The lead organizer of the Janesville Renaissance Faire talks about his favorite grocery item, the fair's greatest hindrance and a modern song he would love to see reworked in minstrel style.
April Verser, a member of the Beloit Janesville Symphony Orchestra, will perform alongside her sister Amber as part of a live online "BJSO Spotlight" concert at 7 p.m. Friday, May 8.
While the global COVID-19 pandemic has eliminated some options for celebrating Mother's Day this year, consider some of these alternatives for honoring mom on May 10.
The Rock County Historical Society and the Janesville Art League are collaborating on an art project aimed at helping area residents share messages of gratitude and well wishes for members of area medical teams, first responders or others in the community.
Blain’s Farm & Fleet and the Country Jam music festival are teaming to host a nationwide contest inviting musicians to compete for studio time and a chance to perform at the July festival.
Rotary Botanical Gardens will host its annual Spring Plant Sale from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. May 8-11 as a curbside-only event. Pickup will take place at the gardens' horticulture center, 825 Sharon Road.
The Gazette's restaurant review team The Four Dishes found a supper club that truly left an impression on them during a recent visit to Buckhorn Supper Club in Milton.
The Janesville Performing Arts Center has launched its Virtual Venue Concert Series featuring a variety of musicians streaming concerts online.
The Gazette's restaurant review team The Four Dishes paid a visit to Franchesco's Italian restaurant in Rockford, Illinois, before it switched to carryout and delivery in the face of the COVID-19 spread.
In response to the ongoing COVID-19 crisis, the Janesville Performing Arts Center is launching its Virtual Venue Concert Series at 7 p.m. Friday, March 27.
The owner of Janesville's downtown Thai restaurant discusses her background in the food industry, her own preferred tastes and what she would be doing if she didn't own a restaurant.
The Janesville Performing Arts Center is inviting the community to participate in a group art project. Their paintbrushes will be their cellphones.
Aaron R. Conklin, The Gazette's new Madison-area restaurant reviewer, offers his take on the barbecue selections at Fitchburg's Thirsty Goat.
A listing of Rock and Walworth county bars and restaurants still offering food via carryout, delivery and curbside service.
The Gazette's restaurant review team, The Four Dishes, pay a visit to Janesville's newest dining establishment, drafthouse.
One of Janesville's favorite singer-songwriters shares his views on material goods, ketchup and why disc golf should be an Olympic sport.
Comedian Rex Havens brings his one-man, multimedia comedy show to the Janesville Performing Arts Center on Saturday, March 21.
The Gazette's restaurant review team The Four Dishes recently visited H&S Hibachi and Sushi in Janesville for a taste of Asian cuisine.
The Janesville native and "crossdisciplinary producer" talks about how she expresses her creativity, her lack of shame over crying, and the joys of watching birds steal sandwiches.
Oregon's downtown has a handful of decent restaurants. According to Gazette restaurant reviewer Bill Livick, the best of them is Charlie’s on Main--a farm-to-table kitchen that operates from a renovated historic building on Main Street.
Looking ahead to the future, Beloit International Film Festival organizers say their mission is all about localized growth and compounding successes.
The Four Dishes, The Gazette's restaurant review team, took in all the meaty flavors during a recent visit to LD's BBQ in East Troy.
The Janesville native and lighting expert talks about the best and worst parts of her job, being a triplet and why she won't inhale while driving past a cemetery.
FlannelFest, Janesville’s winter celebration of all things beer and flannel, is back for year two Feb. 22 at the town square in downtown Janesville.
Gazette restaurant reviewer Bill Livick reminisced about the days of old-fashioned taverns during a recent visit to The Village Green in downtown Middleton.
An organizer of KANDU Industries' Grapes & Hops event said the group hopes having the annual wine and beer tasting fundraiser on Valentine’s Day at The Armory will encourage couples to attend.
Sometimes carryout on a deary winter night is a preferred method of dining. The Gazette's restaurant review team The Four Dishes took that route recently to enjoy a feast of Middle Eastern food from Sahara Palace in Rockford, Illinois.
Specializing in breads made from scratch and other baked goods, Madison Sourdough, also serves breakfast and lunch five days a week along with weekend brunches, writes Gazette restaurant reviewer Bill Livick.
The Rock County musician and master mixer talks about the recording process, his love for KISS and what he considers to be the best snack food ever.
Janesville Little Theatre will be performing its version of Alan Aykbourn's "Bedroom Farce" over two weekends in February at the Janesville Performing Arts Center.