Professional Baseball Instruction of Illinois

5. Go to Baseball School

With the White Sox home opener happening in Chicago this afternoon, baseball is back on the minds of many looking to play ball this Spring and Summer.  But you don’t have to go to US Cellular Field to get your Fast Ball Fix.  Barrington has it’s very own Baseball school and its season is in full swing. Former Mets pitcher and Barrington High ... Read more...

Pizza Factory of Barrington

4. Meet the Guys who Hired this Bunny

For the first time in nearly 20 years, Barrington business owner, Nick Saviano, tried something new this weekend.  He hired the Easter Bunny to help drum up new business at his family restaurant, the Pizza Factory of Barrington.  The orange Bunny mingled with clients, made friends with kids and spent a big part of the day striking a pose outside on the Southwest ... Read more...

Doggie Easter Egg Hunt

3. Put Your Pooch on Parade

Don’t leave Fido out of your Easter Plans this year. The Arboretum is hosting our furry friends this morning, Saturday, April 3rd. Put your pooch in an Easter bonnet or dress him in some dapper duds to compete for best in show at this year’s Doggie Easter Egg Hunt. Watch as your furry friends hunt for treat-filled Easter eggs (by ... Read more...

Fish Monger

2. Visit a Fishmonger on Good Friday

Barrington Fishmonger, John Lunde, has been helping people celebrate Good Friday and the end of Lent since his family purchasd Entertaining Tuna almost twenty years ago.  He says, along with Christmas Eve and New Year’s eve, Easter is one of the fresh fish market’s busiest weekends. John says, in his shop, you’ll get more than just the freshest fish.  His regulars come to ... Read more...

1. Start a Blog for April Fools

For me, April First typically comes and goes each year without the tiniest trick. Somehow planning April Fools Day pranks never makes my to-do list. It just seems like one of those silly holidays when the calendar begs for us to stop, smell the roses and take life a little less seriously. A little like Groundhog and Sweetest Days, I ... Read more...

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