Posts filed under: "Events"

A Winter Lighting Event: Luminaria in Irvington

Irvington Luminaria: A Winter Lighting Event By Paula Schmidt and Heidi Unger This post is one of several articles in our December IDO Newsletter. You can read the entire newsletter here. Firelight and friends have historically been a way for many cultures and religions to encourage the light and warmth of summer to return. For […]

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Pennsy Trail Extension Officially Opens in Irvington

  The extension of the Pennsy Trail provides a place to walk, run or bicycle from the Eastside to Downtown Indianapolis. (Photo: Olivia Lewis / The Star) Neighbors had talked about having a trail in Irvington for years. Stephen Windsor, who grew up in the Eastside neighborhood and moved into his current Irvington home in 1990, […]

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Mayor Ballard to Cut Pennsy Trail Ribbon, Oct 31, 2015!

   

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IDO Annual Meeting and Fundraiser, Coal Factory, Sept 26

      Looking for something unique to do in the fall? Come to the Irvington Development Organization’s annual meeting and fundraiser! Get a sneak peak of the new Coal Factory development, behind the scenes tours of Black Acre’s brewing operations, sample some of their best libations, enjoy live music, and support the Irvington Development […]

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Stan: The Man with a Plan (for the Irvington Folk Festival)

Neighborhood Spotlight: Stan Denski Our July Neighborhood Spotlight lands on Stan Denski, the man behind the Irvington Folk Festival and all-around contributor to Irvington’s eclectic vibe. In this article, Nancy Larner Ruschman interviews Stan about the Irvington Folk Festival and his life as a long- Stan Denski photo by Nancy Larner Ruschman; additional photos by […]

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IDO Newsletter, May 2015

Our May Newsletter is full of great stories! We’re highlighting one written by Irvington neighbor, Heidi Unger, on the annual Discover Irvington event. To read the full newsletter, click here! Discover Irvington by: Heidi Unger Last weekend, the Discover Irvington festival (formerly known as Celebrate Irvington) brought Irvington residents and friends, business owners, and community organizations […]

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Irvington Luminaria – Sunday, Dec 21

Guest writer – Paula Schmidt: Photo credit – Jenny McGinnis: Irvington has followed a lovely tradition for 38 years.  Beginning in 1976, a Winter Luminaria has served as Irvington’s unique version of a Neighborhood Night Out!  It continues to be true to that original idea.  A time to slow down, enjoy your home and take […]

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Magic #8 Bus Goes to The Spirit & Place Festival for First Friday!

Irvington Development Organization and Foundation East along with IndyGo, Marian University Writing Center,  Indiana Campus Compact and ICAT, have sponsored a year-long series of events called “Magic #8 Bus”. These events are focused on family-friendly, affordable outings to cultural, arts and sporting events in downtown Indy. Our final trip is to the Old City Hall for the Spirit & Place Festival opening party […]

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Ellenberger Park and Pleasant Run Parkway Projects

Guest blogger: Patricia Waters: Photo cred: Patricia Waters: Have you noticed some of the changes around Ellenberger Park and Pleasant Run Parkway? Both areas got a little love during last weekend’s city-wide days of service for Indy DO Day. Friends of Ellenberger Park Indy DO Day Service Project  On Oct 4th as a part of […]

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Coal Factory and Pennsy Trail Updates

  (updated Aug 29, 2014) Margaret Banning, Executive Director of the Irvington Development Organization, provides an update an important Irvington project: Hello Irvington Friends and supporters, It’s hard to imagine a project with more profound benefit to our neighborhood being heard by the Indianapolis Historic Preservation Commission (IHPC).  On October 1, the Irvington Coal Factory site plan and design […]

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