153. Grab Lunch at “The Original Dog Tracks”

Lunch Stop at Dog Tracks in Barrington, Illinois

 What’s bright yellow, black and was born in Barrington? The Original Dog Tracks restaurant at Main and Lageschulte Streets, of course. A stone’s-throw from Barrington High School, they’re serving up Vienna Beef hotdogs and special secret recipes every day and, now that school is back in session, they’re even staying open late. Dog Tracks offers … Read more…

151. Toast 10 Years of “Wellness” at The Lavender Ball

An Evening of Fundraising for Wellness Place

 There’s a very special and highly anticipated party happening in Barrington in just two weeks.  “The Lavender Ball” at the Barrington Hills Country Club will celebrate the ten year anniversary of Wellness Place.  Over the years, Wellness Place has provided counseling, education and support to countless cancer patients and their families.  The upcoming gala is … Read more…

150. Spruce Things Up at 365Barrington.com

365Barrington.com Before the Redesign

 We’re on day 150 here at 365Barrington.com. Though I’m not quite half way through, somehow #150 feels like progress. While I’ve been busy keeping up with my daily posts, we’ve been working, behind the scenes, on ways to make this website more useful. Today, we’re launching our new look, for now, with new plans to … Read more…

147. Bronco Football Pep Rally

Barrington High School

 They’ll be raising the roof at Barrington High School tomorrow night. The 15th Annual Bronco Football Pep Rally starts at 7PM and they say, “Come early, be loud, wear red and show your spirit!” Team players, cheerleaders, the Broncette Pom Squad, Spirit Band and Color Guard will all be performing to get the crowd fired … Read more…

145. Eat, Pray and Love FOOD

Eat Pray Love Special Movie Menu

 The movie version of Elizabeth Gilbert’s book, “Eat Pray Love” hit the big screen this month and Gold Class Cinemas at the South Barrington Arboretum is offering a special menu and cooking demonstrations based on the movie this week. In the story, the main character, played by Julia Roberts, visits Italy, India and Indonesia during … Read more…

144. Grow Little Readers at Learning Trek

Get Kids Reading Early at Learning Trek

 My oldest child is about to turn two and there are a lot of things I’m still learning about being a mom. In the coming year, we have to tackle things like potty training, transitioning to a “big girl” bed and getting those shoes on the right feet.  The owner of “Learning Trek Academy” in Barrington … Read more…