Dollar Subs at Jimmy Johns

71. Dollar Subs at Jimmy John’s!!!

 Holy Totally Tuna! They’re lining up at the Jimmy John’s for lunch today in Barrington. That’s because the “World’s Greatest Gourmet Sandwich” shop is serving...

Barrington Area Library Youth Reading Programs

69. Dabble with YABAL Babble

 School’s out for summer, but that doesn’t have to mean giving the books a break. In fact, the summer reading season is getting into full...

Making Mischief in Barrington, Illinois

67. Make a Little Mischief

 I’ve been spending a lot of time with my baby girl lately. She’s the sweetest thing, but she loves to make messes. Even after herculean...

Barrington, Illinois Steeplechase Antiques

66. Stop at Steeplechase Antiques

 There’s something curiously inviting about Barrington’s Steeplechase Antiques. It’s a small shop just west of Lageschulte right on Barrington’s Main Street and it has caught my eye a...

Cruise Night Thursdays in the Village of Barrington

64. Barrington Cruise Nights

 CLICK HERE for 2012 Cruise Nights Schedule It’s that time of year again. Cruise nights are back on Thursdays this summer starting at 6:30 tonight...

American Flags in Barrington, Illinois

63. Let Your House Flag Fly

 The first day of summer is right around the corner, US Flag day is coming up on June 14th and the Fourth of July is...

Consolidated Music of Barrington's Rockstar 101

62. Rockstar 101

 The sound man checks the mics. The audience anxiously fills the room. You’re backstage dressed in your skinny jeans and grungy t-shirt, feeling the pre-performance...

Incoming Commander of Barrington VFW Post 7706, Paul Corwin

61. Make Peace with the Poppy Chairman

 I just met the “Poppy Chairman”, Paul Corwin this weekend.  I found his phone number in the newspaper when I was looking for details about Barrington’s...

Remembering Veterans at Evergreen Cemetery

60. Share the Meaning of Memorial Day

 Memorial Day Weekend is often called the “Unofficial Start of Summer”. Over the years, it has turned into a holiday for barbeques, parties and warm...

South Barrington Arboretum Memorial Weekend Block Party

59. Memorial Weekend Block Party

 There’s a whole lot going on in Barrington today, including the big “Memorial Weekend Block Party” taking place at The Arboretum of South Barrington. They...

Dory Sunset by Barrington Hills Artist James Root

58. Get to Know Artist Jim Root

 The best thing about writing this blog is having an excuse to pick up the phone and call people.  This website is far from fancy,...

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