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2013 › Critics › Shopping ›

Best New Playful Second Street Addition: Toy Joy

... on the corner of 29th & Guadalupe, the tiny, twisted Toy Joy has sprouted wingz and landed their Hello Kitty gear ...

2013 › Critics › Arts & Culture ›

Best Spirit of Schroeder: Michelle Schumann

... Michelle Schumann, and not just because she plays a mean toy piano (as she's shown at her annual Happy Birthday, Mr. ...

2011 › Readers › Kids ›

Best Toys: TIE: Terra Toys; Toy Joy

Terra Toys and Toy Joy have their subtle differences. Terra is more ...

2009 › Readers › Kids ›

Best Toys: TIE: Toy Joy; Terra Toys

... they'll be spellbound for hours, but sneak over to Terra Toys by yourself to stimulate your own cerebellum or to find ...

2006 › Readers › Kids ›

Best Toys: Toy Joy

... rainbows and nuns, oh my!” Behind its cheerful mural-covered walls, Toy Joy eschews movie merchandising in favor of real toys – ...

2005 › Readers › Kids ›

Best Toys: TIE: Toy Joy, Terra Toys

Our readers love both of these Austin-based toytowns! Terra Toys offers an escape from reality. Step into colorful ...

2004 › Readers › Kids ›

Best Toys: Toy Joy

Don't go to Toy Joy unless you have several hours to spare. You don't ...

2003 › Readers › Kids ›

Best Toy Store: Toy Joy

... figures!) and still more new inventory (Necco wafers! Dino slime!). Toy Joy is the perfect mix of bizarre kitsch and genuine ...

2002 › Readers › Kids ›

Best Toy Store: Toy Joy

This fun-loving, and sometimes twisted, toy store is fun-plus for kids and adults alike. With a ...

2001 › Readers › Kids ›

Best Toy Store: Toy Joy

More than a mere toy store, Toy Joy is a wall-to-wall shrine to giant rubber ...

2000 › Readers › Kids ›

Best Toy Store: Toy Joy

1999 › Critics › Kids ›

Best Place To Find Santa, The real Santa: Sharps Locksmith

... it. This guy is the real thing: white fluffy beard, joyful, smiling face, big round belly, generous helpful spirit, and a ...

1998 › Readers › Shopping ›

Best Gifts - Novelty: Toy Joy

1997 › Readers › Shopping ›

Best Gifts - Novelty: Toy Joy

1996 › Readers › Shopping ›

Best Toy Store For Grown-ups: Toy Joy

... for yourself. Forbidden Fruit tempts with a different kind of toy and joy in second place. And Sharper Image takes third.

1996 › Readers › Kids ›

Best Toy Store For Kids: TIE: Terra Toys; Toys R Us

... very David and Goliath about this. South Austin's beloved Terra Toys takes on the mammoth giraffe and makes a good show! ...

1995 › Readers › Shopping ›

Best Toy Store For Grown-ups: Toy Joy

1994 › Readers › Shopping ›

Best Toy Store For Grown-ups: Toy Joy

1993 › Readers › Shopping ›

Best Toy Store For Grown-ups: Toy Joy

1992 › Critics › Entertainment ›

Best Place to Have Fun When Trying Not to Smoke or Drink: High Time Tea Bar & Brain Gym

... tables full of every kind of board game, puzzle, mind toy, and neural synapse stretcher known to man. We rediscovered the ...

1992 › Critics › Kids ›

Best Toy Store To Go To Without A Child: Toy Joy

Everything at Toy Joy is so touchable! And wondrously accessible to people of ...