Are you itching to get out of the house in search of wintertime adventures? Whether you’re an outdoor enthusiast or you prefer indoor activities this time of year, you’re sure to find something in southern Wisconsin.
She’s performed at the White House, played with countless celebrities and taken the stage at Carnegie Hall, yet Rockford resident Emily Bear is still just a friendly, warm-hearted girl next door.
If you’ve always admired tightly knit communities where people come together to encourage one another, be sure to stop in at The Next Picture Show in Dixon, Ill. Learn how this nonprofit has evolved into a gathering place like no other.
Now in its ninth year, BIFF is welcoming new events, more venues and an even longer celebration of everything film. Discover what’s coming up this year, and find some of the unique showings you can visit.
Healthy eaters can breathe a sigh of relief, as local restaurants are catching on to the latest eating trends. Meet four local chefs who are helping a fitness center to take up the charge, with some delightful new dishes.
Sure, they brighten up a room and add some color on these white-and-brown winter days, but did you know that houseplants can also help us to keep a clean, healthy environment? Discover a few popular houseplants that have a good effect on your home.
Men are faced with the possibility of several life-threatening diseases, but luckily, some of the right preventive measures can help to reduce their chances. Learn about some of the dangers and preventive steps that older men can take.
This time of year, we celebrate romance and love in many ways, say with gift-giving or special retreats. Here are a few local ideas for spending a romantic winter date.
The Rockford area boasts several high-quality private schools that successfully combine college-preparatory academics and the liberal arts. To help you with your decisions, we’ve found a few of the area’s best.
What started as a simple collection has grown into a popular new location for gatherings and quiet retreats. Discover what’s inside this unique barn, and how its founders still pursue new ideas.
The two genders behave differently in many ways, including their investment strategies. Mike Donnelly, of Edward Jones Investments, explains how men and women invest, and how you can use that knowledge to make smart decisions.
In a city where manufacturing is our greatest industry, it’s easy to forget the impact of generating our own jobs and wealth. Step inside Rockford’s EIGERlab, where home-grown entrepreneurialism is the basis for a new economic paradigm