Smart Living Weekly – January 15, 2020

  Why Retirees are Choosing Rockford Right in Our Region: It was fate that brought Helen and Ernie Redfern to Rockford, but it was Rockford’s amenities that caused them to…
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Smart Living Weekly – December 18, 2019

  The Buy Local Movement is Catching On! Right in Our Region: The “buy local” movement is growing. People want to live in places that have a strong local identity…
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Smart Living Weekly – November 27, 2019

  Explore Holiday Traditions at Midway Village Right in Our Region: This holiday season, Midway Village Museum, 6799 Guilford Road, will offer several opportunities for visitors to learn how the…
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Smart Living Weekly – November 20, 2019

  2019 Stroll on State Expands, Set for Nov. 30 Right in Our Region: The 7th annual Stroll on State is expanding this year. More than 87,000 people filled the…
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Northwest Quiz: Landmarks We Love

How well do you know our region’s landmarks and popular destinations?

A New Irish Pub in Rockford’s Midtown District

Discover this 21-and-over pub featuring American and Irish dishes and an extensive alcohol selection.

NWQ Guide to Colleges 2019

It’s never an easy choice when seeking the perfect college — there are plenty of things to consider. Here are some of the top institutions available here in our region.

Stroll on State Kicks Off Holiday Season

This holiday tradition will help you catch the Christmas spirit. Find out what to expect at this annual event and learn about some of the new and exciting attractions.

Rockford Choral Union’s Holiday Tradition

This concert brings the community together each year to celebrate the life of Jesus Christ. Learn what to expect at this year’s concert and find out how the Rockford Choral Union will pay tribute to a longtime performer.

Rock House Kids Creates Stability for Children

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.