Crust & Crumbles

  When Jojo G. needed a job, she took a chance to call the Rockford City Market to pitch a booth. She bluffed her way into a path that has now become her career. See how this passionate mother and […]

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Our City, Our Story : Live – Sharon Nesbit-Davis

Take a moment to listen to this deeply moving struggle revolving around marriage, motherhood, and the discrimination she received from a doctor for being married to a black man. Part of our Our City, Our Story : Live event, storytellers […]

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That One Time I Saw My Grandpa’s Junk

Part of our “Our City, Our Story : Live” event, storytellers got up and told stories around a theme. The theme this event was “The One TIme…” This is Jim Yeager telling a story about his grandfather. The title of […]

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Passion for the clippers

Anthony Hamilton gives back through his passion for the clippers in Rockford. Every third Monday, Ant and crew donate free haircuts through a project put together by Erinn Katy.

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Merle + Stella

Almost 79 years married. We could tell you about their first dance, or we could tell you about how there was an objection to them getting married… But, instead, we’re going to show you how their love survives. How it […]

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