Smart Living Weekly – March 29, 2017

  Famed Garden Designer Speaks at Botanica Right in Our Region: We know springtime is near when Klehm Arboretum & Botanic Garden presents Botanica, its annual gardener’s luncheon fundraiser. It’s…
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Smart Living Weekly – March 22, 2017

  Get Inspired at Home & Garden Showcase Right in Our Region: The promise of spring motivates a lot of people to find their gardening tools and go to work….
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Northwest Landscapes, Annual Guide Edition

Check out these amazing images captured by our local photographers.






Smart Living Weekly – April 6, 2016

  14th Annual Spring ArtScene April 15 & 16 Right in Our Region: A vibrant art scene is a hallmark of a healthy city; it improves quality of life for…
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Smart Living Weekly – March 23, 2016

  Conservatory Welcomes Butterflies Right in Our Region: Rockford’s top destination for tropical flora comes to new life this season with the return of “Simply Spring: The Butterfly Exhibit.” The…
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Smart Living Weekly – February 24, 2016

  Sock Monkey Madness Festival Bigger Than Ever Right in Our Region: When Midway Village Museum hosts an event, it doesn’t monkey around. And that goes double for the annual…
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Smart Living Weekly – March 18, 2015

  Meltfest: Rockford’s New Rite of Spring Right in Our Region: Rockford has a new rite of spring: Meltfest, a family-friendly, day-long event that “celebrates the melting away of winter…
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Smart Living Weekly – February 25, 2015

  First Sign of Spring: Rockford Home Show Right in Our Region: Ah, spring, when a young man’s fancy lightly turns to thoughts of love. In the Midwest, spring is…
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Spring and Summer Events at Freeport Park District

FREEPORT, Ill. – Check out these summertime events going on at Freeport Park District. Concerts in Krape Park Location: Krape Park, 1799 S. Park Boulevard Dates & hours: Freeport Concert…
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Colorful Spring Fashion

Bright, vibrant colors are taking off this spring. See what’s hot this season as NWQ explores the Chicago Rockford International Airport.