Downtown Beloit Association to offer spring events

By Jacob Roushia, Beloit Daily News – April 4, 2022   BELOIT—It’s a sure sign of spring when the Downtown Beloit Association starts sponsoring events for residents and families to enjoy.   The month of April will bring the Downtown Beloit Association’s 8th annual Easter Eggstravaganza, Egg Word Scramble Scavenger Hunt and Wine Walk.   Read more…

BIFF Year-round to kick off in April in downtown Beloit

By Jacob Roushia, Beloit Daily News – March 28, 2022   BELOIT—After a welcome return to an in-person film festival, Beloit International Film Festival (BIFF), is kicking off BIFF Year-round on April 6. It will continue to take place every Wednesday, in April, showing different films each week.   The cost will be $6 for Read more…

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…