Author Archives: Joelle Scillia

#AlwaysAndersonville: The Podcast – Show notes from Episode 64 with Andy Peters of TrueNorth Café

This week, Laura and Sara are joined by Andy Peters, owner of TrueNorth Café an independent, healthy cafe that serves top-notch coffee & tea, proper eats, and blended drinks in a serene and community space where everyone is welcome at more »


#ALWAYSANDERSONVILLE: THE PODCAST – SHOW NOTES FROM EPISODE 63.3 WITH THE LUCERO FAMILY OF CIELITO LINDO

In this special Midsommarfest episode, Laura and Joelle are joined by Juan and Susy Lucero of the incredible modern mariachi band, Cielito Lindo. Cielito Lindo is comprised of the Lucero family of nine, with children ages ranging from 6 to 16. They have more »


#ALWAYSANDERSONVILLE: THE PODCAST – SHOW NOTES FROM EPISODE 63.2 WITH Kris Jackson, Trevor Dowd and Austin Halter of CBD Kratom Andersonville

In this episode, Laura and Joelle are joined by Kris Jackson, Trevor Dowd and Austin Halter of CBD Kratom. With locations in Chicago, St. Louis, L.A. and Texas, CBD Kratom is a one-stop shop for CBD oils and edibles, hemp more »


#ALWAYSANDERSONVILLE: THE PODCAST – SHOW NOTES FROM EPISODE 63.1 WITH Mark Raymond and Dr. Shayna Mancuso of The Clark

This week, Laura and Sara are joined by Dr. Shayna Mancuso and Mark Raymond from The Clark. The Clark is a primary care medical practice operated by nearby Swedish Covenant Health that redefines the patient experience and is designed to more »


#ALWAYSANDERSONVILLE: THE PODCAST – SHOW NOTES FROM EPISODE 62 WITH ANJALI PINTO, 2019-20 Andersonville Neighborhood Guide Photographer

This week, Joelle and Sara are joined by our 2019-20 Andersonville Neighborhood Guide photographer Anjali Pinto. Anjali is a photographer and writer based in Chicago, and resident local to Andersonville! The new edition of the Neighborhood Guide will be distributed more »


#AlwaysAndersonville: The Podcast – Show Notes from Episode 61 with Michael Roper of Hopleaf Bar

This week, Laura and Sara are joined by Michael Roper owner of Hopleaf Bar. A relaxed neighborhood pub, Hopleaf has been promoting better beers, wines and spirits in Andersonville since 1992. Come experience the Belgian-inspired kitchen featuring their famous mussels more »


#ALWAYSANDERSONVILLE: THE PODCAST – SHOW NOTES FROM EPISODE 60 WITH JARRAN CONGER OF IN FINE SPIRITS

This week, Laura and Joelle are joined by Jarran Conger. Jarran is the owner of In Fine Spirits where every wine, spirit, and craft beer they offer is crafted by people who share their passion for quality and has been more »


#ALWAYSANDERSONVILLE: THE PODCAST – SHOW NOTES FROM EPISODE 59 WITH SHELLY AVE OF GUARANTEED RATE

This week, Laura and Sara are joined by Shelly Ave, Vice President of Mortgage Lending at Guaranteed Rate. Following the motto ““it doesn’t cost a penny to look”, Shelly is well known for her ability to communicate and to champion more »


#ALWAYSANDERSONVILLE: THE PODCAST – SHOW NOTES FROM EPISODE 58 WITH BABES WITH BLADES THEATRE COMPANY

This week, Laura and Joelle are joined by members of the Babes With Blades Theatre Company. Babes With Blades (BWB) uses stage combat to place women and their stories center stage. Through performance, script development, training, and outreach, their ensemble more »


2019-20 Andersonville Neighborhood Guide – Contributor Content Open Submission

In 2018-19, the Andersonville Chamber of Commerce released a beautifully redesigned version of our annual Neighborhood Guide. What once was strictly used as a directory for the neighborhood, has now become a coffee-table quality publication with an editorial approach to more »