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‘Wigging Out’ with Christal Schanes

Her Rockford roots played a large part in her success. Learn how this ever-evolving artist found opportunities in our region that led to winning two Emmy Awards and launching a nonprofit that helps cancer patients.

Business Milestone: RMTD Touts Renewed Transfer Center

The RMTD downtown transfer center has undergone a multimillion dollar renovation to better accommodate growing numbers of riders. Step inside the bigger and brighter facility, and discover all of the new amenities.

Many Ways to Experience the Rock River Trail

Whether you decide to drive it, paddle it or even hike it, you can explore a wide variety of sights as you traverse through northern Illinois and southern Wisconsin’s Rock River Valley.

Legacy: The Fine Dining Experience ‘Rockford Deserves’

This intimate and upbeat steakhouse looks like a modern, upscale fixture you’re more likely to see in a larger city, like Chicago or New York. Step inside this trendy new hangout and find out what else sets it apart from the local scene.

Arts Hot Spots You’ve (Probably) Never Heard Of

You don’t have to visit a large entertainment venue to see an amazing show by a nationally touring artist. Read about some intimate hot spots off the beaten path that are putting on some high-caliber productions, often in unexpected places.