Posts filed under: "Neighbor Spotlight"

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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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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January Neighbor Spotlight: Heidi Unger

By Katie Hughes This month’s neighbor spotlight is on Heidi Unger, who also happens to be an IDO board member and Communications Committee Chair. This communications professional and freelance writer and editor is no stranger to Indiana, having grown up in Noblesville before going to Franklin College and finding her way to Irvington, after a few […]

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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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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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September Neighbor Spotlight: Don Flick

By Cheryl Hizer “I’m an IDO Board member who met my fairy tale princess in Irvington almost 30 years ago, where I’ve constructed my own happily ever after.” Don Flick’s love affair with his wife Lisa AND Irvington started in 1988! Don, currently serving on IDO’s board and as president of Irvington Historical Society, grew up in Jasper, […]

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August Neighbor Spotlight: JJ Stenzoski

By Cheryl Hizer We in Irvington know JJ Stenzoski as one half of Delta Duo and enjoy the Delta Blues sound of this duo every First Friday, typically at 10 Johnson or The Irving. Delta Duo performs several times a year at Hopwood Cellars in Zionsville, and you can catch them in the second week of the Indiana State Fair. If you haven’t […]

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July Neighbor Spotlight: Steve Barnett

Steve Barnett is no stranger to history. In fact, it’s widely known that if you need to find out something about your Irvington home, Steve’s the man to ask. He has meticulously created a database of the homes east of Linwood Avenue, south of 10th Street, north of Brookville Road, and west of Kitley Avenue. Steve […]

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June Neighbor Spotlight: School 57 Learning Garden

By Cheryl Hizer George W Julian Elementary School 57, located at Ritter and Washington Street, was awarded a Learning Garden in April of this year. Installation took place on Tuesday, May 16. Students visited their new gardens by grade level immediately following installation, and with the help of The Kitchen Community educators, teachers, and family […]

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