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‘Picnic En Plein Air’ is Returning to Rockford’s River District

I know that it looks like a typographical error, but "Picnic En Plein Air" is the actual spelling of a really cool event to be held in the heart of Rockford's River District on Saturday, September 16th. So what is it?

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Grab Your Bike and Head Downtown Saturday for the River District 12

It looks like it's going to be a good weather weekend, so why not take advantage of Mother Nature's good mood and get to know Rockford's River District?

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Downtown Rockford Hotel Approved, Another New Business Announced

Last night a "yes" vote changed Rockford for years to come. Shortly after, another new business was announced for the downtown area.

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Six Rockford Buildings That need To Go

There are multiple empty buildings in Rockford. Is it time to follow what a near-by city is doing?

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6 Times You Did A Double Take Around Rockford

Rockford has a lot of great things to look at, but there's also plenty of places to look at, and glance back at in wonder - doing a double take...

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Take 2 Minutes and See What’s So Great About Rockford

Maybe you've got friends or family coming in from out-of-town for the holidays, and they don't know anything about our city of Rockford, Illinois. The Rockford Area Convention and Visitors Bureau (RACVB) just released a really cool video to introduce Rockford to newcomers, while reintroducing it to those who might be unaware of the cool things Rockford offers.

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Missed Stroll on State? You Can Still Enjoy Rockford’s River Lights Weekends in December

If you've been kicking yourself because you missed out on all the fun of last weekend's Stroll on State, you can stop now. One of the coolest features of Stroll on State is Rockford's River Lights, and you can still get down to see them Saturdays and Sundays throughout December.

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A Free Rockford Holiday Event is Back And Better Than Before!

Rockford River Lights' holiday show has returned along the banks of the Rock River in downtown Rockford once again. This free exhibit has something new this year, and your're going to love it!

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Go Behind the Scenes at Rockford’s Stroll on State

You're probably aware by now that Rockford's 4th annual Stroll on State takes place this Saturday in downtown Rockford from 3pm-9pm. However, if you haven't been downtown for the previous three Strolls, let's take a look at some of the really cool things you can expect at this free family event.

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Stroll on State is Looking for Volunteer Help

Saturday, November 26th will be here before you know it, bringing with it one of Rockford's best and most popular events, the 4th annual Stroll on State. Events of this magnitude don't happen by accident. They require lots and lots of planning, cooperation, and a volunteer effort.

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