Irving Anticipating Orange Line Arrival, Hosts Quarterly Luncheon

In preparation for the grand opening of the DART Orange Line in July, the Chamber and presenting sponsors DART and KSWRP welcomed business professionals and elected officials to the Quarterly Luncheon on April 25th. The 14-mile, $1.3 billion Orange Line is expected to generate at least $400 billion in transit-oriented development in Irving. Guest speakers… Keep Reading »

DART Rail Construction Update (Orange Line) – April 27

·         Various lane closures on Riverside Drive, 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Monday, April 30; 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Tuesday, May 1. ·         Single right lane closure on Northwest Highway/Spur 348 at the Irving Convention Center, through May 31. ·         Various lane closures on Green Park Drive, April 30 to May 4…. Keep Reading »

TX Conservative Coalition elects Harper Brown President

State Representative Linda Harper-Brown (R-Irving) was elected president of the Board of Directors of the Texas Conservative Coalition Research Institute (TCCRI), an Austin-based public policy research foundation. The election was held earlier in April but the announcement was made at a policy conference featuring former Florida Governor Jeb Bush and Attorney General Greg Abbott.  … Keep Reading »

Zeytin Mediterranean Restaurant Grand Opening

C-FB ISD Educational Foundation Golf Classic

All About Irving Newsletter – April 25

The City of Irving released their All About Irving newsletter for April 25th this week. Some of the highlights include two awards for the Irving Convention Center, “City Matters”, and other residential information.   You can view the entire publication by clicking here.

Heritage House Ice Cream Social and Tours – Sunday, May 6

The Irving Heritage Society will hold their general meeting on Sunday, May 6, in the front yard of the Heritage House at 303 South O’Connor.  Election and installation of officers will be at 3pm, with an ice cream social afterwards.  Tours of the Heritage House will be offered following the program.  The public is invited… Keep Reading »

ExxonMobil and Employees Donate $8.8 Million to Texas Universities; $40 Million Nationwide

Irving-based ExxonMobil and its employees are donating $8.8 million to higher education institutions across Texas as part of the ExxonMobil Foundation’s Educational Matching Gift Program. The program matches donor pledges 3:1 up to $7,500 to qualified colleges and universities in the United States. Across the country, ExxonMobil and its employees donated $40 million to American… Keep Reading »

West Irving Library Is Finalist for Green Project Award

By combining energy-saving design and state-of-the-art technology, the West Irving Library was able to save taxpayers money as the state’s first LEED-certified, net-zero-energy library. The $8 million library contains geothermal wells for heating and cooling, solar panels for energy production and architecture that best utilizes daylight. The 25,000-square-foot library has generated 665,000 kilowatt hours since… Keep Reading »

BT Delivers Grant to One Economy to Support Digital Inclusion Partnership

Irving-based BT delivered a US $100,000 grant to One Economy to help bridge the digital divide by teaching low-income young people to train older adults on using IT and communications technology effectively. The grant to One Economy is part of BT’s corporate Country Charity Partnership program, a company-wide global initiative and a key component of… Keep Reading »