Cliff Hill

America’s Favorite Farmers Market stays fresh

August 9, 2012 // 0 Comments

Chef Robin Toldo is pictured with the future staff of her soon-to-be-open storefront on Post Dr. in Belmont, right next door to Flo’s Italian Restaurant. The precocious Toldo kids, too numerous to name, assist Mom at market in the selling of her “Hummalicious Hummus.” Photo by CLIFF HILL Not willing to rest on its laurels the Rockford Farm Market – America’s [...]

Bluebirds of happiness at home in Rockford

July 19, 2012 // 0 Comments

by CLIFF AND NANCY HILL With a stern look, Daddy Bluebird seems to be saying, “Where’s the beef?” Actually, he was waiting for his twice a day offering of mealworms. Photo by CLIFF HILL Once nearly eliminated from Michigan due to a lack of nest cavities, bluebirds have made a remarkable comeback with the aid of bird enthusiasts who have put up thousands of bluebird [...]

Rockford Brewing slated to open soon

July 19, 2012 // 0 Comments

Photo by CLIFF HILL Slow and steady wins the race. Rockford Brewing Co. partners are still aiming for a late summer opening of their signature microbrewery in the heart of downtown Rockford. The three tortoises Jeff Sheehan, Seth Rivard, and Brien Dews are crossing every ‘T’ and dotting every ‘i’ in order to achieve an authentic Northwoods Bavarian [...]

Rockford races to title at Division I regional in Grand Rapids

May 24, 2012 // 0 Comments

by RANDY GREGORY NUMBER ONE AND THEY KNOW IT—The boys of Rockford High School’s track and field team proudly hoist their first-place trophy after winning the Division I regional championship. Photo by CLIFF HILL Though not quite as overwhelming in the scope of victory as their female teammates, the boys track team from Rockford also took home first-place honors in the [...]
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