Capturing a Bulbasaur while learning intricate details of about Janesville's past is probably an unconventional concept for most local history buffs.
The Beloit Janesville Symphony Orchestra will perform two audience favorites at its upcoming concert: Rimsky-Korsakov’s "Scheherazade" and Tchaikovsky's "Violin Concerto in D."
Weak pacing, a forgettable story and a poor balance between combat and exploration make “Shadow of the Tomb Raider” the weakest entry in Lara Croft’s rebooted adventures, Gazette gaming columnist Jake Magee writes.
Burgess Watts plans to once again ply the roads from Chicago for the 42nd Beloit Autorama, which takes place Sunday, Sept. 16, at Preservation Park in Beloit.
Venturing out on a dark and stormy night, The Gazette's restaurant review team The Four Dishes found great comfort--and comfort food--at Benedetti's Club 51 in Beloit.
Janesville's Gas Can Alley band hopes to introduce a new generation to its brand of music when it hosts the third annual Atomic Voodoo Rockabilly Meltdown on Saturday, Sept. 15, at the Odd Fellow's Lodge in downtown Janesville.
Four local groups have put together the pieces for “Tales of Downtown,” a play about Janesville that will mesh styles to depict murder, romance, dancing and cruising the circuit.
Jamerica, the Jamaican restaurant that has been operating on Williamson Street on Madison’s near-east side for 22 years, is an example of a place that appeals strongly to some and not much to others, writes Gazette restaurant reviewer Bill Livick.
Chili and country music will be in abundance when Edgerton celebrates its 29th annual Chilimania and fourth annual County Edge music concert Sept. 7-8 on North Henry Street in downtown Edgerton.
If you’re in the mood for Thai food, Sandee's Thai Fusion in downtown Janesville is a destination that should be at the top of your list, writes the Gazette's restaurant review team The Four Dishes.
As part of "Fake News Month," Rock County Historical Society Education Curator Nathan Fuller will talk about "Alternative Facts and American History" on Tuesday, Sept. 4, at Hedberg Public Library in Janesville.
If weather cooperates, organizers of the 2018 Rock River Thresheree think some 15,000 people might visit the annual event when it runs from Aug. 31-Sept. 3 at Thresherman's Park near Edgerton.
The Gazette's gaming columnist bought a Super NES Classic on a whim, and since been obsessed poring over the nostalgic games from his childhood.
Madison's BelAir Cantina is an energetic restaurant that specializes in tacos with creative fillings and executes them well. The whole place exudes an upbeat, slightly urbane vibe, which wouldn’t go far without a good kitchen putting out fresh, locally sourced and tasty fare, writes Gazette restaurant reviewer Bill Livick.
Seneca Foods will donate 7 tons of sweet corn for the Janesville Noon Rotary Club Corn Roast and Mud Volleyball Tournament on Saturday, Aug. 18, at Traxler Park in Janesville.
The manager of Janesville's Exclusive Company talks about the resurgence of vinyl, how online streaming has affected record stores and why modern TV doesn't interest him.
An IGN editor was fired last week after he was caught having plagiarized a YouTuber. It’s more evidence of the ethical problems in games journalism.
Despite having never before heard of Imperial Palace & Pho Vietnamese in South Beloit, Illinois, The Four Dishes greatly enjoyed their visit to this restaurant specializing in Chinese, Thai and Vietnamese cuisine.
Local playwright Jim Lyke taps into the topic of local homelessness in his new play, "There's No Place," which runs Aug 23-26 at the Janesville Performing Arts Center.
Gazette gaming columnist Jake Magee’s backlog of games is growing faster than the rate he could possibly play through it. It’s a problem most gamers have, he writes.
Sala Thai has been operating in a quaint space on Madison's Fair Oaks Avenue for the past decade, and it continues to win praise for its savory recipes.
Editor’s note: Kicks presents 20Q, a feature that introduces readers to people involved in the area’s arts and entertainment community. Compiled by kicks Editor Greg Little, each piece will include a short bio, photo and answers to questions that provide insight into not only that person’s a…
The Rock River Repertory Theatre is bringing "Ghost: The Musical" to Parker High School starting Friday, Aug. 10. The show is based on the 1990 film starring Patrick Swayze, Demi Moore and Whoopi Goldberg.
If you're looking for a place that specializes in Italian classics in a premiere destination, the Gazette's restaurant review team The Four Dishes say the Tuscan Tavern and Grill is worth the drive to Lake Geneva.
Janesville artist Meghan Walker will exhibit her conceptual/fantasy photography during the 61st annual Tallman Arts Festival on Sunday, Aug. 5, at the Rock County Historical Society campus, 426 N. Jackson St., Janesville.
Achievements are a great way to get more mileage out your favorite games. But for completionists such as Gazette gaming columnist Jake Magee, they can lead to a lot headaches.
Looking for a festive place with exceptional food, atmosphere and service for a dinner party? Gazette restaurant reviewer Bill Livick found one with surprisingly affordable prices at Blue Agave, 117 S. Butler St.
The Janesville native and lighting specialist discusses working with dry ice, decorating at Christmastime and which word trips her up most while trying to spell it.
With the Janesville Warbird Weekend set for this upcoming weekend, one of the event's organizers recalls how much the experiences mean for veterans who flew in the featured planes.