Smart Living Weekly – November 25, 2015

  Stroll on State Brightens Downtown Right in Our Region: Rockford’s favorite hometown holiday experience, Stroll on State, returns for its third year of yuletide excitement on Saturday, Nov. 28,…
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Smart Living Weekly – November 4, 2015

  Randy Fenoli Comes to Rockford Right in Our Region: TLC network’s “Say Yes to the Dress” star Randy Fenoli has a mission that goes beyond helping brides to choose…
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Fall Planting: Do it Now for Years of Seasonal Color

Fall may provide an abundance of fall color, but did you know it’s also one of the best times of year to get new plants in the ground? Learn from the experts what plants generate great foliage this time of year.

Josef Barbados Steakhouse & Oyster Bar: Elegant and Casual Dining

Josef Schwaiger has traveled the world studying the culinary craft, which is on full display inside his five-star hidden gem of a restaurant.

NWQ Autumn Getaway Guide

A great weekend’s journey is right inside our region. Here are some of our area’s excellent places to play. Dubuque, Iowa: Experience Something Old and New Historic charm and fall…
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Eyes on Future, Woodward Leads Transformation

Woodward Inc.’s new production center is just part of this aerospace supplier’s effort to transform our region. See how innovative thinking has led to investments in education, workforce development and culture change.

Mendelssohn Performing Arts Center: Music to Rockford’s Ears

For musicians and patrons alike, Mendelssohn has cultivated a community of music appreciation in Rockford. Now, its staff is looking to build even more connections with local arts organizations.

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.

Celebration of Life

Each of us will face final days on this earth, and each of us will face the loss of people we love. While we can’t change this fact, there’s plenty we can do to improve end-of-life quality and to memorialize those we’ve loved and lost.

Local Manufacturing & Business Briefs

Discover some of the latest product launches and opportunities happening among our region’s manufacturers.