Bente Vintage celebrates grand opening in Lake Barrington

The Barrington Area Chamber of Commerce and the village of Lake Barrington gathered for a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Tuesday, Nov. 28, to celebrate the opening of Bente Vintage, at 28686 W. Northwest Highway, in Lake Barrington.

"Thank you for the warm welcome to Lake Barrington! I have been shopping here for years and am so excited to add our store to this design destination," said owner Nicole Kreuz. "My love of rugs inspired me to start, this retail space is the next chapter."

Bente is a home decor shop specializing in handmade Oriental rugs and unique curated home goods. Kreuz also works with designers and customers to source vintage rugs for their projects.

For information call (224) 339-0519 or visit

The Barrington Area Chamber of Commerce (, founded in 1969, is an association of over 800 member businesses representing more than 1,800 businesspeople dedicated to the success and prosperity of the 11 regional communities it serves: Barrington, Barrington Hills, Deer Park, Inverness, Kildeer, Lake Barrington, Long Grove, North Barrington, Port Barrington, South Barrington and Tower Lakes. BACC promotes economic opportunities, advocates the interests of business, offers programs for professional development and leadership, and works to foster a robust regional economy.

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