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Maximize your fun: the 5 OTHER best toy stores in Boston!

toys at magic beans

Magic Beans is all about shopping local, and supporting independent business.  It’s your support that keep us alive and strong, and we can’t overemphasize our appreciation of your patronage. We’re very fortunate to have five stores in the Boston area in great communities, and to be recognized by Boston Magazine as Best Toy Store in Boston.  We love being the toy store of downtown Boston, as well as ... Read More »

New baby classes at Magic Beans Brookline!


Just how great is Brookline, MA? Actually, it may objectively be the best: neighborhood analyst Niche crunched some serious data and named Brookline the best suburban community in the entire COUNTRY. Brookline is famous for safe streets, gorgeous houses, great schools, and easy access to all of the fun of the city, and you’ll have a hard time finding a ... Read More »

Cambridge families: connect with local businesses, win a gift card!

One of the joys of city living is the convenience of having everything right at arm’s reach: you can walk out of your front door and find hundreds of businesses offering hundreds of options for food, entertainment, and every service you could need or imagine. Huron Village, where our Cambridge store is located, is one of the quieter nooks of ... Read More »

Stock up & save on baby gear at the Boston Drool Baby Expo on May 13!

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Ok, so you’ve gotten the good news that you’re pregnant – now what? It’s time to make a doctor’s appointment, check out your health insurance, find out your company’s maternity leave policy, get some prenatal vitamins, research the latest foods-you-should-eat and foods-you-shouldn’t eat, figure out when to tell who, check your budget, discuss parenting with your partner, start thinking about ... Read More »

Bellies, Babies & Brunch: Learn all about baby gear the fun way!


Having a baby, soon? Want to learn all about baby gear, prepping for the hospital, and more? At our Bellies, Babies & Brunch event, you can get a crash-course in important info for the expectant, while enjoying an absolutely sumptuous brunch and getting to know other parents-to-be. And you leave with a gift bag, too! Here’s how B,B&B works: Your ... Read More »

Project Nursery: Boston weekend is coming soon! Spotlight on ducduc


Leading up to our Project Nursery: Boston weekend, we’re profiling participating companies. Get to know our nursery brands, and find the furniture and accessories that are perfect for you! Sometimes, all it takes to start a company is wanting something and finding that there’s nowhere to purchase it. Philip Erdoes of ducduc explains the inspiration for the company at ... Read More »