247. Guess Where Wednesday: It’s a Bird, It’s a Plane…

 With this week’s mystery photo, we want to see how many of you really know the Barringtons because it’s pretty hard to miss this giant orange smiley face if you’re driving past one place that’s pretty popular this time of year. I cropped the photo to try to fake you out, but this one might be obvious. Can you guess ... Read more...

246. “Ten on Tuesday” – A Hot List of 10 Upcoming Events

 Woo hoo – it’s Tuesday!  And that means we’ve put together another list of 10 upcoming events and fun things to do in the Barrington area. It’s homecoming weekend, of course, so football, alumni events, the parade and related festivities take up several spots on our list. But our list of things to do begins well before the weekend, with ... Read more...

245. Marketplace: Fall Wines & Heinen’s Perfect Pairings

 We’re introducing something different for our Marketplace Monday feature this week.  It’s a new offering for members of our Marketplace who’d like a little extra coverage here at 365Barrington.com.  We’ve started production on a series of three features about Heinen’s Fine Foods, for example, that’s all about the fall & winter food and wine available in the store, throughout the ... Read more...

244. Guess Where Wednesday: A Little Barrington History

 I was inspired to mix a little Barrington history with our mystery photo contest after sharing our story about Sam and the history of the Bread Basket earlier this week.  You’ll get a little clue to this week’s mystery photo if you take a closer look at that feature.  This might not be a very revealing photo, but the building ... Read more...

243. McGonigal’s New Annex Lounge Opens TODAY!

 It’s official! McGonigal’s new Annex Lounge opens for business in Barrington at 4 p.m. TODAY, Tuesday, September 18th. The McGonigal family held an informal ribbon cutting ceremony with Barrington Village officials over the lunch hour and spent the day preparing for the Annex Lounge’s first customers. The family just made the decision to close the Park Avenue Restaurant and Wine ... Read more...

242. “Ten on Tuesday” – A Hot List of 10 Upcoming Events

 There are so many upcoming events and things to do in Barrington that we’ve decided to streamline our method of sharing to make sure we cover as many events as possible.  Starting today, we’re debuting a brand new weekly feature called “10 on Tuesday”, where we’ll highlight a list of ten upcoming things to do in and around Barrington. With ... Read more...

241. Marketplace: Turn Back Time at The Bread Basket

 We’re stepping back in time and sharing a little Barrington history with this week’s Marketplace feature here at 365Barrington.com.  Not many restaurants in town have a history that goes back 100 years.  Except for the Bread Basket which, years ago, was the go-to place to grab a seat at the bar for a sip from an old-fashioned soda fountain. The ... Read more...

240. Barrington Open Houses Sunday, September 16th, 2012

 We had a pretty big turnout after sharing details about the Sunday open house we hosted last month at this property for sale in Barrington’s Braymore Hills neighborhood.  So we thought we’d host another one, just in case you missed it.  We’ll be at this home welcoming guests from 1 to 4 p.m. tomorrow afternoon, Sunday, September 16th, and we’d ... Read more...

239. Find Treasures at the Fox Point Garage Sale

 If you’re planning to do any shopping this weekend, here’s one spot that you might want to hit. Fox Point’s Community Garage Sale is where you’ll find great deals and treasures plus a bunch of friendly homeowners out welcoming shoppers to the neighborhood. The Fox Point multi-family garage sale is happening from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, September ... Read more...

237. Hot Happenings in the Barrington Area

 There’s a great list of things to do in Barrington in the coming days, starting with the highly anticipated, 26th annual Grove Avenue Elementary School Carnival which begins tonight and runs through Sunday! The Grove School fundraiser is an old-fashioned carnival on the school property, with rides, games, live music, cotton candy and lots of other food. Here are more ... Read more...

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