The mother-daughter duo behind this Crystal Lake favorite are branching out, and bringing their beloved assortment of toys and games along with them to a second location. ...

Guided by a vision to sell meaningful, long-lasting toys that truly encourage a child’s development, this mother-daughter duo have staked a strong position in a rapidly changing marketplace. ...

Imagination is precious in the mind of a child, and it’s also the driving force at this locally owned toy store. This mother-daughter duo is helping kids to play and create without the need for screens or electronics. ...

Constructing a famous skyscraper is no easy task, but reconstructing it from small plastic bricks is an entirely different feat. Meet an Arlington Heights artist whose LEGO sculptures inspire both children and adults. ...

Check out these unusual and inventive stores around our area. ...