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Gregg Fleishman

3850 Main St., Los Angeles, CA, 90232

310-202-6108

Best known for his sculptural furniture, Culver City artist and architect Gregg Fleishman also makes modular structures perfect for the backyard…

Website: http://greggfleishman.com

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Gwendolyn and the Good Time Gang

P.O. Box 931, Los Angeles, CA, 91024

You’d think you were at a Stones concert, except the screaming girls are four and the heartthrob at center stage is wearing pigtails and kneesocks….

Website: http://www.gwendolynandthegoodtimegang.com/

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Hammer Museum Bookstore

10899 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles, CA, 90024

310-443-7063

Your feet hurt and the kids are cranky, but stop by the Hammer Museum Bookstore anyway after an afternoon in the galleries…

Website: http://www.hammer.ucla.edu

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Hollywood Magic

6614 Hollywood Blvd., Los Angeles, CA, 90028

323-464-5610

It’s nice to know that if we are ever in the market for a $750 guillotine, Louis St. Pierre Jr. has one in stock…

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IDEAS Studio

16650 Marquez Ave., Los Angeles, CA, 90272

310-573-7190

Future mad scientists and space explorers hot-wire potatoes and build their own rockets at the IDEAS Studio, a learning center founded by a former NASA physicist and a movie production designer…

Website: http://theideastudio.com

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Japan Arcade

333 S. Alameda St., Los Angeles, CA, 90013

213-625-1486

Love video games but hate all the “Rated M for Mature” carnage? At Japan Arcade in Little Tokyo, combatants can trade in their Uzis and AK-47s for drum kits and electric guitars…

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John Buckner

Los Angeles, CA

818-613-2524

If you’ve ever been to the Hollywood Farmers Market, you’ve seen John Buckner…

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Kaya Couture

464 S. Robertson Blvd., Los Angeles, CA, 90048

310-275-5516

With its cheap fabrics and fussy details, special-occasion clothing for little girls can be the opposite of elegant. Not so at Kaya Couture…

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Kid’s Land U.S.A

3807 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles, CA, 90010

213-487-9090

There’s a global village inside Kid’s Land U.S.A…

Website: http://www.kidslandusa.com/

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Kid’s Land U.S.A.

3807 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles, CA, 90010

There’s a global village inside Kid’s Land U.S.A. …

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Kid’s Land U.S.A.

3807 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles, CA, 90010

213-487-9090

There’s a global village inside Kid’s Land U.S.A. Along with bedroom furniture and toys…

Website: http://www.kidslandusa.com

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Munchies

8859 W. Pico Blvd, Los Angeles, CA, 90035

310-777-0221

Unless you’ve spent time on a kibbutz, you’ve probably never seen most of the kosher confections at Munchies…

Website: http://www.lamunchies.com

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Piccolo Chef

12120 Wagner St., Los Angeles, CA, 90230

310-295-4208

Classes are small (ten students max), and children as young as three can enroll, though parent participation is required for those aged three to five…

Website: http://piccolochef.com

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Pookie

1740 Ocean Park Blvd., Los Angeles, CA, 90405

310-450-6593

Beyond the cookie-cutter realms of chain stores and the high prices of the more discerning boutiques is Pookie…

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Pump Station

2415 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles, CA, 90403

310-998-1981

Breast-feeding seems simple: Take a newborn, add boob, and dinner is served. But reality has a way of intruding…

Website: http://pumpstation.com

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Pump Station & Nurtury

2415 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA, 90403

310-998-1981

The Pump Station & Nurtury is known for its breast-feeding educational services. But the accompanying shops are tidy, well-organized places to score some new duds…

Website: http://www.pumpstation.com

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Pumpkinheads

11640 San Vicente Blvd., Los Angeles, CA, 90049

310-207-6760

It wouldn’t be L.A. without Dolce & Gabbana, Judith Lacroix, and designer underwear for kids…

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Right Bank Babies

 Available at Nordstrom, The Grove, 189 The Grove Dr., Los Angeles, CA, 90036

323-930-2230

With pantaloons, pinafores, and capelets in its line, Right Bank Babies sounds like a posh European label…

Website: http://www.rightbankbabies.com/

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