Cucina di Rosa: Italian Specialties that are ‘the Real Deal’

Featuring items such as Sicilian-style lasagna and homemade gelato, this restaurant is an Italian cuisine-lovers’ dream. Learn how a simple Italian dessert helped to get this eatery off the ground.

Country Church/City Church

Organized religion played a major role in the settling of Illinois and continues to influence the culture of our region. We enjoy highlighting places of worship, one in the country and one in the city, in each issue.

Northwest Quiz: What Came First?

So much has happened in this region. See if you can tell which the items in each list came first.

The Beauty of Beloit: Cooperation is Feeding Progress

A plan called Beloit 2000 dates back to the 1980s, when the community came together to form a new vision for itself. In so many good ways, that dream has been realized.

Genuine Northwest, Spring-Summer Edition

Check out these unique destinations that reflect the genuine character of our region.

Music by the Lake Promises Top Musical Talent

Music by the Lake draws world-class entertainers to Williams Bay, Wis., every summer. This year’s lineup promises musical diversity, seasoned talent and well-regarded speakers.

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.

Know Your Neighbors: Mark Hirsch

When life handed Mark Hirsch a difficult situation, he found inspiration in the unlikeliest of places. See how one tree changed the life of this Platteville, Wis., photographer.

Nooks & Crannies, Annual Guide

Check out these unusual and inventive stores around our area.

Genuine Northwest

Check out these unique destinations that reflect the genuine character of our region.