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After a Fashion
Wanna know a 'Chronicle' secret? It runs in the family: Margaret Moser spends a lot of energy fantasizing being able to recast all the roles in 'Grease.' In this issue, Brother Stephen has some epiphanies over the possibilities of a modern remake of 'Valley of the Dolls'!
"...Hairy Situations is moving into part of the old Terra Toys space, and Kid Genius, a local toy store,..."

Aug. 13, 2004 Column by Stephen MacMillan Moser

2000 Kids Summer Fun Guide
Listings
"...TERRA TOYS "Pardon me, sir, but do you have any..."

May 5, 2000 Features Feature

Kids
"...Toy StoreTerra Toys..."

Sept. 24, 1999 Best of Austin Feature

Think Interstellarly; Costume Locally
"...Terra Toys In addition to toys (which make great costume..."

May 15, 2015 Features Feature by Kate X Messer

Saving South Congress - for Whom?
This weekend's street fest raises questions about the future of the Southside's main drag
"...Terra Toys owner Romalda Allsup also cited inflated rent demands..."

Sept. 3, 2004 News Feature by Daniel Mottola

Food-o-File
Osteria Amerigo's on hold, while 7's expanding
"...moves up the block into the building vacated by Terra Toys. The expansion will allow them to create a..."

June 18, 2004 Food Column by Virginia B. Wood

Say Hello to Kitty
Join Austin writer Anna Hanks in her desperate search for the "Hello Kitty" hotline.
"...found in specialty stores (such as Toy Joy and Terra Toys here in Austin), mass retailer Target now carries..."

Nov. 5, 1999 Features Feature by Anna Hanks

Exhibitionism
Mexican Traditional Toys and Miniatures: a Desire to Play
"...How should you approach an exhibition of toys? Playfully. Both audience and presenter should suspend at least..."

May 9, 1997 Arts Review

Polishing Elephants
On Finishing a Dance
"...motif. I was thinking, Where did he get that? Terra Toys, he said, so I went to Terra Toys,..."

April 28, 1995 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Kiddie Spree
Local curmudgeon and Style Avatar Stephen Moser takes a gaggle of tykes on the shopping trail. O-mi-god.
"...a quiet corner, marveling at how many of these toys I remembered from my own childhood, and my attention..."

Dec. 15, 2000 News Feature by Stephen MacMillan Moser

30 Years of “Best of Austin”
Some of the stories behind 10,484 awards
"...Planet K, Precision Camera & Video, Strait Music Co., Terra Toys, Toy Joy, University Co-op, Waterloo Records..."

Nov. 8, 2019 Features Feature by Nick Barbaro

Shopping Guide: Vote With Your Wallet
Bain Capital's surprising influence, plus Small Business Saturday
"...• Toys "R" Us: The little tykes won't like your cutting..."

Nov. 22, 2012 Design Post by Monica Riese

After a Fashion
The Style Avatar digs into the subatomic particles of the Atomic Cafe Fashion show and goes on a "Bender"…
"...charm of the simple -- and these simple little toys are charming and readily available in Austin. Called Benders,..."

Oct. 27, 2000 Column by Stephen MacMillan Moser

Readers: Kids
"...Terra Toys (5)Best Toy Store for Kids, 1990-91, 1996 (tie),..."

Sept. 24, 1999 Best of Austin Feature

Kids
"...Terra Toys (7)..."

Sept. 24, 1999 Best of Austin Feature

The Making of an Endorsement
"...TEARS OF JOY HOT SAUCE SHOP, TEJAS COMMUNICATIONS, TENSIONTAMERSTHERAPIES.COM, TERRA TOYS, TESOROS TRADING COMPANY, TEXAS PICNIC COMPANY AND BAKERY,..."

Oct. 24, 2008 News Feature

Meeker Officially Declares for Council
RG4N spokesman challenges Leffingwell.
"...the strip mall marking lot that houses Zinger Hardware, Terra Toys, and other small businesses that he believes will..."

Feb. 6, 2008 News Post by Lee Nichols

RG4N Trial: Thursday Afternoon
Both sides wrap up testimony; closing arguments tomorrow morning.
"...it. Neighborhood witnesses included Charles Edwards, the owner of Terra Toys (located across Anderson from Northcross) and Paige Hill,..."

Nov. 15, 2007 News Post by Lee Nichols

After a Fashion
Is our Stephen turning over some new leaves before the new year? What was more horrifying? Karaoke or ear-candling?
"...rosewood, mother of pearl, and even camel bone, $10-440. Terra Toys (2438 W. Anderson) is for kids and the..."

Dec. 15, 2006 Column by Stephen MacMillan Moser

Home Grown
Why Chef Louis Lambert's Palate Is a Product of his Texas Roots
"...Congress location that housed his catering business, sandwiched between Terra Toys and Texas French Bread. He's someone who clearly..."

April 26, 2002 Food Feature by Barbara Chisholm

Postmarks
Our readers talk back.
"...weren't only about music, I wrote "Live Shots" about Terra Toys and G/M Steakhouse on the Drag and Electric..."

Sept. 21, 2001 Column

Postmarks
The Clark-Madison brouhaha continues amidst tributes to Mambo John and more.
"...weren't only about music, I wrote "Live Shots" about Terra Toys and G/M Steakhouse on the Drag and Electric..."

Sept. 14, 2001 Column

After a Fashion
Always avant Austin retailer By George's new store is alight with style; starting this week, SoCo stays up late on the First Thursday of every month.
"...Jo's, Chimera, Uncommon Objects, Mi Casa, Prima Dora, Dragonsnaps, Terra Toys, Turquoise Door, Under the Sun, the San José,..."

June 1, 2001 Column by Stephen MacMillan Moser

A Life on Wheels
"..."I had about eight different jobs already: Terra Toys at Christmas, baking cookies for Magnolia [Cafe], substitute..."

May 11, 2001 Features Feature by Shadrock Roberts

Kiddie Spree
Uncle Stephen & the Children Go Holiday Shopping
"...including the Skybridge and Lifting Bridge ($50 each), at Terra Toys...."

Dec. 15, 2000 News Feature

Kiddie Spree
Uncle Stephen & the Children Go Holiday Shopping
"...ensembles (sizes 12 mos. to 8 years, $17-$58) at Terra Toys...."

Dec. 15, 2000 News Feature

Kiddie Spree
Uncle Stephen & the Children Go Holiday Shopping
"...Alice in Wonderland, and Wizard of Oz ($50-$200) at Terra Toys...."

Dec. 15, 2000 News Feature

Kiddie Spree
Uncle Stephen & the Children Go Holiday Shopping
"...Tin Robots ($6-$30) and the Robotics kit ($110) at Terra Toys...."

Dec. 15, 2000 News Feature

Postscripts
Looking at Clarke
"...On Sunday, March 15, 1pm, Terra Toys (1708 S. Congress) reads William Joyce, author of..."

March 13, 1998 Books Column by Clay Smith

Only the Tip of the Iceberg...
"...love them (the other stores are Toad Hall and Terra Toys). Nancy Podio stocks 15,000 titles for preschool through..."

Feb. 23, 1996 Books Feature

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