ABOUT THIS ISSUE: Quintessential Barringtoncelebrates its Sesquicentennial Spring with help from our annual home and garden issue.

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Featured in About Town:
Spring is here! Check out activities going on around town.
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Open Spaces - April Anderson:
All you need to know to build your potting shed.
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Down Cellar - Jim Bryant's Wine Column: Ahh…the Amalfi Coast. Jim Bryant takes you there. Cheers!
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What’s Cooking - Kathy Harrison:  Our cooking expert serves up The Golden Globes.
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In The Garage: Open the garage door and ride into spring on a fun EE Rider.
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Barrington 220 - Dr. Brian Harris:  Learn about the STEM initiatives and a visit from Dr. Carol Dweck.
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Community - Barrington Children’s Charities: A fabulous winter gala funds Blessings in a Backpack.
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Barrington Horse
Country ™

It’s “First Place!” for Joyce and David McArdle’s equestrian center and home estates. Step inside this gem that’s just up the road from downtown Barrington. Read now.

Quintessential America

Chautauqua! The little-known craze that helped educate America. Read now.

About Town

For more information on what's happening around Barrington with events and the latest news, read About Town, which starts on page 75 in the current issue. Read now.


The Wickstroms hosted Barrington’s first Commissioning Committee event for the “USS Illinois”. View Snapshots.

150 Years Young

It’s our 150th birthday and there are plenty of exciting activities planned all year. Check out our Sesquicentennial Committee Chairs have to say about the plans ahead in our Guest Essay and see the calendar of events. Read full story.

  Sesquicentennial Edition

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