this weekend, and we can’t ignore one obvious fact: Moms are so much easier to shop for. With stores pushing handyman products and fishing gear in your face, it’s frustrating because hey, not all fathers are into repairing stuff or sitting on a boat all day holding a still rod. Some dads are, well, cool.

The rest of this article was published online in the Broward New Times and can be found here:

http://blogs.browardpalmbeach.com/countygrind/2014/06/7_cool_dad_things_to_do_this_weekend_fort_lauderdale_west_palm_beach.php

 

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Fort Lauderdale Hukilau Says Its Final Aloha with “the Hukilau to End All Hukilaus”

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Image courtesy of Monica McGivern

One of the important life lessons, a cliché that’s oh-so-true, is that all good things must come to an end. Things that bring us delight and wonderment diminish all too quickly — like boy bands, Twinkies, or fanny packs. Just yesterday, though, a treasured Fort Lauderdale tradition announced it is soon to also become a thing of the past. Hukilau, a four-day Tiki fest that celebrates Polynesian pop culture will bid “aloha” as it celebrates its final run this June.

The rest of this article was published online in the Broward New Times and can be found here:

http://blogs.browardpalmbeach.com/countygrind/2014/01/fort_lauderdale_hukilau_says_final_aloha_end.php