Author Archives: Joelle Scillia

#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 »


#AlwaysAndersonville: The Podcast – Show notes from BONUS Episode 2 with Iggy Ladden of Chicago Therapy Collective

In a special bonus episode release to help bring awareness to September’s National Suicide Prevention Month, Laura and Sara are in conversation with Iggy Ladden, therapist and co founder of the Chicago Therapy Collective. CTC mobilizes to create safe, just, and more »


Halloween in Andersonville

Halloween is a great time to explore our neighborhood, with lots of activities for kids and families, and adults! See below for a list of event happenings. Please continue to check back for schedule updates. Through November 4, 2018 That’s more »


#AlwaysAndersonville: The Podcast – Show Notes from Episode 27 with Dr. Kapil Kella of Lakeshore Dental Studio

This week, Laura and Sara are joined by Dr. Kapil Kella, owner of Lakeshore Dental Studio, a modern dental office which offers a welcoming family friendly environment, leading-edge technology, and easy scheduling located at 5505 N Clark. “I want to more »


#AlwaysAndersonville: The Podcast – Show notes from episode 26 with Jean Cate of Martha Mae: Art Supplies & Beautiful Things

In our first ever on-location episode, Laura and Sara visit with artist and shopkeeper, Jean Cate. Jean is the owner of Martha Mae: Arts Supplies and Beautiful Things, an Andersonville brick & mortar, gallery, and online shop offering a curated selection of art, more »


#AlwaysAndersonville: The Podcast – Show notes from Episode 25 with artist Rick McEachern

In preview for Andersonville Arts Week, September 12-16, this week, Laura and Sara are joined by artist Rick McEachern. Rick is an Andersonville resident and studied at the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston and the Florence Academy of Art in Florence, Italy.  You can more »


#ALWAYSANDERSONVILLE: THE PODCAST – SHOW NOTES FROM EPISODE 24 WITH TODD MACK OF FOURSIDED

This week, Laura and Sara are joined by Todd Mack, co-owner of FOURSIDED. FOURSIDED began its journey in 2001 and strives to cultivate communities that enjoy art. Their mission is to bring each of their guest’s imagination to life with one more »