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Hula Hoop Party Highlights

What a weekend! Thanks to everyone involved in making the 2012 Tween Party and Hula Hoop Contest the success that it was.     Here's a video of the hula hoop contest highlights, featuring some super talented young ladies that really know how to "play like a girl!" Here's a handful of our favorite photos:[gallery link="file" orderby="ID"] You can see the rest in our Facebook album. Somehow, we didn't manage to snap a pic of the DELICIOUS confectionery delights from Tribeca Treats (probably because we were mostly concerned with eating them). Instead, we've chosen a photo that best illustrates the experience of eating one of their red velvet cupcakes:   Seriously. Go get one. A special thanks to: Sarah Mlynowski,...

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Torly Kid's 4th Annual Tween Party and Hula Hoop Contest

Get ready! What began as a mere hula hoop contest has evolved into Torly Kid's most anticipated event of the year, the annual Tween Party! We're beyond excited for all of the great activities and giveaways we've got in store for kids ages 7 and up.   11 AM: Meet author Sarah Mlynowski Sarah is the author of the bestselling YA series,  Magic in Manhattan, (Bras & Broomsticks,  Frogs & French Kisses, Spells & Sleeping Bags, and Parties & Potions). She'll be reading and signing copies of her brand new book, Fairest of All, the first volume in the Whatever After series. Fairest of All will be in stores in May 2012, but if you want to get a sneak peek right now, stop by Torly Kid to pick up...

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Tape Art Workshop: Design A Tee & Tote With Screen Print Artist Ali Blank

A new year, a new craft: Join us Wednesday, January 18 at 4:00 PM for our brand new Tape Art Workshop! Designer and screen print artist Ali Blank of A Blank Expression will teach us how to make fashionable, one-of-a-kind pieces that look like screen printed styles you see in stores. Using tape and sprayable fabric ink, participants will design a t-shirt and tote bag they can wear right out the door. Kids will love the instant gratification and impressive results of this creative project. Recommended for ages 5 through 12. When: Wednesday, January 18 at 4:00 PM Where: Torly Kid, 51 Hudson St. (Click for Google Map) Cost: $25, includes one t-shirt and one tote bag per child RSVP...

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Christy Turlington "Shops Small" at Torly Kid on Small Business Saturday

[caption id="attachment_300" align="alignright" width="194" caption="(via Metro NY)"][/caption] Christy Turlington was among a handful of celebrities who helped raise awareness for Small Business Saturday by  "shopping small" on November 26. The model, director, and women's health advocate paid Torly Kid a visit and picked up some cool new items for her kids. Small Business Saturday, sponsored by American Express, is designed to encourage holiday shoppers to support independent businesses in their community during the post-Thanksgiving holiday buying frenzy. Tribeca was a featured community this year, and our friends and neighbors got to enjoy music, giveaways, and food in Duane Park in addition to the deals offered by individual local businesses. It made for a fun and busy day in Tribeca. Thank you...

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Join us for an ALEX Craft Play Day: Saturday, 11/12

We love the creative projects you can make using ALEX art sets, so we teamed up with them to have a free craft day for our shoppers. Stop in any time this Saturday, November 12 to make a lion puppet (while supplies last). No purchase necessary. Recommended for ages 3 and up.   And while we have your attention, a couple reminders: - Our candy drive is still going strong! Why not bring along your extra Halloween treats to donate and trade them in for a 10% off coupon? - Have you "liked" us on Facebook yet? Do you follow us on Twitter? It's the best way to learn about our new arrivals (like these funky, collectable nesting dolls) and...

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