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City of Irving revenue opportunities

The following revenue opportunities are available from the City of Irving: 079D-16F Harvard St., Harvard Ct., Keyhole Cr., & Keyhole St. Water and Wastewater Improvements 095D-16F Used Roll-Off Vehicle for City of Irving 094D-16F Structural Engineering Services 096D-16F Equipment Maintenance for Street Sweepers, Sewer Flushing Machines, Vac Trucks 090D-16F Sale of Real Property, 1100 N…. Keep Reading »

Michaels purchases craft wholesaler for $150M

Craft retailer The Michaels Companies Inc. (Nasdaq: MIK) announced an acquisition on Tuesday: a $150 million purchase of Ohio-based Lamrite West Inc. Founded in 1954, Lamrite is a wholesale distributor of craft products to craft, party, toy, drug and grocery stores. It also operates 34 Pat Catan’s Craft Centers in Ohio, Pennsylvania, Michigan and West… Keep Reading »

Irving-based Forterra acquires Nashville company

Irving-based Forterra Building Products said Tuesday that it has acquired  Sherman-Dixie Concrete Industries, a producer of precast concrete structures. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Forterra, which manufactures concrete and clay building products, employs more than 5,400 people across 118 facilities in the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom. Nashville-based Sherman-Dixie operates eight… Keep Reading »

DFW Airport offering $25 weekend parking

DFW Airport offering $25 weekend Terminal Parking through Feb. 27. All travelers who enter the airport on a Saturday will be able to take advantage of a special $25 weekend parking rate. Terminal Parking is DFW’s most convenient self-parking option, with a total of 28,000 spaces. Our state-of-the-art digital parking guidance systems are installed throughout… Keep Reading »

Irving ISD’s Partners in Education celebrates 30th anniversary

The Irving ISD’s Partners in Education celebrates 30 years this year. A reception to celebrate the milestone was held recently in the lobby of the Administration Building. The Credit Union of Texas sponsored the event. Thelma Cantu runs the program. To learn more, email her at tcantu@irvingisd.net. Presented by neighborsgo

North Lake College named award finalist

North Lake College was recently nominated as a 2016 Bellwether Awards finalist in recognition of its innovative Veterans Affairs Center (Vet Center) and the initiatives the program has taken to foster and promote the success of student veterans. North Lake College was one of 30 colleges nominated in one of the following three award categories:… Keep Reading »

Dallas Comic Con returns to Irving

Fan Expo presents Dallas Comic Con Fan Days Feb. 13 and 14 at the Irving Convention Center, 500 W. Las Colinas Blvd. Show hours are from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Feb. 13 and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Feb. 14. The popular event includes everyone’s favorite comic artists, celebrity guests and cosplay fun. New… Keep Reading »

Irving Police announce survey

During February and March, the Irving Police Department, in collaboration with the University of Dallas, will be conducting the 2016 satisfaction survey. The survey will seek opinions and comments from people who requested police service within the past three months. Participation is voluntary but appreciated. The goals of the survey are: –Measure the level of… Keep Reading »

Irving Public Library offers new feature

The Make it Yourself Zone, a new space where patrons can develop skills and express themselves through digital media, has opened on the first floor of the South Irving Library, 601 S. Schulze. The zone has the latest hardware, software and equipment for producing photographs, video and audio files, including Dell and iMac computers, Adobe… Keep Reading »

Irving Black Arts Council presents events

The Irving Black Arts Council and the City of Irving will present their annual African-American History Month family events. The events include an art exhibit and a program with speakers. The exhibit, featuring works of Johnathon Foster, Kirk Garnett, ShaLana Mitchell, Kevin Owens & C-Ray Rayson, wlll be through February in the Main Gallery of… Keep Reading »