Before the inevitable snowfall and winter chill arrive, it's important to protect your home for what's ahead. These tips from local pros offer a good starting point. ...

When it comes to finishing off your home, the small details can make all the difference. Whether you work with an interior designer or a trusted furniture salesperson, a little help goes a long way. ...

Today's home decor is all about comfort, and that means many of the old style rules are thrown out. Here are a few ideas to quickly bring together a new look for your room. ...

What do people think when they pass by your home? If their first impression could stand to be better, here are a few of the best places to get started. ...

Cold temperatures and snowy weather get us thinking about warm, cozy spaces where we can get away from the elements – and inevitably, that means a good look at the furnace and a fireplace. Here's what you need to know if your home could use a little cozying up. ...

For families where separation, divorce or domestic violence have left brokenness, Children's Safe Harbor, in Rockford, is providing a source of hope and an important partnership in the healing process. ...

Though it may be different this year, the annual Stroll on State promises to be packed with activities as the event spreads out over a month to accommodate COVID-19 concerns. ...

A relative newcomer on Rockford's dining scene, this cozy and contemporary spot is gaining attention for its inspired cuisine and its owner's deep attention to detail. ...

As it marks its 20th anniversary, this Rockford nonprofit is working harder than ever to provide a safe and positive environment where some of the city's neediest children can find love and shelter. ...

The longtime Rockford favorite is growing this year, as it opens a new location and expands upon its cafe-style menu. That's not all that has locals excited. ...