In addition to Swedish culture, Andersonville is home to Middle Eastern restaurants and bakeries and a thriving, diverse commercial area of locally-owned businesses. Visit the Swedish American Museum (5211 N. Clark St.) to learn the immigration stories of Swedish Americans. Get a cold treat at George's Ice Cream & Sweets (5306 N. Clark St.). Pauline's (1754 W. Balmoral Ave.) has a 1950s diner vibe. Women & Children First Bookstore (5233 N. Clark St.) has story time every Wednesday morning at 10:30 a.m. (doors open at 10:15 a.m.).