132. Heinen’s Grocery Going Strong in Glenview

 It’s been a busy May for Heinen’s Grocery with the grand opening of their latest Chicagoland store in Glenview earlier this month plus two more Chicago suburban store openings planned before the end of 2014.  After opening in Barrington in the summer of 2012, Heinen’s new Glenview location brings their total number of stores to 19.  We recently caught up … Read more…

264. Onion Pub & Brewery Business is Expanding, Hopping, (and Squirming)

 The Onion Pub & Brewery is breaking ground this week on a 5,000 square foot addition to expand their brewing operations. They’ll add additional warehouse and cold storage to the existing brewery, along with a bottling line to package their limited release beers and an IPA.  This expansion coincides with the Onion’s Pub & Brewery’s busiest time of the year. … Read more…

150. Deer Park Town Center Summer Sidewalk Sale

 If you’re up for shopping and scoring amazing deals on some of the season’s hottest apparel and items for your home, you should definitely head to Deer Park Town Center this weekend. Their 4th annual three-day summer sidewalk sale is happening this weekend and shoppers are discovering great bargains of as we speak! I started doing a little “window shopping” … Read more…

93. Marketplace: LUXE wearhouse Opens Pop-up Shop for High Fashion at Low Prices

 Revamp your summer wardrobe with the hottest trends in high fashion at a fraction of the cost at LUXE wearhouse, a pop-up shop and new concept in affordable luxury opening to the public at Deer Park Town Center Thursday morning.  The shop will only be open for a week.  So grab your girlfriends and get ready to score new outfits … Read more…

83. Marketplace: Mother’s Day Blooms at Goebbert’s

 If you’re looking for something special to do for Mother’s Day, a visit to Goebbert’s Farm & Garden Center in South Barrington is an annual tradition for many families celebrating with mom this weekend. This popular stop for Halloween pumpkins in October blooms with new life when Goebbert’s re-opens its doors each spring, bringing customers top quality flowers, produce and … Read more…

73. Seven Easy Exercises to Raise Financially Aware Kids

 Money matters… no matter your age.  That is why David Andrews and Ed Scoby of Barrington Wealth Management say it is never too early to start teaching children about watching their dollars and cents. After many years working as investment advisers and financial planners with larger firms, David and Ed joined Barrington Wealth Management as partners in 2010 where they … 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…

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…

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…

1. Fresh Starts, a Full Tank & 365 More Things To Do in Barrington

 We’re welcoming 2013 with renewed energy after the holidays and about 70 posts published at 365Barrington.com in the past 30 days.  It’s been a goal to complete our second set of 365 posts by the end of 2012 and, it wasn’t easy, but we did it.  We’re finally on track to share our third series of 365 things to do … Read more…