Episode 22 - Summer Review + The story of Kopi Cafe with Rhonda Welbel and Al Rose

August 14, 2018

We kick off this week's episode with a special Summer Review: recapping July's Summer Sidewalk Sale, previewing this week's outdoor movie night with the 48th Ward and the Taste of Andersonville, and highlighting the new dates for Arts Week this September.  

Then, Laura and Joelle are joined by Rhonda Welbel and Al Rose, co owners of Kopi Cafe located at 5317 N Clark. With its world-traveler decor, hand-painted table tops and clocks set to different international times, Kopi offers a quiet respite any time of day. Their extensive menu is packed with sandwiches, salads and snacks and features vegetarian, vegan and gluten free items. Kopi also offers wine, beer, and speciality cocktails. If you’re looking to get away from it all, Kopi can transport you to another world for the price of a cup of coffee.

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Episode 21 - The story of American Family Insurance, Plageman Agency INC with Michael Plagemen

August 7, 2018

This week, Laura and Joelle are joined by Michael Plageman, American Family Insurance Agent at the Plageman Agency, Inc. Michael has been a longtime supporter of the Andersonville Chamber of Commerce. As one reviewer said, “Michael is an amazing agent and consummate professional.”  With offices in Park Ridge and Lakeview, Michael is ready and willing to tackle all of insurance needs. He is also a sponsor of our upcoming Taste of Andersonville progressive dinner crawl on Wednesday, August 15! 

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Episode 20 - The story of Chicago Magic Lounge with Joey Cranford

July 31, 2018

This week, Laura and Sara are joined by Joey Cranford, co-owner and CEO of Chicago Magic Lounge where the main attraction is the magic and can be experienced at three different spaces throughout the venue: at the front bar, in the 120 seat main cabaret-style theatre, and the more intimate 43 seat 654 Club. Chicago Magic Lounge is located at 5050 N. Clark Street in Andersonville and is open for magic, signature cocktails, and small bites seven days a week. 

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Episode 19 - The story of Scout with Larry Vodak

July 24, 2018

In this week's episode, Laura and Sara are joined by Larry Vodak, owner and shopkeeper of Scout, an urban furniture shop and design business located at 5221 N. Clark.  At Scout you will find vintage, reclaimed, repurposed furniture and industrial accessories. Scout is also participating in this weekend's Andersonville Summer Sidewalk Sale!

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Episode 18 - The story of Candyality with Terese Lang McDonald

July 17, 2018

In this week’s episode we are joined by Terese Lang McDonald, owner of Candyality located at 5225 N. Clark.  Candyality carries thousands of bulk items and sweet treats including gummies, sours, taffy, and more. If you want to view paradise, close your eyes, make a wish and enter into a world of pure imagination. Just look for the sweet corner candy shop next to the blue Dala horse in Andersonville.

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Episode 17 - The story of Classes on Clark with Bob Goins

July 10, 2018

This week, Laura and Sara are joined by Bob Goins, owner of Classes on Clark.  Bob teaches guitar to people of all ages, and is currently located in the beautiful space above Brimfield at 5219 N. Clark. During this episode, Bob even plays a lovely rendition of “Take Me Out to the Ballgame” to demonstrate fingerstyle guitar for our listeners!

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Episode 16 - The story of Cassona Home Furnishings and Accessories with Alma Gutierrez

July 3, 2018

In this week's episode, Laura and Joelle are joined by Alma Gutierrez, founder and owner of Cassona Home Furnishings and Accessories, located at 5241 N Clark. Cassona has been serving the Andersonville community by offering affordable and high quality furniture since 1999.  Shoppers can discover smaller scale items such as vases and picture frames, as well as larger scale items like sofas and tables.

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Episode 15 - The story of Passerotto with Chef Jennifer Kim and Tegan Brace

June 26, 2018

In this week's episode, Laura is joined by owner Chef Jennifer Kim and Tegan Brace of Passerotto, which opened its doors in May at 5420 N Clark. The Chicago Tribune called Passerotto “a culinary love letter to growing up Korean-American” and having grown-up eating spaghetti with kimchi with her brother, Chef Jennifer brings fun Korean fare to Andersonville.

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Episode 14 - The story of Orange Shoe Personal Fitness with Ted Fournier

June 19, 2018

This week, we are joined today by Ted Fournier, owner of Orange Shoe Personal Fitness Andersonville located at 5609 N Clark Street. Orange Shoe is known for its amazing customer service and family-style vibe with options for cardio, strength, and cross training as well as kettlebell and yoga, and even nutrition counseling! Ted has quite the story to tell about overcoming life-changing injury with the powerful remedy of proper physical therapy and training. 

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Episode 13 - The story of Milk Handmade and Honey Bridal with Hallie Borden

June 12, 2018

In this week's episode, Laura and Sara chat with Hallie Borden, owner of Milk Handmade and Honey Bridal located next door to each other at 5137 and 5135 N. Clark.  Since 2012, Milk Handmade has been a destination women’s boutique that specializes in merchandise from local and independent designers and features not only apparel, but one-of-a-kind jewelry, accessories, soaps and candles.

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