Posts filed under: "East Side Indy"

December Neighbor Spotlight: Irv’s Newest Arrivals

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

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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Give to the Irvington Streetscape and Save Money

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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Holiday Highlight: Local Shopping Opportunities

With the holidays just around the corner, don’t miss these opportunities to shop, celebrate, and gather with loved ones in Irvington. Irvington Historical Society Holiday Fair The Irvington Historical Society Holiday Fair continues a tradition set by the Gathering of Artists. Unique holiday gifts from the best local artisans will be offered in a two-day […]

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The Irvies: Get Out and Vote!

The Irvies is a community award 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 the Irvington Development Organization (IDO) will be hosted Saturday, February 24th approximately 7pm at the Irvington Lodge […]

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71st Annual Historic Irvington Halloween Festival

As the leaves fall each year, here in Irvington a certain excitement settles in with witches and ghost tours until the blessed day of the Annual Halloween Festival. This year was no different than the 70 years before. The week long festival started with Jack the Ripper joining the Masquerade Ball held at the Ice […]

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November Neighbor Spotlight: Justin St. John

In our October newsletter, we hinted at this month’s neighbor spotlight. “I was a heavy-equipment operator in the Marine Corps and won the Hard Dog award while attending Mixed Martial Arts training.” Most of us know Justin St John as the owner-operator of Maximum Grow Gardening(MGG) at 6117 East Washington Street. But you may not know […]

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We present to you, The Irvies

The Irvies (a nod to The Dundies from the much-beloved show The Office) is a community award ceremony where businesses, neighbors, and our very own larger-than-life personalities are nominated and selected for awards demonstrating their unique talents, notoriety, and contributions to the greater good of Irvington. This fundraiser for the Irvington Development Organization (IDO) will […]

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October Neighbor Spotlight: Bernie De Koven

When we shared in July about the Expression Swings Bernie De Koven had been instrumental in getting installed at Ellenberger Park, the response was immediate and overwhelming! Irvington loves Blue, as he’s known around town. It should come as no surprise that Blue wanted to leave a legacy of play in his favorite place: Ellenberger Park. Bernie, the […]

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Black Hat Society’s Spirited Fundraising

By Katie Hughes Have you ever seen a fleet of cyclists dressed as witches riding around through the neighborhood and wondered what’s going on? Meet the local Irvington Black Hat Society (BHS). BHS is a  nonprofit group of theatrical witches that was  created a year after its founder, Karin Mullins, saw a Facebook posting of […]

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