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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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Neighbor Spotlight: Jason Ammerman, General Manager of Bonna Station

By Nancy Larner Ruschman Introducing Jason Ammerman, new General Manager of the soon-to-be-opened Bonna Station, the first restaurant-pub in Irvington that will carry spirits (not the ghostly kind, at least as far as we know). Jason has a long history of managing bars and restaurants and will now bring his talents to Irvington. Tell us a […]

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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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ICAN Broadens Reach in Irvington Community

By Heidi Unger A year ago, when Rev. Trey Flowers brought his family to Irvington and became pastor of Downey Avenue Christian Church, he was intrigued with the neighborhood’s close community feel and the network of churches working together. “It was a breath of fresh air,” he says. “Irvington is such a caring, tight-knit community. […]

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May Neighbor Spotlight: Kathleen Angelone

Kathleen Angelone has been abandoned in Germany, served as an attorney for Indiana Department of Revenue, volunteered all over the world, and calls Irvington home. She owns and operates Bookmamas at 9 Johnson on the south side of Washington Street. HISTORY Bookmamas originated with Kate Ayers and Amy LaCroix on the north side of Washington […]

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February Neighbor Spotlight: Andrea De Mink

Andrea De Mink wears many hats. She has administered the Irvington Neighbors Facebook Page nearly since its inception, where she also entertains neighbors with discussions about her electricity usage. She serves on the Historic Irvington Community Council, which holds monthly meetings and participates in events throughout the year. You can see her walking through the […]

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