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Star Worlds Arcade celebrates 35th anniversary

By Jamie O'Toole, Columnist | January 23, 2020

DeKALB — Celebrating their 35th anniversary with a day of arcade games, food and tournaments for prizes, the Star Worlds Arcade, 1234 E. Lincoln Highway, will welcome friends and families to come hang out. The event will begin at 5 p.m. Saturday. A...

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...