Archive for March, 2021

“The Barrington SCOOP” Features Long Grove Candy Stores

Wednesday, March 31st, 2021

Two of our historic downtown Long Grove businesses were included in a feature story on The Barrington Scoop about places to find locally made Easter baskets. The Long Grove Confectionery and Ma and Pa’s Candy were among a variety of local area businesses recognized as places offering last-minute baskets for kids and adults.

The Barrington SCOOP is a hyper-local site and social network that shares news and events happening in Barrington, Lake Zurich, Deer Park, Kildeer and Long Grove. You can follow them on Facebook and Instagram for regular updates or sign up for emails when you visit their website.

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Chatterbox Recognized for Creativity Amid Pandemic

Tuesday, March 9th, 2021

Photo shared from a post by the Chatterbox Facebook Page

In a recent article from the Daily Herald, the Chatterbox, located in historic downtown Long Grove, was recognized along with eight other restaurants in the Chicago suburbs, for their innovation this winter with the creation of “Camp Find-A-Way.” When faced with Covid-19 restrictions that shut down indoor dining at Illinois restaurants, business owners literally had to think outside the “box.” At the Chatterbox, small groups of patrons can reserve space in a camper, where they safely enjoy meals and drinks. We are thrilled with their creativity and glad so many visitors could enjoy such a unique dining experience during these unique times.

As of the date this post was published, campers are still available for reservations. Learn more at

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