A relative newcomer on Rockford's dining scene, this cozy and contemporary spot is gaining attention for its inspired cuisine and its owner's deep attention to detail. ...

Downtown Rockford has a new splash of color and beauty. Learn what inspired the nine public murals found throughout the Forest City’s urban campus, and meet all of the talented artists who created them. ...

Deciding who gets your property when you die is an important step in your estate planning process. Tammy Koester Parks and Ray C. Schenk explain how revocable living trusts offer one option. ...

Meet a Rockford man who overcame personal challenges to become a beacon of light for others. ...

There’s so much to do in our region! Here’s a look at upcoming lectures and educational enrichment. ...

Time to grab the snow gear! From eagle watching at Starved Rock State Park to sledding down the massive hill at Twin Sisters Park, our region has plenty of exciting winter activities for the young and young-at-heart. ...

Risk is an inherent part of your stock investment portfolio, and lately it's been paying off. But that risk has a downside, too. Keith Akre, of Stillman Bank, explains. ...

It's never fun to think about, but it's essential to plan out how your money will pass to your family when you die. Mark Gerard, of Charles Schwab in Rockford, shares the benefits of including a trust in your estate plan. ...

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

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