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Learning Express Toys just announced they’re closing their store at Barrington’s Ice House Mall and merging the Barrington inventory into their Lake Zurich store, where sales are going strong. For those of us who love and shop at the Barrington location, the news is a big old bummer. But I spoke with the owner today and the bright side is that there’s a giant toy consolidation sale at the Barrington store, starting this week.
When I found out the Barrington store is closing, I immediately pictured my kids in the store, pulling the pillow pets off the shelves as employees wrapped gifts selected for our latest birthday parties. There’s no doubt that we’ll miss the convenience of shopping for toys at this location. Learning Express Toys has been in the Ice House Mall since 2003. There was another toy store in the space for the 14 years prior to that.
When I asked the owner, Rick Derr, why they made the decision to consolidate he said, simply……
If you’d like an excuse to do some major shopping this weekend, I have a great one that’s good for the next three days! Deer Park Town Center is hosting their 3rd annual Summer Sidewalk Sale, starting today, Friday, July 13th.
Deer Park’s 70 retailers and restaurants will be rolling out the red carpet for shoppers excited to find deep discounts during the 3-day sale. Many merchants will set up tables and racks out on the sidewalk in front of their stores to make it easy for shoppers to browse for the hottest deals of the summer before the sale ends this Sunday, July 15th….…Continue Reading
We have a libation theme going this weekend with a number of beverage-centered specials and events taking place in Barrington. With the first day of summer only five days away, merchants downtown are getting a jump start on the season by hosting the first ever Summer Wine Walk, a compliment to the well-attended Winter Wine Walk they hosted in March.
The FREE event will be hosted by participating businesses surrounding Cook and Station Streets from 2 to 6 p.m. on Saturday, June 16th. Each merchant will have a wine map for you to grab so you can see what’s available for sipping before you move on to your next destination. Participating merchants will be offering a total of 14 wines to sample along with appetizers from Cooper’s Pizza. And to add a little summer sizzle, Park Avenue Restaurant will feature live music with Brian Saltzman from 3 to 6 p.m.
More merchants have joined the downtown wine walk for tomorrow’s event. Here’s a look at who’s participating and what you will enjoy as you power your way through the town……
It’s that time of year again! Two Barrington moms are hosting a their seasonal boutique and designer children’s clothing and baby gear consignment sale this week and they’re busy setting up as we speak.
Over 230 consignors have contributed more than 14,000 items to this week’s four-day sale which starts this Thursday, March 3rd and runs through Sunday, March 6th.…Continue Reading
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