Smart Living Weekly – April 18, 2018

  Special Concert Honors Lincoln Laureates Right in Our Region: The public is invited to a very special concert and ceremony at 5:30 p.m. on Saturday, May 5 at Coronado…
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Northwest Quiz: Illinois Bicentennial

As we celebrate the 200th birthday of the State of Illinois this year, let’s see what we know about the Land of Lincoln, which is the sixth largest population in the U.S. at 12.8 million. If you correctly guess more than 15, you’re a NWQ Scholar.

Events @ a Glance: Recreation & Destinations Calendar

Recreation opportunities abound in our region! Here are a few of the best our area has to offer.

The Wonders of the Driftless Area

Sometimes it’s the wonders in our own backyard that most elude us. Learn how, and why, you should take the time to explore the hilly land, deep valleys and gushing streams of the Driftless Area.

Transform Rockford: Transforming the Region with Capital Investments

Public and private organizations have made a staggering level of capital investment in our region over the past five years. Explore some of the projects leading the way and discover how they’re helping to transform our region.

Hearthrock Cafe: A New Chef Brings New Enthusiasm

Todd Cooper, Hearthrock Café’s new head chef, is part of some big changes at the establishment. Learn about the new and exciting updates and find out why longtime fans of Hearthrock shouldn’t worry about a thing.

Events @ a Glance: Arts & Entertainment Calendar

There’s so much to do in our region! Here’s a look at what’s coming up this season in our many arts venues.

Nooks & Crannies, Annual Guide

Check out these unusual and inventive stores around our area.

Genuine Northwest

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

Events @ a Glance: Arts & Entertainment Calendar

There’s so much to do in our region! Here’s a look at what’s coming up this season in our many arts venues.