Once a year in Barrington, the finest local chefs all come together in one place to serve up a special menu of featured dishes for diners to sample. It’s called the Barrington Taste Fest & Expo, it’s happening Thursday night, October 27th, at the Millrose Restaurant in South Barrington and tickets are selling fast, but [...]
It’s not every day that you see people dancing through the halls at Good Shepherd Hospital. It’s not every day that you find hospital doctors, nurses and staff wearing pink gloves and feather boas to work. But they’ve been up to something over at the hospital here in Barrington and, when I saw what it [...]
Earlier this week I promised that I’d follow up with some fun Halloween activities going on this weekend for adults in Barrington and there’s one event happening tomorrow night that sounds simply sinful. It’s called “Bubbles, Bon Bons and Brie” and you’re going to DIE when you hear the details. Skull Lollipop anyone?
Two ghosts were recently spotted in Barrington, they were caught on camera and they’re our mystery photo of the week! This one might require a little deductive reasoning, but I’m confident that the ghost busters and sweet tooths among us will be able to put two and two together. If you can guess where in [...]
There are a TON of Halloween events happening in Barrington this week and this is one time when I’m going to do my best to share ALL of the GORY DETAILS. Today, I’m focusing on Halloween events for kids, just because I love this picture of a Barrington dad all dressed up and holding his [...]
There are two “Firsts” happening in Barrington this week. One will help keep Barrington teens healthy. The other will help protect the health of Barrington’s schools. Barrington School District 220 is hosting their first ever Town Hall Meeting to get the community’s input on school issues. And, for the first time, Barrington High School is [...]
Halloween is just one week from today and, with all of the tombstones, ghouls and eerie jack-o-lanterns decorating homes throughout Barrington, I can’t help but be reminded of the more sinister side of the holiday. After all, Halloween’s namesake, “All Hallows Eve”, is a night when unclean spirits presumably try to upstage the celebration of saints on November [...]
Halloween isn’t until next weekend, but here’s a great way for your kids to break in this year’s costumes before the big night. There’ll be trick-or-treaters out and about at one Barrington hot spot tomorrow afternoon.
I love Barrington this time of year. The air is crisp, the breezes are cool and the changing leaves paint gorgeous fall rainbows at every turn. I snapped our new mystery photo on a walk this week when I paused at a popular place in town. Can you tell where I was? If you know [...]
This is an exciting day in Barrington because School District 220′s new Early Learning Center officially opened its doors to students for the first day of school this morning. The brand new school is a state-of-the-art, 38,000 square foot facility designed especially for special needs students age three to five years old. It’s the first new school to open in [...]