Holiday gift guide 2009
A dozen independent NYC retailers choose their best bets for this year's holiday season.
Sun Nov 15 2009
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).