It’s the only day of the year that he monopolizes your time (or is it the other way around?), so entertain the man.
According to Mom, Dad doesn’t have a thing to wear. Gift him a Miami Heat-inspired tee by local brand Purple Heart, available at Sole Fly. Although not official NBA gear, the Wade County and Run Miami T-shirts have both been seen on D. Wade himself — and that’s authentic enough for us.
Agree to sit with him through one game. Then get the couch potato off the sofa, into some swim trunks, and over to Matheson Hammock Park for a low-energy, high-fun paddleboard session on the bay (rent from Paddleboard Miami via Adventure Sports; $30 for one hour).
After you’ve worked out his beer belly, treat Pops to a Texas-inspired barbecue brunch at Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden. For 35 bucks, he can stuff his face with slow-cooked beef brisket, pork ribs, catfish, and smoked bacon. For you? Yes, there’s mac ’n’ cheese.
Thank him for the fun outing with a Cuban cigar from El Credito Cigar Factory. The Little Havana shop sells Father’s Day baskets ($40-$50), complete with humidors, lighters, and ashtrays. Don’t forget to offer him a light.
Photos: Courtesy of Purple Heart
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