ABOUT THIS ISSUE: Quintessential BarringtonFashion, fun, and philanthropy! The Hope’s In Style fashion show raises funds to transform lives through Hope’s In—an effort championed by Barrington teens.

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Hope's In Style:
Barrington teens make a world of difference with Hope's in Style.
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Featured in About Town:
Happy 15th Anniversary to Hands of Hope’s Barrington Country Garden and Antique Faire. Don’t miss this lovely event on June 19 and 20. Details inside.
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Open Spaces - April Anderson:
Old-fashioned heirloom vegetable seeds grow a piece of history.
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Down Cellar - Jim Bryant's Wine Column: Follow Jim Bryant to a dinner in Nashville with longtime friends and some great wine.
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What’s Cooking - Kathy Harrison: What’s in your freezer and cupboards? Time to take a look and see what its contents might cook up.
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In The Garage: An iconic Land Rover that has served vital interests is retired.
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Barrington 220 - Dr. Brian Harris:  The Harper Promise program and a visit to the White House are featured.
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Community: Jasper Sanfilippo is honored with DAR’s National Historic Preservation Medal.
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Community: Get to know the great downtown events hosted by the Barrington Village Association.
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Quintessential People

Quintessential People is now 10. In this issue, we feature all of the people we have honored—your friends and neighbors.
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Quintessential America

Flying Jewels delighted Christopher Columbus as well as Barrington residents today. Read on to enjoy an update on hummingbirds.
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About Town

For more information on what's happening around Barrington with events and the latest news, read About Town, which starts on page 49 in the current issue.
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It seems like old times at Barrington’s Sesquicentennial event in town! View Snapshots.


Meet one of Barrington’s Main Street business owners—Jolly Dandonna—who heps make Barrington a well-dressed place for more than two decades.
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  Sesquicentennial Edition

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QB magazine is producing a Special Edition to commemorate the Village of Barrington’s 150th anniversary
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This one-of-a -kind keepsake and record of the Barrington area will be delivered in June 2015. Don’t miss your copy.
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