78. Farmers Market 4-1-1

Fresh Produce at the Barrington Farmers Market

 The official first day of summer is just days away and today marks the return of a favorite summer activitiy in downtown Barrington. The Barrington Farmers Market is back in action for their tenth season starting this afternoon. Back in 2000, a group of neighbors from the Barrington Village got together and decided to start … Read more…

71. Dollar Subs at Jimmy John’s!!!

Dollar Subs at Jimmy Johns

 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 up dollar sub sandwiches for customer appreciation day. But you’d better hurry up. This one-day-only dollar sub opportunity only lasts until 3 this afternoon. Their #1 through #6 sandwiches plus … Read more…

64. Barrington Cruise Nights

Cruise Night Thursdays in the Village of Barrington

 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 in downtown Barrington. If you’ve visited this blog before, you may know that I love to include a little background music for your reading. Click the “play arrow” in the … Read more…

59. Memorial Weekend Block Party

South Barrington Arboretum 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 have activities for the whole family planned for the whole day, starting at 9AM and ending with a live performance of the “10,000 Maniacs” on the main stage at 8:30 … Read more…

48. 2-Buck Burger Tuesdays at Pinstripes

$2 Burger Tuesdays at Pinstripes

 It’s National Hamburger Month and Pinstripes in South Barrington is celebrating by offering their signature burgers for only $2 today and every Tuesday this month. The Pinstripes signature “Sirloin Burger” is topped with Provolone Cheese, Iceberg Lettuce, Pesto Tomato and Cippollini Mayo and typically costs $9. But guests who are bowling or playing bocce will … Read more…

10. Try Some Serious Sushi

Bobu San at Naomi Sushi

 Because I’ve have had two babies in the past three years, I’ve become a bit of a stranger to sushi. You’re not supposed to eat sushi when you’re expecting and it was tough to forgo one of my favorite types of food.  So I was really excited to check out Naomi Sushi Express in Barrington. It’s the … Read more…