FIVE Memorial Day Weekend Deals at Ace Hardware Barrington

FIVE Memorial Day Weekend Deals at Ace Hardware Barrington

 Memorial Day weekend is finally here, Barrington 220 students are enjoying their first days of summer break and Ace Hardware is celebrating the holiday spirit by hosting FIVE FABULOUS SALES this weekend!  Whether you’re hosting a barbecue, hanging out at home or heading to a parade, Ace Hardware of Barrington has everything you need to get ready for the holiday. From Weber grills to mosquito solutions, you’ll … Read more…

Smart Farm Organic Veggie Plant Sale this Saturday Only!

Smart Farm Organic Veggie Plant Sale this Saturday Only!

 Green Zebras, Earl of Edgecombe and Pruden’s Purple are just a few of the fanciful heirloom tomato varieties that will be available at this Saturday’s annual Smart Farm Organic Veggie Plant Sale. The sale, which will take place on Saturday, May 14th, from 9:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. at Smart Farm’s garden on Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital’s campus, features a wide variety of organic seedlings of … Read more…

Love your Lawn with Jonathan Green at Ace Hardware Barrington

Love your Lawn with Jonathan Green at Ace Hardware Barrington

 Now that warmer temps are finally here, it’s time to give our lawns a little TLC! After a winter of up-and-down temps and a cool start to spring, our lawns need some support to ensure a healthy growing season ahead. Our local Ace says there’s no better product than Jonathan Green for feeding your lawn AND your soil, and Barrington’s helpful Ace Hardware store has everything … Read more…

Ace is the Helpful Place for Spring Cleaning!

Ace is the Helpful Place for Spring Cleaning!

 With longer days upon us, crocuses and daffodils popping up and the grass turning decidedly green, there’s no denying that spring cleaning time is here! From lawn prepping to closet clearing to home repairs, there’s no better feeling than getting set for the new season. Barrington’s Ace Hardware has everything we need to help make it happen and, this spring, they’re offering a new series … Read more…

284. Rejuva Medspa Celebrates Opening with Beauty Bash

284. Rejuva Medspa Celebrates Opening with Beauty Bash

 If you’re in need of a beauty fix, there’s a gorgeous new medspa in town: Rejuva, located in the Arboretum of South Barrington, celebrated their grand opening on Thursday, September 17th. The medspa – which offers everything from threading and makeup application to injectables and laser treatments, all under doctors’ supervision – is a soothing environment designed especially to help you feel your best. Judging … Read more…

263. Friday Happy Hour: Otis is on Tap at the Onion Pub!

263. Friday Happy Hour: Otis is on Tap at the Onion Pub!

 After harvesting a bumper crop of hops, and brewing their signature wet-hopped beer, the folks at the Wild Onion Brewery can’t wait to introduce you to their newest IPA, Otis! It’s Friday, so what better time to head on over to The Onion Pub in Lake Barrington and have them pour you a pint? Word has it that it’s the best Otis yet! We’re currently producing a video about … Read more…

191. On Occasion Catering and Vin Chicago to Elevate UnCork Barrington VIP Tent Experience

191. On Occasion Catering and Vin Chicago to Elevate UnCork Barrington VIP Tent Experience

 Calling all wine connoisseurs: we’re giving away tickets to Uncork Barrington coming up this Friday, July 10th!  CLICK HERE to register for a chance to win.  If you’d prefer to attend as a VIP guest for exclusive access to top-shelf wine and food tastings, now’s the time to purchase your tickets!  The wine list has just been released, and it looks marvelous – as does … Read more…

181. “Top Secret” Recipe to be Featured at UnCork Barrington

181. “Top Secret” Recipe to be Featured at UnCork Barrington

 Are you ready for the most heavenly cheese puffs you’ve ever tasted? And the most perfect wine pairings to accentuate and elevate their incredible flavor? If so, you’re in luck, because Wild Asparagus Catering will be featuring their “top secret” Famous Cheese Puffs to complement the full menu of food and wine selections available during this year’s Uncork Barrington event from 6 to 10 p.m. on … Read more…

167. The Gentleman Farmer All Abuzz as Season Begins with Farm Tours and More

167. The Gentleman Farmer All Abuzz as Season Begins with Farm Tours and More

 This week’s rain may be putting a damper on our plans, but it’s a boon for The Gentleman Farmer’s spring and summer crops. The Barrington Hills farm, which sells its produce via Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) shares, is just entering its fifth growing season–and it promises to be their best one yet. Spring veggies are ready for harvest, and you can be among the first to … Read more…

161. 15 Reasons to Attend the 15th Annual Barrington Country Garden & Antique Faire

161. 15 Reasons to Attend the 15th Annual Barrington Country Garden & Antique Faire

 As Barrington kicks off a summer of sesquicentennial celebrations, the Barrington Country Garden & Antique Faire will mark its own significant milestone: 15 years of stunningly successful events to raise funds for Hands of Hope. This year’s event promises to delight the senses with garden tours of a New England-style retreat, an Old World Charmer, and an English Masterpiece–each one professionally designed and manicured to perfection. The Faire … Read more…

150. VIDEO: New $10M Early Childhood Education Center to Open in July

150. VIDEO: New $10M Early Childhood Education Center to Open in July

 The new Jerri Hoffmann Child + Family Center, an early childhood education facility serving infants through kindergartners, will open its doors in Carpentersville this July. The $10 million center is located on a beautiful seven-acre campus, which will accommodate 230 children from Carpentersville and surrounding areas, including families within the Barrington 220 school district. The new center is a project of Children’s Home + Aid, a … Read more…

100. Easy Spring Cleaning with Prairie Recycling Drive-Thru

100. Easy Spring Cleaning with Prairie Recycling Drive-Thru

 Has this wonderfully warm weather inspired you to do some spring cleaning? If so, you’re in luck: Today, Saturday, April 18, Prairie Middle School’s PTO will host a Recycling Drive-Thru to help area residents clear their closets, drawers, and garages of unwanted items. The event, which will take place at Prairie Middle School from 9:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m., will offer attendees an easy way to … Read more…