Tour Barrington Homes for Sale

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

 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 time to get serious. To ... Read more...

King Julien from Madagascar Performs Live in South Barrington

323. MOVE IT! MOVE IT! with King Julien

 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 of South Barrington is inviting ... Read more...

Downtown Barrington, Illinois

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

 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 that the Barrington Area Library ... Read more...

Salsa Class at L'Eiffel Bistrot and Creperie at the South Barrington Arboretum

321. Salsa Night at L’Eiffel Bistrot & Creperie

 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 space for the hour-long beginner ... Read more...

Signed, Sealed, Delivered I'm Yours

320. DEBUT 365 Barrington DEALS!

 I’ve been working on something behind the scenes for months here at 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 preparing this website to securely ... Read more...

Last Minute Valentine's Day Ideas in Barrington, Illinois

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

 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 the perfect gift idea yesterday, ... Read more...

Valentine's Ideas in Barrington, Illinois

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

 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 can leave a comment on ... Read more...

Barrington Fresh Flower Market

317. Say "I Love You" with the 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 day when she was only ... Read more...

316. Take a Minute to Remember Your Honeymoon

 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 a short time.  Thankfully, wedding ... Read more...

Mystery Photo Contest at

315. "Guess Where Wednesday" and Our New Winner

 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 guess where in Barrington I ... Read more...

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