Author Archives: Joelle Scillia

Thanksgiving in Andersonville

Thanksgiving is almost upon us, and sometimes you just can’t stand the heat. If that happens, come on over to Andersonville for some food and fun! All you need to do is know how to order. Eating with utensils not required. Restaurants more »


#AlwaysAndersonville: The Podcast – Show Notes from Episode 35 with Cat Levine of Be Yoga

This week, Laura and Sara are joined by Cat Levine, owner of Be Yoga Andersonville. Be Yoga is a family-owned yoga school in the Andersonville neighborhood that offers Bikram yoga classes to students at all skill levels. If you want more »


#AlwaysAndersonville: The Podcast – Show Notes from Episode 34 with Steve Satek of Great Lakes Clinical Trials

This week, Laura and Sara are joined by Steve Satek, President and Founder of Great Lakes Clinical Trials, and special guest, Great Lakes Director of Marketing, Amber Holst. Great Lakes specializes in the study of investigational medications, food products, devices and more »


Andersonville Businesses Team Up To Offer Election Day Specials

Andersonville businesses are banding together around Election Day on November 6. Organized by Hallie Borden, owner of  Milk Handmade, not only are these businesses encouraging you to VOTE in the midterm election, but they are offering incentives to vote with your more »


#AlwaysAndersonville: The Podcast – Show notes from Episode 33 with Sarah Ghorbanian of RE: chiropractic + wellness

This week, Laura and Joelle are joined by Sarah Ghorbanian, owner of RE: chiropractic + wellness located at 5347 N Clark. In a recent article by Bossy Chicago they called the space “a wellness hangout.” If you are looking to more »


#AlwaysAndersonville: The Podcast – Show notes from Episode 32 with Bobby and Bree Schaffer of Lost Larson

This week, Laura and Joelle are joined by Bobby Schaffer and Bree Schaffer. Bobby is owner and head chef of Lost Larson and his sister, Bree, is the cafe manager. Lost Larson is a recently-opened bakery and cafe located in more »


#AlwaysAndersonville: The Podcast – Show notes from Episode 31 with Ed Kaczmarek of Urban Pooch

This week, Laura and Joelle are joined by Ed Kaczmarek co-owner of Urban Pooch Canine Life Center located at 4501 N. Ravenswood. The Canine Life Center offers a large store, daycare, cageless boarding, grooming, bathing, and massage.  Ed is also the more »


#AlwaysAndersonville: The Podcast – Show Notes From Episode 30 with Sharon Howerton of Chicago Uptown Lions

This week, Laura and Joelle are joined by Sharon Howerton, president of Chicago Uptown Lion’s Club, a volunteer service agency committed to service in the Uptown and Edgewater neighborhoods since 1921. Lions Clubs International is the world’s largest service club organization more »


#AlwaysAndersonville: The Podcast – Show Notes from Episode 29 with Lynn Mooney and Sarah Hollenbeck of Women & Children First

This week, Laura and Joelle are joined by Lynn Mooney and Sarah Hollenbeck, co-owners of Women & Children First, one of the largest feminist bookstores in the country. Women & Children First started as a modest storefront in 1979 and more »


#AlwaysAndersonville: The Podcast – Show notes from Episode 28 with Mark Robertson and Mike Sullivan of The SoFo Tap and Meeting House Tavern

This week, Laura and Sara are joined by Mark Robertson and Mike Sullivan, founders of Root Collective and owners of The SoFo Tap at 4923 N. Clark St, as well as the newly opened Meeting House Tavern, located at 5025 more »