49. This Week in Barrington Suburban Life

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I love how the cover of this week’s Barrington Suburban Life newspaper hints to an amazing recipe and photo spread you’ll find inside that’s perfect for Valentine’s Day and those looking for a more healthy alternative to your typical holiday dessert.

Barrington Suburban Life Issue - February 13, 2014
Barrington Suburban Life Issue – February 13, 2014

The cover story, straight from Pure Organic Juicery in Barrington, is one of several features in this week’s paper about Valentine’s Day and more new things to do in Barrington. Here’s a snippet of the stories you’ll find inside this week’s issue, courtesy of Barrington Surburban Life reporter, Tarah Thorne.

Game on! There’s a new sports facility in the area
Main Street Sports Center is now open at the corner of Route 22 and Main Street in Lake Zurich. Owner and lifelong Barrington resident, Matt Menges shares the details of his new home turf. Imagine four, large indoor sports fields; soccer, dodgeball, baseball, lacrosse, basketball and adult fitness programs. Ex-professional soccer star Oscar Albuquerque has even introduced a popular South American sport, Futsal – similar to soccer but played on a tile court.

Valentine’s day: Ready, set, bake!
Barrington chef Claire Ryan demonstrates how to make a dark chocolate raspberry ganache cake. This week’s step-by-step Barrington Suburban Life baking guide will leave your mouth watering. The best part – no oven required! The recipe calls for just nine ingredients and can be made in 20 minutes with a food processor. Yum!

More Valentine’s day – nails
A little sparkle never hurt anyone. Barrington Suburban Life’s nail art guru, Stephy Kurr, demonstrates how to create your very own heart manicure in a four-step process. All you need is polish, glitter and a toothpick. Easy enough! Read this week’s tutorial in Barrington Suburban Life.

Lights, camera, Hollywood at the Catlow
What better way to beat winter weather than a cozy day at the Catlow watching Oscar-nominated short films. Read Barrington Suburban Life’s full “Films for charity” story this week for details on the upcoming community viewing event to benefit the Barrington Cultural Commission for a second year in a row. Seats might just be sold out, according to theater owner Tim O’Connor.

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


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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