70. Boston Marathon Runner Returns to Barrington After Bombing

 Barrington High School graduate, District 220 elementary art teacher and BHS Cross Country Coach, Tom Root, always dreamed of running the Boston Marathon.  This Monday, the 26-year-old lifelong runner from Barrington Hills reached that goal, finishing his seventh marathon, his first outside the state of Illinois. Tom crossed the finish line, just 40 minutes before two shrapnel-filled bombs exploded there, ... Read more...

38. Marketplace: Say “Oui” to Healthy Winter Skin with Votre Vu

 Word-of-mouth buzz and a growing number of local fans are causing a new trend in skin care among women of all ages in Barrington.  Last fall, Fox Point mom, Amanda Hines, discovered Votre Vu.  It’s a 4-year-old American company offering a naturally-based, upscale collection of premiere cosmetics and skin care products handcrafted in France.  Their luxury line is more affordably ... Read more...

36. Barrington EATS: Warm Up Your Winter with Sunshine-Fresh Produce at Heinen’s Fine Foods

 We hear people around Barrington buzzing about the variety of delicious foods found at Heinen’s. Hot topics include the prepared foods, deli meats, wines, seafood and, above all else, their produce.  It is simply unbeatable in the quality department, and the selection is what really has people talking.  As with all of Heinen’s perishable departments, nothing in their produce arena ... Read more...

17. Guess Where Wednesday: Je T’aime…Moi Non Plus

 Love is in the air with Valentine’s Day coming up next Thursday and we’re excited to have a new, romance-inspired mystery photo for you this week. We also have winners to announce from our past two mystery photo contests, so let’s get right down to business! Photographer, Julie Linnekin, recently spotted the scene for this week’s mystery photo while window ... Read more...

16. Marketplace: ChiroFit’s 5 Easy Ways to Improve Your Posture

 “Stand up straight.”  That’s what your mother or your teacher probably told you growing up.  It’s good advice, but as ChiroFit’s Dr. Dave Crosson and Dr. Jennine Morgan tell us there is more every one of us can do to improve our posture and, in turn, improve our health. Dr. Dave says, “If you’re not maintaining your spinal health, eventually ... Read more...

15. Heinen’s Football Crowd Pleasers for Sunday’s Big Game

 With The Big Game just days away, chefs and associates at Heinen’s Fine Foods are working overtime preparing foods for us to serve to our favorite football fans gathering for parties on Sunday.  Because this is such a big weekend for football and, of course, FOOD, we couldn’t miss this opportunity to sample some of their game day specialties.  For ... Read more...

14. The Onion Pub Offers Debut 365 Barrington Coupon

 We’ve been working on a new feature this month here at 365Barrington.com and are excited to finally introduce Local Coupons, a new way to save money while supporting businesses in Barrington. From now on, click on the piggy bank photo in our sidebar or “coupons” tabs and you’ll go to the new Local Coupons section at 365Barrington.com. Here, you will ... Read more...

4. Marketplace: Open House Weeks at Language Stars

 “It’s fun!  I like writing the characters,” says six year old Evan Weisheit of his Mandarin Chinese class at Language Stars, a flourishing and “fun” language immersion program serving kids from ages one to ten in Barrington. Evan, who is also learning Spanish and French, is one of nearly 200 students enrolled in Language Stars, located on Northwest Highway, just ... Read more...

2. Guess Where Wednesday: Life is Just a Bowl of Cherries

 It’s Wednesday and it’s been a while since we hosted a mystery photo contest so I took a look back in our photo archives and found an image that that might bring back thoughts of warmer weather.  It’s a bowl of cherries and it’s a picture we took somewhere in Barrington this past August.  I’m thinking the terra cotta pot ... Read more...

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