Every vote counts. Are you part of the equation?

To vote in Texas, you must be registered. Simply pick up a voter registration application, fill it out, and mail it at least 30 days before the election date. Get your application here. Last day to register to vote for this Elections is Tuesday , October 11, 2016. You are eligible to register to vote if: You are a… Keep Reading »

Former Texas Stadium plans in Irving includes townhomes, restaurants and shops

It’s called Irving Planned Unit Development #6. And if all goes as planned, it will reinvigorate the site where the Dallas Cowboys became known as “America’s Team.” WFAA-TV (Channel 8) reported Friday that the Irving City Council has revealed plans to transform the former 80-acre site of Texas Stadium and about 1,000 acres around it “into… Keep Reading »

Announcing Leadership Irving-Las Colinas Class of 2017

The Greater Irving-Las Colinas Chamber of Commerce kicked off its 2017 Leadership Irving-Las Colinas Class on Sept. 23 at La Cima Club. Leadership Irving-Las Colinas is a reputable eight-month program that provides education and awareness of community opportunities, challenges and resources through classes in leadership development, community involvement, public safety, education, business, arts, health care,… Keep Reading »

$200M Irving Music Factory considering new long-term capital options

The Irving Music Factory — a Live Nation-anchored, mixed-use development in Las Colinas — is weighing its options to partner with a new long-term capital source, either debt or equity, that wants to bet on the project’s success. The Las Colinas development, which has a build out cost with land north of $200 million, was… Keep Reading »

Community event to shine a light on domestic violence

In recognition of Domestic Violence Awareness Month, the City of Irving will host Illuminate Irving, a free, family-friendly event for the entire community 5:30 to 7 p.m. Oct. 18. Illuminate Irving will honor domestic violence victims, as well as friends and families of those touched by this pervasive crime. The goal for the event is… Keep Reading »

Business owners invited to Midtown Express Task Force Meeting

SouthGate Constructors, the lead contractor for the Midtown Express project, will host its next Business Owner Task Force 9:30 to 10:30 a.m., Wednesday, Sept. 28 at its Field Office, 2220 Chemsearch Blvd., Suite 100. Any businesses or business representatives along or near the Midtown Express Corridor are invited. The meeting is intended for business owners along… Keep Reading »

Irving ISD earns 41 Distinction Designations on State Accountability System

  Irving ISD earned 41 Distinction Designations awarded by the Texas Education Agency for student performance on the State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR). That number is an increase of four over 2015. In addition, 11 Irving ISD campuses received the postsecondary readiness distinction in 2016 compared to three in 2015. Irving ISD… Keep Reading »

City of Irving revenue opportunities

The following revenue opportunities are available from the City of Irving: 020V-17F Ford OEM Parts 019V-17F Dodge OEM Parts 021M-17F Professional Golf Course Management Services 023V-17 Sale of Scrap Metal and White Goods for Recycling 022V-17 Custodial Services for Landfill Offices For additional information, go to http://www.ci.irving.tx.us/bids.aspx, or contact the City’s Purchasing Department at 972-721-2631…. Keep Reading »

To bow, or not to bow: Doing business with DFW’s Japanese companies

It’s one of many questions, actually, that executives face when doing business with the increasing number of Japanese companies that have established headquarters or operations in North Texas. That number has climbed 64 percent in the last four years, resulting in billions of dollars of investment in the area, and the Japan/DFW wave is just… Keep Reading »

Irving Fire Department improvements could lower insurance rates, bring new businesses

Irving business owners could see a drop in property insurance rates if the city’s fire protection rating gets an upgrade from a national insurance group by the end of the year, city fire officials said. Recent improvements within the Irving Fire Department could boost the city to a Class 1 rating — the highest possible — from the… Keep Reading »