Welcome to the Region's Most Comprehensive Guide to Living a Healthier Life ...

Explore how seven communities are supercharging recent developments, how they’re setting the stage for new things to come, and why they’re optimistic about their prospects for the coming 12 months. ...

Whether you visit the history museum indoors or the Victorian village outdoors, Rockford's amazing history museum provides many chances to engage with the stories of the people who've shaped our region. ...

Meet 25 individuals who exemplify the reasons this region is a great place to live, work and play. They come from all walks of life and all corners of the region, but what distinguishes them is their dedication to transforming lives. ...

Your home deserves better than shabby decor, inefficient appliances and an outdated kitchen. Check out the latest trends in everything from furniture to flooring. ...

Our region is rich with landmarks that provide insight about our shared history. Among them are historical homes, from humble log cabins to resplendent mansions. See if you can identify the city and county in which each of these 12 homes exists. Your options are provided in the box and each is used once. Unless noted, all homes are open ...

Check out these amazing images captured by our local photographers. ...

Art isn't so intimidating when you're guided by experienced creative teachers. In these studios, you can get creative with paint, pottery, glass or even wood burning. ...

Check out these unusual and inventive stores around our area. ...

Check out these unique destinations that reflect the genuine character of our region. ...