Posts filed under: "Neighborhoods"

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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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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Influence the City’s Future through Indy DMD Engagement

If you live or work in Marion County, you no doubt have thoughts about the infrastructure, plans, initiatives, and organizations that move us forward and also those that don’t serve us well. Understanding key concepts of city planning, our many existing assets, and challenges from the past can help all of us know how to […]

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RequestIndy App Improves Communication between Residents, City Agencies

By Heidi Unger For many years, the City of Indianapolis has worked to improve communication between residents and the mayor’s office. The Mayor’s Action Center (MAC) serves as the point of contact for residents who have concerns that city agencies can address. Is trash accumulating at a property on your block? Tired of swerving around a pothole […]

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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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Discover the Best of Irvington

Quick reminders: In case you missed previous announcements, here are the details for two upcoming events. IRVINGTON FARMERS MARKET Sunday, the beloved Irvington Farmers Market, brought to you by Irvington Garden Club, has resumed its summer schedule of the second Sunday of the month, noon to 3 p.m. in Ellenberger Park. The next market will […]

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