February Neighbor Spotlight: Jaime Zentz, Geneva Hair Studio

Posted on February 19, 2018

By Cheryl Hizer Jaime Zentz is no stranger to business ownership. She grew up in a family of business owners and, because of the time and sacrifice she saw it required of her parents, she avoided it for herself. After working in her parents’ printing shop, she went to school to be a stylist. She […]

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The Irvies – FAQ, FYI!

Posted on January 15, 2018

The Irvies is a community awards ceremony where businesses, neighbors, and our very own larger-than-life personalities are nominated and selected for awards demonstrating their unique talents, notorieties, and contributions to the greater good of Irvington. This fundraiser for Irvington Development Organization (IDO) will be hosted Saturday, February 24 at the Irvington Lodge (5515 East Washington […]

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January Neighbor Spotlight: Heidi Unger

Posted on January 15, 2018

By Katie Hughes This month’s neighbor spotlight is on Heidi Unger, who also happens to be an IDO board member and Communications Committee Chair. This communications professional and freelance writer and editor is no stranger to Indiana, having grown up in Noblesville before going to Franklin College and finding her way to Irvington, after a few […]

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Great Indy Seed Swap Moves to Bona Thompson Center

Posted on January 15, 2018

Even though spring and summer seem far away, it won’t be long before gardeners get ready to start seeds indoors. For nature lovers, indoor seed starting is a great way to enjoy nature without having to bundle up against winter winds. For frugal vegetable gardeners, it’s essential for getting a head start on a growing […]

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Renovated Commercial Space Available on East Washington Street Corridor

Posted on January 12, 2018

Those of us who are familiar with the property at 6101-6107 East Washington Street don’t quite recognize the building these days. Justin St. John, owner of Maximum Grow Gardening and the building where it operates, recently purchased this second building on the south side of the East Washington Street business corridor. He’s made significant investments […]

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Celebrate with Irvington Green Initiative

Posted on December 15, 2017

Irvington Green Initiative is inviting neighbors and partners to tune into our 2017 “epiphanies,” and learn more about 2018 community tree-planting projects, neighborhood improvement recycling plans, and other opportunities. Join us for dinner at The Legend Classic Irvington Café, 5614 East Washington Street, on Saturday, January 6, at 6 p.m. Order dinner from the menu, and beverages and […]

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December Neighbor Spotlight: Irv’s Newest Arrivals

Posted on December 15, 2017

In November, three vastly different restaurants joined our business district and brought us more variety. Super Bowl Pho offers authentic Vietnamese cooking. Tony and his uncle Leo started the first Super Bowl Pho in Westfield in 2013. These new neighbors offer their namesake and a wide variety of other specialties, including Spring Rolls, Vermicelli-Bun, Rocket Shrimp, Grilled […]

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The Most Wonderful Time of the Year

Posted on December 15, 2017

Irvington put on a festive evening of holiday activities December 8, at the annual Irvington Holiday Open House. Despite the chilly temperatures, plenty of people were walking in the neighborhood, filling the shops and restaurants, and occupying all the seats in the trolley. Too many people and groups to thank for the songs, and cheer, […]

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Vote for the Irvies

Posted on December 14, 2017

The inaugural Irvies are in full swing! We’ve collected the nominees for our exciting awards, and now it’s time for you to get out to our amazing Irvington businesses and vote! Each of the locations listed below is hosting a ballot box for a specific award. Voting is easy. Visit each of your favorite locations. […]

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Give to the Irvington Streetscape and Save Money

Posted on December 14, 2017

As we get closer to the end of the year, you have probably started thinking about preparing your returns. This could help! IDO has great way for you to help the Irvington Streetscape stay bright, clean, and green while also saving some “green” on your state taxes. For the second year now, the state of […]

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