294. "Guess Where Wednesday" & Last Week’s Winner

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Guess Where Wednesday Weekly 365 Barrington Mystery Photo Contest

We have a winner from last week’s Mystery Photo Contest.  I tried to crop the photo to make it tricky, but ye guessers can not be fooled!  We’ll announce the winner in just a minute.  But first, we have a wedding theme going this week at 365Barrington.com in honor of this Saturday’s first annual 60010 Barrington Bridal Connection Show at the Ice House Mall.  And again, after considerable cropping, I have come up with another Wednesday mystery photo.  Who can guess where in Barrington I was when I took this picture?

Guess Where Wednesday Weekly 365 Barrington Mystery Photo Contest

We have a special prize for the winner of this new mystery photo contest.  But first, let’s talk about last week’s winner. Just moments ago we drew the winning name and it is…

Kim Weidler Wins the 365 Barrington Weekly Mystery Photo Contest

Thanks for your guess and congratulations, Kim. I’ll be emailing you this afternoon with details about how to receive your $25 Gift Certificate to McGonigal’s Pub. Click HERE to view last week’s photo and to see all of the guesses. It is, indeed, a picture of the Sláinte sign above the front entrance to McGonigal’s  in Barrington. Sláinte (pronounced ‘slawn-che’) is commonly used as a drinking toast in Ireland, Scotland and the Isle of Man, literally translating as “health”.  Can you believe it’s almost been one year since McGonigal’s opened its doors in Barrington?  They’re planning a huge one year anniversary party to coincide with St. Patrick’s Day this year.  I’ll toast to that! Here’s another, more revealing overhead look at the spot where I took that picture.

McGonigal's Pub in Barrington

This Week’s Prize

Because we’re focused on weddings this week, the organizer of Saturday’s Barrington Bridal Connection Show is offering our latest prize.

Juliska Gardens of the World TrayBarrington Home Shoppe owner, Rusty Hernandez, will give the winner a piece from one of the best selling collections at his store featuring upscale gifts and fine accents for your home and tabletop.  It’s a stoneware Juliska catchall tray which was made in Portugal.  The 3×3 “Gardens of the World” tray has a beautiful embellishment and would make a lovely gift for yourself or someone you know.  You don’t want to miss Saturday’s bridal show and you’ll find all of the details by clicking HERE.

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:

  1. Home of Some of Barrington’s Best Dressed
  2. The Steeple’s Sound

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.

Guess Where Wednesday Weekly 365 Barrington Mystery Photo Contest


  1. “Wedding Belles, Ltd.”

    Our daughter is getting her dress from Marsha. Sad to hear about Sherry’s recent passing too, we’ve known her and her family for many years.

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