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The Top 7 Toy Stores in Queens

The Top 7 Toy Stores in Queens

A list of our top seven favorite toy stores in Queens.

Recall Alert! Self-Balancing Scooters/Hoverboards Pose Fire Hazard

Recall Alert! Self-Balancing Scooters/Hoverboards Pose Fire Hazard

The United States Consumer Product Safety Commission has recalled a number of hoverboards because the lithium-ion battery pack which is used in the device can overheat.

LEGO Is Creating Stay-at-Home Dad and Working Mom Figures

LEGO Is Creating Stay-at-Home Dad and Working Mom Figures

The new set of LEGO minifigures were unveiled at the 67th International Toy Fair in Nurenberg, Germany.

Lego Introduces its First Disabled Figure

Lego Introduces its First Disabled Figure

Lego introduced its first ever disabled figure.

Startup Raising Money for First-Ever Self-Driving 'Smart' Stroller

Startup Raising Money for First-Ever Self-Driving 'Smart' Stroller

One company is trying to raise funds for the first-ever “smart” stroller that drives itself.

American Girl’s 2016 Girl of the Year™ Announced

American Girl’s 2016 Girl of the Year™ Announced

2016's American Girl doll, Lea Clark, is here and ready for adventure!

New York Toy Stores Share Their Top Toy Picks for the Holidays

New York Toy Stores Share Their Top Toy Picks for the Holidays

Local toy stores in New York City share their hottest toy picks for the holiday season.

Parent Coach Specializing in ADHD Releases New Book

Parent Coach Specializing in ADHD Releases New Book

Cindy Goldrich, Ed.M., ACAC, founder of PTS Coaching—a parent coaching program for parents of children with ADHD, published a book on parenting children with ADHD that was released in October.

Tea and Dollhouse Parties at Whimsies Dollhouse Shop

Tea and Dollhouse Parties at Whimsies Dollhouse Shop

Whimsies Dollhouse Shop, which offers custom dollhouses, now offers tea and dollhouse birthday parties in Greenwich.

Sterling Optical of Nanuet Under New Ownership

Sterling Optical of Nanuet Under New Ownership

Sterling Optical, which has new owners, expanded its selection of glasses options for children in Nanuet.

Mom-and-Pop Toy Stores Near You

Mom-and-Pop Toy Stores Near You

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.

New Online Retailer Sells Handmade Children’s Clothing

New Online Retailer Sells Handmade Children’s Clothing

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.

16 Unique Gifts for Kids All Made in NYC

16 Unique Gifts for Kids All Made in NYC

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!

10 Tips & Tools for Organizing Your Family Life

10 Tips & Tools for Organizing Your Family Life

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.

Amazing High School Graduation Gifts

Amazing High School Graduation Gifts

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.

Awesome Middle School Graduation Gifts

Awesome Middle School Graduation Gifts

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.

Cool Elementary School Graduation Gifts

Cool Elementary School Graduation Gifts

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.

Fun Gifts for a Favorite Teacher

Fun Gifts for a Favorite Teacher

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.

Goodies for an Easier, Healthier, Better Summer Vacation

Goodies for an Easier, Healthier, Better Summer Vacation

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.

Father's Day Gift Ideas Hand-Picked for Every Type of Dad

Father's Day Gift Ideas Hand-Picked for Every Type of Dad

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!

Kids' Party Planners Publish Fairy Tale Books

Kids' Party Planners Publish Fairy Tale Books

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.

High-End Brand Consignment Store Opens in Greenwich

High-End Brand Consignment Store Opens in Greenwich

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.

Where to Buy Baby Gifts in Brooklyn

Where to Buy Baby Gifts in Brooklyn

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.

Where to Buy Baby Gifts in Queens

Where to Buy Baby Gifts in Queens

Shop these baby gift stores in Queens, from Astoria to Sunnyside, and even Jamaica, and find unique gifts for babies, toddlers, and kids.

Where to Buy Baby Gifts on Long Island

Where to Buy Baby Gifts on Long Island

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.




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