The riverside neighborhoods of Williamsburg and Greenpoint have fast become known as New York’s hipster haven but ask any local parent and they’ll tell you the area is packed with family friendly things to do.
Taking your kids for a hair cut (normally a total chore) just got way more fun with the opening of marine-themed, Edamama Cute Cuts & More on Williamsburg’s Union Ave.
After the initial buzz of my wife’s pregnancy subsided, more practical concerns arose. How on earth would we squeeze our new family member into our one-bedroom Williamsburg abode? Naively thinking we’d just up-size to a two-bed we drew up a basic criteria (elevator, non-sketchy neighborhood, new kitchen), but our search hit a brick wall as soon as we realized that we’d need to spend $4k or more to get what we wanted. In short far higher than the rent-stabilized place we’ve been living in for the past three years.
For day two of GIFT SOS we headed over to Williamsburg’s sweetest and most expertly curated toy pit stop, Willy’s Toy Box. Every single product (think retro “Vanilla scooters” from French toy maker Janod, and Milliwik’s brilliant Splashimals cards) has been hand-picked by husband and wife owners Raphael and Barbara – and if they ain’t wowed it […]