More improvements for downtown Beloit

By Bill Barth, Beloit Daily News – March 15, 2022   Proposed projects continue successful makeover of Beloit City Center district.    Two recent plans promise continued improvements in Beloit’s dynamic downtown redevelopment.    Not surprisingly, the improvements will be the result of the commitment to the central commercial district by the Hendricks organization. Judging Read more…

Sky Carp bringing new team president ‘home’

Special to the Daily News – March 14, 2022   BELOIT—His extensive career in Minor League Baseball had Zach Brockman working in coast-to-coast points of the country.    Now, he’s embraced the chance to build success near his Midwest hometown.    Brockman, 39, who grew up in Homewood, Ill., about 120 miles from Beloit, has Read more…

DBA to return to normal with events this year

By Austin Montgomery, Beloit Daily News – March 7, 2022   BELOIT—2022 will be the year of a full resurgence of Downtown Beloit Association events if you ask DBA Executive Director Shauna El-Amin as small businesses prepare for another bounce back year heading into the spring schedule.    The DBA spent 2020 and 2021 helping Read more…

BIFFY Awards highlight return to form of film festival in Beloit

By Austin Montgomery, Beloit Daily News – March 6, 2022   BELOIT—The credits rolled on the 2022 Beloit International Film Festival, marking a successful year that saw the fest return in full-force after a pandemic-stricken 2021 event.    Filmmakers, producers and special guests gathered at Velvet Buffalo in downtown Beloit on Saturday for the annual Read more…

Beloit International Film Festival kicks off this week

By Clint Wolf, Beloit Daily News – February 21, 2022   BELOIT—Films will be showing at seven downtown Beloit venues, offering a wide selection of drama, documentaries, horror and other genres during the 17th Annual Beloit International Film Festival.    The film festival, commonly called BIFF, will run from Feb. 25 through March 6.    Read more…