Adam Wilson, an Oak Park resident, says he was recruited by the North Pole's equivalent of the Secret Service to create a spy camera that gets the evidence that kids have always wanted; that Santa and his helpers are real.
Charlie Gottlieb and Ross Hamann, owners of The Gaming Goat in Oak Park, are passionate about the same thing: games. Not video games, which are most often associated with gamers. Their store at 440 S. Ridgeland specializes in selling board games, card games and miniatures.
Bakary Tandia and Biram Abeid, natives of Mauritania, visited Gwendolyn Brooks Middle School Monday to talk about slavery and other social justice issues facing the people of Mauritania including the strict caste system to which the country still adheres.
If you're looking for ways to spark your seasonal fervor, this is the weekend. On Friday, Dec. 6, take your pick. Big Bad Voodoo Daddy is performing Christmas concert at Dominican University's Performing Arts Center, 7:30 p.m.