Sergio's Pizza in Barrington, Illinois

163. Try a Pie from Sergio’s Pizza

 It’s the busiest night of the week at Sergio’s Pizza in Barrington. On a typical Friday night, the popular Barrington pizza spot serves up about 200 pizzas, and tonight, they have some big VIP orders to fill from the boy scouts, to the high school to Barrington Youth Football. Sergio’s owner, Tony Dioguardi, gave me a quick tour of the ... Read more...

Hudson McCoy Performs at McGonigal's Pub in Barrington

156. Live Music & Football Specials at McGonigals Pub

 If you feel like hearing a little live music in Barrington tonight, head on over to McGonigal’s Pub. Hudson-McCoy will be taking the stage at 9:30.  The band’s website sums the group up by saying, “Your classic rock and R & B  favorites performed by musicians who were there”, but fans have been known to describe them as “ZZ Top ... Read more...

Eat Pray Love Special Movie Menu

145. Eat, Pray and Love FOOD

 The movie version of Elizabeth Gilbert’s book, “Eat Pray Love” hit the big screen this month and Gold Class Cinemas at the South Barrington Arboretum is offering a special menu and cooking demonstrations based on the movie this week. In the story, the main character, played by Julia Roberts, visits Italy, India and Indonesia during her journey of self-discovery. Gold ... Read more...

Jazz Fest at L'Eiffel Bistrot

142. Jazz Fest at L’Eiffel Bistrot

 If you’re a fan of jazz music, it’s a great weekend to check out L’Eiffel Bistrot in South Barrington. They’re hosting Jazz Fest there with live music tonight and tomorrow night. One of the featured performances will be a session by Hot Club Du Chicago.  They’re a quartet that specializes in playing “Gypsy Jazz”, made popular in 1930’s France. Hot ... Read more...

Summer Block Party on South Cook Street

141. Get “Together Again” at Summer Fun Friday

 The Village of Barrington is closing down South Cook Street tomorrow night for the final “Summer Fun Friday” bash of the year. It’s a family block party for all of Barrington and a great chance to get together with neighbors for LIVE music, dinner and drinks. McGonigal’s Pub will be serving up some of their favorites, including corned beef sandwiches, chicken ... Read more...

Free Concerts at Cook Street Plaza

133. “Live and Unplugged” in Cook Street Plaza

 Feel like checking out a free concert in Barrington this weekend?  Saturday is “Live & Unplugged” night at Cook Street Plaza. Local musicians set up in the courtyard, perform and share stories about their own original songs in an intimate neighborhood setting surrounding Francesca’s Famigila Restaurant. Francesca’s will set up extra tables and chairs in the plaza for anyone who would ... Read more...

Bastille Day at L'Eiffel Bistrot in South Barrington

105. Celebrate Bastille Day in South Barrington

 It’s July 14th, Bastille Day, and a day to let your French flag fly. The French national holiday celebrates the storming of the Bastille prison on this date back in 1789 signaling the uprising of modern-day France. There’s a big party planned at L’Eiffel Bistrot in South Barrington today to celebrate the holiday with food, drinks, live music and a special menu. L’Eiffel ... Read more...

South Barrington Arboretum Children's Summer Concerts

104. Children’s Concert at the Arboretum

 Here’s a fun way to start the day with your kids. Pinstripes and the Arboretum of South Barrington are hosting a free children’s summer concert tomorrow morning at 10:30. The performer for tomorrow’s concert is a guy known as “The Flying Fool”. His name is Ken Schultz and he juggles bowling balls, rides a unicycle, eats fire and balances an ... Read more...

2010 Uncork Barrington Wine Tasting

100. Uncork Barrington

 You can take a trip around the world right here in downtown Barrington tonight!  The sixth annual “Uncork Barrington” wine tasting is happening from 6 to 9PM hosted by the Barrington Village Association. Organizers have selected fifty fine wines from ten regions of the world for you to sample with a “passport” where you can keep track of your tastings and take ... Read more...

Celebrating July Fourth in Barrington

91. Brat Tent = Beer, Bands and Fun for Kids

 The 2010 Brat Tent officially opens today, kicking off Barrington’s 2010 Fourth of July festivities.  There’s a full schedule of July Fourth fun taking place this week in downtown Barrington and we’re going to be sharing the details daily here at The party starts tonight! The Brat Tent will be open from 5 to 11:30PM at the North Metra commuter lot at ... Read more...

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