• Tiny doll house New york
  • On a quiet block on 78th Street in Yorkville on the Upper East Side, Tiny Dollhouse is a miniature hobbyist’s dream. In business for over 20 years, this relaxed hobby shop has been a destination for children, architects, and adult collectors alike, with no other store like it in the city. Choose from elaborate dollhouses built by the owner, Leslie Edelman, a dollhouse enthusiast himself, and miniature furnishings (from Victorian to modern) and… More info
    314 East 78th St, Manhattan, New York, NY 10075
  • Playing mantis New york
  • Imagine a toy store where the toys all have a voice and like to share their stories of where they come from and who made them. Imelda McCain, the woman behind Playing Mantis, selects the toys for her store on the basis that their stories are pleasant to hear. She chooses items that are produced in an eco-friendly manner by small businesses all over the world. Hence, you can find carved wooden tree puzzles made by a school teacher in Hungary to… More info
    32 North Moore St, Manhattan, New York, NY 10013
  • Sweet william New york
  • You won’t find hot-pink sparkles or cartoon logos at Sweet William, a children’s clothing store committed to smaller, socially responsible clothing labels. Sweet WIlliam is stocked instead with unique and sophisticated pieces from local and European designers. Aimed for children ages 0-8, founder and Irish national Bronagh Staley has it right – independent, environmentally and ethically minded labels, and plenty of organic fibers that are soft to… More info
    85 Kenmare St, Manhattan, New York, NY 10012
  • Yoya New york
  • When Yoya co-owners Cristina Villegas-Boujnah and Gena Gerbier had their first children in 2002, they found there weren't any children's stores that shared the same comfortable, aesthetic atmosphere you might find at an adult's clothing store. Furthermore, kids' shops didn't even think to allow room for strollers! So, in 2004 the women opened Yoya, a store dedicated to cool toys and designer gadgets that the whole family can enjoy. The store… More info
    605 Hudson St, Manhattan, New York, NY 10014
  • Bu and the duck New york
  • After two decades in China, Susan Lane returned home to find American children spoiled, impolite, and worst of all, poorly dressed. So she did something about it and opened her shop, Bu & The Duck and has been supplying children in Tribeca with her own line of children's wear and toys. The heirloom quality knit dolls and adorable vintage-looking kids clothing and shoes may be 1930s inspired, but there is nothing depressing about their effortless… More info
    106 Franklin St, Manhattan, New York, NY 10013
  • Babesta cribz New york
  • Once upon a time, cool baby clothes were hard to come by. But riding that first wave of nifty toddler duds, Babesta introduced parents to trendy children’s wear that celebrates their uniqueness and unbridled joy. There’s nothing wrong with dressing like Little Lord Fauntleroy one day, but how about mixing it up with an “I Believe in Snuffleupagus” T-shirt or a Sgt. Pepper-inspired fleece jacket? Babesta’s clothing, hats, shoes, and accessories… More info
    56 Warren St, Manhattan, New York, NY 10013
  • Forbidden planet New york
  • Open since 1981 and in its current location since 1996, Forbidden Planet, named for the 1950s sci-fi film, is still keeping it cool by providing New Yorkers with one of the largest and most cutting-edge selections of comics, graphic novels, collectible toys, and ‘zines out today. A journey through the store is a bit like a trip through a brightly colored kaleidoscope packed to the gills with sci-fi novels, star-wars collectibles, and comic books… More info
    832 Broadway, Manhattan, New York, NY 10013
  • Midtown comics New york
  • With more than 500,000 comics in stock and a collection that encompasses everything from Japanese manga to the latest graphic novels, even obsessive fans will recognize that Midtown Comics is a mecca for ink lovers everywhere. The lively shop also proudly houses an incredible archive of back issues that is always expanding and changing. And the fun doesn’t stop there. Customers who venture to the second floor will set their sights upon character… More info
    200 West 40th St, Manhattan, New York, NY 10018
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