A unique column of finds in New York from the eyes of someone who is a “discoverer”...Rhonda Erb

For Dads and Recent Grads



Canon PowerShot N Digital Camera :



A palm sized camera that allows you to create 6 different versions of a single image, using the Creative Shot mode. It has a 2.8-inch capacitive tilt, touch panel LCD, 8x Optical Zoom, and 28 mm Wide-Angle lens. Built in Wi-Fi makes sharing your photos a breeze.

Available at: www.amazon.com , $299



I Coloniali Softening Shaving Cream with Rhubarb:



This purifying shaving cream has a refreshing scent and leaves skin feeling soft and smooth. It makes a great Father’s Day gift for Dad, but Mom might want to keep it for herself.

Available at: C. O. Bigelow Apothecary, New York, NY; Birchbox.com; icoloniali-us.com



YES-NO Cufflinks by Efva Attling :



These silver cuff links are the perfect gift for Dad, who often says “yes” when he should say “no.”

Available at www.efvaattling.com; Efva Attling Boutique, 36 Little West 12th Street, New York, NY; $360.00



Logitech Zone Touch Mouse T400 for Windows 8 :



Access your Windows 8 Start Screen with the simple touch of a button, using this wireless mouse that allows you to scroll horizontally and vertically. The streamlined shape fits comfortably in your hand and the battery lasts up to 18 months.

Available at: www.logitech.com/ $49.99

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Linksys Smart Wi-Fi Router EA6500 :



Chances are, it is time for Dad to upgrade his wireless router. This one features Linksys Smart Wi-Fi Apps to help manage the household network. The Block the Bad Stuff App provides parental control filtering, so little ones can’t access inappropriate websites.

Available at: www.store.linksys.com; $199.00



Toshiba L4300 Cloud TV Series:



This affordable range of LED backlit, 1080p HD TV’s features Toshiba’s Cloud TV media apps and services. The series is available in 32, 39, and 50-inch class screen sizes and is perfect for a first apartment.

Available at: http://www.toshibadirect.com; 32-inch, $449; 39-inch $549.00; 50-inch, $899.00



Boston Acoustics TVee 10 Soundbar :



Dad can install this slim soundbar in minutes and experience dynamic sound when he enjoys his favorite movies, TV shows, or video games. He can also use it to listen to his favorite music, by connecting it to his iPod or other music player.

Available at: www.bostonacoustics.com; $199.99



Sen NYC :



Sen Sag Harbor has been a fixture of the Hamptons’ restaurant scene for 19 years. Last November, owners Tora Matsuoka and Jeffrey Resnick opened their first New York City location, in the trendy Flatiron district, bringing their distinctive Japanese cuisine to busy Manhattanites. The menu features “classic Japanese dishes with a modern twist.” Earth tones dominate the stylish dining space. It is the perfect setting for a family dinner to honor Dad on his special day.

Sen NYC, 12 West 21st Street, New York City, Make a reservation




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