Editor’s note Mon 12/12/22: the St. Lucia events previously posted below are scheduled for Tuesday 12/13/22. The Reader regrets our error. Join Andersonville residents and celebrate the holidays the Swedish way, with St. Lucia and the Lucia Procession. Lucia girls, in white robes and candle crowns, will be crowned at noon at the temporary Nordic […]
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Home Movie Day, Baroque Heroes, Irrbloss, and sex talk
Head to the basement and grab those Super 8 films Grandpa shot at the forest preserve picnic: it’s Chicago Home Movie Day. Chicago Film Archives and the Chicago Film Society join forces this year to present the annual celebration of Chicagoans’s home movies, screened from 11 AM-3 PM at the Chicago History Museum (1601 N. […]
Summer Starts Here
Midsommarfest takes place June 10-12 Chicago is a city of neighborhoods, and Andersonville is just one of the neighborhoods nestled on its north side. First established as a farming community in the 1850s, the retail district we know today began as an enclave of small businesses started by Swedish immigrants who moved north to escape […]
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Kathleen Rooney at Curbside Books and Records, stand-up from Megan Gailey, and more happenings from February 27-March 2
Naked Girls Reading, Science Fest, Fashion 16, BookCon, and more things to do in Chicago this weekend
Andersonville Wine Walk, Headsucker’s Ball, and more happenings from May 13-15
Chiditarod hits the streets, the Interview Show celebrates eight years, and more things to do in Chicago this weekend
Waffle Fest 6, Gilmore Guys, and more happenings from March 4-6.
Zoom in: Andersonville
Andersonville’s iconic water tank languishes in the Swedish American Museum parking lot.
Zoom in: Andersonville
Andersonville’s iconic wooden Dala horse received a much needed face-lift and has now moved indoors.
Reader’s Agenda Fri 5/10: Eve Ensler, Dock 6 Design and Art 5, and Opera-Matic
What’s on the Reader‘s Agenda for Friday, May 10.
This Week’s Food and Drink Events
Beer sampling, food writing, dessert crawling, and more.