Tag: January 11

95. ‘Express Yourself’ at Photo Exhibit’s Opening Night

 What would you picture if you were asked to photograph something that makes you laugh, cry, something you love, something beautiful or something you can’t live without?  Your images would undoubtedly speak volumes about your values, your personality and the people who matter to you most. Barrington portrait photographer, Thomas Balsamo, recently posed that challenge to 28 area special needs children in a contest called Express Yourself. With the help of special needs advocacy group, Barrington Area Special Voices, this project is the latest way Thomas has used his lens to both enlighten and empower.
For the Express Yourself Photo Contest, Thomas armed contestants with cameras, confidence and a few tricks of his trade.  He paired them with local photography experts, encouraged them to explore and inspired them to share their feelings creatively.
He rewarded their work with prizes and praise.  The project became the focus of his latest book and a brand new photography exhibit debuting in Barrington this week.  And now here’s where we come in……

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Hi guys! Today's Word of the Day is a total divergence from anything we've covered before -- 鳄梨 è lí - avocado!

That's right, we might just be exploring some foods over the next few days, starting with the beautiful avocado. Incidentally, 鳄 è means "alligator," and 梨 lí means "pear," making the bumpy-skinned Persea americana an "alligator pear" in popular usage 🙃

Oh -- speaking of food -- did we mention that we'll be having a meeting this Wednesday at 4:30? We'll be making fried rice -- you should probably grab those ingredients before they are sold out from all the stores due to popular demand for participation in this meeting! 😂 Recipe can be found on our GroupMe -- message here, email Ms. Stumpf, talk to a friend... the possibilities are endless for you to get the word! 😁

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Prepping for International Women’s Day like... 💁‍♀️💃♥️ #InternationalWomensDay ...

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Luby Group Listings

$330,000
1,294
SQFT
113 S Cook Street Barrington, IL 60010
Commercial For Sale
- Active

Retail storefront in prime pedestrian location in downtown Barrington surrounded by Village shopping, restaurants, and steps to the Metra train station. Great opportunity to own a high visibility space, currently vacant, ready for you to move in and

$769,000
5
BEDS
4
TOTAL BATHS
1406 Dunheath Drive Inverness, IL 60010
Single Family Home For Sale
- Active Under Contract

Family is sure to enjoy ice skating, hockey, kayaking & fishing in a stocked lake in their own back yard. Over 4,200 square feet of living space, this home has dramatic volume entry. It offers a spacious formal living room + separate dining room and

New Listing - a week online
$769,800
5
BEDS
6
TOTAL BATHS
51 Whitetail Lane Barrington, IL 60010
Single Family Home For Sale
- Active Under Contract

Excellent value and great location - Close to Barrington Village and Metra! Situated on a private cul-de-sac with beautiful 1.4 acres. Enter through a sunny, open 2-story foyer with hardwood floors. Large entertainers kitchen opens to a comfortable f

New Listing - 2 weeks online
$160,000
0.52
ACRES
COOK
COUNTY
1100 Prairie Avenue Barrington, IL 60010
Land For Sale
- Active

Great opportunity to build your dream home on a half acre in Barrington right down the street from Baker Lake and Ron Beese Park. Located just over a mile south of downtown Barrington, this rare waterfront location is a few blocks away from award-wi

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