Story Stroll Back, Just n Time for Holidays

Story Stroll Back, Just n Time for Holidaysby Hillary Gavan, Beloit Daily News – November 24, 2020 If you missed the first story stroll, another one is ready—just in time forthe holidays.The Beloit Public Library (BPL) and Downtown Beloit Association (DBA) are teaming up again to host a Downtown Beloit Winter Story Stroll. Participants follow Read more…

Studio Gang Reinvents Wisconsin Coal-Burning Power Plant as Student Union

Studio Gang Reinvents Wisconsin Coal-Burning Power Plant as Student Unionby The Construction Specifier – November 23, 2020 Looking to enhance the student experience and help revitalize the local riverfront, Beloit College (Beloit, Wisconsin), partnered with Studio Gang to reinvent a former coal-burning power plant as a student union centered on recreation and wellness.Located along the Read more…

Businesses Hope for Big Retail Weekend

Businesses Hope for Big Retail Weekendby Hillary Gavan, Beloit Daily News – November 23, 2020 With Black Friday and Small Business Saturday this weekend, local retailers are gearing up with sales, unique ways to shop safely and lots of fun.Many small businesses in the area are offering unique merchandise and give-aways to lure customers into Read more…

BIFF Organizers Discussing Drive-in Movies and More

BIFF Organizers Discussing Drive-in Movies and Moreby Hillary Gavan, Beloit Daily News – November 17, 2020 Beloit International Film Festival (BIFF) Executive Director Greg Gerard isdiscussing creative ways to move forward with the festival set for Feb. 19-28 in light of COVID-19.Currently the festival is planned to be a hybrid model of in-person and virtual Read more…

Small Businesses Could Receive Help From COVID-19 Slowdown

Small Businesses Could Receive Help From COVID-19 Slowdownby Austin Montgomery, Beloit Daily News – November 15, 2020 The City of Beloit is set to launch a small business loan and grant programfor businesses impacted by COVID-19, according to Downtown Beloit Association Executive Director Shauna El-Amin.The city has approved $60,000 for small business forgivable loans up Read more…

BDN Editor Bill Barth to Leave Post Amid Restructuring

BDN Editor Bill Barth to Leave Post Amid Restructuringby Hillary Gavan, Beloit Daily News – November 8, 2020 After more than 40 years on the beat in Greater Beloit, longtime BeloitDaily News Editor Bill Barth is leaving his post effective Nov. 20.APG Media of Southern Wisconsin, which in 2019 purchased several daily and weekly newspapers Read more…

HCP Introduces Three New Downtown Retailers

HCP Introduces Three New Downtown Retailersby Austin Montgomery, Beloit Daily News – November 5, 2020 Three new retailers will soon be in downtown Beloit as HendricksCommercial Properties announces three tenants at 406 Pleasant St., the space above truk’t street tacos at the corner of Pleasant Street and East Grand Avenue.Haute Luxe Beauty House, Haute Bridal Read more…

Farmer’s Market Wraps Up Year After Adapting to Pandemic

Farmer’s Market Wraps Up Year After Adapting to Pandemicby Austin Montgomery, Beloit Daily News – November 1, 2020 Vendors at this year’s Beloit Farmers Market were able to adapt on the flyto changes caused by the COVID-19 pandemic as organizers shifted towards finding a new normal to help keep the community safe.Brad Paulson, co-owner of Read more…