By Hannah (Izer) Vysoky, Thrillist on January 6, 2023
Stylish, lavish, and accessible—founders Nigel Dandridge and David Berger want to dispel preconceived notions around cannabis use.
For Nigel Dandridge and David Berger, the journey to opening Ivy Hall has been a long one. The two founders have dreamt of running a dispensary together over the course of their friendship that spans over a decade. The pair, both born and raised in Chicago, want to provide a singular cannabis experience—one that comes through in every velvet-cushioned lounge chair and each blazing, hot pink accent light. Dandridge and Berger’s lavish Ivy Hall, open at last, is as thoughtfully designed as it is dedicated to community support within the Illinois cannabis market.
Realizing their dream didn’t happen overnight, however. After much delay, Dandridge and Berger qualified for and are recipients of an Illinois social equity dispensary license.
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