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Rockford Area Black-Owned Businesses!

Rockford Area Black-Owned Businesses!

Hey Rockford! Here is a list of some wonderful black-owned businesses here in the Rockford area! If there are any that you'd like to add, our contact info will be at the bottom of the page!15th & ChrisRestaurant/Food Truck201 15th AveRockford, Illinois 61104(779) 774-4116https://15thandchris.com
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Rockford Area Restaurants Offering Delivery or Carry Out!

Rockford Area Restaurants Offering Delivery or Carry Out!

Due to the COVID-19 virus and rulings from the Governor of Illinois, restaurants and bars cannot host a dine-in audience until, at least, the end of March. That hurts a lot of our local businesses and their employees. We are all left scrambling a bit right now.But, these wonderful places have put me
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Rockford Buzz

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Published August 7, 2020

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Weekend Roundup August 7-9!

Weekend Roundup August 7-9!

Friday, August 7, 2020Victorian Village Seasonal Tours @ Midway Village Museum - view event11:00 am - 4:00 pmIntro to SUP @ Rock Cut - view event3:00 pm - 5:00 pmRockford City Market - view event3:30 pm - 7:30 pmMusic on the Mall with Secret Serenade @ Edgebrook - view event6:30 pm - 8:30 pmThat Gur
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Published August 6, 2020

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Big News From RAM!

Big News From RAM!

Now that Illinois is in Phase 4, Rockford Art Museum has opened back up to the public! A few things have changed - they have new hours and are only open Thursday-Sunday. But, admission is FREE through the end of the year. Along with with admission, RAM has also launched a bunch of virtual events! Yo
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Published August 4, 2020

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Podcast Ep. 49 - New Relationships & Looking Ahead

Podcast Ep. 49 - New Relationships & Looking Ahead

Jake is back from his vacation and did, in fact, have a crazy new plan. As expected. We have some new life news and chat about moving our lives forward.Hit play and come hang out with us. Coffee drinking is suggested.Follow us on social mediaInstagram: @TheRockfordBuzz Grab some Rockford Buzz Merch
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Courtney Bauman

Courtney Bauman

Published August 3, 2020

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From Center Ice: Blackhawks 3 Questions For Game 2

From Center Ice: Blackhawks 3 Questions For Game 2

Game 1 was extremely exciting to watch. But, I have questions!Can you stay out of the box?The Edmonton Oilers have a lethal powerplay and it was on display in Game 1. When the final buzzer sounded on Saturday, the Oilers had 4 goals. 3 of them came on the powerplay. 1 of them came with the goalt
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Published August 3, 2020

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From Hobby to Business

From Hobby to Business

Apple Shack Repair Shop can fix pretty much anything with a power button. Anthony turned electronics repair from a hobby into a business. He saw a need for there to be iPhone repair services in the area, so he took charge. It's only grown from there! Check out their story below! Grab some Rockford B
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Courtney Bauman

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Published July 31, 2020

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From Center Ice: Previewing Blackhawks vs. Oilers

From Center Ice: Previewing Blackhawks vs. Oilers

The year is 2020. The Blackhawks somehow have a shot at winning the Stanley Cup.If you told me that fact 5 years ago, I’d tell you, “Of course they do. They’re the best team of the decade!” But, oh how times have changed. The Blackhawks went from the top of the world to, “Do they remember
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Published July 31, 2020

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Weekend Roundup July 31-August 2!

Weekend Roundup July 31-August 2!

Friday, July 31, 2020Victory Day Celebration: Outdoor Dinner @ Midway Village Museum - view event5:00 pm - 9:30 pmMusic on the Mall with Universal Joint @ Edgebrook - view event6:30 pm - 8:30 pmPistol Pete @ Rock-a-Bago Hall - view event7:00 pm - 11:00 pmThe Studio presents Cyrano de Burger Shack @
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Published July 30, 2020

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Alix Takes Us On a Swedish History Tour Around Rockford

Alix Takes Us On a Swedish History Tour Around Rockford

Alix from Swedish Historical Society joined Jake to take us on a Swedish History tour around Rockford. So much Swedish history runs through the streets of Rockford, take a look at some of the major architectural spots! Grab some Rockford Buzz Merch: http://shop.rockfordbuzz.comBecome a Rockford Buzz
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Published July 29, 2020

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Let's Take A Tour Of Rockford's Most Unique Gardens

Let's Take A Tour Of Rockford's Most Unique Gardens

Anderson Japanese Gardens is such a wonderful spot here in Rockford. The full tour of the Gardens takes about an hour and a half, but we have a mini tour here for you to give you a taste of what you can find and some of the history behind this great spot!Grab some Rockford Buzz Merch: http://shop.ro
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Published July 28, 2020

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Ep. 48 - Injuries & Disconnecting

Ep. 48 - Injuries & Disconnecting

Courtney is back from the middle of the woods, so we chose to talk about the importance of taking a chance to disconnect for awhile. But there is injury news, too, because Jake is Jake. He may not be the only one who got injured this week, though. . .Hit play and come hang out with us. Coffee drinki
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Published July 27, 2020

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Local Bands Are Taking Over The Eagle!

Local Bands Are Taking Over The Eagle!

96.7 The Eagle has a great treat for Rockford Day this year. "815 Day Rocks" will feature Rick Nielsen taking over The Eagle for 10 hours. Rick is great, but he's looking for local Rockford musicians to help him guest DJ on-air and promote their music! Check out https://967theeagle.net/ for how to
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Published July 26, 2020

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New Recycling Center Opens in Machesney Park

New Recycling Center Opens in Machesney Park

Keep Northern Illinois Beautiful has a brand new recycling center in Machesney Park! If you've spent the Spring and first half of summer de-cluttering, they're the place to go to get rid of your items! You can find the list of things they accept at knib.org. Give them a visit :)
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Published July 24, 2020

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Weekend Roundup July 24-26!

Weekend Roundup July 24-26!

Friday, July 24, 2020Victorian Village Seasonal Tours @ Midway Village Museum - view event11:00 am - 4:00 pmRockford City Market - view event3:30 pm - 7:30 pmDATE NIGHT at Whiskey's with Solar Acoustic and Baby Rae'z @ Whiskey's Roadhouse - view event6:00 pm - 9:00 pmMusic on the Mall with Dan Magui
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Published July 23, 2020

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Tour of the Nordlof

Tour of the Nordlof

The The Nordlof Center is a great cultural gathering space in downtown Rockford. Normally, you can catch plays, art shows, concerts, movies, and much more. But, during these times os social distancing, they've repurposed their space a bit. The theater and meeting rooms are available for rental for b
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Published July 22, 2020

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Camp Rocky at RPD

Camp Rocky at RPD

Rockford Park District is keeping kids active and entertained with their weekly summer camps. Each week has a different theme, so it's always changing up! You can sign up by the week at Carlson Ice Arena.Jake stopped by Camp Rocky to get all the details!Grab some Rockford Buzz Merch: http://shop.roc
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Published July 21, 2020

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Ep. 47 - Podcasters & Podcasts

Ep. 47 - Podcasters & Podcasts

Podcasters on a Podcast talking about Podcasts. How much more basic could we get? Well, if i haven't roped you in yet, how about this? Both of us were exhausted this morning and words were not falling out of our mouths properly. It was pretty entertaining if you ask me.Mentioned Podcasts:Una
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Published July 20, 2020

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ICYMI : Rockford Has An Official Bird!

ICYMI : Rockford Has An Official Bird!

Did you know that Rockford has an official bird?! ICYMI: Sinnissippi Audubon Society & Mayor McNamara made an announcement a few days ago!Check out the video to hear all about it!
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Published July 17, 2020

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Discovery Center Has New Things!! So We Go On A Little Tour

Discovery Center Has New Things!! So We Go On A Little Tour

Discovery Center Museum was closed for a few months due to COVID. They took that time to update and revamp some of their exhibits! They are back open and ready for you to come explore all the new things! We've got a tour for you so you can check it out before stopping in!Grab some Rockford Buzz
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