Sold-out Fall Fashion Show Concludes Barrington Junior Women’s Club 80th Anniversary Celebrations

Sold-out Fall Fashion Show Concludes Barrington Junior Women’s Club 80th Anniversary Celebrations

 The Barrington Junior Women’s Club is celebrating the successful conclusion of a series of special events marking the organization’s 80th anniversary of service and philanthropy in Barrington. Now in their ninth decade of supporting community needs, the group’s sold-out “Diamonds & Pearls” fall fashion show was a smashing success! The BJWC hosted their annual Fall Event & Fashion Show on Saturday, November 12,  at the … Read more…

Good Works: 1st Annual Bags for Charity Boosts Ride for 3 Reasons

Good Works: 1st Annual Bags for Charity Boosts Ride for 3 Reasons

 Organizers say the first annual Bags for Charity tournament was a great success in raising funds and awareness for Barrington High School student Jan Gierlach’s upcoming 3,300 mile solo bike ride from San Diego, CA to St. Augustine, Florida. After graduating early from BHS, Jan will be setting off in February of 2017 with the hope of raising $600,000 to support those facing cancer, ALS … Read more…

Farmhouse on North Opens to Rave Reviews in Barrington

Farmhouse on North Opens to Rave Reviews in Barrington

 Barrington’s newest restaurant, Farmhouse on North, is getting rave reviews after officially opening for business. Farmhouse serves fresh, homemade food prepared with ingredients sourced from local farms. You’ll find the restaurant in a storied North Avenue property that was originally built in 1883 as Hough Street school. They lovingly restored the space to reflect the farm-to-table menu, which is rustic, sophisticated and hitting the spot … Read more…

A Few of our Favorite Things from the 2016 Barrington Sidewalk Sales!

A Few of our Favorite Things from the 2016 Barrington Sidewalk Sales!

 Village of Barrington merchants rolled out the red carpet for their loyal shoppers during this year’s Barrington Sidewalk Sales. We LOVE shopping this annual event with discounts up to 75% off! The Summer Sidewalk Sales were hosted by the Village of Barrington Merchants.  Participating stores included Lageschulte Street, The Ice House Mall and Village Shops on Applebee as well as stores in the downtown area, … Read more…

Derby Party Draws Record Crowd, Raises Over $65K for Barrington Children’s Charities

Derby Party Draws Record Crowd, Raises Over $65K for Barrington Children’s Charities

 A beautiful day and a brand new venue brought record attendance to Barrington Children’s Charities’ sixth annual Kentucky Derby Party, which raised over $65,000 to support kids in the Barrington area. More than 230 guests attended this “Derby Party Like No Other”, where colorful hats were spotted at every turn on the rooftop terrace at Shakou Sushi, which is celebrating its first spring season on … Read more…

St. Michael’s Little Angels Preschool Celebrates “Week of the Young Child”

St. Michael’s Little Angels Preschool Celebrates “Week of the Young Child”

 St. Michael’s Little Angels Christian Preschool celebrated National Week of the Young Child™ on April 11-15. As part of the National Week of the Young Child, celebrated across the country, Little Angels Preschool honored young children and all those who make a difference in their lives. Barrington Village President, Karen Darch, along with Barrington Youth Football’s Howard Hansen were just two of the community leaders … Read more…

Lumen Optical Brings New Vision to the Eyewear Experience

Lumen Optical Brings New Vision to the Eyewear Experience

 Have you heard about the new Lumen Optical eyecare boutique that just recently opened in Kildeer? They’ve transformed the routine task of updating your prescription and picking up new eyewear into a modern, fresh and fun experience and we’re loving it! Walking into the light and bright Lumen Optical, located on Rand Road right across from Deer Park Town Center, feels a little like walking … Read more…

Notice Accessories’ “The Dress” Pop Up Shop to Benefit Barrington Children’s Charities Derby Party

Notice Accessories’ “The Dress” Pop Up Shop to Benefit Barrington Children’s Charities Derby Party

 Notice: Accessories for Living in Barrington is gearing up for their first ever in-store pop up shop featuring the season’s hottest spring and summer dresses, just in time to shop for Barrington Children’s Charities’ 6th annual Kentucky Derby Party. Notice will donate a portion of the sales from “The Dress” Pop Up Shop to the local children’s charity so you’ll be helping a great cause … Read more…

Guests Dressed to Impress at First Barrington White House Oscar Party

Guests Dressed to Impress at First Barrington White House Oscar Party

 Barrington’s White House was full of glamour and glitz during its first-ever Academy Awards® viewing party on Sunday, February 28th. Guests came dressed to impress, nibbling Hors d’oeuvres and sipping champagne while watching the excitement of the Academy Awards live on large screens throughout the historic house. Oscar ballots were cast to guess the night’s winners, and prizes were awarded for categories such as best … Read more…

Fellowship Housing’s Silver Gala Celebrates 25 Years of Helping Single Moms Avoid Homelessness

Fellowship Housing’s Silver Gala Celebrates 25 Years of Helping Single Moms Avoid Homelessness

 Over 270 people attended Fellowship Housing’s Silver Gala, their 9th annual event which also marked the organization’s 25th anniversary on Saturday night. Guests gathered at the Chicago Marriott Northwest in Hoffman Estates to celebrate and support Fellowship Housing’s efforts to empower single moms who are either homeless or one small crisis away from homelessness. In addition to cocktails, dinner, live music, dancing and a silent … Read more…

First-ever CreatorFair Concludes Library’s Month of “Barrington Creates”

First-ever CreatorFair Concludes Library’s Month of “Barrington Creates”

 The Barrington Area Library celebrated the conclusion of their month-long Barrington Creates event with a first-ever CreatorFair featuring nineteen local makers on Sunday, February 28th. Free for the public to enjoy, the event featured a wide variety of artistic and technical projects with makers of all ages on hand to show off their unique creations. Participants included Wild Grass Art Studio, Cori Beth Creations, The … Read more…