Whether you're shopping for birthday, holiday, or just-because presents, nothing beats browsing the toy selection at your local mom-and-pop toy store. Here, a list of independent toy stores in the NY metro area.
Magnolia Lake Clothing is a new online children's clothing company that hand sews clothes out of vintage fabrics. The clothing company offers regular sizes up to size 8, as well as custom sizing.
Each of these made-in-NYC kids' gifts is sure to thrill the recipient while you support local artisans and commerce--so go ahead, go shopping and show your city pride!
Deciding that you're going to organize your family life is one hurdle to get over. So here are 10 tips and tools to make it easier to organize your life and get a clutter-free home.
Stumped for what to get that soon-to-be high school grad you adore? We rounded up a unique collection of personal, practical, perfect presents.
End-of-eighth-graders are not exactly easy to buy for. And you're invited to a middle school graduation party. No worries. We sussed out ideal gifts, whether you want to spend a little or a lot.
Is a special child graduating from elementary school this month? Whether it's your own child, a favorite niece or nephew, or that sweet kid who lives next door, we've got the perfect present.
It's the end of the school year, and you know what that means...a gift for the teacher! No need to resort to a gift card with these unique gold-star finds.
Gear up for your family's getaway with our sunny, smart finds. Whether you're headed to the beach, going on a road trip to grandma's, or anywhere in between, we've got the goods to make it a little more fun.
We've found the greatest Father's Day gift ideas—no matter who you're buying for, from grandfathers and uncles to dads of toddlers to teens. No more last-minute guessing this year!
The Brookland Fairies, a children's birthday party planning company based in Manhattan, will release the first book in its new fairy tale series. The book by a local author aims to get kids to believe in magical thinking.
The Haute Spot, a high-end consignment store, recently opened in Greenwich. The store offers brands such as J. Crew, Ralph Lauren, and Lilly Pulitzer for lower prices.
These Brooklyn baby stores, from Park Slope to Carroll Gardens, and Williamsburg to Fort Greene, are stocked with chic baby gear to help you find the perfect gift for a baby on the way, or the newest arrival in your life.
Shop these baby gift stores in Queens, from Astoria to Sunnyside, and even Jamaica, and find unique gifts for babies, toddlers, and kids.
Looking to buy baby clothes for a newborn? Shopping for baby toys and accessories? This list shows you where to buy the best baby gifts on Long Island, in Nassau County and Suffolk County.
We've found the greatest Mother's Day gift ideas this year—no matter who you're buying for, from grandmothers and aunts to your stylish sister and sentimental bestie. Don't forget to drop a hint for yourself!
Carmelo Piazza, aka Carmelo the Science Fellow, recently published a book full of DIY, at-home science experiments that are fun and inexpensive. The book aims to get kids to love science.
Our five favorite STEM toys for kids that will spark their creativity and foster science, technology, engineering, and math skills. Plus, they're just plain fun!
Looking for an original gift for a special little person in your life? Look no further than those amazing NYC cultural hubs -- the museums! Here, our friends over at ThoughtGallery.org present a gift guide featuring presents for future engineers, vintage kids, aspiring artists, and wee New Yorkers.
With the holidays upon us, fashion is certainly on our minds, from Christmas and Hanukkah parties to New Years Eve celebrations. Here, a few ideas for comfy and chic holiday outfits for boys and girls.
Brandon Stanton, the creator and photographer behind the popular blog Humans of New York, recently released "Little Humans," a children's photo storybook.
Audrey Kinsman, mom of four, recently launched "Switchcrafted: The Story of the Switch Witches of Halloween", a book that encourages kids to trade in their Halloween candy for a new toy or other treat.
Stacey Fauci, owner of Runnin' Wild Kids Shoes, recently opened an independent toy store in Carroll Gardens: Runnin' Wild Toys. The toy store in Brooklyn offers brands such as Lego and Pokémon, and offers music and art classes.