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Best Shop for Babies and Kids

2016 BEST Baby Store

Minnow Lane

With a focus on organic, sustainable, nontoxic, ethically made goods, this eco-friendly Fishtown gem has high standards for its products. But that doesn’t limit the overflowing selection of toys and clothes for baby and pampering treats (think: aromatherapy sprays) for mom, all of which will earn you a gold star at the next baby shower.

2029 Frankford Avenue, Philadelphia, PA | 215-291-1875 | Website


2016 BEST Secret Resource for Kids' Gear

CHOP Safety Center

3401 Civic Center Boulevard, Philadelphia, PA

Baby gates. Cabinet locks. Outlet covers. And all the other gear you need to baby-proof, well, your entire life. The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia sells everything at cost, which means you can pick up a car seat for $50 or a bike helmet for $10. Here’s to totally Bubble Boy-ing your tiny cherub. Read more »

2010 BEST Shop for Babies and Kids

Oranges and Lemons

Powder Mill Square, 3828 Kennett Pike, Greenville, DE

If you can’t find something for your tot or someone else’s in this darling selection of clothing and accessories for girls and boys (up to 10 years old or so), which includes squeal-inducing tutus and mini-me Hunter rain boots, toys and books, strollers and bibs, then, you, good reader, cannot be pleased. Read more »