This weekly program features interviews with Chicago Neighborhood Insiders – local experts from Chicago’s diverse communities.
These brief lunchtime conversations feature representatives of neighborhood chambers of commerce, local businesses and cultural organizations who are eager to share inside information about the history, culture and attractions in their neighborhoods. Meet the experts, hear their stories, ask questions, and you’ll be ready to Get Up and Go!
Andersonville is characterized by an incredible diversity of cultures and lifestyles, a neighborhood whose predominantly locally-owned boutiques are found amidst quaint brunch spots, Middle Eastern bakeries, hip bars and gastro-pubs, and a strong Scandinavian presence from the neighborhood’s Swedish founders. Andersonville is also home to a vibrant gay and lesbian community, catered to by the neighborhood’s many LGBT-friendly businesses, restaurants and bars.