2021: Manhattan Voted Forbidden Planet Best Hobby Store!
(212) 473-1576 – www.fpnyc.com
Known to toy, hobby and collectible buffs throughout the country, Forbidden Planet NYC, located at 832 Broadway, has been a NYC fixture since 1981 and is widely regarded as the only place to go for superhero comics like Spiderman, Batman and Captain America; horror novels, science fiction, toys and associated collectibles that are in-stock and available for fast delivery anywhere in the country. Looking for a rare marvel comic, Star Wars action figure, graphic novel or hard-to-find video game? Forbidden Planet is a convenient, one-stop shopping hobby store which also stocks tons of anime, cosplay accessories, rare mugs and t-shirts. Aquaman and Harley Quinn await, so don’t delay.
2021: Manhattan Voted Michaels (National) Best Hobby Store!
808 Columbus Ave
(212) 865-0813 – http://www.locations.michaels.com
During quarantine everyone was looking for creative ways to keep themselves and their families busy. Michaels is the best place for all hobbyist because of its large selection of products. The craft store sells everything from paint supplies to candle making kits. There is truly something for everyone, no matter what age. If you are looking to get your kids into something new, then Michaels has craft basics sets that give kids a chance to try new things without splurging on all of the supplies in case they don’t like it. Not only does Michaels sell the supplies for your favorite hobby, but it also has great storage options, so your craft room won’t look like it was hit by a mini tornado.
2020: Manhattan Voted Blick Art Materials Best Hobby Store!
Blick Art Materials
650 6th Ave
(212) 524-9611 – www.dickblick.com
Trying out a new hobby in the arts? Look no further. Blick Art Materials has everything you need to kickstart your next arts and crafts project. From inks and paints to canvas and framing materials, there is a variety of options to choose from. They even have what you need to try out sculpting, printmaking, bookmaking, plus another fiber and textile-related crafts, so if you can’t decide what to start with, you can try it all. Can’t make it to the store? No problem. Blick Art Materials’ online shop makes it easy to find the materials you need at a reasonable price.