28. This Week in Barrington Suburban Life

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Shaw Media’s Barrington Suburban Life newspaper chose Smart Farm of Barrington’s Frozen Zucchini Snowshoe Adventure for the cover of this week’s issue.  Our frosty weather was no match for this brigade of happy snowshoers!

Barrington Suburban Life - January 30, 2014 Issue
Barrington Suburban Life – January 30, 2014 Issue

But you’ll find many more stories in this week’s paper.  Here’s a look at whats inside this week’s issue, from Barrington Suburban Life reporter Tarah Thorne…

Business on the move
SOLISQ, a ladies hat and accessories store recently relocated from Ice House Mall to a downtown storefront on Station Street. Coincidentally, the owners of Tivoli Garden Antiques closed their shop downtown Barrington to open Paris Market Antiques in Ice House Mall. Barrington Suburban Life contributor Stephanie Kohl speaks with representatives of both businesses to learn what shoppers can expect from the new digs.

In Their Life
Five-year Barrington 220 educator Tom Root finds time to teach art, coach cross country and track teams, and even enjoy personal hobbies such as photography and marathon running. Barrington Suburban Life reporter Tarah Thorne introduces readers to Root in a fun “In Their Life” profile. Root even graduated from Barrington High School!

Chilly sports
This past weekend brought cold activity to the Barrington area. Hundreds of participants came out to Citizens Park for the fourth annual Smart Farm Frozen Zucchini Snowshoe Race while ski professionals from all over the globe appeared in Fox River Grove to get major air at the Norge Ski Jump. This issue of Barrington Suburban Life has all the action shots!

Home feature
North Barrington dancer and South Barrington Fred Astaire Dance Studios owner Rae Aguila shares her home’s history with Barrington Suburban Life reporter Tarah Thorne. With breath-taking photos and charming anecdotes, readers can take their own tour of the upscale, hillside ranch and learn why Aguila “finally got it right” designing her dream home.

You’ll find these stories and much more in this week’s Barrington Sububan Life newspaper.


Barrington Suburban Life is a one of a family of free local newspapers in suburban Chicago owned by Shaw Media. The paper is mailed weekly to homes and businesses in zip code 60010. Watch for next week’s issue in the mail on Thursday. In the meantime, you can keep track of their latest stories on their website at BarringtonSuburbanLife.com or at Facebook.com/BarringtonSuburbanLife.

(In June of 2013, 365Barrington.com entered into a news & marketing partnership with Shaw Media and the Barrington Suburban Life newspaper to work together in promoting Barrington events, stories, organizations and businesses online and in print.)

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