Feast on Artistry, authenticity at new Cinco de Mayo restaurant

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Rockford’s new Cinco de Mayo restaurant has recently opened, peppering excitement for its authentic Mexican food and stunning art murals. Mariano Coronado, whose family oversees a dozen restaurants in five states, owns this new ingredient to downtown Rockford, located at 123 Courtland St., but Mariano brings his own special touch to Cinco de Mayo. “This […]

CSCP stages ‘Plaza Suite’

The Cedar Springs Community Players (CSCP) will present “Plaza Suite,” a three-act comedy by Neil Simon, at the historic Kent Theatre. Performances will take place on Friday and Saturday, Oct. 16-17 and will start at 7:30 p.m. There will be a Sunday matinee on Oct. 18 starting at 2 p.m. Tickets are available at the […]

REF welcomes two new members to Board of Trustees

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  It is with great pleasure the Rockford Education Foundation Board of Trustees introduces its newest members, Gerilyn May and Steve Peterson. Gerilyn May is the development coordinator for Van Andel Institute and a Rockford High School graduate. She lives in Rockford with her husband and two sons. Gerilyn is active at her church and […]

Feed America West Michigan Food Bank receives donations

The “gang” from Feeding America West Michigan Food Bank is making regular appearances at Rockford’s ever-popular Saturday Farm Market, seeking donations of fresh and healthy Michigan fruits, vegetables and baked goods from market goers and vendors. This Saturday they ended up with a pickup truck full (approx. 500 lbs.) of the very best the market […]

OLC preschoolers learn about Michigan

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The four-year-old preschool class at Our Lady of Consolation School in Rockford is visited by the seventh-grade students to share information regarding Constitution Day. The seventh-graders taught the preschoolers that Michigan is one of the 50 states in the United States. They discussed rules they need to follow and authority. The event concluded with the […]