Metro Minis821 Park Avenue (between 75th St & 76th St) , New York, NY 10021
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HOURS: Monday 11 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Tuesday 11 a.m. -7 p.m.
Wednesday - Friday 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Saturday 12-5 p.m.
NEIGHBORHOOD: Upper East Side, Manhattan
CATEGORIES: childcare accessories, kids clothing
Self proclaimed “premier resource for hip natural parenting,” Metro Minis’ well informed staff sets it apart from other baby stores. Offering classes for new parents, many employees are certified and licensed Babywearing Educators. The specialize in organic baby carriers and slings, and carry all sorts of green products, from cloth diapers to eco-friendly lunch containers. They even have a Charlie’s Soap refill station, just bring in your empty containers to save money and the planet!
READER REVIEWS (2)
Who knew one could be so knowledgeable about baby carriers? Went her to pick-up a last minute shower gift, and was pleasantly surprised to find a really nice saleswoman who was willing to help and make fabulous/affordable suggestions.
I have to agree, this place is so surprising! I was in there just a few weeks ago and they had just received a bunch of new stuff. I was looking for a gift for a friend who just gave birth. The woman who was helping was very knowledgeable about the products, where they came from, how they were made ect. Turns out she was an owner, it was a really nice touch. She really seemed to care about helping me find the perfect gift. I got a USA made toy, that was really hip, and a cute doll made in Germany. She suggested several items that were within my price range and fit my ‘restrictions’ of organic and eco-friendly.
I asked for more of their info and gave it to my girlfriend too. She has since been there and was raving about the class she attended and the staff. I was so surprised to find a store like this in the city. I will be back to buy more gifts for friends and a carrier and diapers for myself!
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