Andersonville Galleria Celebrates 10 Year Anniversary!

Congratulations to the Andersonville Galleria on 10 years in Andersonville! The Andersonville Galleria currently stocks 103 vendors with 12 that have been stationed their since day one. The Andersonville Galleria staff would say the best thing about their business is that they not only support local and handmade, but they are an incubator for artists to transition their artistic visions into viable small business. The Galleria is a firsthand experience to see how shopping local and shopping small really does make a difference, not only to the artist but to the community.
Every purchase at the Andersonville Galleria means something to the Artists’ business. By promoting handmade and local, shoppers get to know the stories and understand the soul behind the items. Being part of a community of artists is a fun opportunity to share ideas, feel the support of like-minded people, and to grow together as vendors grow individually.
10 years of the Andersonville Galleria’s successful business model tells the story that not only it is viable, but it is an important avenue for the artist and artisan community of Chicago.
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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.

All Week/Fall Specials

The Coffee Studio
Coffee drinkers can delight in the new Maple Latte: handcrafted espresso and velvety steamed milk sweetened with real maple syrup and then topped with The Coffee Studio’s own maple whipped cream and sprinkled with house made maple sugar.

George’s Ice Cream and Sweets
Get into the Halloween spirit with special treats at George’s Ice Cream! Featured flavors include: Snap-O-Latern (pumpkin flavored ice cream and ginger snap cookies), Caramel Apple Pie, and Puffle “Bubble” Waffles (warmed bubble waffles wrapped around your favorite 2 scoops of ice cream)

Monday, October 23

Halloween Movie Night at Replay Andersonville
Monday, October 23 | 8:30PM
Join the crew at Replay Andersonville for a double feature! On October 23, Beetlejuice starting at 8:30PM followed by Carrie, plus free popcorn!

Thursday, October 26

Small Fish Radio Theatre presents Tales of Dread at the Swedish American Museum
Thursday, October 26 | 7:30-9PM | $10 CASH Only at the door
Free Parking in the Swedish American Museum  lot on Foster and Ashland
Small Fish Radio Theatre and Thespinarium hosts a live podcast recording of their horror show, TALES OF DREAD, featuring the writings of Marie Anderson, Evan Baughfman, Kevin Folliard, Trina Kakacek, Mark Kater, Michael John Kelly, Ryan Mullenix and Theresa Stefaniak. Live performance by Joy Thorbjornsen Coates, Cat Dean, Michael Herzovi, Mark Kater, Michael John Kelly and Sharon Phillips.

Friday, October 27

Andersonville Halloween Movie Night – Double Feature!
Friday, October 27 | 6PM-LATE | Please RSVP here
Join the Andersonville Chamber of Commerce and Babes With Blades Theatre Company on October 27 for a Friday night outdoor feature in the Chiro One parking lot (5623 N Clark). The night kicks off at 6PM with Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone. Babes With Blades Theatre Company, is a Chicago-based all-female stage combat theatre company. They will be selling traditional movie theater concession snacks. Bring a chair, and a blanket and come support this remarkable organization. Costumes are encouraged!

$1 Kids Hot Chocolate and Hot Cider
Friday, October 27 | 5PM-8PM 
The Coffee Studio will be offering $1 Kids Hot Chocolate and Hot Cider to anyone with the password “Griffindor,” in honor of the outdoor Harry Potter movie at the Chiro One parking lot.

Saturday, October 28

48th Ward Halloween Parade 
Saturday, October 28 | 10AM: The 48th Ward Halloween Parade will take a costumed stroll from Peirce Elementary School to Gethsemane Garden Center on October 28. Meet at the playground at Peirce (1423 W Bryn Mawr) beginning at 10AM and participate in dances led by Dream Big Performing Arts. The parade steps off at 11AM!

Annual Children’s Fall Festival
Saturday, October 28 | 11-4PM:  Join the folks at Gethsemane Garden Center from 11AM to 4PM on October 28 for the annual Children’s Fall Festival! For the spookiest time, attend the event in your favorite Halloween Costume. Watch Gus Giordano Dancers perform the iconic “Thriller” at 2:15pm and 2:30pm too!

Trick or Treating along Clark Street & Costume Contest
Saturday, October 28 | 1-3PM: AlleyCat Comics is heading up Treat-or-Treating for the children of Andersonville. Look for the ORANGE PUMPKIN door signs in storefronts of the neighborhood to find participating businesses. There will also be a costume contest that will be judged by the Andersonville Chamber of Commerce staff at AlleyCat – please check in from 12:30-3PM and the costume winner will be announced at 3:30PM.

Replay Andersonville
Saturday, October 28
Stop by Replay Andersonville on Saturday for their Halloween party featuring games, costumes, food and drink specials!

Fireside Chicago Costume Party
Saturday, October 28
Fireside will host their Annual Halloween Costume Party on Saturday night with a special Guest DJ in the bar area, a costume contest and drink specials.

Sunday, October 29

Howl-O-Ween Pet Parade and Costume Contest
Hosted by Jameson Loves Danger and Bow Wow Lounge
Sunday, October 29 | 1-4PM | Empirical Brewery
Jameson Loves Danger, Bow Wow Lounge, Empirical Brewery, and ASNA Chicago (Andersonville South Neighborhood Association) join forces for the Howl-O-Ween Pet Parade and Costume Contest on October 29. There is a $5 pet entry fee for the parade, and there will be prizes! Admission is free. All proceeds will benefit Felines & Canines.

The Final Andersonville Dessert Crawl
Sunday, October 29 | 2-5PM
It’s trick-or-treating for adults with a gourmet flair! Choose between two routes, each featuring host destinations with delectable goodies. Children and teens are welcome. IDs will be checked at any alcohol tastings. Click here for details.

That’s Weird Grandma: Special Halloween & Spooky Stories
Sunday, October 29 | 2pm
That’s Weird, Grandma is a variety show of short sketches and songs adapted from stories written by students in Barrel of Monkeys’ arts education programs. The weekly show, now in its 17th year, runs the gamut from clever and funny to touching and poignant, and includes live music, original song-and-dance numbers, wigs and props galore, and a rotating cast of talented professional actors who celebrate the imaginations of children through this raucous performance.

A Tribute to Harry Potter at Blu 57 Seafood and Small Plates
Sunday, October 29 | 5-11PM
A magical journey through 7 courses inspired by Harry Potter. One night only at Blu 57. Call 773-944-0575 for any dining restrictions. Dressing up in encouraged. 21+

Fireside Chicago – Chicago’s Best Viewing Party
Sunday, October 29 
Fireside is featured on the upcoming special haunted episode of Chicago’s Best at 10PM on Sunday. A party with a bar DJ and costume party will immediately follow the episode.

Monday, October 30

Halloween Movie Night at Replay Andersonville
Monday, October 30 | 8:30PM
Join the crew at Replay Andersonville for a double feature! On October 30, Rocky Horror Picture Show starting at 8:30PM followed by Carrie, plus free popcorn!

Tuesday, October 31

Harvest Kidz Fest at Philadelphia Church
Tuesday, October 31 | 5-8PM
A safe and fun place with lots of games & candy! Free event. For more information email or call 773-728-5106

Trick-or-Treat at Northside Federal Savings & Loan
Tuesday, October 31 | 8:30AM-5PM
Bring your little ghosts and goblins into the bank for a treat!

Halloween Night at Bar Roma
Tuesday, October 31 | 5-10PM
Bar Roma‘s Halloween evening will begin with a happy hour from 5-6:30PM. All appetizers will be half price and glasses of rosè will be $6. Guests who arrive in costume will also receive a free dessert! At 8PM, the restaurant will host a costume contest with prizes for the top three winners. The duo with the best costumes will win dinner for two, the second place costume will win a $50 gift card and third place will receive a bottle of Italian wine. View the full DNAinfo article and menu here.

Summer Sidewalk Sale Buskers


Invited Buskers Schedule:


10:30AM-12:30PM: David Lenz, juggler | Clark/Summerdale

4-6PM: Leyla Royale, cellist | near Clark/Farragut (in front of AKIRA)

5-7PM: Jen Sherrill, ukuleleist & vocalist | Clark/Winona

5-7PM: Sarah Crowell, clarinet Clark/Olive (in front of Winifred Grace)

6-8PM: Edd Fairman, magician near Clark/Catalpa (in front of Murray & White)

6-8PM: John Lamm, acoustic guitarClark/Hollywood

7-9PM: Ponytown String Band, folk string band | Clark/Carmen


12-1PM: Peter Triolo, ukuleleist & vocalist | Clark/Farragu (in front of Farraguts)

1-3PM: Jen Sherrill, ukuleleist & vocalist | Clark/Olive (in front of Winifred Grace)

1-3PM: Michelle Billingsley, guitarist & vocalist | Clark/Berwyn

2-4PM: Edd Fairman, magician near Clark/Carmen (across from Andersonville Cryotherapy)

2-4PM:  Phil Circle, singer/songwriter | Clark/Farragut

5-7PM: Stephen Hanthorn, magician Clark/Farragut

5-7PM: Vivian Garcia, flamenco guitar | Clark/Rascher

7-9PM: Jamie Haas and Bill Carroll, guitar/vocalists | Clark/Summerdale (in front of Toys et Cetera)


11AM-1PM: David Lenz, juggler Clark/Summerdale

11AM-1PM: Michelle Billingsley, guitarist & vocalist | Clark/Winona

1-3PM: John Lamm, acoustic guitarClark/Carmen

2-4PM: Edd Fairman, magician Clark/Hollywood

3-5PM: John Greenfield, guitarist | Clark/Berwn (in front of Norcross & Scott)

5-7PM: Fred Zimmerman, mentalist | Clark/Berwyn (in front of Svea

7-8:30PM: Pullman Morris & Sword, Morris Street dancers | Clark/Berwyn

Best of Chicago Reader Nominations


How exciting that some of our local Andersonville businesses have been nominated to win a Best of Chicago award?!

Below are the categories and nominations

Best Bang for your BuckTaste of Lebanon
Vote here for Taste of Lebanon

Little Bad Wolf Burger

Little Bad Wolf Burger

Best Beer Bar- Hopleaf
Vote here for Hopleaf

Best Burger- Little Bad Wolf
Vote here for Little Bad Wolf

Best Cheesemonger- Stamper Cheese (vendor at the Andersonville Farmers Market) and Pastoral Artisan Cheese
Vote here for Stamper Cheese or Pastoral

Best Coffee Roaster- La Colombe
Vote here for La Colombe

Farmers Market

Farmers Market

Best Falafel- Middle Eastern Bakery & Grocery and Taste of Lebanon
Vote here for Middle East Bakery & Grocery or Taste of Lebanon

Best Farmers Market- Andersonville
Vote here for Andersonville’s Farmers Market

Best Hot Dog- Hot “G” Dog
Vote here for Hot “G” Dog

Best Ice Cream- George’s Ice Cream
Vote here for George’s

Best Local Distillery- KOVAL Distillery
Vote here for KOVAL

Gray Farms

Gray Farms

Best Farmer- Gray Farms (vendor at our Farmers Market)
Vote here for Gray Farms

Best Local Spirit- KOVAL Distillery Susan for President
Vote here for KOVAL

Best Middle Eastern Restaurant- Taste of Lebanon & Reza’s
Vote here for Taste of Lebanon or Reza’s

Best Neighborhood Restaurant- Vincent
Vote here for Vincent

Best Soup- Taste of Lebanon
Vote here for Taste of Lebanon

Ora Sushi

Ora Sushi

Best Sushi- Ora
Vote here for Ora

Best Wine Shop- In Fine Spirits
Vote here for In Fine Spirits

Best Book Store- Women & Children First
Vote here for Women & Children First

Best Boutique for Women- Milk Handmade
Vote here for Milk

Best Card & Stationary Store- Foursided Card + Gift
Vote here for Foursided

Alleycat Comics

Alleycat Comics

Best Comic Shop- Alleycat Comics
Vote here for Alleycat

Best Doggie Day Care- Urban Pooch Training & Fitness and Urban Pooch Canine Life Center
Vote here for Urban Pooch

Best Garden Store- Gethsemane Garden Center
Vote here for Gethsemane

Best Hotel- The Guesthouse Hotel
Vote here for The Guesthouse

Best Indie Crafter- Michelle Starbuck Designs (available at Milk Handmade)
Vote here for Michelle Starbuck Designs

Best Medical Marijuanna Dispensary- Dispensary 33
Vote here for Dispensary 33

Best Pet Store- Jameson Loves Danger and Urban Pooch
Vote here for Best Pet Store

Andersonville Galleria

Andersonville Galleria

Best Place to Buy Local Goods- Andersonville Galleria
Vote here for Andersonville Galleria

Best Resale Shop- Crossroads Trading Co. and Brown Elephant
Vote here for Best Resale Shop

Best Sex Toy Shop- Early to Bed
Vote here for Early to Bed

Best Shoe Store- Alamo Shoes
Vote here for Alamo

Best Long-Running Play- That’s Weird Grandma: Barrel of Monkeys or Too Much Light: Neo-futurists
Vote here for Best Long-Running Play

Best Novelist- Michael Coorlim
Vote here for Michael Coolim

Best Venue for Standup- The pH Comedy Theater
Vote here for pH Comedy

Best Alderman- Harry Osterman 48th Ward or Ameya Pawar 47th Ward
Vote here for Best Alderman

Best Overall Neighborhood- Andersonville
Vote here for Andersonville

Best Overall Radio Station- CHIRP
Vote here for CHIRP

Best Radio DJ- Nicole Oppenheim/ Ear Cany on CHIRP
Vote here for Nicole Oppenheim/Ear Cany

Puppet Bike

Puppet Bike

Best Street- Clark Street
Vote here for Clark Street

Best Street Character- Puppet Bike
Vote here for Puppet Bike

Best Barcade- Replay Andersonville
Vote here for Replay

Best Musical Group- Allegrezza
Vote here for Allegrezza

Best Dive Bar- Simon’s Tavern
Vote here for Simon’s

Best Gay Bar- The SoFo Tap
Vote here for SoFo Tao

Best Jukebox- Simon’s Tavern
Vote here for Simon’s

Best Local Music Blog- CHIRP Radio

Simon's Tavern

Simon’s Tavern

Vote here for CHIRP

Best Local Music Podcast- CHIRP Radio
Vote here for CHIRP

2017 Midsommarfest Kids’ Activities


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Kung Fu lessons and Cappoeira lessons and Pet Parades, Oh My!

Saturday June 10, 2017

The Summerdale Stage

11:00 AM-  The pH Comedy Theater

12:00 PM- George’s Ice Cream & Sweets Ice Cream Social- Come witness an amazing juggling act and win gift certificates to George’s Ice Cream during our George’s Ice Cream Social!

Pet Contest

Pet Contest

12:30 PM- Jameson Loves Danger Pet Parade & Costume Contest- Come show off your fancy, furry, and feathered friends! All participants receive a special prize and Grand Prizes to Best in Show, Runner Up & Second Runner Up. Sign up begins at 12:00 PM and show starts at 12:30

2:00 PM- Dream Big Performing Arts Workshop- Dream Big After School students will perform ‘I’ve got a golden ticket’ from Willy Wonka Jr, we’ll have performances from some of the 2016 cast of Seussical Jr and will finish with games and activities for all!

3:00 PM- About Face Theater looking out/looking in

In the Alamo Shoes Family Playlot

12:00 – 12:30 PM EFK Kung Fu Demonstration

2:30 PM Orange Shoe Personal Fitness will be on site with bozo buckets and an agility contest for kids

11:00 AM – 3:00 PM A variety of activities for the whole family will be going on between this time.

  • Pedalheads Bicycle Obstacle Course- Pedalheads is an
    PedalHeads Outdoor Obstacle Course

    PedalHeads Outdoor Obstacle Course

    educational summer bike camp for kids ages 3-10 and we teach children basic fundamental biking skills by learning through play. Come try out an obstacle course, learn bike and helmet safety tips and pick up free t-shirts, bike bells, and stickers. Bikes provided!

  • Facepainting by College Nannies & Tutors
  • Friends of Andersonville Book Lounge & Swap
  • Toys et Cetera‘s Booth o’ Toys

Sunday June 11, 2017

The Summderale Stage

9:00- 10:00 AM Free Community Yoga Class with Yoga Tree Studio-  Vinyasa Flow is a class focusing on connecting breath with movement. The instructor will guide you through poses synchronized to your inhale and exhale. This style of yoga is smooth because of how the poses flow from one to the next. Expect plenty of variety of poses and most likely Sun Salutations. Taught by Lorelei Sturm

11:00 AM- The pH Comedy Theater

12:00 PM Andersonville Suzuki Academy

1:00 PM Human-Tim + Robot-Tim– Human-Tim + Robot-Tim have been making music for kids and families around the Chicago area since 2009. They have released two CDs of original music, “Pop Of The Tots!” in 2009 and “You Are An Astronaut” in 2013. The unique human/robot make-up of the band allows them to create music that is both danceable and thinkable.

Dream Big Performing Arts Workshop

Dream Big Performing Arts Workshop

2:00 PM Dream Big Performing Arts Workshop – Dream Big After School students will perform ‘I’ve got a golden ticket’ from Willy Wonka Jr, we’ll have performances from some of the 2016 cast of Seussical Jr and will finish with games and activities for all!

3:00 PM BoiseNoise





In the Alamo Shoes Family Playlot

12:00 PM – 1:00 PM Capo 4 Kids Capoeria Workshop-

Capoeria Class

Capoeria Class

During the 2017 Midsommarfest, ICAF Chicago and Capo4kids will lead a Capoeira workshop where they will teach basic rhythms on percussive instruments, songs in Portuguese and the martial art and dance basic movements of capoeira. This will be a fun, action-packed workshop that will introduce the rich world of capoeira to kids and adults. For more information on capoeira, please visit

11:00 AM – 3:00 PM A variety of activities for the whole family will be going on between this time.

  • Pedalheads Bicycle Obstacle Course- Pedalheads is an educational summer bike camp for kids ages 3-10 and we teach children basic fundamental biking skills by learning through play. Come try out an obstacle course, learn bike and helmet safety tips and pick up free t-shirts, bike bells, and stickers. Bikes provided!
  • Facepainting by College Nannies & Tutors
  • Friends of Andersonville Book Lounge & Swap- Come join us where children of all ages can read, hang out and listen to stories. We will be collecting books for the Women and Children First used books sale as well. Illinois Safe Schools Alliance will be joining us and reading a collection of LGBTQ children’s books.

    Toys et Cetera

    Toys et Cetera

  • Toys et Cetera‘s Booth o’ Toys
  • StudioUs Woodblock Art Printing Workshop- Learn the art of woodblock printing! Design, carve, and color your very own print, and add your work to our community art flag.

1:00 PM – 3:00 PM Coloring Books for Kidz Coloring Fun



2017 Midsommarfest Vendors


Those in bold represent local Andersonville Vendors



Dumbo Lounge Sacks

Non Profits

100% of Salon Echo's proceeds are donated to Sarah's Circle

100% of Salon Echo’s proceeds are donated to Sarah’s Circle

Promotional Partners

2017 Midsommarfest Music & Entertainment


Don’t miss out on your chance to dance all day and night long at 1 or all 5 of our stages!

Friday June 9, 2017

North stage @ Catalpa

5:00 PM DJ Dan Luna

16 Candles

16 Candles

6:00 PM To The 9s – To The 9s is Chicago’s Premier Event band. Playing hits from every decade, they’ll have you dancing all night long!

8:00 PM 16 Candles – A native to Midsommarfest, 16 Candles’ pride and joy comes from bringing all the 80’s song that you know and love to life in full force.





Saturday June 10, 2017

North stage @ Catalpa

11:00 AM Chicago Gay Men’s Chorus

12:00 PM Son Monarcas– Blending traditional with contemporary music, Son Monarcas is a Chicago-based ensemble comprised of musicians who are well-versed in the Afro-Mestizo genres of Mexican folk music as well as other world music genres.

2:00 PM Little Queens

3:30 PM Chicago Spirit Brigade

The Right Now

The Right Now

4:00 PM The Right Now

6:00 PM Ear Candy

8:00 PM Wedding Banned– “The Greatest Wedding Band on Earth”

Center Stage @ Berwyn

11:00 AM Wild Skies– Wild Skies has a unique sound combining folk, rock, and Americana

12:30 PM Layla Frankel

1:30 PM Chicago Spirit Brigade

2:00 PM Al Rose– “Al Rose, who is always impressive, brings his intelligent, funny, and sharp songs with the beautiful arrangements he consistently creates.” — Moors Magazine, Holland

4:00 PM The Yacht Rockets

6:00 PM Shout Out

8:00 PM Catfight- This all-girl band has been called “the darlings” of the Chicago cover band scene. Covering top artists of today and yesteryear. Bruno Mars, Icona Pop and One Republic, to playing classic favorites by Prince, ACDC and Queen, there’s something for everyone.

Summerdale Stage

4:00 PM Wes John Cichosz– A competent multi-instrumentalist, Wes performs in various capacities including solo vocal/acoustic, blues trio, and jazz quartet.

6:00 PM Willy Dynomite– Willy Dynomite will be sure to keep your hands clapping as they combined aspects of blues, soul, swing, funk and reggae.

8:00 PM Fabitat

Balmoral Pride Stage

Tasha Salad

Tasha Salad

1:00 PM Jazz Brunch with Lakeside Pride Band

3:00 PM Best of MaryOke Unplugged with Kevin Florian

4:30 PM Drag Show with DJ Laura B, Tasha Salad, Ruff N Stuff & Friends

6:30 PM Retro with DJ Laura B

8:30 PM The Hits with DJ Laura B

Swedish Stage @ Foster

Opening ceremonies

Opening ceremonies

 11:00 AM Opening Ceremonies

11:30 AM May Pole- Don’t miss out on your chance to dance around the May Pole!

12:00 PM Swedish Jamboree

2:00 PM Hugh Too– Hugh Too is a 6-piece band rocking out hits from the 70’s, 80’s and beyond – as well as some modern songs.

4:00 PM Waco Brothers

6:00 PM Fiona Grey– “The 19 year old singer brings Hollywood glamour to a sultry story of love, drugs, and vanity” – Galore Magazine

7:00 PM Moose the DJ ft. The Princess

8:00 PM ABBA Salute- Don’t miss your chance to be a Dancing Queen at this ABBA tribute band

Sunday June 11, 2017

North stage @ Catalpa

11:00 AM Lakeside Pride Strayhorns Jazz Combo

12:00 PM Gussied



2:00 PM Brooke and Nice Things– Reflecting the Golden Era of Rythm and Blues, BNTNT brings true Soul music to life in their set. They’re too young to be old school and too old to be new school.

3:30 PM Chicago Spirit Brigade

4:00 PM Libido Funk Circus– Chicago’s premier dance and party band

6:00 PM The Hair Band Night

8:00 PM 16 Candles

Center Stage @ Berwyn

11:00 AM The Deliverance Singers- Gospel Brunch

1:00 PM Chicago Spirit Brigade

1:30 PM The Shades– Equipped primarily with their voices and acoustic guitars, The Shades have developed a signature sound that encompasses elements of popular music from folk & rock, to soul & R&B.

2:30 PM She’s Crafty– Chicago’s all-female Beastie Boys tribute

3:30 PM  Second City Outlaws

4:00 PM Stache



6:00 PM Maggie Speaks– Dance and sing to your favorites, from that 80s song you love to hear to songs played at concerts in Chicago reaching back to the 50s to Top 40 hits released just last week.

8:00 PM 7th Heaven

Summerdale Stage

3:00 PM BoiseNoise

4:00 PM Laura Doherty and the Heartbeats

6:00 PM The Hat Guys– The Hat Guys bring a taste of the soulful exuberance, pageantry, and revelry of a New Orleans Mardi Gras parade.

8:00 PM- Chicago Jazz Orchestra 

Balmoral Pride Stage

1:00 PM Acoustic Brunch

3:00 PM Drag Show with DJ Laura B, Tasha Salad, Ruff N Stuff & Friends

5:00 PM Tea Dance with DJ Moose

8:30 PM The Hits with DJ Jorge

Swedish Stage @ Foster

12:00 PM LiveWire

2:00 PM Hodie Snitch– Hodie Snitch plays the songs you know and love from the likes of Johnny Cash, Merle Haggard, Waylon Jennings, Willie Nelson, and many more.

4:00 PM The New Invaders– The Ultimate 60s flashback show

6:00 PM Lynne Jordan and the Shivers

Gold Coast All Stars

Gold Coast All Stars

8:00 PM The Gold Coast All Stars


2017 Midsommarfest Food + Drink


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Be sure to come to Midsommarfest with an empty belly and ready to eat! With a wide selection of foods, you’ll be sure to find anything your heart desires.

Those in bold represent a local Andersonville vendor


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Celebrate Mother’s Day in Andersonville!



Brunch/Food on Sunday, May 14 for Mother’s Day
Andies – Come join us this special Mother’s Day for a Grand Mediterranean champagne brunch buffet. Please make reservations in advance.
Appellation – Honor mom with a fun and elegant Sunday brunch or a lazy afternoon of tea, sandwiches, sweets, tartlets, scones with lemon curd, artisan beverages and other savory bites on Sunday, May 14.
Bar Roma – All moms receive a flute of sparkling rosé and chocolate-covered strawberries
Fireside Restaurant & Lounge – Brunch buffet from 10AM-3PM. Enjoy offerings such as Cajun shrimp cocktail, omelettes, quiche, french toast, benedicts, and more on May 14.
George’s Ice Cream and Sweets – Half off ice cream for mom and first 250 moms get a special gift!
Kanela Breakfast Club – Parties of 2+ will be treated to a complimentary starter to share – options include Kanela roll, monkey bread, Loukoumades, mac and cheese, and more!
Jerry’s Sandwiches – Cocktails for mom, crafts for kids.
Ranalli’s – Complementary gelato/sorbet for those dining in.

Shopping for Mom
Cassona – 15% OFF any purchase below $999 and 20% OFF any purchase over $1000. Sale applies the regular price merchandise only and excludes pending orders.
Foursided – 20% off the best Mother’s Day cards in Chicago if you utter the secret code words: “My Mom is magic.” Offer good for one card.
Notice – Buy a gift for mom and get 25% off an item for you. Some exclusions apply
Presence – Dress and jewelry sale + cookies and other treats.
Sparkles Fine Jewelry – Free pair of earrings with $200 purchase and chance to win a $250 gift certificate. Must enter contest via Facebook or Instagram by Friday, May 12 at noon.
Swedish American Museum – 20% off Scandinavian jewelry Mother’s Day weekend, Saturday, May 13 and Sunday, May 14.
The T-Shirt Deli – Made to order t-shirts for Mama Bear, Baby Bear and more!

Pamper Mom
Andersonville Wine Walk – Our 11th annual Wine Walk returns on Sunday, May 21 from 3-6PM. Mom can walk, sip and shop our local business district while sampling 39 wines from In Fine Spirits! Tickets only $35 through this Sunday, May 14.
Barrel of Monkeys – Half-priced tickets for mom to That’s Weird, Grandma at the Neo-Futurist Theatre on Monday, May 15 at 8PM with code MONKEYMOM* *50% off one regularly priced adult ticket per order.
Beachbody – Free skin care/wellness consultation plus 20% off all services
Dr. Sims Dentistry – $99 Phillips ZOOM! teeth whitener treatment kit | Reg $199
Revive Massage Therapy – Intraceuticals Mother’s Day eye collection – eye gel, travel eye treatment, clutch and slippers – $125

Resolution Andersonville 2017 – Health and Wellness Weekend: January 13-15


An array of Andersonville businesses will open their doors on the New Year, with a Health & Wellness open house January 13-15. Whether you’re aiming for a new fitness routine, healthier eating, or increased mindfulness, this weekend is designed to help you explore and activate your New Year’s resolutions and goals.

Open House Businesses

Hours on January 13, 14 and 15 vary by business

Be Yoga Andersonville | 5715 N Clark
New student special! $30 for 30 days with code BEWARM when registering online.

Bethany Retirement Community | 4950 North Ashland
Open house facility tour

CBD KRATOM | 5303 N Clark
Free Samples of Kratom

Chicago Mindful Psychotherapy | 5537 N Clark
Friday, January 13 ONLY – 6-10PM: Meet and greet with psychotherapists, yoga teacher and energy worker; free mindfulness meditation class; coupons for Mindfulness for Couples workshop and Reiki session; photography opening with healthy refreshments; facility tour; personalized info sessions.

Cindy Klinger, LLC | 5138 N Clark, #4
Sunday, January 15 – Noon-3PM: Free 15 nutrition consultation

City Olive | 5644 N Clark
15% off select Olive Oils in store only.  Enjoy a free tasting!

GreenSky | 5357 N Ashland
Soy candles at 15% off and 100% pure Shea butter hand cream at 10% off

Jerry’s | 5419 N Clark
10% Off any entree salad with magic word “wellness”

Kru Strength + Fitness | 5117 N Clark
Free one hour class on Saturday 1/13 @ 9am and Sunday 1/14 @ 9am.

Notice | 5028 N Clark
Create your own spa at home with Rinse “Shower Bombs” and “Essential Oil Roll On” aromatherapy. Relieves congestion, headaches and helps with relaxation. Perfect for a winter’s day!

Orange Shoe Personal Fitness | 5609 N Clark
Offering a free class sign-up when guests visit the Andersonville location during Health & Wellness Weekend!

Sidewinder Gallery | 4880 N Clark
Friday, January 13 – 7-9PM: Wine, Art and Yoga event
A yoga class for all levels will be hosted at Sidewinder Gallery (showcasing Contemporary Art by local Artists of different styles and mediums). Start the night with an hour of yoga (please bring your own mat), followed by an evening of admiring the talented work of featured artists and a wine social hour. Tickets: $30 can be purchased in advance here.

Sirron Pilates Studio | 5434 N Clark
3 Introductory Private Pilates Sessions for $99 (value = $201)

The Sacred Ways – REIKI Treatments | 5221 N Winthrop, Unit 5
Start your healthy 2017 out with a relaxing 60-minute Reiki Energy Session for only $50 (reg. price $75) between January 13 and 15. Visit or call 312-835-0276 to schedule your appointment. Day and Evening appointments available.

Women & Children First | 5233 N Clark
20% off all health, wellness, and healthy cooking paperback books