Expect happy murmurs from the adults as they stroll the aisles of the Big Kid Collectable Toy Mall & Retro Store
Neighborhood: Sherman Oaks
An old-fashioned merry-go-round graces this family destination, which carries hundreds of craft and activity kits, such as Best Friend Pet Bowls (paint a set for your pooch).
For a return to the basics for games and toys, consider Landis’ Labyrinth
Ditch the windup R2-D2. At the online store Robotoys.com, based in Van Nuys, the automatons and programmable pets are packed with 32-bit microprocessors and solar-powered batteries…