What once was a dilapidated building in an industrial district has found new life as a destination for people to live, work and play. Now, as many return to business-as-usual, the Brewhouse is prepared for many a social event. For many years, Prairie Street Brewing Co. has served as a social landmark in Rockford. It’s where people go to grab ...

A weekend's journey is closer than you might think. Check out these fun destinations that are close to home but still feel so far away. ...

For two decades now, people recovering from a serious illness or accident have found a new outlook on life thanks to this Rockford facility's unique approach to therapy. ...

We all know the story about Mrs. O’Leary’s cow and the Great Fire that leveled Chicago 100 years ago. But did you know that, on the same day, a bigger, more deadly fire ripped across Wisconsin? Join Jon McGinty as he explores these parallel disasters. ...

When it comes to finishing off your home, the small details can make all the difference. Whether you work with an interior designer or a trusted furniture salesperson, a little help goes a long way. ...

Organized religion played a major role in the settling of Illinois and continues to impact our region in many ways. We enjoy highlighting places of worship and their work both at home and abroad. ...

From a small outpost in the cornfields to Rockford's market leader, this locally controlled bank has built itself on a partnership with the community. ...

Check out these amazing images captured by our local photographers. ...

Check out these unusual and inventive stores around our area. ...

Check out these unique destinations that reflect the genuine character of our region. Classic Cinemas Beloit & Freeport, ClassicCinemas.com Winter is an ideal time to take in big-screen movies and this family-owned theater company makes the experience more special than most. Classic Cinemas breathed new life into Freeport’s 1922 Lindo Theatre in 1984 and has done the same for the ...