Kroger Completes $15 Million Expansion at MacArthur Park Shopping Center

Presented by Greater Irving – Las Colinas Chamber of Commerce Kroger continues to invest in upgrading existing locations throughout the City of Irving, with the grand reopening of its store at 7505 N. MacArthur Wednesday, January 28, following a $15 million renovation and expansion. Over the past four months, the North MacArthur Kroger has undergone… Keep Reading »

Ribbon-Cutting Recap: Premier One 24 Hour Emergency Centers

Presented by Greater Irving-Las Colinas Chamber of Commerce Chamber of Commerce The Greater Irving-Las Colinas Chamber of Commerce welcomed Premier One 24 Hour Emergency Centers to Irving. Premier One Emergency Centers are freestanding emergency centers that give patients the option to seek emergency care without actually having to go to the hospital. Their focus on… Keep Reading »

City Crime Rate Drops for 10th Consecutive Year

Presented by City of Irving The City of Irving Police Department reported the city’s crime rate declined for the 10th consecutive year. Reductions in the categories of Robbery, Burglary and Aggravated Assault contributed to a drop in the per capita crime rate from 30.37 per 1,000 in 2013 to 30.00 per 1,000 in 2014. Furthermore,… Keep Reading »

City of Irving revenue opportunities

Presented by City of Irving The following revenue opportunities are available from the City of Irving:  093D-15F Sunny, Colony, Boston, Iowa, Eleventh & Rindie Water Replacement; 3B031-15AM Fire Hydrants; 095M-15F Polyethylene Refuse & Recycling Bags; 099M-15 Interior Plant Maintenance for the Irving Arts Center; 094D-15 Real Estate Appraisal Services for 126 W. Second Street; and… Keep Reading »

Joan’s Car Wash Offers New Services in Irving

Joan’s Car Wash, located at 525 W. Irving Blvd beside Joe’s Coffee Shop, has expanded the services available to customers.  You may now obtain purified water, ice and a self-serve doggie wash.  The three former car wash stalls were remodeled by owner Joe Mapes to give the appearance of three separate buildings.  He even included… Keep Reading »

Pacific Union Financial, LLC, Consolidates Wholesale Mortgage Brands and Creates One Highly Focused Division

Presented by In a strategic decision to create one strong and focused entity in Wholesale lending, Pacific Union Financial, LLC, announced the consolidation of its ClearVision Funding under the Pacific Union brand. The consolidation solidifies Pacific Union’s commitment to provide exceptional service and products to brokers in today’s competitive and complex lending environment. “With… Keep Reading »

This Week in Government

Presented by Greater Irving-Las Colinas Chamber of Commerce This week in Austin Lt. Governor Dan Patrick announced new Committee Chairs for the Texas Senate in the 84th Legislature. Locally, Senator Hancock Chairs the Senate Administration Committee while he sits on Natural Resources and Economic Development, and Transportation. Senator Royce West will be the Vice-Chair on… Keep Reading »

Inaugural Mayor’s Award of Excellence to be given at 2015 Irving State of the City Address on Jan. 29

Presented by Greater Irving-Las Colinas Chamber of Commerce Irving Mayor Beth Van Duyne will review the City’s accomplishments, bring attention to issues important to the Irving business community and highlight future opportunities at the 2015 State of the City address on Thursday, Jan. 29. The mayor will also present the inaugural Mayor’s Award of Excellence… Keep Reading »

Council Candidate Packets Available

Presented by City of Irving Residents interested in becoming a candidate for a City Council position can now obtain a candidate packet from the City Secretary’s Office at City Hall, 825 W. Irving Blvd. Packets also are available at This year, at-large council district Place 8 and single-member district council Places 4 and 6… Keep Reading »

This Week in Government

This week in Austin Today newly elected Governor Greg Abbott and Lt. Governor Dan Patrick were sworn in on South steps of the Texas Capitol. The outgoing Governor Perry has served in that office for 14 years and 1 month. That makes him the 10th longest serving governor in U.S. history. This week in D.C…. Keep Reading »