189. “Guess Where Wednesday” & Last Week’s Winner

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Mystery Photo Contest at 365Barrington.com

Well, so much for stumping you! I tried my best to trick you with last week’s mystery photo and it didn’t work. Over 20 people submitted correct guesses and we picked our winner today. More on that in a minute. But first, here is our new mystery photo of the week. I think it’s a toughie, but I could be wrong. Can you guess where in Barrington this picture was taken?

Mystery Photo Contest at 365Barrington.com

We’ll get to this week’s prize in a minute. But first, let’s talk about last week’s winner. Just moments ago my babysitter drew the winning name and it is…

Marti Bonne!

Guess Where Wednesday Contest Winner

Thanks for your guess and congratulations, Marti. I’ve never met Marti, but I’ve talked with her on the phone. She’s a Barrington High School graduate and one of the members of “Together Again”, the band formed by several BHS alums that plays at parties and festivals throughout the year in Barrington. We’ve written about Marti’s band here on the blog before and you’ll find that post by clicking HERE. I’ll be emailing you this afternoon, Marti, with details about how to receive your $50 gift card to Chessies 111 Grille. Click HERE to view last week’s photo and to see all of the guesses. It is, indeed, a picture of the digital marquis outside of Barrington High School.  I tried to snap the photo before the homecoming message fully appeared to make it a little more challenging, but you’re all too quick for that ;).  Here’s another, more revealing look at the spot where we took that picture.

Mystery Photo Location Revealed

This Week’s Prize

So The Ice House Mall is generously offering the new prize for today’s “Guess Where Wednesday” mystery photo contest.  It’s a $25 gift card that’s good at ANY SHOP IN THE MALL!  The Ice House is one of Barrington’s best shopping destinations.  It’s filled with locally-owned boutiques and one-of-a-kind merchandise.  You’ll find the list of their shops on their website at IceHouseMall.com.

Here’s how it works:

  • You can submit your guesses about where today’s mystery photo was taken in the comments area for this post.
  • You have until midnight on Friday to submit your guess.
  • The following Wednesday, we’ll draw a name, reveal the winner at 365Barrington.com and contact the winner with instructions about receiving the prize of the week.
  • Only one guess per person is allowed.
  • Only guesses posted here on this website, not on Facebook or Twitter, will be entered into the weekly drawing.
  • Your email address must be valid, so we can contact you if you win.

Your Two Clues:

For the first time this week, we’re also offering two clues to help you with your guessing:

  1. If the shoe fits, fix it
  2. A place to put your best foot forward

There you go! All you have to do is SUBMIT YOUR GUESS IN THE “COMMENTS” BOX BELOW. If you’ve guessed in our previous contests, please feel free to participate again this week! We’d love to see as many guesses as possible. We’re also working on finding more great prizes for future “Guess Where Wednesdays”. If you would like to offer one of our upcoming “Guess Where Wednesday” prizes, please drop me a note at Liz@TheLubyGroup.com. Good luck with your guessing and here’s one more look at this week’s Mystery Photo.

Mystery Photo Contest at 365Barrington.com


  1. Front window of Falecies Shoe Repair. It might be under a different name now, but you know where I mean.

  2. Wow, I’m last week’s winner–awesome! I haven’t won anything in years and years! 🙂

    And thank you very much for mentioning my band and adding the link to your writeup about us, too–very much appreciated!

    I’ll hold off on guessing the pictures for awhile, but this is a really fun game you’ve got going!


  3. I know I’m after your deadline, but just discovered your website today..how fun! Looking forward to trying out some new and different things in B-town. 🙂

    Anyway, pretty sure that’s the sing in front of Barrington Shoe Service on Hough St…pass it almost every day! 🙂



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