Monthly Archives: April 2018

#ALWAYS ANDERSONVILLE: THE PODCAST – NOTES FOR EPISODE 6 WITH RICK VERKLER OF THE GUESTHOUSE HOTEL

This week, we chat with Rick Verkler, the General Manager of The Guesthouse Hotel (4872 N Clark). The Guesthouse offers affordably luxurious one, two, and three bedroom vacation condominiums designed to feel like home away from home. Rick divulges on more »


Andersonville Restaurants Participate in Dining Out for Life!

Thursday, April 26, 2018   TPAN (Test Positive Aware Network) is celebrating their 30th year anniversary with Dining Out For Life, an annual fundraising event for AIDS service organizations. Join TPAN this Thursday at several Andersonville restaurants and locations to more »


#ALWAYS ANDERSONVILLE: THE PODCAST – NOTES FOR EPISODE 5 WITH SONAT BIRNECKER HART OF KOVAL DISTILLERY

Meet Sonat Birnecker Hart, co-owner, president, and founder of Andersonville’s KOVAL Distillery (5121 N Ravenswood). KOVAL produces organic whiskey, liqueurs and specialty spirits, and was the first distillery to open in Chicago since the mid 1800s. Sonat and her husband/Master Distiller/co-owner, Robert more »


#ALWAYS ANDERSONVILLE: THE PODCAST – NOTES FOR EPISODE 4 WITH MATTHEW BUCCILLA OF COWBOYS AND ASTRONAUTS

Meet Matthew Buccilla, co-owner of Andersonville’s newly-established modern men’s lifestyle and supplies store, Cowboys and Astronauts (1478 W Summerdale Ave). He has lived and thrived in Andersonville for years, and now with his partner, Greg Lanier, has opened a shop more »


#ALWAYSANDERSONVILLE: THE PODCAST – NOTES FOR EPISODE 3 WITH Karin Moen Abercrombie OF THE SWEDISH AMERICAN MUSEUM

This week, we chat with Karin Moen Abercrombie, Executive Director for the Swedish American Museum (located at 5211 N Clark) which has been an Andersonville institution since 1976, for over 40 years! Karin was born in Los Angeles, but grew up in Gothenburg, more »