At this Kelly green, 1,100-square-foot spot with a backyard for events, whimsical housewares, novelties and whatever owner Ann Cantrell, a former product developer for Ralph Lauren and Coach, deems “best in show” crowd the shelves. Its rotating lineup is heavy on items for little ones, so spoil your nieces and nephews with adorable stuffed animals from Hazel Village and Jellycat ($13–$42), childhood classics like a Spirograph ($32) and Etch-a-Sketch ($18), and puzzles and DIY craft kids ($8–$45).
Annie's Blue Ribbon General Store
|Venue name:||Annie's Blue Ribbon General Store||Contact:|
232 Fifth Ave
|Cross street:||between Carroll and President Sts|
|Opening hours:||Mon–Sat 11am–7pm, Sun noon–6pm|
|Transport:||Subway: R to Union St|