A great film helps us to admire, discover and connect with the world and ourselves. Now in its 18th season, BIFF is back with a whole new slate of films that show some fresh perspective. ...

With a little planning, patience and the right designer, there's no limit to what you can do with your kitchen remodel. Here are a few tips on where to start. ...

Who says there's nothing fresh this time of year? They've never seen an indoor farmers market like these local gems. No matter the weather, visitors are sure to find produce, preserves, crafts and plenty of surprises. ...

It may feel like surgery is the only way to fix that aching joint, yet there are many solutions before a person heads to the operating room. Discover a few ways to relieve pain, retrain joints and return to an active lifestyle that's free from pain. ...

Family means much to the creative woman behind Rockford's newest restaurant. Indeed, one could say it's the heart and soul of this eatery and some of diners' favorite dishes. ...

A great wedding leaves a lasting memory for everyone involved. So, what's it take to make everything perfect? We asked some of our region's top wedding venue planners about the details and ideas that bring everything together. ...

When it comes to serving lost and abandoned animals, this all-volunteer group is doing its part to alleviate a burden and place animals in a forever home. ...

Music is far more than a career path for Kelly Steward and Miles Nielsen. It’s a passion, a way of life, a common thread, and the beginning of a love story that could only happen in a place like Rockford. And neither one of them would change a thing. ...

For nearly three decades, the Sala brothers have been a familiar face at this Beloit institution. Now, another familiar face – representing a new generation – is about to start leaving a mark. ...

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. ...