May Neighbor Spotlight: Kathleen Angelone

Posted on May 16, 2017

Kathleen Angelone has been abandoned in Germany, served as an attorney for Indiana Department of Revenue, volunteered all over the world, and calls Irvington home. She owns and operates Bookmamas at 9 Johnson on the south side of Washington Street. HISTORY Bookmamas originated with Kate Ayers and Amy LaCroix on the north side of Washington […]

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Celebrate 25 Years of Concerts in Irving Circle Park

Posted on May 16, 2017

This summer, join Friends of Irving Circle in celebrating 25 years of summer concerts in the park. All concerts are free of charge and family friendly. Irving Circle Park, one of historic Irvington’s most treasured landmarks, is located where South Audubon Road meets East University Avenue. The bands play from 7 to 9 p.m. while […]

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Showcase Your House on the Home Tour to Support Irvington Landmarks

Posted on May 16, 2017

The 43rd Annual Benton House Tour of Homes is on Sunday, September 17th 2017, and the Home Tour Committee is now recruiting homeowners to showcase their homes. Consider participating, even if you’re unsure about it. Have you ever wondered what it’s like to be on the tour? Benton House board member and past tour participant […]

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IDO Survey Yields Great Feedback

Posted on April 11, 2017

We received a lot of helpful feedback in response to the survey about our newsletter. Thank you to everyone who took the time to complete it. We’ve compiled a spreadsheet containing all responses and we’re working to incorporate these ideas in future editions of the newsletter. Here are some of the survey results. Which of […]

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April Neighbor Spotlight: Rick Wilkerson

Posted on April 11, 2017

If you consider yourself a vinyl aficionado, you have likely met Rick Wilkerson. He owns and operates Irvington Vinyl, which shares a storefront with Bookmamas at 9 Johnson Ave.  (See a message from Rick on YouTube.) BUSINESS OWNER Along with two partners, Rick started his first record store, Missing Link Records, in 1994 in Broad […]

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Calling All Civic-Minded Irvingtonians

Posted on April 11, 2017

Irvington is known for its engaged and active neighbors. If you’ve ever wondered how you too can have all that fun you hear about on Facebook and give back to this community we love so dearly, now’s your chance. All the Irvington organizations are hosting a “job fair” for volunteer positions with our respective groups. […]

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Trees Do Grow in Irvington

Posted on April 11, 2017

If you’ve ever walked along Washington Street between Emerson and Ritter Avenues on a hot, sunny day, you know there aren’t many trees to shade the sidewalks in that stretch of Irvington. On either side of Washington, we’re known for our leafy canopy. Not so much along our main corridor. That won’t be the case […]

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Public Art Commission Work for Local Artists

Posted on April 11, 2017

Each day, thousands of people drive, walk, and ride East Washington Street (the Historic National Road) and along the way see historic buildings and houses, a revitalized streetscape — with plants, trees, and new lamp posts — and a smattering of public art in the mix. Irvington Development Organization would like to hire an artist […]

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Irvington CSA: Get in on the Local Dirt!

Posted on March 29, 2017

Irvington CSA members benefit from fresh, locally grown vegetables and fruit—and community fellowship too. You can be part of it. Here’s how! Irvington Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) is getting ready to kick off its 12th season! A CSA is a partnership between farmers and a local community. The farmers supply the community with fresh, local […]

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Kroger Store Nourishes Your Family and IDO

Posted on March 26, 2017

If you’re a Kroger shopper, you can prompt — at no cost to you — donations to IDO every time you shop.  All you have to do is register your Kroger Plus card on Kroger’s website and choose IDO as your Community Rewards recipient.  At the end of each quarter, Kroger sends us a portion of […]

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