Articles by Jermaine Pigee
Nooks & Crannies, Holiday Edition

Check out these unusual and inventive stores around our area. The Collector’s Bench 218 E. State St., Rockford, (815) 708-7675 thecollectorsbench.com “All things sports and 1,000 percent authentic,” is how…
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Special Holiday Traditions in Geneva

Each year, roughly 20,000 people flock to Geneva for the annual Christmas Walk and House Tour. Find out what makes this holiday tradition such a special homecoming for our region.






Woodstock Fine Arts Association Leaves a Creative Imprint on the Community

From saving the Woodstock Opera House to providing students with scholarships, the Woodstock Fine Arts Association has positively impacted its community over the past half-century. Learn what this organization has to offer year round.






Success Stories: AAA Glass Tint

This Crystal Lake firm has spent three decades providing window film that protects against UV rays, solar heat and unwanted glare. Learn what it takes to run a successful window film business and find out what separates this company from the competition.






Better to Give Than Receive: Serving Others at the Holidays

Volunteering time or money is an excellent way to look beyond yourself and help others in need. Meet some folks in our region who’ve found meaningful ways of serving their neighbors, and learn how you can join them.