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Posts from May 2019

Finding Your Beauty in Rockford

Thursday, May 30, 2019 12:00 PM by Brynna Dolan

Rockford is full of hidden gems all around, from delicious food to our beautiful gardens; even

Did Someone Say National Wine Day!?

Friday, May 24, 2019 2:00 PM by Taylor Daniels

Located in Northern Illinois is a vineyard in our own backyard! With seating both inside and

WHO: Paul Sletten
TITLE: President
EMPLOYED AT: Abreo Restaurant & Catering / Social Urban Bar &

A few years back, I had grand plans for a vegetable garden – fresh carrots plucked from the earth,

Ahhh…summer is almost here!  For many families, that means it’s time to hit the road…

Travel Matters in the Rockford Region

Friday, May 10, 2019 12:00 PM by Guest Blogger

As the RACVB celebrates National Travel & Tourism Week (May 5 - 11, 2019), we ponder what makes Rockford an ideal place to travel for visitors. The answer? We have fantastic attractions, restaurants, and events!

Spring is in full swing and is bustling with colorful flowers and budding leaves. If you're like me, finding time to clean out your flower beds and fill them with plants can seem daunting. However, if you put in the time and effort now, you can enjoy fairly low maintenance flower beds throughout what is sure to be a busy summer.