Prairie Street Brewhouse's latest attraction joins a creative menu, craft brewing and a wicked location in one of downtown Rockford's hottest new destinations. ...

Surrounding cities can learn a lot from the can-do spirit and collective positive attitude of a once down-and-out community that's pulling itself up. Paul Anthony Arco walks us through the highlights of Beloit's successful community plan. ...

Over the years, it's sheltered craft brewers, shady characters, local and federal authorities, entrepreneurs and artists. What's ahead for this revitalized downtown landmark? Jim Killam tells the story behind the Prairie Street Brewhouse. ...