A Christmas Story is released and becomes the gift that keeps giving. It was a sensation to see it filmed in Tremont. It’s a happy reminder of what it was like to shop downtown at Higbee’s, which opened in 1860 and endured until 1992. And it’s given us the Christmas Story House — which you can rent on the big day for $4,995 — leg lamps and a story that captures the spirit of a perfectly imperfect Christmas.
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