Posts filed under: "Irvington News"

IndyStar: Doing Indy with IRV Resident, Karissa Hulse of IndyHub

Wonderful article in The Indianapolis Star on one of our fellow IRV residents, Karissa Hulse of Indyhub. Thanks Karissa for the bevy of IRV mentions: homespun: modern handmade, Black Sheep Gifts, La Escollera, Papa Roux and Irvington Development Organization‘s streetscape project! http://indy.st/Mw0M3l (photo courtesy of IndyStar) From the IndyStar: Karissa Hulse is the director of marketing for IndyHub, a nonprofit organization that connects young professionals […]

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Streetscape Construction Images-We’re Making Progress!

Irvington Development Organization is pleased to see how the Irvington Streetscape construction is moving along.  Here are a few photos we thought we’d share of the construction crew on the progress being made. Photos come to us courtesy of Chris Bergin  Enjoy!  

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Shops South of Streetscape Get IndyStar Attention!

Irvington shops on south Audubon get a little love from The Indianapolis Star! Mentions include Homespun: Workshops & Gallery, Magic Candle, Antiques Etcetera and Irvington Vintage. Irvington Development Organization plans to do more coverage on the biz’s south of the corridor in the coming weeks! Read entire article below or at http://indy.st/NHjrqL   Written by Erin Livingston Star correspondent With […]

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Irvington Terrace to Host CleanUp Event with KIB & Mayor Ballard

The folks at Keep Indianapolis Beautiful, Inc. and The City of Indianapolis are hosting another Great Indy CleanUp event in October and the BIG NEWS is Irvington Terrace has been selected to host the kick off event with Mayor Greg Ballard! Here’s the thing, LOTS of volunteers are needed and here are three ways you can help: 1) Attend a kickoff meeting […]

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18 Musical Acts Perform on the Final Day of 9-Day Woody Guthrie Festival in Irvington!

The organizers of the 9-day Woody Guthrie Festival in Irvington have hit upon something. Events ranging from musical acts, movies and discussions all based on Guthrie’s music, musings and philosophies have brought in record crowds to many of the IRV businesses that have served as hosts.  Today will be no exception.  The final day of […]

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LISC Facade Grants: Irvington Businesses Benefit!

Thank you to our friends at Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC) for awarding 47 local businesses and commercial properties with facade grants to improve the outside structure and signage of their buildings. Irvington Development Organization and IRV merchants have benefitted from this grant many times! This year Geneva Hair Studio and Amber Rose were recipients – congrats! Want to learn more […]

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Irvington Hosts Woody Guthrie 100th Birthday Celebration

All week! All free! All ages! Our friends at the Irvington Community Council are hosting a big week-long event July 6-14 for the Woody Guthrie 100th Birthday Celebration & Jamboree in Irvington. Culminates with a day-long concert at Ellenberger Park. Schedule includes: FRIDAY JULY 6 –Celebration of Woody Guthrie in Song & Poetry, Underground 9 Studio, 9 South Johnson […]

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“Street Lamp Blonde,” a New Brew for an Irvington Cause!

A new brew is being tapped TONIGHT, June 29, at 4pm for a great Irvington cause! Irvington Development Organization is teaming up with Black Acre Brewing Co. to launch a new brew called “Street Lamp Blonde”. Black Acre is donating $1 per SLB beer to help fund the new streetlights that will be purchased for the Irvington Streetscape so come […]

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Irvington’s Historic Signage

Ever noticed the cool historic signage around Irvington? There’s the Victoria, the Jeffers, the Muriel and of course others you would instantly recognize like the Irving! Irvington has these and a number of other inscribed and architecturally integrated signage along East Washington St.  According to the Indianapolis Historic Preservation Commission (IHPC), “a sign is considered […]

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Celebrate “Independents” Week July 1-7

July 1-7 is Celebrate Your “Independents” Week. What does that mean for you? Shop local, eat local, support your independent Irvington (and other local) businesses! Do it early and often. Check out more info from the ambia.net website: The American Independent Business Alliance (AMIBA), local Independence Business Alliances, national partners and business declare the week […]

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