Three observations about FAO Schwartz

Last weekend, I took the dynamic duo to NYC. It was wonderful. The lights. The people. Ice skating.  The Steelers beat the Patriots. I digress. 

One of the highlights from the Big Apple was a visit to the famous toy store, FAO Schwartz.

It was magical. Crowded.  But magical.  Here is what made it so special.

  1. The people were excellent. They didn’t just have toys. They had people playing with toys and interacting with the customers. There was a fun game of remote control bumper cars. The salesman looked at Briggs, and said…”I think you can beat your old man.” Well, a challenge is a challenge. Five minutes later, Briggs had beaten me. And we purchased the toy.


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