Always Andersonville: The Podcast
Episode 87 - The story of Ellen Baren, Real Estate Broker and Consultant

Episode 87 - The story of Ellen Baren, Real Estate Broker and Consultant

November 19, 2019

This week we are joined by Broker and real estate consultant, Ellen Baren.  If you are interested in buying or selling in Chicago or the Northern Suburbs, working with Ellen you can expect a solid knowledge base of neighborhoods, homes and schools. Ellen's grasp of the history and market along the lakefront and surrounding neighborhoods is unique. As one client said, “Ellen is stellar. She maintains a vast array of personal relationships that allow for organic and effective advertising. She sold our place in weeks...in the dead of winter! She was also a clear, concise communicator who made the process easy.”

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Episode 86 - The story of Jerry’s with Mark Bires and Trey Elder

Episode 86 - The story of Jerry’s with Mark Bires and Trey Elder

November 12, 2019

This week, Joelle and Laura are joined by Mark Bires and Trey Elder of Jerry’s. Known for their extensive beer and whiskey selection, great music, beautiful outdoor patio space, and humor, Jerry’s has been serving curious, thoughtful sandwiches in Andersonville since 2012 at 5419 N Clark. Jerry's is also a featured stop for this weekend's Andersonville Viking Pub Crawl!

Episode 85 - The story of GrapeSeed Designs and Aville Cowork with Jill Knobeloch

Episode 85 - The story of GrapeSeed Designs and Aville Cowork with Jill Knobeloch

November 5, 2019

This week, Heather and Joelle are joined by Jill Knobeloch of GrapeSeed Designs and Aville Cowork. Jill works to blend a company’s voice, culture, and unique character to create a truly authentic representation of brand. She helps small to medium-sized businesses establish and grow their brand image through consistent, clean, and professional visual applications.She is also starting a new coworking space right here in Andersonville will Aville Cowork. 

Episode 84 - The story of Helix Chicago with Caitlin Botsios

Episode 84 - The story of Helix Chicago with Caitlin Botsios

October 29, 2019

This week Laura and Joelle are joined by Caitlin Botsios co-owner of Helix Chicago located in Andersonville’s north end. Helix offers a full selection of Halfwit coffee and espresso drinks, iced drinks, tea drinks as well as a full breakfast and lunch menu at 6237 N. Clark.

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.