February 2011

324. Barrington Open House HOT LIST for Sun. 2/20

Tour Barrington Homes for Sale
With Super Bowl Sunday, Groundhog Day and the 2011 Blizzard behind us, the unofficial start of the 2011 spring real estate season has arrived. It’s that time of year when buyers restart their searches and homeowners prepare to put their properties on the market.  For anyone who is thinking of selling, now is definitely the […]

323. MOVE IT! MOVE IT! with King Julien

King Julien from Madagascar Performs Live in South Barrington
Here’s a quick heads-up about an fun event for kids that’s happening TOMORROW MORNING at 10:30AM! King Julien from “Madagascar Live” is making a stop at Pinstripes in South Barrington. He’ll be performing his hit song, “I Like to Move It, Move It” to promote his big show coming to town in March. The Arboretum […]

322. "Guess Where Wednesday" & Last Week’s Winner

Downtown Barrington, Illinois
If you’re fascinated by local history and the photos of yesteryear, I hope you’ll enjoy our new mystery photo this week. There’s some history involved with last week’s mystery photo as well and we’ll reveal that winner in just a minute. But first, I want to share this week’s “history mystery” photo. It’s an image […]

321. Salsa Night at L’Eiffel Bistrot & Creperie

Salsa Class at L'Eiffel Bistrot and Creperie at the South Barrington Arboretum
If you’ve ever wanted to watch and learn from professional Salsa dancers, this could be your week! There’s a Salsa dancing lesson planned this upcoming Thursday night followed by three hours of dancing to a live Salsa band at L’Eiffel Bistrot and Creperie in South Barrington. They’re reconfiguring the dining room Thursday night to make […]

320. DEBUT 365 Barrington DEALS!

Signed, Sealed, Delivered I'm Yours
I’ve been working on something behind the scenes for months here at 365Barrington.com. It’s a new way for you to find extreme deals on sweet products and services offered throughout Barrington and it’s how we plan to keep things going here beyond day 365. (Just 45 days away!)  A lot of work has gone into […]

319. 50 Ways to Woo Your Lover (In Barrington) Part II

Last Minute Valentine's Day Ideas in Barrington, Illinois
If you missed yesterday’s post, be sure to check it out.  We shared the first 25 suggestions on our list of 50 Ways to Woo Your Lover this Valentine’s Day in Barrington. Today, we’re following up with the second half of our list.  Well, almost. We’re saving #50 for tomorrow. But if you didn’t find […]

318. 50 Ways to Woo Your Lover (In Barrington) Part I

Valentine's Ideas in Barrington, Illinois
Valentine’s Day is just two days away and, if you haven’t found something for your Valentine yet, never fear. We’ve compiled a list of 50 ways to score some big points with your significant other, without leaving Barrington. Please feel free to add your two cents by offering some romantic ideas of your own. Anyone […]

317. Say "I Love You" with the Fresh Flower Market

Barrington Fresh Flower Market
Business is blooming this weekend at the Fresh Flower Market on Main Street. They’re busy taking orders and designing flower arrangements for valentines throughout Barrington. The woman behind the bouquets knows a thing or two about surprising sweethearts. Fresh Flower Market owner, Liz Bremner, first stepped behind the scenes of a flower shop on Valentine’s […]

316. Take a Minute to Remember Your Honeymoon

Liz and Bill Were Here
Four years ago today, my husband Bill and I were married. Not long after that, we found out we were expecting, moved to Barrington, had our first child, had a second baby and now we’re expecting our third.  It’s easy to forget who you used to be with so many major life changes taking place in such […]

315. "Guess Where Wednesday" and Our New Winner

Mystery Photo Contest at 365Barrington.com
We skipped our mystery photo contest last Wednesday due to the Blizzaster of 2011, so we have a new winner to announce.  Remember the Hot Dog mystery photo from a couple of Wednesdays ago?  We’ll reveal that winning guesser in just a minute.  But first, here’s our new mystery photo of the week.  Can you […]

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