Red Carpet Kids goes mobile
We were floored when Red Carpet Kids opened last year. And now the over-the-top birthday party organizers are bringing their faux-celebrity experience anywhere you wish. Their new "Mobile Production" parties for childre…
Naaya by Moonlight expands into organics
We’ve been eyeing Naaya by Moonlight’s bohemian-chic cotton quilts since they first launched a few months back. And now we’re thrilled to see that New York-based founder Chaandni Singh has introduced an organic line of …
Gifts with local flavor

To honor those tough little buggers growing up as native New Yorkers, we’ve put together a For the NYC Baby Pinterest board, full of great gift ideas.

Red Carpet Kids does over-the-top movie parties

It’s a bit unusual for us to feature something meant for kids ages 5 and up, but this is one idea worth bookmarking. Red Carpet Kids is, quite simply, the best birthday party concept we’ve seen.

Clafoutis caters to moms in birthday mode

In a perfect world, moms wouldn’t judge other moms on their kids’ birthday parties. But since that day will likely never come, we’re excited about a new resource that will appeal to outsourcers, DIYers, ove…

The Land of Nod is heading to SoHo

Starting November 2nd, The Land of Nod is briefly taking over the storefront at 136 Prince Street, to stage a holiday toy shop—the retailer’s first-ever New York presence.

Hiho Batik opens in Park Slope

Brooklyn snubbers may finally have to cross the bridge for this one: Hiho Batik has hung a shingle in Park Slope.

A new babysitting service for private events

It’s not easy to host a rockin’ adult party with kids underfoot. But that doesn’t stop people from trying. To help the cause, babysitting service Lucky Lil’ Darlings has introduced an interesting (if pricey…

Three new pros hit the NYC birthday scene

Considering the never-ending quest for original birthday ideas in this town, we’re delighted to spill the beans about three newish vendors serving the pint-size party scene.

Unexpected spots to throw a toddler birthday bash

New York has no shortage of birthday party venues. But some of the best are way overplayed. So we asked a few experts in the kid-party biz to tell us about their favorite under-the-radar spots to host a bir…

Yoga parties are the new puppet show

Toddler yoga has just about hit the mainstream—in New York, anyway. So it makes sense that yoga-themed birthday parties have emerged as the new “it” celebration for 2012.

New York-centric gift ideas for babies

Considering we live in one of the most stylish cities in the world, it’s surprisingly difficult to find NYC-themed baby gifts that aren’t cheesy. But we’ve bookmarked five cool presents that give a Big Appl…

Popbar’s new birthday party offering

Gelato on a stick. Wish we’d thought of that one. Popbar has created quite a stir since it opened last year. And now, the brilliant little treat shop is catering to the birthday party crowd with its cool ne…

Melissa & Doug’s new holiday pop-up shop

The holidays have come a little early for Melissa & Doug fans. Last week, a pop-up shop opened inside Jam Paper’s UES store . . . .

Ladurée opens in NYC

New Yorkers tend to love the French or hate the French. But one thing on which most of us can agree: macarons are yummy. Like really yummy. So we’re psyched about the UES opening of Ladurée . . .