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Welcome to Andersonville, the "shop local capital of Chicago." A neighborhood known for our Swedish roots, we now support over 300 local & independent businesses near and along Clark Street, located just north of Chicago's downtown. These are our stories, and we are #AlwaysAndersonville

Always Andersonville: The Podcast Andersonville Chamber of Commerce

    • Society & Culture
    • 4.8, 21 Ratings

Welcome to Andersonville, the "shop local capital of Chicago." A neighborhood known for our Swedish roots, we now support over 300 local & independent businesses near and along Clark Street, located just north of Chicago's downtown. These are our stories, and we are #AlwaysAndersonville

    Episode 104 - The story of The Lytle House & RMP Chicago Events

    Episode 104 - The story of The Lytle House & RMP Chicago Events

    This week, Laura and Sara are joined by Rebecca Pope of RMP Chicago Events and Robyn Lytle of The Lytle House via our first post-hiatus official Zoom Podcast. We, like all of you, have been following the Stay-at-Home orders, so this is a new experience.
    Rebecca Pope has worked in a variety of event, hospitality and customer service positions for the last 23 years, and has a thing for weddings. Founded in 2018, RMP Chicago Events provides wedding planning, design, coordination and officiating services, and proudly celebrates everyone’s right to love and marry. In 2015, wedding photographers Robyn Lytle and her wife Michelle transformed a former auto body garage into a secret garden and premier event space. Located at 5517 N Broadway, The Lytle House is 2800 square feet of indoor-outdoor space with high ceilings, exposed brick, and concrete floors. It has called itself home to weddings, rehearsal dinners, baby showers, corporate events, photoshoots, and also Robyn, Michelle, and their two children, all who reside on the second floor. 

    • 43 min
    Episode 103 - Staying Active in Andersonville: The story of COVID-19

    Episode 103 - Staying Active in Andersonville: The story of COVID-19

    This week, Laura, Joelle and Sara record the podcast via Zoom. Like so many of you, our staff is working remotely due to the mandated shelter-in-place order, and finding new ways to engage in current technology to ensure our messages reach you in an efficient and timely fashion. Although we do not have a new business story to share with you today, we did want to provide you with a quick update on staying Active in Andersonville during this time of uncertainty due to the COVID-19 pandemic. 

    • 19 min
    Episode 102 - The story of Urban Renewal Brewery with James Moriarty

    Episode 102 - The story of Urban Renewal Brewery with James Moriarty

    This week, Laura and Sara are joined by James Moriarty of Urban Renewal Brewery. Established in 2017, Urban Renewal Brewery is a craft brewery serving patrons with locally inspired beer brewed with the utmost attention to detail. You can visit their brewery located at 5121 N Ravenswood and beer fans can soon visit their new tap room space coming soon to the former Andersonville Brewing location at 5402 N Clark .

    • 43 min
    Episode 101 - The story of Hungry By Nature with Ellie O'Brien

    Episode 101 - The story of Hungry By Nature with Ellie O'Brien

    As we Shelter in Place to protect those around us, we hope this week's podcast brings a little more joy to your day. In this week's episode, Laura and Sara are joined by Ellie O’Brien, owner, founder and creative force behind Hungry By Nature. Launched in 2015, Hungry by Nature is a brand about balance and moderation. According to Ellie, it is about feeding your physical hunger with natural foods and wholesome ingredients, and about feeding your intellectual hunger to learn and to grow. You can find Ellie’s granola all over Andersonville at Ridman’s Coffee, the Andersonville Galleria, and our Farmers Market or on her website at shophungrybynature.com

    • 41 min
    Episode 100 - The story of #AlwaysAndersonville: The Podcast with the Andersonville Chamber Staff

    Episode 100 - The story of #AlwaysAndersonville: The Podcast with the Andersonville Chamber Staff

    This week, we celebrate our official 100th episode with a special look back at the origins of this podcast including choosing the name, discovering our partnership with Studio C, developing our style of storytelling narrative, and creating plenty of off air bloopers along the way! Plus, our Chamber staff reflects back on memorable episodes and gives a look into their roles at the Chamber.

    • 1 hr 5 min
    #AlwaysAndersonville: The Podcast Trailer 1

    #AlwaysAndersonville: The Podcast Trailer 1

    Welcome to #AlwaysAndersonville: The Podcast. As we prepare to air our official 100th episode on Tuesday, March 10, here is a short trailer uploaded especially for our new listeners on Spotify. 

    • 20 sec

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