Smart Living Weekly – September 18, 2019

  Music, Food & Fun at 2nd ‘Fall for Rockford’ Right in Our Region: Fall, food and fun go together so well. Throw in great music and a beloved downtown…
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Smart Living Weekly – September 11, 2019

  World War II Days Among Largest in U.S. Right in Our Region: Once again, Midway Village Museum will host one of the largest World War II reenactments in America….
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A Bride’s Inside Guide to Local Venues

Of all the components that comprise a wedding ceremony and reception, few are as important – or as challenging to schedule – as the venue. Whether you dream of a Midwest destination or a hometown setting, these are some top options.

Nooks & Crannies, Summer-Fall Edition

Check out these unusual and inventive stores around our area.

Business Milestone: Kelce & Co. Celebrates 40 Years

Risk has always been present for this Rockford-based expert in carpet cleaning, but it’s the family’s adaptability to changing conditions and a focus on quality that have kept this business moving with the times.

Rockford’s Victory Lap: A Deeper Look at Our Progress

Our editors have given out grades as we reflect on many facets of Rockford’s renewal. We know there’s still room for improvement, but we’re proud of how far things have come.

Preparing Your Lawn For Next Spring

Just because the weather is getting cooler doesn’t mean you have to stop maintaining your lawn. Local experts share tips to help your lawn survive the harsh winter and flourish in the spring.

Avoid these Common Retirement Risks

It’s easy to take for granted the sorts of strategic moves that can help you to fully finance a comfortable retirement. David Cyrs, of Cyrs Wealth Management, highlights some common risks, and know how to respond.

Celebrating 135 Years: Mendelssohn Leaves a Mark on Local Culture

As one of the nation’s longest-running music clubs, the Mendelssohn Performing Arts Center has been a home for Rockford-area musicians and a community support in many ways.

DiBenedetto & Associates: Seeing Clients as More Than an Account

Generations of stability underlay the DiBenedetto family’s confidence of a successful future. Meet these family members and get a glimpse of how they operate their investment advisory firm.