Fort Lauderdale Air Show, fortlauderdaleairshow.com, 321.395.3110
Viewing Area: E Sunrise Blvd. to NE 14th Ct. along Fort Lauderdale Beach. The Air Show is back in town this year, and set to fly May 7 and 8 are three jet teams: The U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds will fly alongside the Canadian Air Force Snowbirds and France’s Breitling Jet Team for an amazing aviation display over Fort Lauderdale Beach. And for the first time at a civilian air show, show-goers will witness the F-35 Lightning II Joint Strike Fighter in flight along with the P-51 Mustang for a brilliant showcase of the Air Force’s past and future technology. There aren’t many opportunities to see such a spectacle, so get out to the beach, lay back in a lounge chair and enjoy the show!
The Great Escape
Think Live Escape Games, 2635 E Oakland Park Blvd., thinkescapegames.com, 954.233.2663
Locking a group of people in a themed setting and giving them 60 minutes to escape either works out really great or really bad. This company does just that, creating live escape games for teams to learn to work together to get out of the situation. And this isn’t just your average team-building exercise – this place is ranked among the top game builders around the world, bringing a huge following from their original location in Hungary. Put your “thinkability” to the test with a session at this dynamic, interactive game spot.
Chill N Nitrogen Ice Cream, 2422 N Federal Hwy., chillnicecream.com, 305.925.7530
Ice cream is sometimes a little too, well, icy, but this chillin’ spot avoids the flaky ice pieces and ensures an ultra-creamy potion by flash-freezing their concoctions with liquid nitrogen right in front of you (so cool!). Choose your cream base (ice cream or yogurt) and pick your flavor(s) and “mix n’s” (toppings) from a periodic table to create your very own nitrogen ice cream compound (which they write out for you on your cup). So, if you order, let’s say, an ice cream-based Dulce de Leche with Brownies and Chocolate Syrup, your compound would look something like IcDlBrCy.