Grandma's Place is an uplifting oasis for children in Harlem

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Tuesday, March 12, 2024
Grandma's Place is an uplifting oasis for children in Harlem
Grandma's Place is a combination toy shop and book store that for over two decades has been a hub for families in Harlem.Grandma is owner Dawn Harris-Martine, a beloved staple of the neighborhood.

HARLEM -- Grandma's Place is a combination toy shop and book store that for over two decades has been a hub for families in Harlem.

Grandma is owner Dawn Harris-Martine, a beloved staple of the neighborhood.

The retired school teacher of 35 years stocks her toy store and literacy center with grade-level-specific curriculum and workbooks and critical-thinking games.

Meet her in this report from ABC's Localish.