Irving’s unemployment rate continues to decline

Presented by Greater Irving – Las Colinas Chamber of Commerce Irving’s unemployment rate decreased to 3.5 percent in April 2015.    Irving’s 3.5 percent unemployment rate compares favorably to the Texas unemployment rate of 4.2 percent and the national average of 5.2 percent. Irving’s unemployment rate was 4.6 percent in April 2014. The success of the… Keep Reading »

AT&T offers more than golf this week at the Byron Nelson in Irving

Presented by neighborsgo The AT&T Byron Nelson offers more than the opportunity to watch top golfers play. Here’s what else fans can check out: AT&T Fan Zone Tour Truck –A 53-foot interactive trailer near the main entrance –“It Can Wait” chair simulator – showing drivers the dangers of texting behind the wheel –Cadillac vehicle on-site… Keep Reading »

Tool and equipment maker Hilti leases Irving R&D center

Presented by The Dallas Morning News International tool and construction equipment maker Hilti will locate a new research and development facility in Irving. Hilti has rented 65,000 square feet of commercial space in the Parc Royal business park on West Royal Lane near Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport. Developer Jackson-Shaw built the 30-acre, 4-building project. Hilti… Keep Reading »

Irving-based Avocados from Mexico set to share new 2015-2016 plans & programs

Avocados from Mexico (AFM) will be sharing new program details at the upcoming 2015 United Fresh Show on June 8-10 in Chicago, Illinois.  With approximately 1.5 billion lbs. of imports in the U.S. and over 70% market share, the top-selling avocado brand in the United States will be showcasing its new 2015-2016 programming.  Its programming will be anchored in a new campaign driving consumer demand with… Keep Reading »

Four Seasons in Irving recognized by TripAdvisor

Presented by neighborsgo The Four Seasons Resort and Club announces it has received the Certificate of Excellence for the 5th consecutive year from TripAdvisor. This achievement places the hotel in the TripAdvisor Hall of Fame. Congrats, Four Seasons!

North Lake College receives $1.4 million grant

Presented by neighborsgo North Lake College, in partnership with the Construction Education Foundation, has been awarded a $1,483,039 Skills Development Fund grant from the Texas Workforce Commission. The grant will provide job training to 19 building contractors in 11 counties. The grant will be used to custom train 619 Texas employees, including plumbers, electricians and… Keep Reading »

The AT&T Byron Nelson is coming…

Presented by neighborsgo The AT&T Byron Nelson brings golf and an array of other activities to Irving. The tournament kicks off Monday at the Four Seasons with a youth clinic featuring Jordan Spieth and Harrison Frazer. Golfer Don Boever will also be at the clinic to demonstrate trick golf shots and offer tips. Tuesday is… Keep Reading »

Irving, Coppell students among winners in Don’t Mess with Texas contest

Presented by neighborsgo Artist Hyun Chu of Irving teaches painting at Brookhaven College. She also teaches students ages pre-kindergarten through 12th grade at her Dallas Art Studio. Those students have an exhibit of their work at the Farmers Branch Manske Library, 13613 Webb Chapel, through May 29. Four of her students won awards in the Don’t Mess… Keep Reading »

MainStage Irving-Las Colinas announces 2015-2016 season

MainStage Irving-Las Colinas unveiled four plays and a musical that will be produced as part of the 2015-16 season to a packed house of volunteers, subscribers, and supporters on Saturday night, May 16 at the Irving Arts Center. Met with tremendous excitement, the new season features The Addams Family, 33 Variations, Kind Lady, The Great… Keep Reading »

Austin Connelly of Irving to receive award at AT&T Byron Nelson

Presented by neighborsgo Four of the world’s top junior golfers will receive the Byron Nelson International Junior Golf Awards at this year’s AT&T Byron Nelson. One of them is Austin Connelly of Irving. He is also playing in the tournament. Austin will receive the award from the Salesmanship Club of Dallas along with Sam Burns,… Keep Reading »