54. Guess Where Wednesday: A Snow Covered Steed

 For this week’s Guess Where Wednesday mystery photo contest, we’re featuring a winter scene spotted recently somewhere in Barrington. It’s a snow covered steed standing in a familiar place passed by thousands of people daily on foot and by car. Can you guess where this picture was taken? The building in the background might be your giveaway ;). If you know … Read more…

53. Barrington Health: What Do Men Really Think of Your High Heels?

 Fashion or comfort? When it comes to shoes, there seems to be two types of women: those who love to wear fashionable high heels and those who prefer their comfortable flats. But how do men respond to women in high heels?  For the first time ever, researchers answer this question in a recent study, published in the journal Archives of … Read more…

52. Power of the Purse Luncheon to Support Barrington Area Women & Girls

 A Joseph Nicola Lola Blush purse valued at $1,999.00 is one of nearly forty designer handbags up for grabs at the fourth annual Power of the Purse luncheon and designer purse auction hosted by the Barrington Area United Way this Thursday, March 5th. The event supports unmet needs of women and girls in the greater Barrington community and four local … Read more…

51. Menu Monday: Egg Harbor Cafe Celebrates Dr. Seuss’ Birthday with Green Eggs & Ham

 For this week’s Menu Monday feature, we’re joining Egg Harbor Cafe in celebrating Dr. Seuss’ 111th birthday. One hundred and eleven years ago today, beloved children’s author and illustrator Theodor Seuss Geisel (a.k.a. “Dr. Seuss”) was born.  Did you know that you can order a dish in honor of Dr. Seuss any day in Barrington?  That’s right, Green Eggs and Ham, … Read more…

50. Hope’s in Style Co-Founder Debuts Video Blog, Prepares for BHS Student Fashion Show

 Barrington High School 2014 graduate and co-founder of the Hope’s in Style Guatemala outreach initiative, Courtney Quigley has launched a new video blog from her college dorm room highlighting the mission behind next weekend’s third annual Hope’s in Style fashion show. Courtney recently introduced Episode 1, with Episode 2 sure to include images from the organization’s BHS student-produced fashion show … Read more…

49. Photo Gallery: GREASE Opens with Colorful Costumes, Classic Songs at Barrington High School

 Tonight’s show is SOLD OUT, but tickets are still available to see the musical GREASE presented by the BHS Fine Arts Department at Barrington High School this weekend. The show opened last night with a burst of color, music and dancing on stage! The audience from opening night is raving about the show’s great energy, classic tunes and beautiful solos … Read more…

48. Student Spotlight: A Video Interview with Abby Hasanov, Two-Time BHS State Champ Gymnast

 Barrington High School is celebrating Abby Hasanov this week to honor the BHS junior who placed first in the IHSA Girls’ Gymnastics State Championship for her floor routine this past weekend as Barrington High School’s team took 4th place overall.  We’re putting the focus on Abby Hasanov today with the first in a new video series called Student Spotlight here … Read more…

47. Guess Where Wednesday Mystery Photo Contest Returns!

 Remember back in the olden days when we hosted our weekly Guess Where Wednesday contest at 365Barrington.com?  Every week on Wednesday I’d publish a mystery photo taken someplace in Barrington and all you had to do was correctly guess the location for a chance to win a local prize.  Well, I’ve been missing these weekly photo contests so I’m bringing … Read more…

46. VIDEO: Inside the USS Illinois with Captain Jesse Porter

  Commanding Officer CDR Jesse Porter of the new $2.8 billion USS Illinois (786) nuclear submarine currently under construction in Groton, Ct. will return to Chicagoland on April 2nd. His visit to Barrington for a USS Illinois Commissioning Committee fundraiser at Wickstrom Auto Group earlier this month raised over $20,000 to support the Navy submarine’s commissioning, its crew and their … Read more…

45. Don’t Miss the Musical GREASE, Opening Thursday at BHS!

 Your chills will be multiplying during Barrington High School’s upcoming performances of this year’s musical, GREASE!  Come see your favorite childhood songs brought to life on stage by BHS Fine Arts Department performers, from “Summer Nights” to “Greased Lightning” to “You’re the One That I Want” and more! The iconic show features Rydell High’s senior class of 1959: duck-tailed, hot-rodding … Read more…