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Announcing New York’s 2012 Totally Awesome Award Winners

We are so thrilled to announce the winners of Red Tricycle’s 2012 Totally Awesome Awards. All of us at Red Tricycle want to extend a heartfelt thank you to all of the winners, nominees and especially, to all 206,648 of you who took the time to nominate and vote for your favorite businesses from the most amazing art class to the most entertaining museums. Without further ado, here are New York’s 2012 Totally Awesome Award Winners:

A+ Schools & Preschool Programs: The Co-op School

Amazing Art Classes: Zshuk Art Initiative

Awesomest Toy & Book Stores: Play Kids

Best Eats: The Burger Garage

Best Liked Hikes: Central Park

Best Mom-Run Businesses: Little Maestros

Best Parent Education Programs: Birth Day Presence

Coolest Camps for Kids: Camp Henry

Coolest Cold Treats: Big Gay Ice Cream

Coolest Indoor Playspaces: Apple Seeds

Coziest Camp Sites: Malouf’s Mountain Sunset Campgrounds

Easiest Drop-Off Childcare: NYC Explorers: The Learning Garden

Easy Language Classes: Lango

Fiercest Mom Fitness Programs: Yoga for Two

Friendliest Family Photographer: Michael Jurick Photography

Great Groups for Moms & Dads: Big City Moms

Greatest Birthday Party Spots: Make Meaning

Greatest Escapes & Getaways: Bear Mountain State Park

Happiest Dentist Offices: Gramercy Kids Dental

Helpful Childcare Agencies: SmartSitting

Hippest Kids Stores: Boutique for Children

Hottest Coffee Meets: Ms. Dahlia’s Cafe

Magical Music Classes: Apple Seeds

Most Entertaining Museums: Ripley’s Believe It or Not!

Most-Loved Midwives & Doulas: Labour of Love Doula Services

Peak Performing Arts Classes: Downtown Dance Factory

Plushest Baby & Maternity Shops: Boing Boing

Prettiest Parks & Playgrounds: Hippo Playground in Riverside Park

Sensational Resale Stores: Monk’s Trunk

Stellar Sports Classes: Karma Kids Yoga

Sweetest Sweet Shops: Black Hound New York

New York Events

KidAround! at the South Street Seaport

South Street Seaport ( map )Jul 25 at 2 p.m.

Thunderbird American Indian Mid-Summer Pow Wow

Floral Park ( map )Jul 25 at 12 p.m.

Kamishibai Japanese Paper Theater for Kids

Long Island City ( map )Jul 26 at 12:30 p.m.

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