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A Toy Store That Let's You Try Before You Buy

Moore’s Toys & Gadgets owner Diane Moore opened the specialty toy store as a way to find some fun at work

Moore’s Toys & Gadgets owner Diane Moore opened the specialty toy store as a way to find some fun at work

If you’re looking for an unusual toy, game, or puzzle this holiday season, specialty toy stores are ready to help you check another item off your gift list. There is a wide variety of kid-friendly, family friendly, and even some adult only games at Moore’s Toys and Gadgets in downtown Wheaton. First Light host Brian O’Keefe stopped by the store earlier this week

For more than four years Moore’s Toys & Gadgets has brought fun and games to downtown Wheaton

For more than four years Moore’s Toys & Gadgets has brought fun and games to downtown Wheaton

Improv Theater Finds A Home In Downtown Wheaton

Some businesses stand out more than others, and some you might walk by repeatedly without really noticing. Westside Improv in downtown Wheaton is a little of both. First Light host Brian O'Keefe visited with the founder of the theater as an introductory class was meeting for the last of an eight session

Westside Improv founder Jeff Ash

Westside Improv founder Jeff Ash

Westside Improv founder Jeff Ash coaches students during a class at the theater space in downtown Wheaton.

Westside Improv founder Jeff Ash coaches students during a class at the theater space in downtown Wheaton.

Planning For The 10th Annual Record Store Day

If there’s a record store in your community, you can expect there will be big crowds at it next Saturday. In fact, there may be people lined up in the early morning hours waiting for the doors to open for the start of the 10th annual Record Store Day. In 2007, a group of independent record store owners and employees hatched the idea of a special day to celebrate the special culture associated with record stores and to role they play in so many lives. First Light host Brian O'Keefe has this story

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Val's Halla Records owner Val Camilletti says Record Store Day has become bigger than Christmas for independent record store owners

Val's Halla Records owner Val Camilletti says Record Store Day has become bigger than Christmas for independent record store owners

Naperville's Purple Dog Records

Naperville's Purple Dog Records

Mile Long Records owner Michael Paeth talks to a customer at his store in downtown Wheaton

Mile Long Records owner Michael Paeth talks to a customer at his store in downtown Wheaton