Articles by Northwest Quarterly Magazine - 4
Transform Rockford: Branding is Part of the Comeback

The rapid changes happening all around the Rockford region are fueling a renewed sense of optimism and a growing “sense of place.” Turns out, that evolving identity is a key part of Rockford’s narrative to out-of-towners.

Northwest Landscapes, Holiday Edition

Check out these amazing images captured by our local photographers.

Northwest Quiz: Illinois Women

In our ongoing celebration of Illinois’ 200th birthday this year, we look at some amazing women, from many walks of life, with strong connections to northern Illinois, past or present. See if you can match the description to the name.

Some Holiday Decorating Help from the Pros

It’s a big job preparing your home for the holidays, but there are businesses in our region that help to make the season bright — and do so easily. We caught up with a few to learn what it takes to make a great holiday home.

Journeys: Helping Others on the Road Back Home

Homelessness may not seem like something that happens in northern Cook County, but it does. Meet a group that’s there to help area homeless to navigate a challenging time in life, and learn how you can help.