It was less than 30 years old, and the only stadium in the world to host the Olympics, the Super Bowl, and the Final Four. I say "was" because it was taken down (mostly) this morning by about 5000 pounds of explosives. Don't worry, it was on purpose.
Thanksgiving Day is this Thursday, and before you can finish off that mountain of leftovers, the 5th annual Stroll on State happens on Saturday--kicking off Rockford's holiday season. Whether you've been to Stroll on State before, or you're new to what's quickly becoming Rockford's favorite event, t…
Our friend Andrea, from the Rockford Area Convention and Visitors Bureau (RACVB), stopped in this morning for her weekly update on weekend events and happenings. One of the things we discussed is the outstanding amount of holiday events that are right around the corner.
It's arguably the most famous speech in American history, and from November 13th through November 26th, you can check out one of 5 surviving copies of the Gettysburg Address (handwritten by Abraham Lincoln) at the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum in Springfield.
Sure, you could use a traditional method like a garbage can or yard waste bin to get rid of your Halloween pumpkins, but honestly--is that as much fun as using a trebuchet? The answer, of course, is NO. Even if you don't know what a trebuchet is.
So here it is, Halloween 2017. Maybe trick-or-treaters, jack-o-lanterns, and the usual crop of store-bought "scary stuff" just isn't doing it for you anymore. You're looking for something a bit more realistic, something or someplace with an actual element of the supernatu…
With this coming Tuesday being Halloween, you might want to know when your little ghosts and ghoulies can head out for their candy run--or, what time the neighborhood monsters will start ringing your doorbell.