ABOUT THIS ISSUE: Our May/June “Food & Entertainment” issue is being delivered to mailboxes this week! Read about exciting new establishments, as well as get an inside look at the entertainment business from two Barrington natives living in LA.

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Features and Quintessential.

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Featured in About Town:
Get to know Remember Charlotte’s Pizza, a new go-to place for the family in Barrington. Liv the Morkie has an appearance in our About Town pages (when she wasn’t busy paw-signing her new book for fans)!
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Open Spaces - April Anderson:
April Anderson takes you fishing and tips and resources to help. We are proud to introduce Barrington Hills Farms in this issue. Get a close-up look at the wonderful wildlife at the Farm.
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Down Cellar - Jim Bryant's Wine Column: Follow Jim Bryant and friends at their last hurrah in Argentina.
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What’s Cooking - Kathy Harrison: The always delightful Kathy Harrison introduces her Big Bang Theory along with two yummy recipes.
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In The Garage - Matt Avery: Read up on the new Volvo XC90 SUV with an overview from McGrath Volvo. Matt Avery takes us back in time with a story on the VW Van.
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Barrington 220 - Dr. Brian Harris: Dr. Brian Harris explains the new start- and end-times for the entire district, following the November ’16 decision to adjust them for improvements for our students.
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Interview – David Rutter:
Ron Hawking shares his thoughts about being in the entertainment business and what’s ahead for him.
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Quintessential Barrington

Take a look back in time with Barbara L. Benson’s back page essay that reminds us—Barrington’s earliest residents pioneered the farm-to-table way of life.

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Quintessential America

American literary giant Ernest Hemingway had dear, lifelong friends who lived in Barrington. Don’t miss this exciting story of how this friendship survived fame, fortune, and misfortune. JourneyCare’s Gala will be held at the home featured in this story on June 24.
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Quintessential People

Meet Chris and Sam Nikolaidis who own the Bread Basket Family Restaurant. We know you’ll enjoy reading about this lovely couple who celebrate 20 years with us in downtown Barrington.
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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 93 in the current issue. Read now.

Chicken Pot Pie and
Cut-Rate Whiskey

Description here. Historian Barbara L. Benson takes us back to when the town was settled around the topic of saloons, and other food and drink stories of early Barrington.
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