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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

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

Oh, The Places We Go (For BIFF)

March 30, 2015 |

BIFF: Discover the world, discover Beloit

The Beloit International Film Festival (BIFF), just wrapping up its tenth annual festival, improves and impresses me more with each successive year.

Though I’ve lived in Beloit off and on since I graduated from … Read More

A Farmers’ Market Meal in Beloit Wisconsin

September 8, 2014 |

The Main Event

Downtown Beloit is the heartbeat of our city and the Farmers’ Market is downtown’s signature event.

You could buy similar products in the grocery store any day of the week, but shopping at the Farmers’ Market is an experience … Read More

Rick Wells Advertising: The First Tenant

June 24, 2014 |

Rick Wells Advertising: New in Downtown Beloit

Thirteen years ago, he was just a man working from his laptop at his kitchen table. This year, with a busy staff of six looking to grow even bigger, Rick Wells Advertising moved … Read More

Fridays in the Park – It’s What’s For Lunch!

June 9, 2014 |

The Food Routine

Since I retired, I’ve been trying to eat at home as much as possible. Not only does it save a little money, but it’s (maybe) a little healthier. I really am beginning to like my … Read More

Baking with Apples

February 14, 2014 |

Last fall I went to visit the Beloit’s Farmers Market. I went in search of something to cook or bake with and decided on the fall favorite: apples. There were lots of great varieties to choose from but I decided … Read More

Best Place to Take Your Date on Valentine’s Day: The Beloit International Film Festival

February 12, 2014 |

Best Place to Take Your Date on Valentine’s Day: Kristin’s Pick

Can you believe it?  Beloit has had its very own international film festival for nine years.  Thousands of filmmakers from around the world have visited our charming little town … Read More

Holidazzle Shopping: Finding the Perfect Gift

December 19, 2013 |

The best part of living in a small town, I think, is that you really get to know the shop owners of the area.  I take every opportunity to talk to them (sometimes whether they want me to or not) … Read More

The Phoenix: A fitting name for the building
… and Beloit

August 31, 2013 |

Up goes the cupola

We were able to catch the cupola being raised and set upon the new Phoenix building downtown. It was very cool. This is significant for Beloit and downtown Beloit specifically. It’s yet another step in the right … Read More