Rock on the River Bar & Grill, The

Casual/American
101 Maple Ave., Beloit, Wis.
(608) 363-7625
Lunch, Dinner

Lakeview Grille (Lodge at Geneva Ridge)

Casual/American. Steaks, chops, fresh fish
Inside the Lodge at Geneva Ridge, W4240 State Road 50, Lake Geneva, Wis.
(262) 249-3832






Cartunes Grill & Bar

Casual/American. Local, fresh burgers, steaks, sandwiches; homemade potato chips, onion rings, soups; seafood, chicken, ribs; salads.
2640 Prairie Ave., Beloit, Wis.
(608) 362-3362
Lunch, Dinner






Baumgartner’s Cheese Store & Tavern

Pub/Deli. Wisconsin cheese, deli sandwiches, locally brewed beer.
1023 16th Ave., Monroe, Wis.
(608) 325-6157
Lunch, Dinner






Nooks & Crannies

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Genuine Northwest

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Movies Al Fresco: A Uniquely American Experience

The drive-in theater was once the place to be, for good reason. Step back in time to explore the history of this very American tradition. Meet some creative drive-in owners who are bucking the odds to keep this experience alive.






Music by the Lake Presents a Dynamic 2012 Season

Get a sneak peak at this year’s outstanding lineup at Music by the Lake, in Williams Bay, Wis. Hint: Includes instrumentals, musicals, vocalists and something that rhymes with Jeep Brick.






Northleaf Winery: Taste Wine Like a Pro

Meet a family that takes its wine seriously, and loves to show visitors the homemade varieties crafted in an 1800s-era grain warehouse.






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.