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Star Worlds celebrates 30 years with party for fans

By Alex Chettiath | February 2, 2015

Star Worlds Arcade, 1234 E. Lincoln Highway, celebrated 30 years with local officials and record-holders Saturday.The celebration was an event that brought in players from throughout Illinois, Iowa and Wisconsin. An employee since 1988, Michelle Brennan...

Arcade celebrates 30th year with all-you-can-play event

By Marilou Terrones | September 30, 2014

Star Worlds Arcade will hold an all-you-can-play event this weekend to kick off its 30th anniversary celebrations.Patrick O’Malley, of DeKalb, will celebrate 30 years as the owner of Star Worlds Arcade, 1234 E. Lincoln Highway, in January. A pre-party...

Star Worlds Arcade to co-host charity drive

By Brady Meier | April 23, 2013

Gamers played for charity on Monday night. Star Worlds Arcade, 1234 E. Lincoln Highway, in collaboration with Bryan’s Pro Shop & Hobby, 1211 S. Fourth Street, Suite 1, and Mattress Warehouse, 1224 E. Lincoln Highway, Suite 21A, hosted a charity...

Cracker Jax is a vintage and antique clothing and gift store located at 118 N. 3rd St. in downtown DeKalb.

Several DeKalb businesses have old-time character

By Olivia Willoughby | March 27, 2012

Downtown DeKalb is home to several businesses that carry an old-time feel. The DeKalb Confectionary, 149 N. Second Street, brings residents and students on what Co-owner Todd Hendrey calls a trip back to childhood. “We try to be an old-fashioned candy...

Star Worlds, located at 1234 E. Lincoln Hwy in DeKalb is the subject of a documentary by communication grad students.

Local arcade recieves a space in a documentary

By Chris Krapek | May 4, 2011

DeKALB | It's about more than video games. It's about the community, the arcade, the kill screens and the quarters on the marquee. "Star Worlds: A Pocket Full of Tokens and I'm Heading to the Arcade," will be screened at 3:30 p.m. Saturday in Wirtz Hall...