Always Andersonville: The Podcast
Episode 74 - The story of Rattleback Records with Paul Ruffino

Episode 74 - The story of Rattleback Records with Paul Ruffino

August 20, 2019

This week, Laura and Sara are joined by Paul Ruffino of Rattleback Records. Rattleback Records is a culmination of a lifelong love of music and vintage treasures offering a wide selection of new and used vinyl, CDs, cassettes, movies and more, and is open 7 days a week at 5405 N. Clark.

Episode 73 - The story of Pearle Vision Andersonville with Drew Ladochi

Episode 73 - The story of Pearle Vision Andersonville with Drew Ladochi

August 13, 2019

This week, Laura and Joelle are joined by Drew Ladochi, owner of Pearle Vision in Andersonville, where your eye health and wellness is their primary focus. Drew has been in the optical world for nearly 10 years and is passionate about helping people improve their quality of life. You can visit Drew at Pearle Vision for eye exams, prescription eyeglasses, sunglasses, contacts and more at 4814 N. Clark. 

Episode 72 - The story of Dearborn Denim with Kaleb Sullivan

Episode 72 - The story of Dearborn Denim with Kaleb Sullivan

August 6, 2019

This week, Laura and Sara are joined by Kaleb Sullivan of Dearborn Denim. Dearborn Denim offers the most curiously comfortable jeans imaginable at the best price possible. Everything is cut, sewn, and crafted at their factory in Chicago with the best American made materials and can be custom hemmed to fit at their Andersonville location at 5202 N Clark.

Plus, Dearborn Denim is hosting Urban Renewal Brewery for Taste of Andersonville tomorrow on August 7! 

Episode 71 - The story of Barrel of Monkeys with Brandon Cloyd

Episode 71 - The story of Barrel of Monkeys with Brandon Cloyd

July 30, 2019

This week, Laura and Joelle are joined by Brandon Cloyd of Barrel of Monkeys. Barrel of Monkeys is an ensemble of actors and educators who create an alternative learning environment in which students aged 7-13 throughout Chicago share their personal voices and celebrate the power of their imaginations. Their current production, That’s Weird Grandma: Fanastic Beasts and the Stories About Them can be seen Monday nights at 8PM now through August 12 at The NeoFuturists Theatre at 5153 N. Ashland.  

Episode 70 - The story of Alamo Shoes with Richard Price

Episode 70 - The story of Alamo Shoes with Richard Price

July 23, 2019

This week, Laura and Sara are joined by Richard Price of Alamo Shoes. Alamo Shoes has been providing a sole-ful experience to shoe shoppers since 1971. Their wide selection of shoes for the whole family combined with their dedicated sales staff ensure that everyone will leave happy with a great pair of comfortable footwear. Located at 5321 N Clark, be sure to take advantage of their free parking in the lot across the street.

And don't miss Alamo's super bowl of sales this weekend during the annual Andersonville Sidewalk Sale starting on Thursday, July 25. 

Episode 69 - The story of The Blume Group with Lisa Blume

Episode 69 - The story of The Blume Group with Lisa Blume

July 16, 2019

This week, Laura and Joelle are joined by Realtor Lisa Blume of The Blume Group. With over 20 years of sales, marketing and advertising experience, Lisa brings her in-depth knowledge to Chicago residential real estate buyers & sellers and specializes in Andersonville historic single-family homes, Edgewater vintage condos, and first time buyers. From neighborhood market, home staging & home value consultations, Lisa is with you every step of the way.

Episode 68 - The story of Hell in a Handbag Productions with David Cerda

Episode 68 - The story of Hell in a Handbag Productions with David Cerda

July 9, 2019

This week Laura and Joelle are joined by David Cerda, Artistic Director of Hell in A Handbag Productions. Hell in A Handbag Productions (HIAH) is known for hilarious theatrical parodies including The Golden Girls: The Lost Episodes now showing volume 3 at Mary’s Attic at 5400 N. Clark through August 31. 

Episode 67 - The story of Berman Design with Joel Berman

Episode 67 - The story of Berman Design with Joel Berman

July 2, 2019

This week Laura and Sara are joined by Joel Berman. Joel is the founder and president of Berman Design, a Chicago architecture, interior design and branding firm specializing in adaptive reuse and heritage restoration for restaurant, hospitality, institutional and residential development and is located at 5212 N Clark.

Episode 66 - The story of Chiro One Wellness Center of Andersonville with Dr. Mark Sachse

Episode 66 - The story of Chiro One Wellness Center of Andersonville with Dr. Mark Sachse

June 25, 2019

This week, Laura and Sara are joined by Dr. Mark Sachse, chiropractic director of Chiro One Wellness Center of Andersonville. Mark is passionate about helping families and individuals. Chiro One believes you should be able to enjoy extraordinary wellness and the staff at their Andersonville center wants to help you live a better life, free of pain at 5623 N. Clark.

 

Episode 65 - The story of Akvavit Theatre with Kirstin Franklin

Episode 65 - The story of Akvavit Theatre with Kirstin Franklin

June 18, 2019

This week, Laura and Joelle are joined by Kirsten Franklin of Akvavit Theatre. Since its beginning, Akvavit has been busy commissioning translations of contemporary Nordic works, staging readings of Nordic plays, and launching fully-staged productions. Akvavit Theatre embraces inclusivity and diversity and as an itinerant theatre can be found all over the City.