For adults, Toys "R" Us can be an alarming place. It's a bit too bright--that damn Barbie aisle can make people go blind--and insanely chaotic, especially during the yearly holiday toy crazes. (Although it can be somewhat amusing to watch two soccer moms flight over something as silly as a Tickle Me Elmo.) And no matter what the situation, mascots posing as mutant, talking giraffes are never fun. But for kids, Toys "R" Us is heaven on Earth. Under one roof, tots can find everything they want in terms of material goods. Like that jingle says, "From bikes to trains to video games, it's the biggest toy store there is!" Now, if we could just get that jingle out of our heads ...
2. Yikes!, 2930 E. Broadway Blvd.
3. Mrs. Tiggy Winkles, 4811 E. Grant Road