ABOUT THIS ISSUE: Hometown heroes! Enjoy the top Barrington area stories and happenings here in QB.

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Featured in About Town:
The QB Calendar and local happenings all in one place. Country music star Brad Paisley kicks off About Town with his visit to the BHS graduation ceremony.
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Open Spaces - April Anderson:
This summer, try paddle boarding. April Anderson shares insights and locations for this perfect summer activity. Enjoy the view with Mary Klest and Susan McConnell’s trek on Lake Cook Road. Barrington Hills Farm shares stunning photos from its wide open spaces.
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Down Cellar - Jim Bryant's Wine Column: Jim Bryant shares his white values wines list for summer entertaining.
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What’s Cooking - Kathy Harrison: Kathy Harrison helps people learn to cook, but also invites them to share their heritage while in the kitchen.
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In The Garage - Matt Avery: Classic car expert Matt Avery takes us back in time with the 1953 Olds Fiesta.
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Barrington 220 - Dr. Brian Harris: Blueprint 220 offers a roadmap to the future of all district facilities.
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Interview – Lisa Stamos:
QB editor Lisa Stamos sat down with TV’s most Emmy-awarded male actor, the incomparable Ed Asner, as he visited with his college roommate who is a resident of The Garlands.
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Arboria of Long Grove celebrated its grand opening on May 4 at its must-see, beautifully wooded 10-acre property. Learn more about the gracious, hospitality-based assisted living services and the Heartfelt CONNECTIONS Memory Care Program. Visit www.ArboriaOfLongGrove.com or call 847-383-6737 to learn more.

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Quintessential Barrington

One of Barrington’s earliest conservationists, Otis Spencer, is featured in Barbara Benson’s back page essay.
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Quintessential People

QB honors Bob Lee and Laura Horak as our first father and daughter dynamic duo. Enjoy their story and the heartwarming comments offered by those who know them well and celebrate their multi-generational approach to making our community the best it can be.
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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. Read now.

Barrington Children’s Charities Derby Party

Like the Kentucky Derby’s 2017 winner “Always Dreaming”, this charity is furthering what is possible for its mission to help children in need in the Barrington 220 area.
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Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital

Barrington Honor Ride & Run -
August 13

A Special Event for the Whole Family!

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QB’s 2017 Medical Guide

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