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Best Toys
Terra Toys
" the latest Tinseltown blockbusters or TV toons, either. Terra Toys trades in playthings that have delighted kids for..."

Sept. 3, 2010 Best of Austin Feature

Best Toys
TIE: Terra Toys; Toy Joy
"...Terra Toys and Toy Joy have their subtle differences. Terra..."

Oct. 14, 2011 Best of Austin Feature

Best Toys
Terra Toys
"...Terra Toys offers up the best curated selection of playthings..."

Sept. 11, 2015 Best of Austin Feature

Best Toys
Terra Toys
"...The selection at Terra Toys is an encyclopedic wonderland of childhood: action figures,..."

Nov. 9, 2012 Best of Austin Feature

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..."

Oct. 14, 2005 Best of Austin Feature

Best Toys
Terra Toys
" get your favorite science-princess-horse-obsessed-future-veterinarian nephew or truck-wielding-book-learnin'-future-Pulitzer-prize-winner niece? Terra Toys is obviously a good place to find the..."

Sept. 12, 2014 Best of Austin Feature

Best Toys
Terra Toys
"...dreams and you have a good idea of what Terra Toys is working with. From floor to ceiling, this..."

Sept. 13, 2013 Best of Austin Feature

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..."

Sept. 4, 2009 Best of Austin Feature

Best Toys
Terra Toys
"...Good luck tearing your child (or yourself) away from Terra Toys. Once inside the expansive, well-organized store, there's not..."

Oct. 17, 2008 Best of Austin Feature

Best Toys
Terra Toys
"...Caution! This Terra is an endless and exciting toy amusement park, where..."

Oct. 12, 2007 Best of Austin Feature

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..."

Sept. 13, 1996 Best of Austin Feature

Toy Store
Terra Toys
"...available in abundance in Austin. I bought him at Terra Toys and it is the place I visit when..."

Nov. 8, 2019 Best of Austin Feature

Best Toy Store
Terra Toys
"...“Terra Toys has the most knowledgeable staff on all things..."

Nov. 3, 2017 Best of Austin Feature

Best Old-Fashioned Fun
Terra Toys
"...CDs. In a tradition that channels the mythical Mayberry, Terra Toys offers a simpler diversion: a good, old-fashioned scavenger..."

Sept. 26, 2003 Best of Austin Feature

Best Model For Light Rail
Terra Toys
"...Left of the dollhouses, about knee-level for most grown-ups, Terra Toys provides two mini-railroads -- one Brio, one Thomas..."

Sept. 13, 1996 Best of Austin Feature

Best Toy Store
Terra Toys
"...Their wide selection of toys for boys and girls of all ages is dizzying...."

Nov. 11, 2016 Best of Austin Feature

Best Toy Store For Kids
Terra Toys
" and trying out dozens of familiar and exotic toys you'd like to buy for yourself someday. Since they..."

Sept. 25, 1998 Best of Austin Feature

Best Toy Store For Kids
Toys R Us
"...It was neck and neck with Terra Toys, but Geoffrey's neck is longer...."

Sept. 26, 1997 Best of Austin Feature

Best Place To Buy Presents For Children
Terra Toys
"...Outstanding selection of challenging innovative toys as well as the more usual models such as..."

Oct. 2, 1992 Best of Austin Feature

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
"...TERRA TOYS "Pardon me, sir, but do you have any..."

May 5, 2000 Features Feature

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

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

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

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

Toy Store
Toy Joy
"...Finalists: Lions & Tigers & Toys, Over the Rainbow, Terra Toys..."

Nov. 2, 2018 Best of Austin Feature

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