New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day 2017 in Andersonville

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NEW YEAR’S EVE/DAY DINING & ENTERTAINMENT

Andies Restaurant
New Year’s Eve buffet: 6pm-10pm – $25.95  per person with Champagne included
New Year’s Day buffet: 11Am-8PM – $25.95  per person with Champagne included
Serving slowly roasted herbed Turkey with rosemary and oregano, with seasoned stuffing, green beans, cranberry sauce, mashed sweet and garlic mashed potatoes. PLUS- glazed ham spiral, butternut squash soup, BBQ ribs, fresh salmon, lamb osso bocco, short ribs, kabobs, Tunisian chicken, risotto, gyros and vegetarian Moroccan eggplant couscous,

Breakfast items: Served until 1pm. Plus a variety of our signature hot and cold appetizers and famous long Fruit and Dessert Table.

Complete Turkey dinner for pick-up or delivery $16.95

Condensed menu available. Also available for delivery or carry out. Reservations are recommended. Reserve online at www.andieschicago.com or Call (773) 784-8616

Acre/Anteprima/Ombra
New Year’s Eve: Regular dinner menus and $1 Oysters at Acre and Ombre
New Year’s Day: Brunch at Acre starting at 11am, dinner at all three restaurants, including $1 oysters and $20 Prosecco at Acre and Ombre.

Big Jones
New Year’s Eve Brunch: 9AM-3PM
New Year’s Eve Prix Fixe: 5-10PM

Fireside Restaurant
New Year’s Eve Bash with drink packages from 10PM-1AM. Open until 5Am
New Year’s Day brunch: 10am-3pm

Hamburger Mary’s
New Year’s Eve: 10th Anniversary and NYE Party – 8PM
No Cover! 3rd Annual “NO FUSS” NEW YEARS… meaning no cover and no expensive drink packages… just come as you are for a good time! Also celebrating 10th birthday in Andersonville.

Lady Gregory’s
New Year’s Eve: NYE Party – 5pm
No cover, with DJ, party favors, Champagne toast
New Year’s Day 80’s themed brunch: 10AM-2PM

pH Comedy Theater
New Year’s Eve: Late Night Speakeasy NYE Party & Fundrasier: 9PM
Live music, dancing, 1920s snacks, raffles, champagne toast and o late night comedy show The Night Night Show. Purchase tickets

Replay Andersonville/Elixir
New Year’s Eve: No cover all night! Lite snack buffet and 10:30PM and champagne toast at Midnight. VIP package available with drinks from 8-11PM

 


Christmas, Hanukkah, and New Year’s in Andersonville

Take advantage of these special offers and dining options at businesses throughout Andersonville on these upcoming holidays!

Christmas Eve/Christmas Day Dining

 

Andies Restaurant
Christmas Day buffet: 11AM – 8PM: Adults $25.95; Children $13.95
Serving slowly roasted herbed Turkey with rosemary and oregano, with seasoned stuffing, green beans, cranberry sauce, mashed sweet and garlic mashed potatoes. PLUS- glazed ham spiral, butternut squash soup, BBQ ribs, fresh salmon, lamb osso bocco, short ribs, kabobs, Tunisian chicken, risotto, gyros and vegetarian Moroccan eggplant couscous,

Breakfast items: Served until 1pm. Plus a variety of our signature hot and cold appetizers and famous long Fruit and Dessert Table.

Complete Turkey dinner for Pick-up or Delivery $16.95

Condensed menu available. Also available for delivery or carry out. Reservations are recommended. Reserve online at www.andieschicago.com or Call (773) 784-8616

Big Jones
Christmas Eve brunch: 9AM – 2:30PM
Christmas Eve Revellion dinner: 4-9PM
Creole Reveillon dinner in the spirit of New Orleans holiday dining. Find out more and reserve now!

Fireside Restaurant
Open on Christmas Eve, 10am-5am  and Christmas Day, 10am-4am – Special menu featuring: Baked brie in a puff pastry with raspberry sauce, bacon wrapped shrimp, Beef Wellington with mushroom demi glaze, stuffed portabello with spinach and goat cheese, Cornish hen with Marnier reduction, lobster ravioli, and maple glazed ham.

Call 773-561-7433 for reservations

Jerry’s
Open for Christmas Eve lunch and featuring the CHRISTMAS SANDWICH House baked root beer ham, roast pork belly, mushroom stuffing, beef gravy, fried onion, basil, cheddar, lettuce, southwest mayo, pretzel bun $13.5 and GRANDMA’S BRISKET SANDWICH with horseradish & onion rub, fried onion, house pickle, arugula, Swiss, lettuce, horseradish sauce, caraway-multigrain $13.5

Replay Andersonville/Elixir
Lunch with Santa: Thursday, December 22 – Saturday, December 24 from Noon -3PM
Christmas Weekend brunch: Saturday, December 24 – Monday, December 26 from 10AM-3PM
Open Christmas Day for dinner starting at 5PM

 

Hanukkah Entertainment

 

Barrel of Monkeys
$2 off $12 adult tickets bought online with code “HIDOLYA” for the performance of That’s Weird, Grandma: The Holiday Special Returns on Monday, December 26 at 8pm. That’s Weird, Grandma: The Holiday Special Returns features the story “Dear Hidolya” by Ingrid P. & Eviatar H., Skinner North Classical School

 

New Year’s Eve/Day Dining & Entertainment

 

Andies Restaurant
New Year’s Eve buffet: 6pm-10pm – $25.95  per person with Champagne included
New Year’s Day buffet: 11Am-8PM – $25.95  per person with Champagne included
Serving slowly roasted herbed Turkey with rosemary and oregano, with seasoned stuffing, green beans, cranberry sauce, mashed sweet and garlic mashed potatoes. PLUS- glazed ham spiral, butternut squash soup, BBQ ribs, fresh salmon, lamb osso bocco, short ribs, kabobs, Tunisian chicken, risotto, gyros and vegetarian Moroccan eggplant couscous,

Breakfast items: Served until 1pm. Plus a variety of our signature hot and cold appetizers and famous long Fruit and Dessert Table.

Complete Turkey dinner for pick-up or delivery $16.95

Condensed menu available. Also available for delivery or carry out. Reservations are recommended. Reserve online at www.andieschicago.com or Call (773) 784-8616

Acre/Anteprima/Ombra
New Year’s Eve: Regular dinner menus and $1 Oysters at Acre and Ombre
New Year’s Day: Brunch at Acre starting at 11am, dinner at all three restaurants, including $1 oysters and $20 Prosecco at Acre and Ombre.

Big Jones
New Year’s Eve Brunch: 9AM-3PM
New Year’s Eve Prix Fixe: 5-10PM

Fireside Restaurant
New Year’s Eve Bash with drink packages from 10PM-1AM. Open until 5Am
New Year’s Day brunch: 10am-3pm

Hamburger Mary’s
New Year’s Eve: 10th Anniversary and NYE Party – 8PM
No Cover! 3rd Annual “NO FUSS” NEW YEARS… meaning no cover and no expensive drink packages… just come as you are for a good time! Also celebrating 10th birthday in Andersonville.

Lady Gregory’s
New Year’s Eve: NYE Party – 5pm
No cover, with DJ, party favors, Champagne toast
New Year’s Day 80’s themed brunch: 10AM-2PM

pH Comedy Theater
New Year’s Eve: Late Night Speakeasy NYE Party & Fundrasier: 9PM
Live music, dancing, 1920s snacks, raffles, champagne toast and o late night comedy show The Night Night Show. Purchase tickets

Replay Andersonville/Elixir
New Year’s Eve: No cover all night! Lite snack buffet and 10:30PM and champagne toast at Midnight. VIP package available with drinks from 8-11PM

 

Holiday Specials & Sweet Treats

 

Acre/Anteprima/Ombra
Take advantage of a gift card promotion at all three restaurants–receive a $25 gift card for yourself with every $100 gift card purchase. Purchases must be made in person.  Special valid until 12/31.

The Coffee Studio
Cocktails offered include The Cozy Apple ($9), Apple Buzz($9), and (non-alocoholic) Hot Spiced Caramel Cider ($4-4.50) and Peppermint Hot Chocolate

defloured Bakery
Everything listed is gluten free and made in a gluten free facility!
Offering for Christmas:
GF Bar Cookie Gift Box w/o nuts 6 pk: $21.50/12 pk: $42 (Brownie, Peppermint Brownie, Caramel Chocolate Oat, S’Mores)
GF Bar Cookie Gift Box w/nuts 6 pk: $22.50/12 pk: $46 (Brownie, Peppermint Brownie, Caramel Chocolate Oat, Blondie with pecans, Bomber, Pecan)
Chocolate Sandwich Cookies (6 pk: $18): Your choice of fillings- vanilla, mocha, peppermint, peanut butter
GF Mini Bundt Gift Box $18 ( 4 mini bundts)
*All Christmas gift assortments include a content list and a personalized note upon request

First Slice Pie Cafe
December holiday favorites:  Glogg Cake (a Swedish inspired spiced pound cake that’s been steeped in our housemade Glogg) – great as a hostess gift or for loosening up that stodgy family gathering; Red Wine Poached Pear Pie. Order in shop only through December 24.

George’s Ice Cream
Featuring Peppermint Ice Cream, Eggnog Ice Cream, Hot Chocolate Floats, Chocolate Gift Boxes

Kopi Cafe
Vin Chaud ($8), Pumpkin maple bomb pastry ($4.50), plus boutique specials

Murray & White
All holiday decor & holiday candles 20% OFF through Christmas Eve. Open until 4:00pm Christmas Eve, Closed Christmas Day. End-of-Year Storewide Sale 20%-60% off entire store beginning Dec. 26th

Swedish Bakery
Buche de Noels, gingerbread houses, 3D penguins, 3D reindeer, truffles, and more! Place your order ahead of time by calling 773-561-8919. Last day open for the holidays: Friday, December 23rd from 6:30AM – 7:00PM. Closed from Saturday, December 24th through Monday, January 2nd.


Andersonville Executive Director Position

Andersonville Chamber of Commerce & Andersonville Sustainability Community Alliance hiring Exectuive Director

 

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Andersonville Chamber of Commerce (ACC) and Andersonville Sustainability Community Alliance (ASCA) seek an entrepreneurial Executive Director with proven skills in management, neighborhood economic development, and relationship building to lead our progressive organizations. Andersonville is a neighborhood within the City of Chicago with values grounded in support of locally owned, independent businesses and long-term environmental and economic sustainability.

ACC fosters a vibrant environment in which Andersonville businesses can thrive by attracting a diverse customer base. Key initiatives include events and promotions that drive traffic to businesses, business owner support, business attraction, commercial district planning, and advocacy.

ASCA supports a vibrant and resilient Andersonville through innovation, education, and research. Key initiatives include eco-Andersonville community composting, commercial district recycling, place making, and the Green Building Incentive program.

The Chamber is looking for a highly experienced candidate with both the visionary and management skills that immediately instills confidence in the member community and staff and, additionally, can envision, communicate and implement a compelling vision for the future.

Position Title: Executive Director
Salaried, full time, exempt position
Reports to: Boards of Directors of ACC and ASCA

Essential Functions:

The Executive Director will have overall strategic and operational responsibility for Andersonville Chamber of Commerce and Andersonville Sustainability Community Alliance’s staff, programs, and execution of its mission. The Executive Director also oversees the operations of Andersonville Special Service Area #22.

Duties and Responsibilities

● Leadership & Management
● In partnership with the boards of directors, and through convening key stakeholders, develop and implement the strategic plan for Andersonville’s future.
● Ensure ongoing programmatic excellence and consistent quality of the ACC and ASCA brands along with all finance, administrative, fundraising, communication systems; recommend timelines and resources needed to achieve the strategic goals.
● Be responsible for the recruitment and employment of all personnel, both paid staff and volunteers.
● Lead, mentor, and inspire the organizations’ staff; maintaining a climate that attracts, keeps, and motivates top quality people.
● Actively energize and engage the business and residential communities in support of a well connected, well resourced neighborhood.
● Connect with other resonant organizations and programs, incorporating and sharing best practices.
● Manage and support staff in all program areas and ensure that the programs support the organizations’ strategic goals.
● Define organizational and programmatic success, ensure effective systems to track progress toward that success, regularly evaluate, and communicate such evaluation to the boards, ACC members, and other constituents.
● Manage the operations and administration of Andersonville Special Service Area #22.
● Prepare budgets, manage and communicate financials.

Communications
● Be the external face of the organizations.
● Establish sound working relationships and cooperative arrangements with community groups, organizations, and elected officials.

Advocacy
On behalf of the Andersonville Chamber of Commerce, advocate for local business-friendly public policy including property taxes, fair and clear business fees and licenses, incidental business taxes, zoning, subsidies.

Success in this position will be evaluated based on the ability of the Director to listen to the varied interests of community members, find and achieve consensus, and supportively act for the advancement of common good.

Qualifications
Candidates should demonstrate a clear career commitment to local business support, community engagement, and environmental sustainability. Other qualifications include:
● At least 10 years experience in management, small business support, economic development, and/or community engagement.
● Advanced degree or relevant experience in Urban Planning, Community Development or related field (recommended, but not required)
● Excellence in organizational management with the ability to lead staff; manage and develop high performing teams; set and achieve strategic objectives; manage a budget; and provide financial oversight
●Demonstrably excellent skills in:
○ convening and facilitation within diverse constituencies
○ organizational management
○ providing staff mentorship
○ budgeting and financial oversight
○ building relationships with members, residents, and elected officials
○ general fundraising principles
● Strong written and verbal communication skills; excellent interpersonal skills
● Experience in project management and process development

Salary and Benefits
Annual salary is commensurate with experience. Competitive benefits package.

Email cover letter describing your interest, resume, three professional references, and salary range/requirements to: search@andersonville.org Subject Heading: Executive Director Search

NO phone calls, please. For more information about the organizations, please visit www.andersonville.org


Thanksgiving Restaurant and Bar Offerings in Andersonville

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Swedish Bakery

Acre/Anteprima/Ombra
Take advantage of a gift card promotion at all three restaurants–receive a $25 gift card for yourself with every $100 gift card purchase. Purchases must be made in person.  Special valid until 12/31.

Andies Restaurant
Grand Thanksgiving Buffet. Serving slowly roasted herbed Turkey with Rosemary and Oregano with seasoned stuffing, green beans, cranberry sauce, mashed sweet or garlic potatoes, and much more. Buffet: $25.95 per person (adult), $13.95 (children).
Also serving Pomegranate Chicken $15.75, Pumpkin Ravioli $15.50, Gloog $5.75, Pumpkin Martini $8.50, Pumpkin Cheese Cake $5.50

Appellation/Pastoral Wine & Cheese
Appellation is serving fondue for the winter season: Fondue of raclette (raw cow) and hittisau (raw cow) served with baguette and cornichons, add fried potatoes ($2), Creminelli Wild Boar salami ($4) for two ($18), for four ($36). Also serving Fondue burger with smoked onion confit, cornichon aioli, fried potato, brioche bun and frites ($14), add bacon ($2). Also launching warm cocktails as the weather changes.

Pastoral retail will be open with limited hours on Thanksgiving for catering pickup as well as last minute wine and retail purchases. Sandwiches will be available while open.

The Coffee Studio
Cocktails offered include The Cozy Apple ($9), Apple Buzz($9), and (non-alocoholic) Hot Spiced Caramel Cider ($4-4.50) and Peppermint Hot Chocolate

defloured Bakery
Everything listed is gluten free and made in a gluten free facility!
For Thanksgiving:
GF 9″ Pumpkin Pies (regular, dairy free and vegan options) ($27)
GF 9″ Pumpkin Pies ($29)
GF Apple Pie w/crumb topping ($30)
GF Pumpkin whoopie Pies ($4.25 each)
GF 9″ Pumpkin Crumb Cake ($32)
GF Mini Pumpkin Bundt Cake ($4.50)

First Slice Pie Cafe
Thanksgiving treats: Pumpkin Cheesecake Pie with a Chocolate Gingersnap Crust – $4/slice, $7/mini pie, or $25 for a full pie; Double Crust Turkey Pot Pie (available by pre-order only) for 6-8 people $30.
December holiday favorites:  Glogg Cake (a Swedish inspired spiced pound cake that’s been steeped in our housemade Glogg) – great as a hostess gift or for loosening up that stodgy family gathering; Red Wine Poached Pear Pie

Fireside Restaurant
Open on Thanksgiving! Special Thanksgiving menu featuring: Cranberry Brie Quesadilla, Amish Sausage bread, Pumpkin Ravioli, Prime Rib, Salmon w/ Crab Stuffing, and traditional turkey dinner.  Take out turkey dinner available! 

George’s Ice Cream
Featuring Snap O’Lantern Ice Cream (pumpkin with gingersnaps), Peppermint Ice Cream, Eggnog Ice Cream, Hot Chocolate Floats, Chocolate Gift Boxes

Jerry’s
THANKSGIVING SANDWICH House roast turkey, mushroom stuffing, poblano gravy, house pickle, basil, Swiss, lettuce, red onion, cranberry aioli, Cholula hot sauce, pretzel bun $13.50. Also offering the Cinna-man cocktail with 45th Parallel Bourbon, Averna Amaro, cinnamon syrup, Fee Brothers Barrel Aged Bitters ($12) and Abuelita’s Old Fashioned Mexican vanilla bean infused stout syrup, 1792 Bourbon, Bitter Truth chocolate bitters, Mexican hot chocolate ice cube ($10)

Kopi Cafe
Vin Chaud ($8), Pumpkin maple bomb pastry ($4.50)

Lady Gregory’s
Open for Thanksgiving! Serving a 4-Course Prix Fixe Menu for $42. Click here to view.

Replay Andersonville/Elixir
Replay: 4 course meal that is $28 for Adults and $15 for children under 10. View the menu. Reservations are available. Elixir Cocktails: Hot Buttered Rum– Denizen 8yr Rum, dark sugar, aromatic spices ($9) Hot G&T – Ford’s Gin, Jack Rudy Elderflower Tonic, lemon ($8)

Swedish Bakery
Various pies, decorated cookies, 3D cakes, and more. Place your order ahead of time by calling 773-561-8919.


Andersonville Holiday Line Up: More than 40 Businesses!

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Andersonville makes it easy to save money AND support local businesses while shopping for friends and family (or even yourself!) at the 14th annual Late Night Andersonville on Friday, December 2 from 6-10pm and the 14th annual Late-er Night Andersonville on Friday, December 16 from 6-10pm.  For 4 hours only, over 40 beloved Andersonville stores and restaurants will be open late and offering great savings on distinctive holiday gifts and delectable meals, plus free refreshments and entertainment. All offers apply both December 2 and December 16 unless otherwise noted.

Akira
Promotion: Buy 1 get 1 half off all regular merchandise and buy 3 get 1 free on all doorbusters!
Treats: Free snacks and beverages
Open until: 10pm

Andersonville Antiques
Promotion: Up to 20% off select items, free delivery on custom furniture over $500
Treats: Free Glogg and snacks
Open until: 10pm

Andersonville Galleria
Promotion: Various sales throughout the store
Open until: 10pm

Appellation Wine Bar and Restaurant
Promotion: Swedish inspired cocktail for $10 and a specialty cheese plate featuring Swedish cheeses for $12.79
Open until: 10pm

Borderline Music
Treats: Free wine and chocolates with classic holiday music from the turntable
Open until: 10pm

Brimfield
Promotion: 20% discount on all items over $200
Treats: Holiday Beer and Cheer (what is this?)
Open until: 10pm

Candyality
Promotion: Stuff a Stocking Party! Free Christmas stocking to fill w/every $10 or more purchase. While quantities last.
Open until: 10pm

Chicago Mindful Psychotherapy
Promotion: Special event on 12/16 (See Late-er Night schedule)
Treats: Free refreshments
Open until: 10pm

City Olive
Promotion on 12/2 only: Free standard ground shipping to one location only on orders over $75.00
Treats: Free Jingle Juice
Open until: 9pm

Crossroads Trading
Promotion: Free gift wrapping on purchases and a gift card raffle
Treats: Free cookies and punch
Open until: 10pm
 
Deana Rose Handmade Jewelry at Andersonville Galleria
Promotion: 10% off all earrings
Open until: 10pm

defloured Bakery
Treats: Free hot chocolate
Open until: 9pm

Early to Bed
Promotion: Free Gift with $35 purchase
Treats: Free Champagne & Sweet Treats
Open until: 9pm

Fireside Restaurant and Lounge
Open until: 4am with year-round patio

Foursided and Foursided Holiday Pop-Up
Promotion: 30% off Holiday Cards, Boxed Holiday Cards, and Holiday Gift Wrap
Treats: Free holiday cookies
Open until: 10pm

George’s Ice Cream
Promotion: Every $10 spent on hand dipped chocolate earns 1 coupon for a free JR scoop of ice cream
Open until: 11pm

GreenSky
Promotion: 20% off all items over $120. Special event on 12/16 (See Late-er Night schedule)
Treats: Free light snacks. Open until: 10pm

The Guesthouse Hotel
Promotion: 10% off all candles
Open until: 10pm

Jamison Loves Danger
Open until: 10pm

Jerry’s
Promotion: Showing holiday movies. (See Late Night and Late-er Night schedules)
Treats: Free Hot Spiced Cider.
Open until: 10pm

Kopi Café
Promotion: Special $5 glasses of wine and 30% off of sale clothing
Open until: 12am

Martha Mae: Arts Supplies + Beautiful Things
Promotion: 20% off all framed art and free gift wrap with specialty Japanese tissue paper
Open until: 10pm

Mercantile M
Promotion: Look for special discounts throughout the store
Treats: Free cocktails and hors d’oeuvres
Open until: 10pm

Milk Handmade
Promotion: Free small candle ($12 value) with $50 purchase, free large candle ($22 value) with $100 purchase
Treats: KOVAL distillery tasting
Open until: 10pm
 
Murray & White
Promotion: 20% off all holiday decor
Treats: Misericordia Bakery Treats and Spiced/Spiked Punch
Open until: 10pm

Norcross and Scott
Promotion: 12/2 – 20% off ceramics; 12/16 – 20% off all pillows
Treats: Free wine and cheese
Open until: 10pm
 
Notice
Promotion: Grab bag of free gifts with purchase. Gifts include ornaments, lotion and soap and a puzzle for the little ones. Free holiday gift wrap
Treats: Free holiday snack and hot cider
Open until: 9pm

Pastoral Artisan Cheese, Bread & Wine
Promotion: Special discount on pre-order holiday gifts and catering trays, as well as special Late/Late-er Night pricing ($9.99) on a shop favorite wine, perfect for the holidays!
Treats: Cheese snacks for all shoppers
Open until: 10pm

Pork Shoppe
Promotion: $4 pints and $5 nachos
Open until: 11pm

Presence
Promotion: Free gift wrapping and 15% off purchase!
Treats: Free hot cider
Open until: 10pm

Robert Jeffrey Hair Studio
Promotion: 12/2 only – Spin the prize wheel
Treats: Free wine, beer and soft drinks
Open until: 10pm

The Runner’s Edge
Promotion: $15 off shoes and apparel. Some restrictions apply, see store for details.
Treats: Free Hot Cocoa and Cookies
Open until: 10pm

Scout
Promotion: 20% off tables and 20% off of chairs
Treats: Complimentary Prosecco
Open until: 9pm

SIR Spa
Promotions: 12/2 only-10% off all products
12/16 only-10% off Gift Cards and products
Open until: 10pm
 
Sparkles Fine Jewelry
Promotion: Pick a candy cane for discounts 10-50% off. Special event on 12/16 (See Late-er Night schedule)
Treats: Free cookies and refreshments
Open until: 10pm

Swedish American Museum
Promotions: 12/2 only – 20% off of all ornaments and 12/16 only – 30% off of all ornaments
Open until: 10pm

Terry’s Toffee at Andersonville Galleria
Promotion: 10% off all Toffee Purchases
Treats: Free Toffee samples
Open until: 10pm

Toys Et Cetera
Promotion: 10% off entire purchase
Open until: 10pm
 
Transistor Chicago
Promotion on 12/2 only: Special price of $69 for NeighborHäuser Andersonville pillows
Treats: Free refreshments
Open until: 10pm

Verzenay Patisserie Pop-Up
Promotion: 15% off on any item or total order
Open until: 10pm

The Wooden Spoon
Promotion: 10% off non-sale items
Treats: Free refreshments
Open until: 9pm

Women & Children First
Promotion: 25% off all 2017 calendars and holiday boxed cards. Special event on 12/2 (see Late Night schedule)
Open until: 10pm


Small Business Saturday and Shopping Local in Andersonville during the Holidays

Small Business Saturday Passport Program

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On Saturday, November 26, the entire neighborhood will come alive with the kick-off to the holiday shopping season, Small Business Saturday. While so many of our businesses will be hosting their own shop local specials and offers, 21 businesses have signed on to participate in the Small Business Saturday Passport Program, hosted by The Runner’s Edge.

What is the Small Business Saturday Passport? Visitors to the neighborhood on November 26 will pick up a passport booklet at any of the participating retailers below. After picking up the passport, shoppers can travel around the neighborhood and receive stamps at the 21 locations while searching for the perfect holiday gifts. Each participating business will also have on display its grand prize raffle basket or item. After collecting any number of destination stamps, shoppers may drop their passports off in the raffle boxes at any of the participating businesses for a chance to win one of the many fabulous prizes!

Small Business Saturday Passport Participants and Offers:
Alleycat Comics
Raffle: Legendary Big Trouble in Little China deck building game. It’s a co-op card game 1-5 players ages 14+. $50 value.

Andersonville Antiques
Raffle: Reclaimed wood Chicago Flag valued at $200.
Approximate size is 40” x 20”.

Andersonville Galleria
Raffle: $50 Giftcard

Candyality
Raffle: “Top Treats Candy Basket” filled with a collection our most popular sweets. A $55 value!

Cassona
Raffle: Peaceful Buddha Statue ($60 value)

Chicago Dance Supply
Raffle: Russian Pointe package: Vista dance bag $97, Kinesiology tape $8, Toe Tape $7, Sewing kit $13, Headband $15. Value $140

City Olive
Raffle: Award winning bottle of Extra Virgin Olive Oil from Spain, and a $25 gift card.

Crossroads Trading
Raffle: $50 Gift Card

Early to Bed
Raffle: Dark Vanilla Massage Candle, Countour M Massage Stone and $25 Gift Certificate to Early to Bed ($78 value)

George’s Ice Cream
Raffle: Ice cream social for 15 people in our private room (Value $150)

Jerry’s
Raffle: Bottle of Few Bourbon ($60 value)

Koval Distillery
Raffle: Cocktail class. All classes taught by KOVAL staff or guest instructor. Cocktails will feature a few selections of KOVAL’s organic spirits, and class participants can enjoy a 10% discount on any KOVAL spirit purchased immediately following the class. ($60 value)

Murray & White
Raffle: Large Voluspa, coconut wax blend, Prosecco Bellini candle & room spray & a $25 gift certificate. Total value $75.

Norcross & Scott
Raffle: Gus Modern’s Delano V2 Chair (Value: $995)

Painted Light Photography + Framing Gallery
Raffle: Gift basket including photo frames in beveled glass & fine wood, a distressed-silver,  25″ x 29″  beveled mirror from Italian maker Roma Moulding, gourmet chocolates & sugared nuts, premium candles, handmade natural soap, and a gift certificate for $50 towards custom framing or photo restoration services. Total value: $500

Pastoral Artisan Cheese, Bread & Wine
Raffle: $50 Gift Certificate

Presence
Raffle: Gift basket filled with fun accessories ($60 value)

SIR Spa
Raffle: Hand & Foot Detail for the raffle, a $60 value. On
SBS we are offering 10% off all gift cards in store and online.

The Runner’s Edge
Raffle: Complete head to toe outfit and shoes from Saucony ($350 value!) Features socks – Buy one pair, get a second pair FREE!*
Take an additional $10 off of any sale item priced at $20 or more. *
*Limited to in stock only. Not valid on previously purchased items.”

Women & Children First
Raffle: Gift certificate and a pair of Chicago pint glasses.

Wooden Spoon
Raffle: Cooking Class for one ($75 value) Event:Spin the wheel for fabulous discounts or prizes!

Spend $300, earn $50!

Shop Local Chicago: If you’re shopping local this holiday season, save your receipts for a chance at earning a $50 local gift certificate! How it works:

  • Spend $300 or more locally in Andersonville and save your receipts for a chance to enter. A minimum of three receipts required totaling at least $25 each is required. Only $100 may be spent at a grocery/liquor store.
  • Turn in scanned copies of your receipts via email at info@anderosnville.org or drop off at the Andersonville Chamber of Commerce, 5153 N. Clark St. #204, by January 5, 2017
  • $50 gift certificates are distributed on a first come, first serve basis.

Give the Gift of LoLo

Join our neighborhood rewards program, LoLo, and give friends and family local gift certificates for the holidays via the LoLo app, or treat yourself! Learn more and join LoLo here.


2016 City Made Fest Vendor Sneak Peek

This weekend at City Made Fest, sample the best Chicago has to offer in local products and merchandise. Take a peek at our curated City Made Fest collections, or view the vendors by category below:

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(From top left to bottom right): Soap Distillery  | Spice Heist |  Katherine Anne Confections | Alicia Mohr Jewelry |  Circa Ceramics |  Sweet Comb Chicago | Raleigh’s Grooming  |  Brokenpress Design & Fabrication

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(From top left to bottom right): Argyle Street Candles | Colunga Jewelry |  Real Soaps | Aphrodite’s Oil Boutique | Stella Lily | Imaginary Girl Jewelry | J&L Pogonotophics | Brynn Capella

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(From top left to bottom right): Ground Up Press | Janine Gawel | One Man Surf Party | Meliora Cleaning Products | Reuse First | Monica Zanetti Designs | Rhymes with Twee |  Lucius Art

citymademakers4 (From top left to bottom right): Squasht Boutique Hilary’s Cookies | Sun Sea Sky Designs | Sam And Coop | Wulfka | Sophia Reyes | Reformado Photography | Six Point Pet

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City Made Fest 2016: Chicago Brews

City Made is Chicago’s ONLY local-exclusive craft brew festival! There are so many incredibly talented brewers in this city – why look elsewhere? Not to mention the positive economic and environmental impacts of drinking locally!

 

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“The Pony Pilsner is available year round, a German style pilsner brewed with American heft. Take a ride through this golden field of barley any time you want to taste the sun. 5.5% ABV. The Goneaway IPA is available September-March, this beer is a western charged firecracker, a conjuring of classics laid to rest on a bed of pale malt. Deep gold and ready to travel the distance. 7% ABV. Half Acre Beer Co has two breweries on the north side of Chicago.  We brew classic american micro styles, weighted barrel offerings and wyld beers that traverse the landscape of mixed fermentation. Beer is just one element.  Have a killer time.”

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“Fist City Chicago Pale Ale is brewed with lots of 2 row and red wheat with a little specialty malt for a beautiful golden hue. A blend of Centennial, Citra, Cascade and Crystal hops give the beer its flavor and aroma. OKtoberfest is a classic German-style Oktoberfest beer that goes down smooth with a pleasant, toasty malt flavor. 100% German malts create a supple and flavorful base for this traditional Oktoberfest lager. Revolution Brewing is Illinois’ largest craft brewery. Our brewpub in Chicago’s Logan Square is a bustling, neighborhood institution where friends and families meet to enjoy the freshest beer in town.”

 

 

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“Singularity Oatmeal Stout is our attempt to compress a massive amount of oats into a sessionable stout recipe. Featuring both raw and malted oats, Singularity possesses an immensely full body and mouthfeel. Rich, roasty flavors of coffee and cocoa linger on the palate while a frothy, tan head blankets the beer down to the last sip.”

 

 

 

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“The Chicago-based duo has taken the city by storm, creating a unique, unfiltered, dry cider that is currently on tap at 30 bars and restaurants around the city. They are the only two people in their company, and have done everything themselves since the beginning. “We create, package, and distribute our cider ourselves,” Katie says. “I hand paint the taphandles, Charlie has built most of our equipment by hand… this is truly a labor of love.”

 

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City Made Fest is September 17 & 18, 2016. $5 suggested donation benefits the Andersonville Development Corporation and eco-AndersonvilleLearn more about City Made Fest.


Announcing the 2016 City Made Fest band lineup!

We’re excited to announce the band schedule for this year’s City Made Fest – Andersonville’s celebration of all things made in Chicago! This is a great lineup of original music that crosses genres and offers something for everyone. For all things City Made, visit our event page.

Bands for Saturday, September 17

Saturday Bands

12:00pm The Oh Yeahs


1:20pm The Cell Phones


2:50pm Katie Todd Band

4:05pm Celine Neon

5:00pm VAUDEZILLA! Burlesque Cabaret

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5:45pm Marrow

7:00pm VAUDEZILLA! Burlesque Cabaret

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7:45pm Santah

 

Bands for Sunday, September 18

Sunday Bands

12:00pm Gerald Dowd

1:15pm Yoko and The Oh No’s

2:45pm J Livi and The Party

4:00pm The Right Now 

5:00pm VAUDEZILLA! Burlesque Cabaret

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5:30pm Lamajamal

6:30pm VAUDEZILLA! Burlesque Cabaret

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7:00pm Live Art by Cooney Artwerks

7:00pm Zebo

7:30pm PHNM

8:00pm   Light. Em. Up

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Andersonville Sidewalk Sale Hours: July 22-24

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Our Summer Sidewalk Sale features 3 days and 29 businesses! See below of hours and items per business.

Akira
Number of Years Participating: 3
Sale Items: Womens clothing, shoes and accessories
Sale Hours: July 22-23:10am-9pm, and July 24:11am-7pm

Alamo Shoes
Number of Years Participating: 40
Sale Items: Shoes, shoes and more shoes!
Sale Hours: July 22 9am-8pm, July 23 9am-6pm, and July 24 10am-6pm

Andersonville Antiques
Number of Years Participating: 10
Sale Items: Jewelry, Rugs Garden Items
Sale Hours: July 22-23 11am-6pm, and July 24 11am-5pm

Andersonville Galleria
Number of Years Participating: 8
Sale Items: Sales on select local art, clothing, jewelry, housewares, and more. Face painting Saturday and Sunday.
Sale Hours: July 22 11am-8pm, July 23 11am-7pm, and July 24 11am-6pm

Brimfield
Number of Years Participating: 8
Sale Items: Up to 50% off furniture
Sale Hours: July 22-24, 10am-7pm daily

Chicago Dance Supply
Number of Years Participating: 14
Sale Items: 15% off regular priced items including ballroom and ballet dancewear. Excludes all tango and consignment.
Sale Hours: July 22 10am-7pm, July 23 10am-5:30pm, and July 24 10am-4pm

Chiro One Wellness Centers
Number of Years Participating: 5
Sale Items: Spinal health and postural screenings, stress assessments and education on symptoms.
Sale Hours: Tent will be set up in Chiro One parking lot all weekend! Take a break from the heat under the shade.

Crossroads Trading
Sale Items: Clothing and accessories
Sale Hours: Hours vary. Please see website.

Foursided Custom Framing Gallery
Sale Items: Deals on frames and more!
Sale Hours: July 22-23 10am-7pm, and July 24 11am-5pm

Gus Giordano Dance
Sale Hours: Hours vary. Please see website.

Jameson Loves Danger
Number of Years Participating: 2
Sale Items: Dog & Cat Apparel, Food, Treats, and Toys
Sale Hours: July 22-23 9am-8pm, and July 24 10am-7pm

La Colombe
Sale Items: Nitro Ethiopia Ardi cold brew and Spiced Cascara Limeade for $2.50 a piece!
Sale/Outside Hours: July 23-24 9am-5pm

Marguerite Gardens
Number of Years Participating: 6
Sale Items: Vases, pottery, gift items, Christmas items
Sale Hours: July 22-23 10am-6pm, and July 24 11am-5pm

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Sale/Outside Hours: Hours vary. Please see website.

Milk Handmade
Number of Years Participating: 5
Sale Items: Buy One Get One Half Off on all Sale Merchandise, + tons of new markdowns
Sale Hours: July 22 11am-7pm, and July 23-24 10am-7pm

Murray & White
Number of Years Participating: 2
Sale Items: 60% Off Clearance Items, 30-50% Off Lamps, 20% Off Rug & Furniture Orders, 25% Off Antiques, 10% Off Candles, 20% Off Mirros & Wall Art, 10-50% Off Accessories
Sale Hours: July 22-23, 10am-8pm, and July 24 10am-6pm

Notice
Number of Years Participating: 3
Sale Items: Incredible Savings on Clothing, Accessories, Personal Care, Baby Gifts and so much more!
Sale Hours: July 22, 10:30am-7pm, and July 23-24 10am-6pm

Orange Shoe Personal Fitness
Number of Years Participating: First year!
Sale Items:In-home memberships and personal training
Sale Hours:
Hours vary. Visit our table outside of our storefront this weekend!

Presence Women’s Clothing
Sale Items: Women’s clothing and accessories
Sale Hours: Hours vary. Please see website.

The Runner’s Edge
Number of Years Participating: 3
Sale Items: Running shoes, athletic apparel
Sale Hours: July 22, 10am-7pm, July 23, 9:30am-6pm, and July 24 11am-5pm

Scout
Sale Items: Furniture
Sale Hours: Hours vary. Please see website.

Sparkles Fine Jewelry
Number of Years Participating: 3
Sale Items: Men’s bracelets, jewelry cleaner, sterling silver pieces
Sale Hours: July 22, 11am-6:30pm, July 23-24 11am-5pm

Spex now a part of MyEyeDr.
Sale Hours: Hours vary. Please see website.

Swedish American Museum
Number of Years Participating: 12
Sale Items: Outside: a variety of Swedish new and vintage, Inside the Store speials include 25% off of Christmas items and 20% off of all Dala horse items.
Sale Hours: July 22, 10am-4pm, July 23-24 11am-4pm

Terry’s Toffee at the Andersonville Galleria
Number of Years Participating: 1
Sale Items: All of our Toffee will be on special. 1/4#’s 2 for $15, 1/2#’s 2 for $25 and our WackerPop $8
Sale Hours: July 22 11am-8pm, July 23 11am-7pm, and July 24 11am-6pm

Toys et Cetera
Number of Years Participating: 10
Sale Items: 20-50% off select games, arts & crafts, building toys
Sale Hours: July 22 9:30am-7pm, July 23 9:30am-6pm, and July 24 11am-5pm

Turley Road
Number of Years Participating: 27
Sale Items: Women’s clothing, shoes, bags and jewelry
Sale Hours: July 22 11am-7pm, July 23 11am-6pm, and July 24 11am-5pm

Women & Children First
Number of Years Participating: 25
Sale Items: Used books
Sale Hours: July 22 11am-9pm, July 23 10am-7pm, and July 24 11am-6pm

The Wooden Spoon
Number of Years Participating: 13
Sale Items: Various items
Sale Hours: July 23 10am-6pm, and July 24 12am-5pm