184. Barrington Street Style: Terry Owens Models a Summer Look from Phillips Men’s Wear

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 This week’s Barrington Street Style update is all about menswear.  In recent years, it seems the art of men’s tailoring, accessories, suiting and fine style dressing has made a comeback. It’s exciting to see classic menswear being embraced by multiple generations.  For Terry Owens, fine menswear has been his passion and professional focus for the past 40 … Read more…

183. Barrington Cruise Night to Feature Red, White & Blue Cars for July 4th Festivities

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 Red, white and blue cars will add a patriotic twist as the featured automobiles during this week’s Barrington Cruise Night!  Cruise nights draw a colorful crowd of classic car enthusiasts plus families from the Barrington weekly, starting at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday nights. Organized by the Village of Barrington, the FREE event takes place downtown … Read more…

182. Get Growing with Jessica Green: Weeds, Worker Bees & the Weekly Harvest

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 Now that we’ve officially kicked off The Gentleman Farmer’s produce pickup season, I’ll be back to share regular updates about farming, food and family in our Get Growing series at 365Barrington.com. The Gentleman Farmer’s official 2015 Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) season started off with a bang with the Annual Hands of Hope Barrington Country Garden … Read more…

181. “Top Secret” Recipe to be Featured at UnCork Barrington

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 Are you ready for the most heavenly cheese puffs you’ve ever tasted? And the most perfect wine pairings to accentuate and elevate their incredible flavor? If so, you’re in luck, because Wild Asparagus Catering will be featuring their “top secret” Famous Cheese Puffs to complement the full menu of food and wine selections available during this … Read more…

180. Menu Monday: New Flavors Coming Up at Bamboo Spoon Frozen Yogurt Cafe

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 Time for another Menu Monday update!  After a warm, sunny weekend like the one we just had, I thought we’d take a quick trip to The Arboretum of South Barrington to see what’s on the menu at Bamboo Spoon Frozen Yogurt Cafe.  Bamboo Spoon is a South Barrington family-owned business committed to serving healthy and … Read more…

179. Barrington Health: Sleeping Pills May Increase Car Crash Risk

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 New users of sleeping pills may nearly double their risk of motor vehicle crashes, according to new research published in the The American Journal of Public Health. The five-year study, conducted by University of Washington School of Pharmacy and Group Health Research Institute, compared motor collision records and health plan data of new sleeping pill … Read more…

178. Barrington 4th of July Week Brat Tent Festivities at a Glance

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 The Barrington Lions Club has announced the lineup for this year’s Barrington Fourth of July Brat Tent festivities this week on July 2nd, 3rd and 4th.  The best part is that the holiday weekend forecast appears to be loaded with stars, stripes AND sunshine! So you can catch the Barrington Lions Club Brat Tent festivities … Read more…

177. Egg Harbor Cafe Celebrates New Location with Ribbon Cutting

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 Egg Harbor Café has officially cut the ribbon commemorating the grand opening of their new Barrington Main Street location with friends from the Barrington Area Chamber of Commerce (BACC). Egg Harbor is the first business to set up shop in the new Barrington Village Center development in downtown Barrington after relocating on May 6th. Village … Read more…

176. BMO Harris Bank Employees Volunteer for Citizens for Conservation

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 Citizens for Conseration leaders are sharing words of great praise and thanks to 38 BMO Harris Bank employees who showed up on a steamy Wednesday morning to volunteer in what restoration director Tom Vanderpoel is calling “one of Flint Creek Savanna’s most productive days ever.” Breaking into six work crews, each led by a CFC … Read more…

175: Barrington Street Style: Artist Alissa Mazzenga’s Eclectic Fashion Mix

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 One of my favorite things about Barrington is the love and support for local shops and businesses. This week for our Barrington Street Style series, I had the privilege to photograph local business owner, Alissa Mazzenga. Alissa is the owner of Feast Fine Art and Calligraphy. Alissa wore a forest green structured shoulder top from Zara with a pair of relaxed … Read more…