How to Help Birds in Wintertime

Wintertime can be especially perilous for our feathered friends. Learn what you can do to help birds survive.

Smart Living Weekly – September 7, 2016

  It’s Time for Greek Fest! Right in Our Region: Ancient Greece is the birthplace of western civilization, having shaped the world thousands of years ago with contributions and achievements…
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Smart Living Weekly – August 17, 2016

  Celebrate Burpee’s 75th Year at The Local Right in Our Region: Something new is brewing this month at Burpee Museum of Natural History, 737 N. Main St. in Rockford,…
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Franchesco’s Ristorante: Three Generations Celebrate Italian Dining

The Salamone family has spent the past 30 years serving impeccable food at Francesco’s Ristorante. Discover how these Sicilian natives took their business from a pizzeria to a fine dining establishment.






Brew Crew Opens Owly Oop Pub in UW Sports Factory

Rockford’s iconic Prairie Street Brewing Company is opening a new sports pub later this summer. Discover the co-owners’ plan to make Owly Oop Sports Pub the new local hot spot.






Toni’s of Winnebago Serves Fresh Fare with a Friendly, Small-Town Vibe

A large menu of fresh food awaits at Toni’s of Winnebago. See what makes this whimsical Italian eatery a favorite for dining and catering.






Dining is Better with a Beautiful View

Life is good when there’s a gorgeous view to accompany a delicious meal. Take advantage of summertime weather by dining at these regional restaurants with al fresco options.






Smart Living Weekly – May 18, 2016

  Young at Heart Festival Returns for 45th Year Right in Our Region: One of the Loves Park-Machesney Park area’s most popular celebrations will kick off summertime on Memorial Day…
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Our Region’s Original Flavors, From Morning till Night

The Old Northwest Territory is home to culinary talent like no other. Make note of these exemplary establishments for the next time you’re craving something delectable.






Arturo’s Mexican Restaurant

107 West Main Street Poplar Grove, IL 815-765-1144 arturospg.weebly.com