Public invited to welcome new Big State owner

The Greater Irving-Las Colinas Chamber of Commerce, in conjunction with our partners at the City of Irving and with the Irving Heritage Society, invite the public to attend a welcome announcement with Rick Fairless, new proprietor of Big State, at 2 p.m. Sunday, June 1 at the Heritage House, 303 S. O’Connor Rd. in Irving…. Keep Reading »

Irving Chamber Board of Directors selects 2014-15 Chairman-Elect Gary Huddleston of Kroger

On May 27, the Greater Irving-Las Colinas Chamber’s Board of Directors approved a recommendation from the Chairman’s Nominating Committee to elect Gary Huddleston as the Chamber’s 2014-15 Chairman-Elect. Huddleston is the Director of Consumer Affairs Southwest Division for Kroger, and his career with the company spans more than 40 years. Huddleston will become Chairman of… Keep Reading »

Irving Flood Control District announces new board member

Valley Ranch resident Neha Kunte was sworn-in Monday to the Irving Flood Control District 3 board. She will serve out former board member Chris Wallace’s term on the board, which provides flood control facilities for Valley Ranch. Wallace resigned to move to Austin to serve as president of the Texas Business Association. Kunte is owner… Keep Reading »

Irving seeking budget input at three public sessions

Three public input sessions on the city’s 2014-15 budget have been scheduled for 7 p.m. on Thursday, June 5 and June 26 at City Hall, 825 W. Irving Blvd. Residents can also email questions about the budget to ask the budget guy@cityofirving.org. The current budget can be viewed online at cityofirving.org. The city plans to… Keep Reading »

May 31st is the deadline to register for the China trip lead by the Irving-Las Colinas Chamber!

The Irving Chamber invites you to experience China with other members, family and friends. Join us to see the beauty and culture China has to offer through ancient and modern Chinese wonders. Traveling with the Irving Chamber, family and friends will satisfy all types of vacationers: from sightseers, adventurers and even those wanting to learn… Keep Reading »

Webinar: Grow Your Business with Simple Marketing Strategies

Too busy for marketing? Not sure where to start? Join the SBA, Constant Contact and Microsoft for our free webinar on Tuesday, June 10 at 1:00 pm and learn how to:  Make the most of email and social media, understand marketing basics like goals and objectives, get your messages opened and read, shared and socially… Keep Reading »

Don’t forget to vote today!

Today is Election Day for the Texas primary run-offs. Polls are open now and close at 7:00 p.m. today. If you know your precinct number but are not sure where to vote, you can look up your voting location by clicking here for the Democratic Party primary run-off, or by clicking here for the Republican… Keep Reading »

Irving musician Jesse Rya featured on Jimmy Kimmel Live!

Irving musician Jesse Rya, who regularly sings and plays his guitar outside of the Irving Kroger on Belt Line Road, gained national attention with his appearance on ABC’s late-night show Jimmy Kimmel Live! May 20. “A couple of weeks ago a guy named Jesse was sitting outside of a Kroger supermarket in Irving, Texas,” late-night host Jimmy Kimmel began…. Keep Reading »

Downtown Irving icon, Big State Drug Store closing Thursday

After 22 years, Brian Smith, owner of downtown Irving icon, Big State Drug Store, has decided to close the doors of his business at 100 E. Irving Blvd. Smith cited dwindling revenues as a result of pharmaceutical insurance reimbursements and a declining customer base. Big State Drug Store will officially close at 7 p.m. Thursday,… Keep Reading »

North Texas LPGA Shootout 2014 (Video)

The North Texas LPGA Shootout returned to the Las Colinas Country Club for its second year. See some of the action that attracted fans, and the inspirational messages for young golfers.