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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 October 30, 2020

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Weekend Roundup October 30 - November 1!

Weekend Roundup October 30 - November 1!

Happy Halloween! The spookiest weekend of the year has arrived! Here is your Weekend Roundup :) Friday, October 30, 2020WIFR Annual Halloween Blood Drive @ Rock River Valley Blood Center - view event6:00 am - 1:30 pmSpook-Tacular Week! @ Anderson Japanese Gardens - view event9:00 am - 5:00 pmSpooky
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Rockford Buzz

Rockford Buzz

Published October 29, 2020

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New Expansion w/ Pig Minds

New Expansion w/ Pig Minds

Pig Minds Brewing Co. has been putting in some major work! They have a huge new expansion coming so they can expand their offerings to more craft beer, vegan woodfired pizza, and a super cool new space!Check out the video for a quick tour of the new spot!"Rockford Buzz" Apple and Android Mobile Apps
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Published October 28, 2020

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Podcast Episode 61 - Engagement News & Mental Health

Podcast Episode 61 - Engagement News & Mental Health

This week, Jake has some exciting news to share! Then we have a chat about the importance of taking care of your mental health - especially in years like this one.Hit play and come hang out with us. Coffee drinking is suggested.Follow us on social mediaInstagram: @TheRockfordBuzzFacebook: https
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Published October 27, 2020

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Loaded Tots & More w/ Sabores Mobile Kitchen

Loaded Tots & More w/ Sabores Mobile Kitchen

Sabores Mobile Kitchen is brand new to the Rockford food truck scene, and they are already a foodie favorite! They're serving up latin-inspired street food that is bound to make you soul so very happy. They're known for their loaded tots. That's right. LOADED. TOTS. My mouth is watering just thinkin
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Published October 26, 2020

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Spooky Science Days at Discovery Center

Spooky Science Days at Discovery Center

If you're looking for a fun and exciting way to celebrate Halloween, Discovery Center Museum has got you covered! Get the kiddos dressed up in their costumes and masks and head over to Discovery Center for SPOOKY SCIENCE DAYS!Thursday, October 29 – Saturday, October 31 from 10-Noon and 1-3:00 pm e
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Published October 26, 2020

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National Pumpkin Day 2020!

National Pumpkin Day 2020!

HAPPY NATIONAL PUMPKIN DAY! Meet our friend Jack 🎃We took Jack on a tour around Rockford to show off some neat places in the region! This is a must watch and share 😉 Follow us on social media:Instagram: http://www.instagram.com/TheRockfordBuzzFacebook: https://www.facebook.com/RockfordBuz
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Rockford Buzz

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Published October 25, 2020

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Hosting Your Events In Style w/ The Twisted Tulip

Hosting Your Events In Style w/ The Twisted Tulip

The Twisted Tulip is a brand new event space in Machesney Park. They host any events from birthdays to weddings. There are a bunch of beautiful details and areas of the venue to make your special event a day to remember! Check out the video to get a mini-tour!Follow us on social media:Instagram: htt
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Published October 25, 2020

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A Spook-tacular Week at Anderson Japanese Gardens!

A Spook-tacular Week at Anderson Japanese Gardens!

This coming week is a fun one. We have a week-long lead up to Halloween! Now, Halloween may look a bit different this year due to COVID-19, but that doesn't mean all of the fun has to be lost. You know what's cool about this holiday? You get to dress up in costumes, and you can add as many layer
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Rockford Buzz

Published October 24, 2020

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A New Take On Pizza w/ Ranchero Pizza

A New Take On Pizza w/ Ranchero Pizza

Ranchero Pizza is the brain child of the folks from Lucha Cantina. They're taking the flavors you know and love from the Lucha menu . . . and putting them on PIZZA! I mean, Elote PIZZA! Mind. BLOWN.Visit http://rancheropizza.com and give them a call to place your order! Once your pie is ready, just
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Published October 23, 2020

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Weekend Roundup October 23-25!

Weekend Roundup October 23-25!

Welcome to the weekend! This weekend is full of spooky events for you and the family. Here's a list for you to check out!Friday, October 23, 2020Metro Staff Hiring Event @ The Workforce Connection - view event2:00 pm - 4:00 pmFestival of Frights @ Sinnissippi Park - view event6:00 pm - 8:00 pmParano
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Published October 22, 2020

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Bringing the Best Tacos to Rockford w/ Chilango's Kitchen!

Bringing the Best Tacos to Rockford w/ Chilango's Kitchen!

Chilango's Kitchen has been serving up amazing tacos inside of Cj's Public House for just about a year now! They've brought their love of cooking and sharing some of Mexico City's favorite tacos right to Downtown Rockford! If you want a suggestion for what to try first, grab yourself some Carne Asad
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City of Rockford

City of Rockford

Published October 22, 2020

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Calling All Young Artists: Design Mayor McNamara’s Holiday Card

Calling All Young Artists: Design Mayor McNamara’s Holiday Card

The winter holiday season is fast approaching and Mayor Tom McNamara needs help! Each year, the mayor sends out a holiday card to companies and organizations that make our community move forward. Once again this year, he’d like to use a card designed by a Rockford elementary or middle school
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City of Rockford

Published October 22, 2020

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Calling All Young Artists: Design Mayor McNamara’s Holiday Card

Calling All Young Artists: Design Mayor McNamara’s Holiday Card

The winter holiday season is fast approaching and Mayor Tom McNamara needs help! Each year, the mayor sends out a holiday card to companies and organizations that make our community move forward. Once again this year, he’d like to use a card designed by a Rockford elementary or middle school
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Rockford Buzz

Rockford Buzz

Published October 21, 2020

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Beautiful Pictures with C. Tyson Photography

Beautiful Pictures with C. Tyson Photography

Jake has a quick chat with one of our favorite local photographers, Chris Tyson from C. Tyson Photography.Chris is one talented guy and can help you capture some of your most precious moments.Follow C. Tyson:Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ctysonphotography/Website: https://ctysonphotog
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Published October 21, 2020

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Edwards Apple Orchard is Rockford’s Favorite Fall Attraction!

Edwards Apple Orchard is Rockford’s Favorite Fall Attraction!

The results are in! After receiving nominations and putting it to the vote, we’ve found Rockford’s favorite Fall Attraction!EDWARDS APPLE ORCHARD!With many types of apples to choose from, the donuts and cider, and all of the goodies inside the barn, Edwards Apple Orchard has become a staple for
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Published October 21, 2020

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Podcast Episode 60 - Long Hikes & Being Present

Podcast Episode 60 - Long Hikes & Being Present

Jake has quite the story about a long trek around Lake Geneva with Leah. That sparked a conversation about what it means to take time to slow down in life and really be present. Life around us may be stressful, but we can all still have moments where we take a step back and be mindful of being prese
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Rockford Buzz

Rockford Buzz

Published October 20, 2020

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Record Store Day Drop 3

Record Store Day Drop 3

If you’re into vinyl records, you know that Record Store Day is basically like Christmas. It’s something to celebrate and you get brand new gifts in the form of exclusive record drops.This year, with COVID-19 entering the picture, Record Store Day has looked a bit different. Instead of one huge
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Published October 20, 2020

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Bringing Back the 70s w/ That Gurl

Bringing Back the 70s w/ That Gurl

That Gurl is a local Rockford band that's bringing the 70's back to town. From Rock to Disco, and all sorts of music in between, That Gurl takes the stage with a goal to just have fun and bring joy to the community with their music. You can catch them at various stages around town, and you can follo
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