Country Church/City Church

Organized religion plays a major role in the culture of our Northern Illinois/Southern Wisconsin region. We enjoy highlighting places of worship, one in the country and one in the city.

Dreamy Wedding Destinations

We’ve looked high and low for some of this area’s most spectacular wedding destinations. Discover seven of our favorites, and discover exclusive content from the stories of couples who recently said “I do.”

Big Things Brewing on the Riverfront

Over the years, it’s sheltered craft brewers, shady characters, local and federal authorities, entrepreneurs and artists. What’s ahead for this revitalized downtown landmark? Jim Killam tells the story behind the Prairie Street Brewhouse.

Dream Destinations for Your Big Day

We’ve looked high and low for some of this area’s most spectacular wedding destinations. Discover seven of our favorites, and discover exclusive content from the stories of couples who recently said “I do.”

Summer Fashion: Veils & Trails

Wedding season is upon us! Whether you’re a beautiful bride, a classy bridesmaid or a happy guest, these styles are sure to put you in the wedding mood.

Tips From a Pro: Be in Control of Your Photo Subjects

Learn how the pros get the most from a sunny summer photo shoot.

Prairie Street Brewhouse

Live events, fuel and boat slips, plus banquet space available
200 Prairie Street, Rockford, Ill.
(815) 277-9427

Create Your Wedding Dreams at Iowa’s ‘Martha Stewart Weddings’ Top Choice

Plan for your winter wedding at this classic boutique hotel, a ‘Martha Stewart Weddings’ top choice that’s been creating wedding dreams for generations.

Wedding Dreams

Not just anyplace will do on your very special day. Check out these wonderful venues in Rockford, Ill., and learn how they can breathe life into your particular wedding dream.