152. Get Cooking with Herbs

152.  Get Cooking with Herbs

If you’re like me, you may occasionally fantasize about having your own herb garden à la The Barefoot Contessa at her home in the Hamptons. When I’m cooking spaghetti sauce, for example, and realize that I’m out of oregano, I dream of grabbing the garden scissors, walking outside and clipping a handful from the back yard. Then … Read more…

147. Bronco Football Pep Rally

147.  Bronco Football Pep Rally

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

145.  Eat, Pray and Love FOOD

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…

140. Barrington Back to School Drive

140.  Barrington Back to School Drive

There’s an easy way to help local schools gear up for the new school year. The second annual “Back to School Drive” is underway in Barrington and they’re collecting donations of school supplies through September 3rd in two locations. They’re looking for items like large white Elmer’s Glue Sticks, #2 pencils, pencil sharpeners, spiral notebooks, looseleaf … Read more…

139. Meet The Barrington Bus Family

139.  Meet The Barrington Bus Family

The first day of school is one week from today, but you may have already seen the big yellow buses back out on the streets.  For the past week, the Barrington Transportation Company has been busy test driving their buses and getting drivers in gear for the new school year.  It’s a big job, but the family behind this … Read more…