Today’s basements have come a long way from the dark spaces of the past. To bring them into this new generation’s fully equipped entertainment space, start with imagination and planning. ...

What happens when you combine easy access, community-driven events and a wealth of boutique businesses? You get a thriving downtown that attracts families every day. ...

Dave Hammerl knows quality isn’t a buzzword; it’s the cornerstone of his business’ success. Attention to detail guides every competitive edge in this business. ...

Asphalt is by no means the only driveway surface, but for plenty of homeowners its flexibility and durability – not to mention new advancements in its look – make it a top choice for many. ...

Plenty of us chase our ball up and down the course, but the skilled golfer knows there’s a better way. For our area pros, it starts with the right mentality and a good strategy. ...

Bring the outdoors in, year-round, with plants that are not only fragrant but delicious. Here’s what you need to know to get started. ...

For 20 years, Rockford, Belvidere and Huntley have dreamed of passenger rail service to Chicago. At long last, it’s within reach. ...

Now that the dust has settled on the holidays, it’s time to get ready for next year – and a smart remodel is the starting point for a kitchen that’s built for family gatherings. ...

Quality and authenticity matter, particularly when it comes to jewelry shopping. Here’s how to spot the difference between the best and everything else. ...

How do you pull people from poverty, uplift downtrodden people and confront horrors like human trafficking? To these Rockford missionaries, it begins with some Good News. ...