ROCKFORD (WIFR) -- From empty homes to empty storefronts, a Rockford shopping center is welcoming a new anchor store today.
Rockford Orthopedic Associates is celebrating the grand opening of its new medical facility at Riverside and Mulford.
They're taking the place of the old Eagle Grocery turned Ace Hardware store a lot that has been vacant since 2008. The new building will house 10 doctors and 2-hundred other employees. They'll offer services like hip and joint replacement and a walk in clinic for same-day injuries.