In Andersonville, we try not to take things too seriously, unless it’s about shopping local! Here are gifts for the young and young at heart because we all know Adulting is hard.


Victrola Black Revised

Rattleback Records stocks all of your favorite records and the equipment on which to play them. Come pick up a Victrola Modern 3-Speed Bluetooth Turntable with 50 Watt Speakers. Available in White or Black Piano Finish.

Gather your friends and sit down to play LOOP: The Elevated Card Game. Ride the rails of the elevated trains in Chicago’s famous Loop! Match the line colors and stations to make your way around town. This fast-playing card game is perfect for 2-7 players aged 9+. Designed and produced by Transit Tees, LOOP is sure to take your next game night on a fun ride!

No green thumb necessary for these playful, elegant mobiles from designer Natalie Joy at Foyer Shop. Handmade from brass, their graceful movement, perfect balance, and subtle shine will brighten any space.

Give a gift certificate to That’s Weird, Grandma, Barrel of Monkeys’ original sketch show that’s written by kids, performed by grownups, and enjoyed by humans. Now in its eighteenth year! 

This adorable and ultra-soft Dance Puppy by Dasha Designs from Chicago Dance Supply is a great cuddle buddy! It has fluffy light brown fur, wears a pink tutu, and carries pink ballet shoes in its mouth. The perfect gift for any young dancer who likes to perform with their stuffed animals!

You’re never too old for chocolate! These chocolate sauces by Grown Up KidStuff are delicious and sure to satisfy your sweet tooth. You can find them at the Andersonville Galleria

Pick up a StudioUs art gift basket with gift certificate for the young creative in your life. With a flexible class schedule, students progress through projects that emphasize core art concepts including shape, balance, perspective, color mixing, shading, and tone, while advancing from basic line drawings and dry media to photorealistic paintings in watercolor and acrylic paint. 

Pusheen the Cat is hanging out at AlleyCat Comics waiting to be brought home for a snuggle. Get the complimentary tea-set and more! AlleyCat also has all your favorite comics and graphic novels from Superheroes to Supervillains.

Xmas tv

This 9″ LED Musical Train Motion Christmas Retro Television Set available at Brimfield plays Eight Different Christmas Songs!


Did you know that Replay Andersonville has video games that you can play for FREE? Come pick up some gift cards for your neighborhood hangout! There is an extensive rotating craft beer list, with 26 beers on tap and if you get a $100 in gift cards, you can get $25 for yourself!


Can’t get enough of these giftable items? View all of the 2018 Andersonville Gift Guides, or visit our Holidays in Andersonville landing page.