“Hotels lose without Waterfront, Airfest” – 2013


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Source: Rockford Register Star 8/11/2013



2016 Screw City Beer Festival – 5/20/2016 article

Source: Rockford Register Star 5/20/2016


Kryptonite Bar owner to sell or close – 2016

Kryptonite owner

Source:  Rockford Register Star Feb. 11, 2016


Screw City Beer Festival – 2014

“Rockford’s Screw City Beer Festival at its best in fourth year” by Michael Sears, President, Forest City Brewers

2130 different beers to 2,000 craft-beer enthusiasts

3 local brew pubs (involved):  Carlyle Brewery, Pig Minds Brewing and Rockford Brewing Co.

Forest City Brewers back pouring:  Anthony Artale, Aaron Sleger, Chris Wachowiak and Zak Rotello organized and ran this event.

Source: The Rock River Times, Sept. 10-16, 2014