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Holiday gift guide 2009

A dozen independent NYC retailers choose their best bets for this year's holiday season.

  • Boomerang

  • We built this city

  • In the bag

  • Roll this way

  • Big rig

  • Animal farm

  • A good sport

  • Green living


Photographs: Caroline Voagen Nelson and Cinzia Reale-Castello

“I always choose toys that I would purchase for my own children,” says owner Karen Barwick. The shop is a family affair: Her lucky sons help test potential merchandise from companies like Gamewright, Jellycat, Toysmith, Kettler, Quercetti and Lego. *2 World Financial Center at Liberty St (212-786-3011, boomerangtoys.com); *119 West Broadway between Duane and Reade Sts (212-226-7650, boomerangtoys.com); *646 Forest Ave at Bement Ave, Staten Island (718-448-0873, boomerangtoys.com).

YoyaMart | Mini Jake | Enchanted | Kidding Around
Kisan Concept Store | A Time for Children | AC Gears | Boomerang
Babesta | Blue Ribbon General Store | Fred Flare | Mxyplyzyk

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