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Highwood embraces inaugural Elf Invasion Pub Crawl

by Doug Rapp, Freelance Reporter News, Community, Business

They invaded in droves, some in green felt elf hats, some in pointed elf ears, others completely outfitted as Santa’s assistants, moving through the streets of downtown Highwood.

They were following the inaugural Elf Invasion Pub Crawl...

HP toy store transforms based on owner’s ‘pure imagination’

by Erin Yarnall, Editor News, Business

Oompa loompa, doompa dee doo, if you’re a Willy Wonka lover, Beanstalk Toys and Books has an event for you.

The Highland Park toy store, located at 654 Central Ave., has been handing out Wonka Bars since Nov. 5 in...

Sweet Home Gelato to open in downtown Highland Park

by Erin Yarnall, Editor News, Business

After a few years of running Frost Gelato, Ed Bruksch felt that it was time for a change — not only for him, but for his gelato shop.

So Bruksch decided to branch out from the Frost Gelato company, and open up his own...