Posts filed under: "East Side Indy"

June Neighbor Spotlight: Yasha Persson of Irvington Lodge

By Katie Hughes;   Photo Credit: Yasha Persson This month’s Neighbor Spotlight is on Yasha Persson, a new member of the Irvington business community and one of the proud new owners of the historic Irvington Lodge located at 5515 E. Washington Street. Yasha, who has lived on the east side of Indianapolis for almost 30 years and […]

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Neighbor Spotlight: Eric James’ Tres Gatos Farm & Community Garden

  By Nancy Larner Ruschman Introducing Eric James, a new-ish resident of Irvington Terrace who started the cool and quirky Tres Gatos (Three Cats) Farm & Community Garden. Tres Gatos is one of the stops on the June 24 Irvington Garden Tour! Also, did you know that Eric offers FREE produce delivery within one mile of Irvington for any order over $10? […]

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Irvington Clean Up Day: April 21

SPRING IS HERE!  No, really! So that means we’ve got a winter full of litter, gravel from all the potholes, and last year’s perennials to sweep up! We need crews of hardy volunteers to fan out between Ritter and Bolton along Washington St. to clean, and mulch on Saturday, April 21, 8:00 am to noon. […]

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Vote for Irvington’s “Main Street”

Independent We Stand, an advocacy network for independently-owned businesses, is running a contest for America’s Main Street. We found out about the contest late so have some catching up to do. We need Irvington supporters to go to https://www.mainstreetcontest.com/nominees once a day, every day until April 22 for us to make it to the quarterfinals.  […]

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Couldn’t Make it to the Irvies? Here’s How it Went

900 ballots; 500 photos; 120 glasses of wine and beer; 110 attendees; 100 cupcakes; 43 nominees; 27 sponsors; 15 large pizzas; 12 awards; 5 courses of hors d’oeuvres; 4 raffle winners; 3 musical acts; 2 red carpets; 1 haunted masonic lodge. Saturday, February 24th, we hosted the inaugural Irvies:  an IDO Awards Night and Fundraiser. […]

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February Neighbor Spotlight: Jaime Zentz, Geneva Hair Studio

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!

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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Great Indy Seed Swap Moves to Bona Thompson Center

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

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

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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