Author Archives: Joelle Scillia

#AlwaysAndersonville: The Podcast – Show Notes from Episode 118 with Charles Williams of George’s Ice Cream & Sweets

This week, Laura and Joelle are joined by Charles Williams, General Manager of George’s Ice Cream and Sweets, a comfy neighborhood ice cream shop serving classic & unique flavors, sundaes, coffee and more. For that nostalgic feel of an old more »


#AlwaysAndersonville: The Podcast – Show Notes from Episode 115 with Scott and Jill Freeman of Bryn Mawr Jewelry, Co.

This week, Laura and Heather are joined by Scott and Jill Freeman of Bryn Mawr Jewelry, Co. Bryn Mawr Jewelry is a luxury diamond jewelry house known for its exceptional fine jewelry and timeless designs. Their exquisite pieces showcase rare diamonds and gemstones, more »


#AlwaysAndersonville: The Podcast – Show Notes from Episode 114 with Shaily Hakimian, the Social Media Sherpa

This week, Laura and Joelle are joined by social media sherpa, motivational math tutor, speaker, connector, and reality competition show fan, Shaily Hakimian. Shaily started doing social media for her hobby community in high school on MySpace. Now she guides more »


#AlwaysAndersonville: The Podcast – Show Notes from Episode 112 with Karin Moen Abercrombie & Emily England from the Swedish American Museum

This week, Laura and Joelle are joined by Karin Moen Abercrombie and Emily England of the Swedish American Museum. Karin who has joined us on the podcast before is the Executive Director of this beloved institution and community hub in more »


#AlwaysAndersonville: The Podcast – Show Notes from Episode 111 with Ann Kienzle of *play toys, books & games

This week, Laura, Heather and Joelle are joined by Ann Kienzle, owner of *play toys, books & gifts which opened in the former Toys Et Cetera space this past March. With locations in Logan Square and Lincoln Park, the Andersonville more »


#AlwaysAndersonville: The Podcast – Show Notes from Episode 110 with Chef Kelley Davison of Bettie Lou’s

This week, Laura and Joelle are joined by Chef Kelley Davison of Bettie Lou’s in Andersonville. Focusing on American cuisine with an urban twist, Chef Kelley’s menu pulls inspiration from European, Asian and Island dishes. A fan favorite, the Soul more »


#AlwaysAndersonville: The Podcast – Show Notes for Episode 109 with Lisa Beacom of School of Rock Andersonville

This week, Heather and Joelle are joined by Lisa Beacom, General Manager of School of Rock Andersonville, which opens soon in the neighborhood. All of their music programs for kids, teens, and adults are designed to help students gain amazing more »


#AlwaysAndersonville: The Podcast – Show Notes from Episode 107 with Mindy Friedler of FIYA Restaurant

This week, Joelle and Laura are joined by Mindy Friedler, co-owner of FIYA Restaurant. FIYA, which reflects the owner’s love of wood fire, bread and baking, opened quietly in June at 5419 N Clark and is a melting pot of more »


#AlwaysAndersonville: The Podcast – Show Notes from Episode 104 with The Lytle House & RMP Chicago Events

This week, Laura and Sara are joined by Rebecca Pope of RMP Chicago Events and Robyn Lytle of The Lytle House via our first post-hiatus official Zoom Podcast. We, like all of you, have been following the Stay-at-Home orders, so this is a new experience. Rebecca Pope has more »


#AlwaysAndersonville: The Podcast – Show notes from Episode 100 with the Andersonville Chamber Staff

This week, we celebrate our official 100th episode with a special look back at the origins of this podcast including choosing the name, discovering our partnership with Studio C, developing our style of storytelling narrative, and creating plenty of off more »