ABOUT THIS ISSUE: Cynthia Rowley leads our Made in Barrington issue which features local artisans and their products. We visited with Barrington’s famous international designer at her studio in New York City and brought back an interview for you to enjoy. Don’t miss the chance to meet her on June 1 or 2 at Barrington’s White House. Tickets for all events are available now at www.BarringtonsWhiteHouse. com.
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Barrington’s foremost historian, Barbara L. Benson, recalls Barrington’s earliest makers whose milk and cheeses helped feed Chicago.
Still trying to figure out what your grandma’s sterling silver pieces are used for? Check out Gwendolyn Whiston McMurray’s Guide to Antique Silverware.
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Featured in About Town:
The best Barrington area events are showcased throughout our About Town section. Find out what’s happening in May, June, and the Fourth of July week. Don’t miss the June 15 & 16 UNDER THE BIG TOP family event, the perfect outing for you and your children.
Congratulations to Samaritan Counseling Center which celebrates its 10th anniversary. Hear from its Executive Director Rev. Jeanne Hanson about how to make positive changes in your life.
Citizen Science takes wing! Naturalist April Anderson talks about our undeclared war on insects and what that means to us. Wendy Paulson acquaints you with the Baltimore Oriole for the spring season. Barrington Hills Farm and its partnership with HARPS is a natural.
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Down Cellar - Jim Bryant's Wine Column: Wine expert Jim Bryant shares his recent trip to Barolo country and its wineries.
What’s Cooking - Kathy Harrison: Kathy Harrison shares a personal story about her parents and the special pie legacy she remembers them by.
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On The Market: Rob Morrison and his team share their expert tips to make the most of your home improvement projects.
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