Entries by Imelda McCain

The Journal News – Toy Stores

Playing Mantis toy stores sell simple, handmade toys that promote an interest in the global community. Heather Salerno hsalerno@lohud.com Walk into Nyack’s Playing Mantis toy store, and you get an immediate feeling of Zen. That’s not a feeling associated with big-box retailers, which are dominated by aisles of manufactured plastic playthings that honk, beep, flash, […]

The Hook Magazine

“Imelda McCain can’t help but restore your faith in humanity. Her worldview is local in nature and global by design… her simple, unwavering desire to make it all work to everyone’s benefit is as egalitarian and humble as it is inspired.”

Nature and Nurture

NEARBY By Lauren m. Rush Imelda McCain was a nurse for 15 years, but she always thought about opening her own business. The birth of her 7 year-old son, Lucas, however, has had a tremendous influence on the direction of that business. “When Lucas was born, everything changed,” she say. “I look at the world […]