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First look: Playmobil showroom at Delafield's Smiley Barn

Published Nov. 15, 2019

There are just two Playmobil showrooms in the United States and, of course, one of them is at New York's legendary toy palace FAO Schwartz, now located in Rockefeller Center. The other? At Delafield's The Smiley Barn, of course.

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Toy tips: Choosing the right last-minute holiday toy

Published Dec. 12, 2018

Don't get caught up in the hype of "Hot Toys," the "smartest" toys, the "must-have" toy or the best toy lists. All of those ideas are not necessarily the right pick unless you do you own research to make sure the toy matches three keys.

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Unique Boutique: BC Modern

Published Nov. 26, 2018

Owner Eric Lewis refers to his Walker's Point store as "a really eclectic pop-up shop" that features furniture, home goods, art, clothing, toys, knick knacks, records, stereo equipment, classic signs, holiday items and more.

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Holiday hoverboard havoc

Published Dec. 30, 2015

Even since the "Back to the Future" sequels, we've dreamed of having hoverboards. But not like this. The holiday season has been menaced - and, thanks to Twitter, very entertained - by these rolling deathtraps.

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Growing up in the golden age of action figures

Published Dec. 17, 2015

Not everything sucked when we were kids. I know this because my daughter plays with a bunch of the toys my parents saved from my childhood. As the new "Star Wars" opens this weekend, I'm reminded that we grew up in the golden age of action figures. Before video games and technology turned them into something else.

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Rev. Ron reviews "The Lego Movie"

Let's cut right to it:  Legos are AWESOME!!!  They were a major part of my childhood and still remain a permanent facet in my life as an adult.  I still have all my old sets and like bringing them out of storage every now and then to take a gander at the creations I once built and,...

Best Dog Toy EVER

Dogs love to play with toys.  Well most dogs.And most of the dogs that love to play with toys often like to fetch. Retrievers. Setters. Spaniels. Even Beagles on occasion fetch toys. Where am I going with this?Well, as the title proclaims, I am talking about the amazing Jolly Ball ...


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