Smart Living Weekly – March 14, 2018

  Cirque du Soleil Comes to BMO April 5-8 Right in Our Region: More than 8 million people have seen “Corteo,” a Cirque du Soleil production that has toured the…
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The Literacy Council: Empowering People of All Ages to Achieve

The Literacy Council’s volunteers have helped countless adults and children improve their reading, math and computer literacy skills. Learn how you can take a class at, or volunteer with, the organization.

The Secret Behind Rockford’s Building Boom

As public and private organizations pour more than $2 billion of capital investments into the region, area construction firms are riding a long-awaited wave of prosperity. But is it too soon to declare this a “new normal”?

Taco Betty’s: A Trendy Restaurant With Fun, Unique Tacos

Taco Betty’s has become one of the coolest and trendiest restaurants in downtown Rockford. Learn how the menu has evolved and find out what’s in store for the future.

Insight and Tips From Local Cardiologists

There’s a lot you can do to stay “young at heart.” Learn from local cardiologists how you can take action against heart disease.

Find a “New You” This Winter

Instead of making excuses, how about embracing a new, more confident version of yourself this year? Meet some of our region’s providers who can help you to reach your goals.

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 lost.

Manufacturing Powerhouses: Proud to be Powering the Region

What other sector can say it drives our region like manufacturing, which powers our local economy, our jobs scene, and products found around the world? Take a look at some of these firms that are leading their industries.

Restoration Café: Serving Food and Coffee for a Cause

This cozy hangout on Rockford’s west side encompasses more than a great cup of coffee and a sandwich. Find out how every purchase can help Rockford Rescue Mission residents.

Local Manufacturing & Business Briefs

Discover some of the latest product launches and innovations happening within our region’s manufacturing companies.