Best of Boston

2004 Best Toy Store

Henry Bear’s Park

The best toy stores have irresistible playthings and eye-popping colors, which is why Henry Bear’s Park in Cambridge is our winner. From dress-up dolls to Go Fish!, this educational outlet has an impressive slew of books including ones by local authors who pop in for the Saturday morning reading series. Toys include blocks and stuffed animals for infants and outdoor games and science kits for toddlers and big kids up to age 12.

361 Huron Ave., Cambridge, 617-547-8424,