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My Apt @429: Vintage Shopping in Downtown Beloit

August 26, 2015 |

Exploring downtown Beloit

Saturdays have always had this easing appeal to them, making everyone want to enjoy their relaxing nature in the best way possible. For many Beloit, Roscoe, and Rockton residents, that includes soaking in the relaxing atmosphere that … Read More

Beckman Mill: A Beautiful Hangout

August 11, 2015 |

A Place of Idyll

As a teenager growing up in Beloit, I thought I knew where all of the best spots were located. Big Hill Park? Check. Krueger Park? Double check – I loved immersing myself in the pool, especially in … Read More

Who are the Rising Professionals?

July 27, 2015 |

The Greater Beloit Rising Professionals group is getting ready to celebrate its one year anniversary. Many people first heard of the group at the launch event on the Phoenix Building’s rooftop patio or from one of the many events held last … Read More

Beloit Historical Society at the Farmers Market

July 13, 2015 |

It’s going to be a great day at the Beloit Farmers Market on Saturday, July 18th!  The Beloit Historical Society will be set up on the corner of State and Grand with a fun-filled booth!

Photo fun

Visitors can have … Read More

Rockton River Market: Fun For All

June 15, 2015 |

The Rockton River Market kicked off its summer music series on Wednesday, June 3rd, with the musically-talented Three Good Men, which is a spinoff of the Northern Illinois band Men of Our Times. The Rockton River Market is in its third year, … Read More

Plein air paintings highlight Beloit beauty

June 13, 2015 |

Buzz word: “Plein Air”

“It’s hard to choose the best one!”

I can’t help but agree with the above comment – the variety of the paintings that dotted the art gallery public showing made me smile.

The buzz in the … Read More

Trivia at Bushel & Peck’s: It’s Anybody’s Game!

June 9, 2015 |

When I first stumbled into Beloit, a lost and forlorn waif without friends, family, or connections, I was given a “Welcome to Beloit” packet put together by Visit Beloit.  I arrived on a hot Friday in July, and spent the … Read More

Beloit Memorial High School Swim Program

May 25, 2015 |

From Running to Swimming

After being a runner for my entire life, this year I decided to take up a new sport — swimming.

Multiple factors attracted me to this sport, but a few of the main ones had to … Read More

Beloit Historical Society Feature: Alonzo Aldrich’s Desk

May 18, 2015 |

If you ever have a chance to tour the Beloit Historical Society, housed at 845 Hackett Street where the Lincoln Junior High School once stood, you will be absolutely amazed!  We have thousands upon thousands of items stored in our collection … Read More

Learning to Paint in Beloit

May 14, 2015 |

Painting: it was for kids with finger paints or professional artists with brushes. For years, it didn’t occur to me that it could be for me. With no natural artistic talent for drawing squirrels that look like squirrels or human faces … Read More