business

Pinstripes and Polka Dots reopens in Rockford

October 4, 2012 // 0 Comments

By Beth Altena Tracy McKay, owner of Pinstripes and Polka Dots, is back for round two with her children’s clothing and furnishing consignment store. The shop is now located at 120 Courtland, across from Cinco de Mayo. McKay is pictured in front of a hand-made display rack which is an actual birch tree. “I’m excited to be back,” said Tracy McKay, the former and now [...]

Burch Body Works building – going, going, gone

October 4, 2012 // 0 Comments

by CLIFF AND NANCY HILL   A Pitsch Company excavating crane gingerly removes a huge 60 ft. long, 8,000-pound, steel support girder from the partially razed Burch Body Works building. With air quality monitors surrounding the property and an onsite representative from The Michigan Occupational Safety and Health Administration (MIOSHA) present, Pitsch Companies, last [...]

Wise Photography on the move

April 1, 2009 // 0 Comments

Wise Photography preparing to move. Wise Photography, established in 1995, is moving and expanding into a new location at 1 N. Main. “I’m excited about the new location because of the added exposure” Wise said. “I have a lot of art that no one has been able to see, just hiding in my computer waiting for a chance to be seen.” “I know [...]

Community says goodbye, Ram Nation

March 26, 2009 // 0 Comments

by RICH ZECK The Ram Nation was more than just a store with hip styles and every kind of Rockford paraphernalia; it was a business that defines what the American entrepreneurial spirit is all about. People may see the store’s closing as a sign of the times-but don’t feel sorry for owners Kevin and Rachelle Butler. This couple is passionate about their [...]

Win Cash, Meet Neighbors at EXPO this Saturday

March 19, 2009 // 0 Comments

More than 11,000 people enjoyed last years EXPO. This Saturday visit and learn more about your community (and win stuff). CARSTAR of Rockford is giving away a 37-inch television. Rockford Dry Dock will have some samples of different foods they sell. Nugent Builders can tell you about the good reasons to invest in improving your home now. Four people will win $500 in cash. [...]
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