Great Neighborhoods, Great City Research

Posted on June 18, 2012

Interesting findings in the just released “Great Neighborhoods Great City” report from the Goldseker Foundation. The focus of this research is on Baltimore but includes many great points that Indianapolis and our local neighborhoods can learn from. This quote reminded us of the pride many of us have in our Indianapolis neighborhoods: “One of the charms […]

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Celebrate “Independents” Week July 1-7

Posted on June 12, 2012

July 1-7 is Celebrate Your “Independents” Week. What does that mean for you? Shop local, eat local, support your independent Irvington (and other local) businesses! Do it early and often. Check out more info from the ambia.net website: The American Independent Business Alliance (AMIBA), local Independence Business Alliances, national partners and business declare the week […]

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Irvington Garden Tour June 24

Posted on June 7, 2012

Want to view the charm of Irvington, donate to The Benton House AND get a free plant? Come to the Irvington Garden Tour, June 24 from 1-5. Only $10! Advance Tickets available 2 weeks before the tour from these 3 locations: Antique Mall of Irvington: 5502 E Washington Street Bookmamas Inc.: 9 South Johnson Avenue […]

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“Like” IDO on Facebook

Posted on June 7, 2012

If you love Irvington, won’t you consider “Liking” Irvington Development Organization by clicking on here and hitting the Like button? https://www.facebook.com/IrvingtonDevelopment You may ask: what does IDO do for Irvington? Well for starters, IDO… Recruits exciting new businesses to the heart of Irvington. Did you know that IDO helped to recruit Black Acre Brewing Co. and Ossip Optometry? Oversees the Irvington […]

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(Almost) World Famous Historic Irvington Halloween Festival Poster Contest

Posted on June 6, 2012

Some claim that The Historic Irvington Halloween Festival is the largest and longest Halloween festival in the nation! With that notoriety, wouldn’t you love to be the artist who designs this year’s IRV Halloween Festival poster? Just look at the cool design from last year! If you would like to put your artistic talents to […]

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Irvington Development Organization in IndyStar!

Posted on June 4, 2012

A small but mighty post in The Indianapolis Star on the Irvington Development Organization‘s project at the former Indy East motel! “The Irvington Development Organization plans to develop 50 apartments at the site of the vacant Indy East Motel, 5855 E. Washington St. The abandoned motel has been a problem in the Irvington area, attracting vagrants. The […]

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The Legend Recipe of the Month-Pan Fried Walleye

Posted on May 31, 2012

In each of our newsletters we ask one of our Irvington restaurant owners to share their favorite recipes with our readers. Our May Newsletter features The Legend Classic Irvington Cafe’s recipe: Pan Fried Walleye – YUM! The Legend Classic Irvington Café 5614 E. Washington St. Pan Fried Walleye Since 2003, The Legend Classic Irvington Cafe […]

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Many Celebrations to Share in the May IDO Newsletter

Posted on May 30, 2012

We’re squeaking in our May newsletter just in time!  This month we’re sharing several engaging articles including the 2nd anniversary of homespun: modern handmade, the celebration of the Irvington Streetscape groundbreaking with a wonderful article by longtime Irvingtonian Rosemary Spalding , a famous recipe from The Legend Classic Irvington Cafe, a word from IDO donors, […]

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Happy Memorial Day!

Posted on May 28, 2012

It’s been a great holiday weekend in Indianapolis! We’ve seen a wonderful parade, an incredible race, and lots of people enjoying the holiday with family and friends. With so much activity in our city, we’d also like to take a moment to reflect, remember and thank all who have served.

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Irvington Streetscape Construction

Posted on May 26, 2012

Looking for info and updates on the Irvington Streetscape construction? Simply click here and you’ll get the latest news.  Oh, while you’re there, check out the rest of IDO’s NEW website!   

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