Need a holographic, double-weighted Pog slammer with a screen-print of Ring Lardner’s face on it? Good luck finding it anywhere but the Best Collectible & Nostalgia store on Long Island. Collectible stores protect everything we should have but didn’t protect, and we’re grateful for that. We bring you this year’s winners for Best Collectible and Nostalgia store on Long Island.
Long Islanders Voted Bobb Howard’s General Store in New Hyde Park Best Collectible & Nostalgia Store on Long Island!
1. Bobb Howard’s General Store
581 Lakeville Rd., New Hyde Park. 516-488-7996. www.bobbhowardsgeneralstore.com
Whether you’re craving pre-1920s candy such as Goldenberg’s Peanut Chews and Tootsie Rolls or seeking early toys such as Sock Monkeys and Penny Whistles, Bobb Howard’s is the one-stop shop for all the old-fashioned, good stuff. Pick a decade, Bobb Howard has the goodies from those golden moments in time. With more than 550 retro toys in stock, taking that nostalgic trip down memory lane is as easy as picking up and clanking a few Tin Clown Clickers, or swinging a Yo-Yo. Groovy!
2. Coin Galleries of Oyster Bay
90 South St., Oyster Bay. 800-784-7690. www. coingalleriesofoysterbay.com
3. Living Legends
2473 Merrick Rd., Bellmore. 516-826-4000.