Shows — May 30, 2011 at 7:27 pm

The Toy Fair 2011

The Toy Fair 2011
The Toy Fair 2011
BY JACK HERBERT

HUNDREDS OF THOUSANDS of toys have just left New York City for further green venues.

They were here, all of them, at the mile-long Javits Center, for four full days, every single toy on exhibit. It was the yearly Toy Fair event, sponsored by the toy manufacturers of the world. The only downside to all of this activity—for us—is that all the toys displayed are brand new.

I’ve just come from the Fair as I write this, exhausted from tramping about five miles of corridors on two and half levels. But what a fantastic scene all this exuberance is—equivalent to, let’s say, ten Chicago Toy Shows, or at least eight Allentown Toy shows of ours.

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