Posts filed under: "East Side Indy"

March Neighbor Spotlight: Katie Herrold

This month our spotlight shines on Katie Herrold, who is a new IDO board member and has taken on the task of serving as chair of the fundraising committee. She also leads a very interesting life, working at times in the Middle East. Read on to learn more about Katie! Tell us about yourself.  I […]

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February Neighbor Spotlight: La Mexi-Gringa’s Rita Franco

Our spotlight shines on Rita Franco, owner of La Mexi-Gringa, where you can find some of the most awesome fresh authentic Mexican dishes in Indy (mmm…handmade tamales with a side of her mouth-watering guacamole and chips). Take a moment to learn a bit more about Rita and definitely visit La Mexi-Gringa. Do it TODAY! Tell […]

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Bringing the Shade Back to Shadeland

Below is an article from our January IDO Newsletter about the large-scale tree planting that occurred in the Irvington Terrace area during the 2015 Lilly Global Day of Service event. A big thank you to the employees at Eli Lilly and Company, Keep Indianapolis Beautiful, Irvington Garden Club, IDO’s own Irvington Green Initiative and our wonderful Irvington and […]

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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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October Neighbor Spotlight: Growing Up as Irvington Girls

This month the IDO October Newsletter highlights our Irvington Youth Voice Series, where neighbor Ria Rebein reflects on memories of growing up in Irvington with her two best friends, Lydia Egan and Alex Ruschman. Through our interview questions these young ladies provide insight on life in Irvington as young adults. Irvington Youth Voice: Growing Up as Irvington […]

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Vintage Motifs Opens in Irvington – New and Vintage-Style Home Decor

Shopping for affordable new home décor in Irvington just got easier. The new Vintage Motifs home décor and furniture store is located in the neighborhood’s core business area among popular shops and restaurants and offers classic home décor and furniture in a vintage style. The store’s owner, Irvington resident Jennifer Weinmann, is drawn to classic décor and […]

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The Hummingbird Restaurant Opens in Irvington Near Pennsy Trail

Neighbor Spotlight: Mike Finnigan Interview by Heidi Unger Neighbors are eager to check out the new café that quietly opened a few weeks ago near the Pennsy Trail. The Hummingbird Café, which is on Audubon Road near Bonna Avenue, offers sandwiches, a salad bar, soup, and more. This month, we’re shining the spotlight on Mike […]

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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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