Beloit’s annual showcase of independent films is making a big move this season, as its schedule shifts to the spring. Organizers expect it’ll put Beloit in a whole new limelight. ...

What does it take to don the red suit and fill children with wonder and awe every Christmas? We caught up with three local Santa Clauses to find out how they bring the Jolly Old Elf to life. ...

On the verge of revealing a new main branch, Rockford Public Library leaders have their sights on a hub that reaches far beyond books and reading spaces. ...

From enchanting vineyards to secenic trails, Wisconsin’s Lafayette and Green counties are full of autumnal glory that’s just waiting to be discovered. ...

They have no traffic control tower, no terminal filled with passengers and no paved runway, but they do have pilots who pine for a wilder age of aviation. ...

Food trucks have transformed our region’s culinary scene, and they’ve given us all a little bit of magic. Meet a few of Rockford’s top trucks and learn what it takes to make the magic happen. ...

From their origins in Prohibition and midcentury nightlife, the Wisconsin supper club remains a firm fixture in the hearts and imaginations of people beyond the Badger State. ...

The CRE8IV Transformational Art project has splashed color all across Winnebago County since its launch in 2019. Tour some of the latest murals and the stories behind them. ...

The story of Rockford’s long industrial history is plenty obvious in the abandoned factories surrounding the city’s core. As local preservationists rush to save these landmarks before it’s too late, they’re helping to write the next chapter while recording the stories of our past. ...

What does it take to paint a tribute to Rockford’s most famous baseball team? For a pair of Ohio artists last year, it meant a deep dive into local history and an artistic flair that helped to create a colorful greeting for anyone entering Rockford’s Seventh Street corridor. ...