You searched for:

Start over

Search for…

Narrow Search

Best Lawn Flamingo Rental 

Flamingo Surprise

Sometimes there's only one thing that can express the feelings in your heart: fifty plastic lawn flamingos, left surreptitiously on someone's lawn in the dead of night. As far as can be documented, this classic method of expression started in a Chicago suburb in 1991 when twin brothers Rick and Ralph Fazio decided to decorate the lawn of a cousin using dozens of flamingos they had stolen as teens from homes in Parma, Ohio. The next day, a passerby offered the brothers $50 to do the same for one of his friends, and a business, Flamingo Surprise, was started. Five years later, Alamedans Kerry Hargraves and Armand Sutton convinced the Fazios to teach them the business and license them the Flamingo Surprise business name. Since then, the couple has moved the business to Oakland and expanded to penguins, dinosaurs, frogs, cows, bats, and more. But, of course, nothing beats flamingos.
(Sorry, no information is currently available for other years in this same award category.)


Subscribe to this thread:

Add a comment

Anonymous and pseudonymous comments will be removed.

Most Popular Stories

© 2016 East Bay Express    All Rights Reserved
Powered by Foundation