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Gem Auto Wash removes beloved neon sign Some might say I’m obsessed with signs. It probably started when I was a young boy in the backseat of a blue Buick Skylark.  I’d always look out the window at the cool

Fairytale Town Debuts New Little Engine That Could Play Structure 

A new train inspired by the classic children’s book, “The Little Engine That Could,” was unveiled at Fairytale Town on Thursday, Aug. 15.   Comprised of an engine car, train car and caboose, the new play set replicates the little

Fairytale Town Debuts New Sherwood Forest Play Structure

Fairytale Town unveiled a new play structure in the Sherwood Forest area of the children’s storybook park on Saturday, Feb. 16. With earth-tone colors and forest-themed elements, the structure was custom-designed to echo the entire Sherwood Forest play set. The

‘Celebrate Francie’ aims to help beloved children’s entertainer

For 22 years, Francie Dillon has entertained children and families with her mix of music and storytelling, everywhere from Fairytale Town to area schools to hospital bedsides. Now battling an undiagnosed neurological disorder, the community is rallying to support Francie