Spotlight on Roscoe
5544 Elevator Road | Tel: 815-240-9052
Date Posted: January 17, 2023
Located at 5544 Elevator Road, Bootcamp Academy specializes in helping adults ages 35-60 improve their health, look, and life without spending hours in the gym. Their trainers have extensive backgrounds in the fitness industry and will create a workout plan specifically for you. The team will work with you to keep you on track and motivated so you can reach all your goals!
Gymnastics Academy North
11447 2nd Street | Tel: 815-623-2345
Date Posted: December 16, 2022
Located at 11447 2nd Street, Gymnastics Academy North is a family-owned, state-of-the-art facility with owners who have over 70 years of combined experience. With so many classes to choose from, you are bound to find the right fit. Gymnastics, Trampoline, Ninja, Tumbling, and Preschool all offer classes at different levels. You can even sign up for a camp during winter break.
Rock Cut E-Bikes
5063 Edgemere Court | Tel: 815-985-6409
Date Posted: December 2, 2022
Located at 5063 Edgemere Court, Rock Cut E-Bikes has just recently opened this second location. Whether you are looking to save some money on commuting or just want to ride for fun, Rock Cut E-Bikes will help you choose a size and style that is right for you. They will even set you up on a test ride so you can try it on for size. There is no need to buy e-bikes online when you can shop right here in Roscoe. Catch the ride!
Valley View Farm
6440 Belvidere Road | Tel: 815-623-2730
Date Posted: November 18, 2022
Located at 6440 Belvidere Road, Valley View Farm is a family-owned farm that has been in existence for over 100 years. The family has been opening their farm to shoppers at Christmas time for the past 47 years. They will open for the season this Saturday, November 19th, and will be open daily from 9-5. Although this year they are no longer selling trees, they will still have a wide variety of wreaths, baskets, garlands, and cemetery decorations to choose from. The Christmas Shop will be filled with old-world glass ornaments, décor, and handmade gifts. You are sure to find something for that special someone! (Even if that special someone is you.☺)
Roscoe Pack & Mail
5062 Rockrose Court | Tel: 815-623-7257
Date Posted: November 10, 2022
Located at 5062 Rockrose Court, Roscoe Pack & Mail offers more than just shipping services. You can have copies made, faxes sent, and documents notarized. They offer mailbox rentals if you prefer to have your packages sent to a business where they can be signed for versus sitting on your front step all day. If you don’t want to wait in line at the DMV, they can also issue your license plate stickers and do license and title transfers. Don’t let their name fool you, they should be called Roscoe Does It All.
The Vice Food Truck
Date Posted: November 4, 2022
This week’s spotlight is being posted early, so you have time to plan your lunch on Friday. Roscoe residents Tyler and Christine King will be at Village Hall with their new food truck, “The Vice,” featuring island-style cuisine this Friday from 11-4. Make plans to join us for lunch and support your Roscoe neighbors.
Tyler and Christine moved from Oregon to Roscoe in May 2020. When they moved, a lot of places were closed down, and they really missed their island food, so they learned how to make it themselves. Now they want to share it with all their neighbors. Their favorites are the Teriyaki Beef Plate and the Aloha Burger, but you can’t go wrong with any dish. Besides starting a new food truck, they have been busy exploring Roscoe with their two sons, Gavin and Brent, and their two dogs, Oy and Mac. If you can’t make it Friday, you can find them at Crazy Llama Brewing on November 11th, offering $2 off a plate for Veterans and Active Duty Military, or at Rockton Food & Spirits on November 12th. Be sure to follow their Facebook and Instagram to find out where they are headed next.
Poison Ivy Pub
5765 Elevator Road | Tel: 815-623-1480
Date Posted: October 28, 2022
Located at 5765 Elevator Road, Poison Ivy Pub is a little bit of everything all in one amazing place! Watch sporting events on one of their 19 HDTVs, enjoy bloody marys on the weekends, sip delicious martinis, enjoy 30+ craft beers, eat fresh innovative dishes, play the gaming machines, or listen to live music during dinner on the weekends. With their new overhead doors, you can enjoy open air dining while still being protected from inclement weather.
Sophia’s Family Restaurant
5467 Bridge Street | Tel: 815-623-5903
Date Posted: October 14, 2022
Located at 5467 Bridge Street, Sophia’s Family Restaurant is a family owned establishment that has been serving loyal customers since 1990. They serve breakfast all day, lunch and dinner featuring daily specials. Always on the menu are several soups to choose from and most entrees come with a free pudding dessert! Sophia’s, “A place where friends and family meet.”
Roscoe Chiropractic Centre
11087 Main Street | Tel: 815-623-8000
Date Posted: October 6, 2022
Located at 11087 Main Street, Roscoe Chiropractic Centre has been serving the stateline communities since 1983. Their gentle, specific approach ensures that movement will be restored to your spine and interference to your nervous system will be corrected so your body can function better and you can experience a higher level of health and well-being. Dr. Chris, Dr. Brett and Dr. Jan look forward to giving you the gift of health through specific chiropractic care. Schedule an appointment today.
11364 2nd Street | Tel: 815-623-7282
Date Posted: September 30, 2022
Located at 11364 2 nd Street, Stepping Stones Child’s Center is celebrating 31 years of quality childcare. They offer year-round childcare for children ages 6 weeks to 8 years with transportation available to and from the Kinnikinnick school district. They promote high quality care and learning through play with opportunities to explore, experience and succeed. Sign your child up today!
Louie’s Tap House
5689 Elevator Road | Tel: 815-270-1020
Date Posted: September 23, 2022
Located at 5689 Elevator Road, Louie’s Tap House is where the locals go for craft beers, cocktails, and mimosa flights. Lunch and dinner are served daily with a breakfast/brunch buffet available on Sundays. Not only can you get great food and drink, you can also play mini putt, pinball, shuffleboard, darts, video games and slot machines. You can even bring your dog out on their patio. Be sure to ask about their daily specials!
5512 Elevator Road | Tel: 815-270-0455
Date Posted: September 16, 2022
Located at 5512 Elevator Road, Wicked Elite is an all star cheerleading and recreational tumbling facility. Tumbling classes are offered for ages 18 months to 18 years from no experience to the elite level. All-star cheer teams range for kids as young as 3 up to 30 years. Wicked Elite is a place where every cheerleader can experience the competitive side of the sport while learning real life skills and making everlasting memories and friendships.
American Bell Screen Printing
11447 2nd Street Suite #1 | Tel: 815-623-5522
Date Posted: September 2, 2022
Located at 11447 2nd Street Suite #1, American Bell Screen Printing offers embroidery & screen printing, decals, yard signs, banners and more. They can make custom clothing for your school, team, club or business. Place your order today and show your school spirit or stop in and check out some of their work.
Price Lawson Inc.
10691 Main Street | Tel: 815-270-1200
Date Posted: August 26, 2022
Located at 10691 Main Street, Price Lawson Inc. offers over 40 years of experience in the public accounting field. They specialize in tax preparation for personal & corporate, business planning & financial analysis, accounting services, payroll services and so much more! The firm is large enough to offer a full range of services but small enough to give you the individual attention you deserve and they are located right here in Roscoe! For all your accounting needs, contact Price Lawson Inc. today.
Hilgart’s Auto Service
Address: 9775 N 2nd Street | Tel: 815-282-0698
Date Posted: August 18, 2022
Located at 9775 N 2 nd Street, Hilgart’s Auto Service offers high quality services at fair and
reasonable prices. Their highly experienced auto mechanics are honest and reliable
professionals who take the time to find out exactly what your vehicle needs and work hard to get
you back on the road as quickly as possible. Call or visit Hilgart’s Auto Service for more
information about the services they offer.
Address: 5956 McCurry Road | Tel: 815-389-0911
Date Posted: August 12, 2022
Located at 11212 Main St, Roscoe Glass Company has been in business since 2003. They specialize in all aspects of auto glass repairs and replacement, automotive re-calibration, shower doors, glass replacement for home or business, auto/home/commercial window tinting, storefront metal and just about any other glass needs you may have. Contact Roscoe Glass for a free estimate today!
S & H Nursery
Address: 5956 McCurry Road | Tel: 815-389-0911
Date Posted: August 5, 2022
Still trying to spruce up your yard?
Located at 5956 McCurry Road, S & H Nursery is a local nursery that has all your landscaping needs. Whether you need locally grown trees for your lawn or patio blocks for your hardscaping project, the crew at S & H Nursery can help. While you are there, be sure to check out their huge collection of metal yard art. It is an easy way to add some color to any landscape.
Address: 9461 North 2nd Street | Tel: 815-623-5437
Date Posted: July 29, 2022
Located at 9461 North 2 nd Street, Kids Spot has been offering gymnastics, tumbling, cheer and dance classes for over 15 years. Did you know they also offer Kid Spot Academy, a unique preschool that combines physical activity with education? Call today for registration information.
LOL Pet Grooming & Doggie Daycare
Address: 5530 Elevator Road | Tel: 815-255-3366
Date Posted: July 22, 2022
Located at 5530 Elevator Road, LOL Pet Grooming & Doggie Daycare is owned by Peggy Long who has Lots of Love (LOL) for animals. At LOL Pet Grooming, they offer quality services at affordable prices. Bring your fur-babies in for a spa day to be pampered or bring them in for a day of play at doggie daycare where they will develop better social skills! You can even book your appointments online through their user-friendly site. Visit their website for more information.
Address: 5724 Elevator Rd | Tel: 815-623-2112
Date Posted: July 15, 2022
It’s Friday! Do you know where you are ordering your pizza from today?
Located at 5724 Elevator Road, Pietro’s Pizzeria has been cooking up pizza, pasta, sandwiches, and appetizers since 1991. They also serve Genuine Broaster Chicken and offer party trays for your special events. It is carryout or delivery only but that hasn’t stopped this village from patronizing them for over 30 years. Stop in and grab a slice today!
Historic Auto Attractions
Address: 13825 Metric Drive | Tel: 815-389-7917
Date Posted: July 8, 2022
Did you know there is a museum right here in Roscoe?
Located at 13825 Metric Drive, Historic Auto Attractions houses one of the most extensive collections of John F. Kennedy & Kennedy Family artifacts and memorabilia in the country. There are over 75 famous automobiles including Presidential Cars and the Batmobile. You will find a wide array of movie memorabilia, a presidential collection, and WWII artifacts. With over 80,000 square feet, you are sure to find an exhibit that will ‘drive’ you wild. First Cruise Night at the Museum is July 13th from 5-8 pm. Visit their Facebook for more details.
Main Street Meat Co.
Address: 9515 N 2nd Street | Tel: 815-623-6328
Date Posted: June 30, 2022
Do you prefer charcoal or gas?
Located at 9515 N 2 nd Street, Main Street Meat Co. is your hometown butcher offering quality meats, seafood and so much more. You will find everything from beef sticks, beef jerky dip, and busy life bistro meals to steaks, chops and flavored brats, just to name a few of their items! Their knowledgeable staff are always available to answer any questions you may have or offer suggestions. Main Street Meat Co. has teamed together with several other local merchants so you can make one stop and purchase everything you need to celebrate our nation’s birthday this weekend!
Address: 10760 Main Street | Tel: 815-270-1144
Date Posted: June 17, 2022
Looking for a local barbershop?
Located at 10760 Main Street, Blackhawk Barbershop offers haircuts for men and boys in a nostalgic setting. What could be more classic than a barbershop located on Main Street? Here you will find friendly barbers and stylists who have the most up-to-date training on the latest styles for all ages. Call today for an appointment at 815-270-1144.
Strategic Wealth Management
Address: 10772 Main Street | Tel: 815-623-1511
Website: Visit us on Facebook
Date Posted: June 10, 2022
Need help reaching your financial goals?
Located at 10772 Main Street, Strategic Wealth Management can help you plan for your future. With their knowledge and guidance, the advisors at Strategic Wealth Management will help you develop a portfolio to reach your goals. Whether you need help managing your investments or building a new strategy for retirement, they will guide you through the entire process. Connect with an advisor at Strategic Wealth Management and start planning for your future today.
Roden’s Elegant Gardens
Address: 5091 Edgemere Ct | Tel: 888-362-1161
Date Posted: June 3, 2022
Still have some planting to do?
Located at 5091 Edgemere Court, Roden’s Elegant Gardens is a family owned retail and wholesale garden center. While they are actually based out of Beloit, every year they have a spring pop up location right here in Roscoe. Operated by third generation, they continue to offer quality products along with exceptional customer service. The staff is waiting to help you find everything you need to beautify your yard and garden.
Skin Deep Studio Body & Art Beauty
Address: 5348 Williams Drive | Tel: 779-423-4329
Date Posted: May 20, 2022
Located at 5348 Williams Drive, Skin Deep Studio Body Art & Beauty has combined two different industries that focus on your skin, to help you feel confident in the skin you’re in.
They offer tattoos, piercings, cosmetic and paramedical tattoos, skin care, spray tans, lashes, makeup, custom blend makeup, skin care products, and so much more. Stop in for a free consultation. Look good, feel good with Skin Deep Studio Body Art & Beauty.
Wild Birds Unlimited
Address: 4902 Hononegah Road | Tel: 815-623-1407
Date Posted: May 13, 2022
Did you know the best time to bird in Illinois is May?
Located at 4902 Hononegah Road, Wild Birds Unlimited has everything you need to turn your backyard into a wild bird retreat. You can purchase all types of feeders, bird baths, and bird seed. The knowledgeable staff will help you choose what’s right for your yard. If you haven’t taken time to watch the birds, you are missing out on nature’s beauty.
The Illinois Department of Natural Resources has updated recommendations regarding wild birds and avian influenza. Please visit their website for further guidance.
Bud & Sue’s Market
Address: 11030 Main Street | Tel: 815-270-0947
Website: Visit us on Facebook
Date Posted: May 6, 2022
Do you love the many colors of spring flowers?
Located at 11030 Main Street, Bud & Sue’s Market is a local family owned farm stand open
from May through October. They have beautiful flowers in the spring and summer and
pumpkins and gourds in the fall. They have fresh fruits and vegetables all season long. Need a
last-minute gift for mom? Pick up a colorful hanging basket and put a smile on her face. Happy
Upstream Fish Company Food Truck
Date Posted: April 26, 2022
This week’s spotlight is being posted early so you have time to plan your lunch on Friday. Roscoe resident Tara Reibold will be at Roscoe Village Hall to celebrate the Grand Opening of her Upstream Fish Company Food Truck this Friday from 11-3 or while supplies last.
Tara has always had a dream of owning and operating a food truck. When she reached out to her brother David Daut, founder of Upstream Fish Company in Lake of the Ozarks, he was delighted to help. After a few short years of opening the brick and mortar, the fish market was awarded the “Best of the Lake” award in 2021 and “Best Seafood Market in Missouri” in 2022. Together they have created an amazing menu which includes items like; fish and chips, crab cakes, fish tacos, fish sandwiches, lobster rolls and so much more. Come out on Friday to celebrate her Grand Opening and bring your appetite!
Fiesta Cancun Mexican Restaurant
Address: 5077 Rockrose Court | Tel: 815-623-3111
Website: Visit us on Facebook
Date Posted: April 22, 2022
Not sure what to have for dinner?
Located at 5077 Rockrose Court, Fiesta Cancun has been offering authentic Mexican cuisine in Roscoe for 14 years. Whether you dine in or carryout, Fiesta Cancun has something for everyone from burritos and tacos to enchiladas and quesadillas. If you can’t decide on just one, you can select from the many combination platters they offer. Don’t forget the horchata, michelada, or try one of the six different flavors of margaritas they have.
Studio 12 Pilates
Address: 5306 Williams Drive | Tel: 815-623-6976
Date Posted: April 20, 2022
Did you ever wonder, what is Pilates?
Located at 5306 Williams Drive, Studio 12 Pilates is a new Pilates studio that opened last fall. Pilates is a method of exercise that gives you a full-body, low-impact workout. It is gentle on the joints and causes you to find muscles you didn’t know you had. Practicing Pilates, you will develop strong muscles without bulk, and improve your flexibility, balance, and posture. Sign up for a trial class today.
Mary’s Market Roscoe
Address: 4866 Bluestem Road | Tel: 815-316-0919
Date Posted: April 7, 2022
Planning an event?
Located at 4866 Bluestem Road, Mary’s Market Roscoe offers boxed lunches, plated dinners, hot buffets, and sandwich trays. Whether you need a sandwich tray and cake for a graduation party or a brunch buffet complete with a champagne wall for a shower, their event coordinators will help you create a menu to suit your event. Their banquet room seats up to 160 people or they can bring the deliciousness right to you. The café may be closed, but the banquet room is available for rent and catering is still available. Call today for more information.
North Suburban Library District (NSLD)
Address: 5562 Clayton Circle | Tel: 815-623-6266
Date Posted: April 1, 2022
Get ready to celebrate National Library Week April 3rd – April 9th!
Located at 5562 Clayton Circle, the North Suburban Library District offers books, magazines, books on tape, music and movie rentals. Their event calendar is loaded with programs for kids, teens and adults. You can even download free eBooks, movies and more! Get a library card today! To obtain a library card bring in a current photo ID and proof of address. Children ages 5-17 can get a library card with a parent/guardian. Library cards are free if you live in the district. To see if your property is in the library district, click here.
Address: 11361 Main St | Tel: 815-270-0265
Date Posted: March 25, 2022
Did you hear a new shop opened up in Roscoe last week?
Located at 11361 Main Street, Synergy Collective is a shop where you can find eclectic and handmade gifts including macramé, jewelry, gemstones and healing crystals. Synergy Collective will also be offering workshop events. April events include a Macramé Workshop, an Intro to Printmaking Workshop, Sound Bath Meditation and a Yoga Mala Class.
Synergy Collective – bringing wellness to the mind, body, home and soul.
Main Street Cabinet Company
Address: 5469 Pine Lane | Tel: 815-270-0551
Date Posted: March 18, 2022
Are you ready to upgrade your space and make it more functional?
Located at 5469 Pine Lane, Main Street Cabinet Company offers luxury kitchen, bathroom and custom cabinetry. You can expect creative designs, outstanding craftsmanship, professional installation and unparalleled customer service. No matter how big your project, if it involves cabinets you should be sure to stop in their showroom and take a look around.
Stem for Kids Stateline & Stateline STEM Academy
Address: 9461 N 2nd Street | Tel: 608-352-8330
Date Posted: March 11, 2022
No school, now what?
Located at 9461 N 2nd Street, STEM for Kids Stateline has expanded and created Stateline STEM Academy, an alternative homeschool. Serving children ages 5-14, they offer support to home school families, provide school hours programs, afterschool programs, days off school, summer camps, birthday parties and more. Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics – STEM, and therefore, STEM education—are vital to our future. Students will build and program robots, design, code computer games, and construct engineering models. Sign up today! Call 608-352-8330 or visit their website for more information.
Address: 5065 Edgemere Court
Date Posted: March 4, 2022
Have you seen these beautiful looking teas around town?
Located at 5065 Edgemere Court, Roscoe Nutrition is a new shop serving meal replacement shakes, boosted teas, iced coffees and more! Fruity Pebbles Shake, Cookie Dough Iced Coffee, and Wonder Woman Boosted Tea, are just a few of the items available. They also have a Kids Tea which has zero caffeine. With so many items to choose from, you will have to return often to try them all.
Vintage Shop Hop
Date Posted: February 25, 2022
Grab your friends. Hit the road. Shop hard…and shop local!
The Vintage Shop Hop, in its 9th year, is a semi-annual, self-guided road trip. The spring event, scheduled for Friday and Saturday, March 4 & 5, 2022 offers up 400 vintage shops, antique malls, ladies’ boutiques, upscale consignment shops, and barn sales stuffed with vintage. The shop owners roll out the red carpet with discounts, promotions, free swag bags, demonstrations, giveaways, door prizes, food trucks, live music and more! More than a dozen of the participating shops are located in Roscoe, Rockton and South Beloit. Visit the Vintage Shop Hop website for the Master List of Shops and a link to the interactive Google map to plan your route. Be sure to follow the event hashtags on Instagram: #vintageshophop2022 #vintageshophop #bestroadtripever
Meyer’s Canine Colony
Address: 10985 Main Street | Tel. no. 815-623-9999
Date Posted: February 18, 2022
Cuteness lives here!
Located at 10985 Main Street, Meyer’s Canine Colony offers full-service grooming — from pampering and teeth brushing to nail trimming and expert styling. With a combination of experience, skill and artistry, their patient and attentive groomers will bring out the beauty in your best furry friend. When you visit them, you’ll also find Roscoe’s best kept secret – their gift shop – it is full of quality pet gifts, and hip and trendy goods that will bring joy, comfort, and a unique vintage feel to you, your pet, and your home.
Address: 11607 Main Street | Tel. no. 815-623-9750
Date Posted: February 11, 2022
A drive thru window for your pizza order, YES PLEASE!
Located at 11607 Main Street, Anna Maria’s has been serving up Italian dishes and pizzas for over 40 years. From salads and sandwiches to pizzas, including gluten free, you will find something for everyone. Good food and friendly service await you!
Meme’s Upscale Consignment Shop
Address: 11447 2nd Street | Tel. no. 815-623-7313
Date Posted: February 4, 2022
Do you like finding hidden treasures?
Located at 11447 2nd Street, Meme’s Upscale Consignment Shop is exactly what the name says, truly upscale! This consignment resale shop offers ladies clothing from size 0-3x. They have a great selection of jewelry, purses and shoes as well. The staff is always helpful with putting different pieces together for you to make a classy ensemble. MeMe’s offers everything in current styles, impeccable condition, and at a fraction of retail.
The 3R’s Learning Materials Center
Address: 5388 Williams Drive | Tel. no. 815-270-0406
Date Posted: January 28, 2022
How many times have you heard “I’m bored” this winter?
Located at 5388 Williams Drive, The 3R’s Learning Material Center is a local, family owned business. They carry educational materials, toys, games, children’s books, infant and early learning manipulatives and so much more! You can find everything from arts and crafts to science experiments which are sure to keep your kids entertained this winter. What better time than February to shop at The 3R’s and fall in love with their high quality toys, gifts, games, classroom supplies and specialized customer service. Shop with them during the month of February and receive 14% off your in-store purchase.
Whiffletree Bar & Grill
Address: 11347 Main Street | Tel. no. 815-623-8213
Date Posted: January 21, 2022
Let’s take a look at the Whiffletree Bar & Grill, then and now.
Located at 11347 Main Street, Whiffletree Bar & Grill is a great place to meet up with friends for a drink and a bite to eat. You can play pool, darts, try your luck at the gaming machines or just enjoy a cold beverage. This summer be sure to check out their patio!
Snowdrift Coffee Roasters
Tel. no. 815-215-8150
Date Posted: January 14, 2022
Looking for something to warm you up?
Snowdrift Coffee is a small-batch artisan roasting company located in Roscoe. Owned and operated by two award-winning professionals with over 30 years combined experience in the Specialty Coffee industry. Roscoe residents, place your order and they will hand deliver your coffee to your door, sometimes even the same day. When you choose the hand delivery option, enter promo code SHOPLOCAL to save $3.00!
Address: 11365 Main Street | Tel. no. 815-505-0168
Date Posted: January 6, 2022
Was your New Year’s resolution to focus on your health?
Located at 11365 Main Street, The Gym offers one on one personal training. Get the results you deserve through hard work, effort, dedication, and consistency. The Gym has almost 2,000 sq. ft. of training space. It’s clean, roomy, and comfortable. Get your personalized tour today, text #freetraining to 815.505.0168 and work on keeping your resolution this year.
“We are the gym that meets you where you are at physically and mentally.”