Business Milestones: Marvin’s Toy Store’s 5th Anniversary

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.

Success Stories: Marvin’s Toy Store

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.

Marvin’s Toy Store

64 A N Williams St. Crystal Lake, IL 779-220-4179 www.marvinstoystore.com

Know Your Neighbors: Adam Reed Tucker

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.

Nooks & Crannies, Summer 2012

Check out these unusual and inventive stores around our area.