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Nurseryworks Vetro Crib Steals the Show

The Clear Winner in Fancy-Pants Cribs

Ever since your little starlet arrived on the scene, her every move has been analyzed, discussed, and documented. Poor thing. It’s like living in a fishbowl.

Or the Vetro (that’s “glass” in Italiano) from Nurseryworks. Save for a few stainless steel screws, the crib is 100 percent acrylic, which means that baby has a transparent place to chill while her biggest fans keep watch.

Nurseryworks declares it a piece of art that’s the perfect complement to the modern home. And we agree. The showstopping sleeper is paparazzi worthy in every way — from its mod design to its fancy-pants price (we’re talking four figures).

On the off chance your housekeeper and stylist are both on vacay, there’s no need to fret: The high-grade plastic is smudge resistant.

Making it a low-maintenance addition to your home. Clearly.

Available for preorder online at giggle.com, $3,500. For more information, go to nurseryworks.com.

this week in boston!

SHOP
BabyKoo

What: Find an expertly edited selection of ecofriendly clothing, gear, and furniture at the new boutique.
Why: Send her off to camp with an animal-emblazoned lunch box.
When: Tues., Wed., Fri. & Sat., 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Thurs., 10 a.m.-7 p.m.
Where: 188 Needham St., Newton (617-467-5860).

STRETCH
Let’s Move Outside Family Fitness Day

What: Hitch a ferry to Georges or Spectacle Island for kite flying, hiking, and other outdoorsy fun.
Why: Your little city slicker could use a getaway.
When: Sat., 10:30 a.m.-3 p.m.
Where: Depart from Boston Harbor Islands Pavilion, 191 W. Atlantic Ave. (617-223-8666). Ferry tickets online at bostonharborislands.org. Adults and children 12 and up, $14; children 3-11, $8; under 3, free.

STAY
Go Wild with Zookeeper

What: While the film is in theaters, book Hotel Commonwealth’s package that includes a deluxe suite and tickets to the Franklin Park Zoo.
Why: Kiddos get a kick out of seeing animals that star in the locally filmed movie.
When: You’re in search of a roaring good time.
Where: 500 Commonwealth Ave. Reservations to 617-532-5019 or allreservations@hotelcommonwealth.com. Family of four, $359; each additional child, $40.

Photo: Courtesy of Nurseryworks

LOCATIONS
191 Atlantic Ave
Boston, MA 02110
BabyKoo
188 Needham St
Newton, MA 02464
Hotel Commonwealth
500 Commonwealth Ave
Boston, MA 02215
617-933-5000
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