Irving City Manager, Chris Hillman appointed to the TexNet Seismic Advisory Panel

  Governor Greg Abbott has appointed Dan Hill, Chris Hillman, Dana Jurick, Hal Macartney, Kris Nygaard, Craig Pearson, Brian Stump, Scott Tinker and Robie Vaughn to the Technical Advisory Committee to the Bureau of Economic Geology at The University of Texas at Austin (UT) for terms at the pleasure of the Governor. Vaughn has been… Keep Reading »

After 30 years as a Las Colinas fixture, equestrian center land sold for housing community

Almost a year after the Las Colinas Equestrian Center in Irving closed, the 18-acre former riding and stable facility property has been sold to a high-profile Dallas developer. “Provident Realty Advisors Inc. plans to develop the property into approximately 70 single-family lots and sell the lots to David Weekley Homes,” said Provident’s Jay Hawes. “The… Keep Reading »

Irving Library offers language learning software, including Rosetta Stone

Did you know learning a different language has big benefits for your brain? The Irving Public Library is helping residents learn a new language by offering a wide variety of language learning resources. The library has two online language services, books, CDs, DVDs and even classes.  Whether you want to practice some common phrases before… Keep Reading »

Irving-based NEC is seeking senior marketing communication manager

NEC is seeking senior marketing communication manager. Headquartered in Irving, Texas, NEC is a leading provider of innovative IT, biometrics, network, and communications products and solutions for service carriers and Fortune 1000 and SMB businesses across multiple vertical industries, including healthcare, government, education, and hospitality. The Sr. Manager of Corporate Communications is responsible for developing,… Keep Reading »

Interjet debuts at DFW Airport

Interjet, a low-fare carrier from Mexico, launched direct service between Mexico City and DFW International Airport. The airline is popular with both business and leisure travelers. The celebration featured musicians, a telenovela star, and more. Presented by ICTN

Severe weather storm spotting class to be held March 29

  The City of Irving and the City of Grand Prairie Emergency Management departments will host the National Weather Service for the SKYWARN severe weather program from 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, March 29 at 801 West Irving Blvd., (the former Irving Central Library) in the auditorium. The 2016 program will discuss thunderstorm formation, ingredients… Keep Reading »

Ethos Group leases all of office space in new Irving Music Factory project

Developers of a mixed-use entertainment complex that’s under construction in Las Colinas said they have leased all the office space in the project to a single tenant. ARK Group – which is building the Music Factory complex on State Highway 114 near Northwest Highway – said that Irving-based Ethos Group has leased 100,000 square feet… Keep Reading »

Chamber member named Regional Finalist for National Small Business of the Year Award

Greater Irving-Las Colinas Chamber member Creating & Managing Wealth was named the Southwest/South Central Regional Finalist by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. The prestigious DREAM BIG Small Business of the Year Award recognizes a company’s success, innovation and contributions to economic growth and free enterprise.  Seven regional finalists including Creating & Managing Wealth were selected… Keep Reading »

Irving names new city attorney

  Irving named Kuruvilla “K.O.” Oommen as city attorney effective April 1. He replaces Charles Anderson, who is retiring. “K.O. has been a tremendous asset to Irving,” Mayor Beth Van Duyne said in a prepared statement. “We appreciate his intellect and professionalism and are looking forward to working with him as city attorney.” Oommen will… Keep Reading »

Finalists named for Chamber Innovation Award

Ten MacArthur High School students have been named finalists in the Innovation Award Competition organized by the Technology Leadership Council, an arm of the Greater Irving-Las Colinas Chamber of Commerce. The teams of students are: Rudis Escobar Fahad Joarder Teyana McAfee & Maria Garcia Andres Torres & Ludwin Velasquez Yohana Tessalfassie & Krisley Osequeda Kim… Keep Reading »