Posts filed under: "Business"

Save the Irvington Post Office – Big Event! (post #1 in series on former Irvington Post Office)

This entry is the first in a series that will chronicle the progress of the historic Irvington Post Office building recently purchased by IDO and the Irvington Historical Society (IHS). By now, many of you have heard the Cinderella story of IDO and IHS stepping in at the last minute to purchase the former Irvington […]

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Take a Walk Down Audubon Road – Living and Shopping in Irvington

Guest writer, Alison Jensen: If you have ever wondered what was south of Washington Street on Audubon Road, you might be pleasantly surprised Personally, I have walked down Audubon Road at least a thousand times. Usually, I am en route to the Public Library or the park with my 4 year old. Heading south on […]

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Sold! And for Sale

            Guest writer – Margaret Lawrence Banning: For those eager to learn more about some of IRV’s commercial properties that have recently sold or are for sale, here’s a little update: The long-vacant former King of Clubs, 5478 Brookville Rd., sold last fall and reopened as the Beer Fountain.  They’re […]

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Vintage Geek? Shop South IRV!

Guest writer: Becky Schlomann– If you, like me, love shopping for antiques, there’s no need to leave your own neighborhood to find the real treasures.  With several vintage stores within a half-mile radius, Irvington may be the best-kept secret in the Indianapolis antiques scene. The newest of these stores is Irvington Vintage, which opened in […]

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Meet IDO Member and Owner of Irvington Wellness Center, Laura Lea Sweney!

Guest writer: Nancy Larner Ruschman– Irvington is full of independent business owners who offer unique products and services for our residents and visitors. At IDO, we love to highlight our business owners to find out why they chose this quirky little town to locate their business. Today we’d like to introduce Laura Lea Sweney, owner […]

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Irvington Development Organization 2012 Wrap Up

Guest writer: Alison Jensen– On behalf of all of us at Irvington Development Organization. Happy New Year! Great things happened in 2012 including the completion of the streetscape project and the purchase of the former post office building.  It is the sincere hope of all involved that these plus other works will enhance the lives […]

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Looking to Spruce Up the Exterior of Your Biz in IRV? IDO Can Help!

Want to improve the exterior of your IRV biz but don’t quite have the funds to do so? IDO can help with that! The Small Business Façade Improvement Program is a matching grant program of the Fostering Commercial Urban Strategies (FOCUS) Initiative at Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC).  The Façade program is created to jumpstart retail and commercial development in Indianapolis’ […]

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WRTV6 Video on Demise of Indy East Motel

View the WRTV6 video on the demo of the Indy East Motel! WRTV 6 – Indy East Motel – Longtime Eyesore – To Be Razed

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