Tag Archives: Andersonville

Transistor: An Andersonville Shop for the Art/Book/Music Lover

Transistor is one of those hard-to-define Andersonville stores. Is it a record store? A bookstore? With art for sale on every inch of wall and amps, instruments, and headphones on display, I had to ask—what is Transistor?

Metropolitan Brewery

Metropolitan Brewery on the North side is crafting German Lagers with Chicago style. Learn about them here, then check ’em out in Andersonville or at your local bar.

KISS Meets the Neo-Futurists

Fortunately, the good folks over at the Neo-Futurists never let bad movie scripts disappear. With their weekly series, “It Came from the Neo-Futurarium X,” running every Thursday, the talented troupe of actors resurrect the dead for the purpose of hilarity.

Marty’s (Bar, Andersonville)

Location: 1511 W. Balmoral Phone: (773) 561-6425 I have spent plenty of time attacking the eateries, antique shopping and coffee shops of […]

Farragut’s (Bar, Andersonville)

Location: 5240 N. Clark St. Phone: (773) 728-4903 The fine bartenders at Mary’s and Marty’s set the bar pretty high and, well, […]

Mary’s Rec Room (Bar, Andersonville)

Location: 5402 N. Clark St., Andersonville/Edgewater Phone: 773.784.6969 Website: hamburgermaryschicago.com/recroom Ok, let me preface this by saying that Mary’s was our stop […]

Simon’s Tavern (Bar, Andersonville)

Simon’s has been around since 1934, and the decor pays homage to the Swedish roots of Andersonville.

UPchicago Bar Crawl: Edgewater & Andersonville

UPchicago Bar Crawl: Edgewater & Andersonville

Bar Crawl #4 was approached with an air of expertise and formula — which was great, because, logistics handled, we could concentrate on the drinks… er, fellowship and staff bonding. This time, we bonded all over Edgewater and Andersonville, on the far north side.

Kopi – A Travelers Cafe (Cafe, Andersonville)

Kopi Cafe is one of the still standing mom and pop shops along the Andersonville stretch of Clark. This is one of the cozier cafe’s you will find in the city.

Beer Bar Godfathers: The Map Room vs Hopleaf

Everyone and their mom is serving a beer aficionado’s selection of micro brews and imported ales these days, but before most would dare consider beer “artisanal” there were two brew belching powerhouses in Chicago showing everyone how it’s done.

Koval Distillery

Located in Chicago’s Andersonville neighborhood, Koval is a local distiller of vodka, whiskey, brandy and liqueurs.

Sunshine Cafe (Restaurant, Andersonville)

Not all Japanese cuisine is sushi, try out Sunshine Cafe for country-style Japanese cooking.