American Airlines-US Airways extend merger deadline

American Airlines and US Airways have agreed to extend the deadline to complete their proposed $11 billion merger as they fight an antitrust lawsuit filed by the U.S. Department of Justice and six states, including Texas. The airlines’ boards have extended the deadline to either Jan. 18, 2014 or the 15th day following the entry of a court order approving… Keep Reading »

Heritage House Tours Oct. 6

One of the oldest homes in Irving will be open for public tours on Oct 6, Sunday, from 3pm to 5pm. It was built in 1912 by C. P. Schulze, brother of one of the co-founders of Irving, J. O. Schulze. The Irving Heritage House is located at 303 South O’Connor and was designated as… Keep Reading »

Alan C. Lowe, Director George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum Guest speaker – Monday, September 30, 7pm – Central Library

The George W. Bush Library and Museum director, Alan C. Lowe, will be the guest speaker at the Irving Heritage Society program on Monday, September 30, at the Central Library auditorium, 801 West Irving Blvd.  The organization’s short general meeting will begin at 7pm, followed immediately by the program.  Guests are welcomed.  Refreshments will be… Keep Reading »

Red Bull Flugtag in Irving Recap – Video

A huge crowd turned out for Red Bull Flugtag in Irving, Texas. “Flugtag” means “flying day” in German. More than thirty teams built human-powered machines, and tried to make them fly over Lake Carolyn.

Four Seasons Hotel at Las Colinas Ranked Best Business Hotel in Dallas

Seven Four Seasons properties were recognized in this year’s Condé Nast Traveler Business Travel Poll in the October issue. The results of this poll are determined by a reader survey that recognizes hotels, airlines and hotel brands that excel in business travel. In the brand category, Four Seasons  was the fourth top scoring hotel brand, ahead of… Keep Reading »

Baylor Irving to host free event for seniors and caretakers

Baylor Medical Center at Irving will host a free event for caretakers and senior citizens from 9 a.m. to noon Oct. 5 at the Baylor Irving Medical Office Building II conference center, 2021 N. MacArthur Blvd. in Irving. This event is sponsored by Baylor Irving and will provide resources for seniors. Information about health care,… Keep Reading »

Texas takes number 2 spot for construction employment growth

Construction firms in Texas added 24,200 employees to their payrolls between August 2012 and August 2013, according to the latest analysis by Arlington, Va.-based Associated General Contractors of America (AGC). In August 2012, the state’s construction industry was reporting a total of 587,100 employees. A year later, this sector had 611,300 employees — an increase… Keep Reading »

Irving Cares to host annual Great Harvest fundraiser

Nonprofit Irving Cares will host its 23rd annual fundraiser, The Great Harvest, at 7 p.m. Oct. 4 at the Four Seasons Resort and Club, 4150 N. MacArthur Blvd. The dinner includes a live and silent auction, which raised more than $220,000 for the Irving nonprofit last year. Irving Cares provides assistance to qualifying Irving residents… Keep Reading »

Strangling Brothers Haunted Circus -Video

A new attraction in Irving is sure to leave some visitors shaking in their boots. The Strangling Brothers Haunted Circus opened at 8225 Esters Blvd., near State Highway 114. Learn more at www.stranglingbrotherstexas.com

Volunteers Restore Shelton’s Bear Creek Cemetery -Video

Volunteers Restore Shelton’s Bear Creek Cemetery A long-neglected piece of Irving history is now getting some much-needed attention. Hidden in an overgrown plot of land is the final resting place of some 200 Irving settlers who first came to the area as slaves. Volunteers are working to show these pioneers the respect in death that… Keep Reading »