Always Andersonville: The Podcast
Episode 83 - The story of AlleyCat Comics with Nick and Selene Idell

Episode 83 - The story of AlleyCat Comics with Nick and Selene Idell

October 22, 2019

This week, Laura and Joelle are joined by Nick and Selene Idell from AlleyCat Comics. AlleyCat, founded in 2011, can be accessed by a narrow gangway around the corner from George’s Ice Cream and is a place where anyone and everyone is welcome. As life-long comic book fans, Selene and Nick have made it their mission to share their passion for all things comics and graphic novels. You’ll find something from practically every universe there at 5304 N. Clark in the Rear. 

 

Episode 82 - The story of Replay & Elixir with Mark Liberson

Episode 82 - The story of Replay & Elixir with Mark Liberson

October 15, 2019

This week, Laura and Joelle are joined by Mark Liberson, president of LKH Management and owner of Replay and Elixir. At Replay Andersonville, you are invited to unwind, enjoy delicious food and beverages, and leave feeling better than you did when you arrived with 22 vintage video arcade games and over 20 rotating craft beers on draught. Elixir, which is right around the corner, is an inviting intimate lounge that celebrates the art of cocktail.  You can visit Replay at 5358 N Clark and Elixir at 1509 W Balmoral .

Episode 81 - The story of City Olive with Karen Rose

Episode 81 - The story of City Olive with Karen Rose

October 8, 2019

This week, Laura and Joelle are joined by Karen Rose of City Olive. City Olive is a specialty olive oil and gourmet food boutique where you can enjoy an exquisite selection of the finest estate bottled extra virgin olive oils and locally made artisan products from around the world at 5644 N. Clark. Karen even treats Laura and Joelle to an olive oil sampling while recording!

Episode 80: The story of Winifred Grace with Winifred Gundeck

Episode 80: The story of Winifred Grace with Winifred Gundeck

October 1, 2019

This week, Laura and Heather are joined by Winifred Gundeck, owner of Winifred Grace. Winifred Grace is a lifestyle boutique featuring handmade jewelry, apparel, vintage goods and home accessories, and has recently moved south a few doors to 5632 N Clark. In this special on-location recording, Winnie chats with Laura and Heather ahead of her Grand Re-Opening, this coming Friday, October 4. 

Episode 79 - The story of SHY Hair Studio with Sarry Yono

Episode 79 - The story of SHY Hair Studio with Sarry Yono

September 24, 2019

This week, Laura and Heather are joined by Sarry Yono, owner of SHY Hair Studio. SHY Hair Studio respects the difference between each customer's unique and creative style and works to adapt both into your life. At SHY Hair Studio they focus on your individual beauty and aesthetic needs with their undivided attention and commitment and welcome all clients as friends. Come see why an experience at SHY Hair Studio feels like a refreshing escape at 1528 W. Montrose.

Episode 78 - Arts Week Roundup + The story of Amdur Productions with Amy and Hannah Amdur

Episode 78 - Arts Week Roundup + The story of Amdur Productions with Amy and Hannah Amdur

September 17, 2019

This week, Laura and Joelle are joined by mother-daughter team Amy and Hannah Amdur of Amdur Productions. For over thirty years, Amdur Productions has organized and directed many of the Midwest’s most esteemed juried art festivals. Andersonville is proud to have Amdur as this year’s festival producer for Andersonville Arts Fest which end-caps Andersonville Arts Week + Fest on September 21 and 22 from 10AM-6PM on Clark from Winona to Argyle. 

Episode 77 - The story of Honore Storage with Frank Uhler

Episode 77 - The story of Honore Storage with Frank Uhler

September 10, 2019

This week, Laura and Joelle are joined by Frank Uhler of Honore Storage. Honore Storage offers secure self storage in Chicago and is equipped with everything you need to keep your belongings safe. Their amenities include newly renovated units, online bill pay, secure facilities, a loading dock and more. Reserve your storage unit online or over the phone today or visit them at 5147 N Clark.

Episode 76 - The story of RAYGUN with Mike Draper and Claire Anderson

Episode 76 - The story of RAYGUN with Mike Draper and Claire Anderson

September 3, 2019

This week, Joelle and Sara are joined by Mike Draper and Claire Anderson of RAYGUN newly opened in Andersonville in June of 2019. A ray gun is a science fiction particle-beam weapon that fires what is usually destructive energy, but RAYGUN Andersonville diffuses destructive energy of societal stereotypes with humor and an abundance of typography. Stop in and check out their wide selection of t-shirts, home goods, paper products and more at 5207 N. Clark.

Episode 75 - The story of Jason Bender, Master Trainer at Cheetah Gym

Episode 75 - The story of Jason Bender, Master Trainer at Cheetah Gym

August 27, 2019

This week, Laura and Joelle are joined by Jason Bender of Cheetah Gym. Jason is a Master Trainer who believes every workout should have a plan in mind, not just a bunch of exercises. As a black belt, he incorporates martial arts training into his classes so students feel an improvement in flexibility, stress relief and confidence. You can workout with Jason at 5248 N Clark. 

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.