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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...