Celebrating 19 Years as Barrington’s Signature Magazine

January / February 2024 Issue

About This Issue

ON THE COVER: The Fight Is On! Dr. Stacie and Richard J Stephenson have devoted themselves to finding the cure for cancer and giving people hope when they face a cancer diagnosis. With their high energy and exciting signature fundraisers, the Gateway for Cancer Research Cures Gala and Gateway Celebrity Fight Night, they are able to drive generous funding to Phase I and II clinical trials to find answers and treatment. In our cover feature, they share their philanthropic passion and love of the Barrington area. 

What’s New at QB


Honoring and Remembering Tim Dunn

How fitting it is to write about Tim for Quintessential Barrington, because Tim was so quintessentially Barrington. His lineage goes back to Barrington’s beginnings and his great uncle Arnett Lines captured that history, much to the lifelong interest and delight of Tim.


Call Bacoa If …

From finding assisted living to managing dementia, it’s never too early to plan for family’s aging needs.

Bacoa’s executive director Terri Channer


QB Magazine reaches a loyal readership of 80,000 with each issue.  Contact us about advertising at 847-381-3860 or email lisa@qbarrington.com.

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Barrington Couple Leads the Critical Fight
Against Cancer

Dr. Stacie Stephenson and Richard J Stephenson have dedicated their lives to service and cancer research support offering a road to hope in the fight against cancer

Barrington Junior Women’s Club Hosts Its Fall Fashion Show

Funds raised will benefit the mission of BJWC to enhance the lives of women, children, and seniors in the Northwest Suburbs.

Young Entrepreneurs Reinvigorate Legacy Barrington Businesses

What I’ve learned is that you can count on local business people to go the extra mile for you when you support them. It’s another reason why I like living in Barrington.

The C. R. Stewart “Britfield” Interview

C. R. Stewart, creator of the exciting “Britfield” book series, offered us an exclusive interview for our Quintessential Barrington readers. This series has launched a fast-paced global movement of high-quality, middle school–to–young adult content that is reigniting a love of literature in students, parents, and educators.

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