The Original Pancake House coming to Irving

Presented by Greater Irving-Las Colinas Chamber of Commerce   The Original Pancake House will soon be opening in Irving in the former Johnny Carino’s restaurant located at 510 W. IH-635 near MacArthur Blvd. The Original Pancake House is a chain of pancake houses across the United States. They follow traditional recipes and ingredients for their… Keep Reading »

Irving’s unemployment rate declines

Presented by Greater Irving – Las Colinas Chamber of Commerce Irving’s unemployment rate for August decreased to 3.6 percent from 3.9 percent in July, one of lowest rates since before 2000. The success of the 20 Irving Economic Development Partnership wins helped contribute to this low unemployment rate. In 2015 the Partnership has contributed more… Keep Reading »

New credit card technology effective October 1

By SBA Administrator Maria Contreras-Sweet and Square CEO Jack Dorsey   This October, America will take a major step to mitigate fraud and improve our financial security by migrating away from outdated credit and debit cards that transmit sensitive customer data using magnetic stripes. In 2015, it should not surprise us that a system using… Keep Reading »

Housing market up again in Irving

Presented by Irving BubbleLife A new school year and a new house is on the books for a record number of North Texans this year, according to the latest sales figures from the MetroTex Association of REALTORS®. For the first time ever, sales volume of single family homes in the area crested past $2.6 billion… Keep Reading »

Travel easy to State Fair via Irving’s public transportation

Presented by City of Irving   Heading to the 2015 Texas State Fair can be easy with convenient transportation options on the Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) Orange Line and the Trinity Railway Express (TRE). Passengers on either line, easily accessed at multiple points within the city, can simply transfer to Green Line trains showing “Fair… Keep Reading »

Campión Trail’s canoe launch now open

Presented by City of Irving The City of Irving opened the canoe launch at T.W. Richardson Park on Sept. 26 for residents and visitors to use. The launch suffered some damage from the flooding in May, which the city plans to repair. In the meantime, the city has placed temporary safety barriers to protect users… Keep Reading »

Irving Flood Control District III approves tax rate

Presented by neighborsgo At its Sept. 14 meeting, the board of directors of Irving Flood Control District Section III (IFCD 3) passed a tax rate of $0.1280 per $100 valuation for fiscal year 2015-16 for property owners it serves in the Valley Ranch area. The approved rate for the coming year represents a $0.0161, or… Keep Reading »

Flu season is here

Presented by City of Irving   Flu season is here and the Irving Fire Department asks everyone to stay informed about influenza, get vaccinated and stop the spread.  Flu is unpredictable and can happen at any time, so get ahead of the flu by getting a flu shot. Please remember these simple tips to help… Keep Reading »

Music Factory gets approved by Irving City Council

Presented by The Dallas Morning News Irving’s long-fought plans to build a concert hall and cluster of restaurants amid the office towers and dense residential complexes of Las Colinas was approved. The City Council voted unanimously late Thursday to renegotiate its contract with Music Factory developer Ark Group, whose executives indicated they would be amenable… Keep Reading »

Business owners invited to Midtown Express Task Force Meeting

Presented by City of Irving SouthGate Constructors, the lead contractor for the Midtown Express project, will host its next Business Owner Task Force 9:30 a.m., Wednesday, Sept. 23 in partnership with the Greater Irving Las Colinas Chamber of Commerce, 5201 N. O’Connor Boulevard. Any businesses or business representatives along or near the Midtown Express Corridor… Keep Reading »