You don't need to travel far to have a fun summer vacation. These four destinations known for their watery attractions are just a day trip away. ...

Rockford's Midtown District is blooming into a thriving community, in part due to its annual Ethnic Parade and Festival. Learn how this neighborhood celebrates diversity and culture. ...

Their work with machine tools has given Advanced Machine & Engineering and its sister company, Hennig Inc., a global reputation for com-engineered manufacturing products. See inside this Rockford operation. ...

These days, you can let your creativity flourish when planning a kitchen makeover. The team at Premier Woodwork can customize cabinetry to just about any specifications. ...

Monarch butterflies are the poster children for declining butterfly species, but there are things we can do to help them. Test your knowledge about this butterfly, its relatives and its habitat in our region. ...

Enterprising women have accomplished many feats around our region. Meet four women who've followed their passions into truly exceptional callings. ...

Creating the perfect backyard may not be as difficult as you think. There are many professionals in the Rockford area who can help turn your backyard dreams into reality. ...

This Rockford restaurant only uses natural, fresh and seasonal ingredients, all cooked in wood stone ovens. And, it boasts extensive wine, cocktail and craft beer lists to wash it all down. ...

Recreation opportunities abound in our region! Here are a few of the best our area has to offer. ...

Janine Pumilia remembers her sister, Linda, and the good she did during her life. ...