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Posted on: March 31, 2020

First Friday Date Night is now First Friday Takeout

Couple eating dinner at home watching television

Picture it; a romantic candle lit dinner while binge-watching a new show. First Friday Date Night is now First Friday Takeout! Irving residents adhering to Dallas County’s order to shelter-in-place are encouraged to support Irving restaurants by...

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Economic Development News
Posted on: March 26, 2020

Texas Comptroller's Office: Help Is Available to Businesses

Texas Comptroller

The Texas Comptroller’s Office knows that during periods of economic hardship, paying or remitting taxes and fees on time can feel like an extra burden when there’s so much uncertainty. 

As all taxpayers are doing their best to...

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Economic Development News
Posted on: March 20, 2020

Texas Included in Emergency Designation for SBA Small Business Disaster Loans

U.S. Small Business Administration emblem

Governor Greg Abbott announced that the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) has included the entire state of Texas in its Economic Injury Disaster Declaration and granted access to its Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) program, which will provide ...

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Economic Development News
Posted on: January 14, 2020

Fire Station 4 Construction Update

Monument sign at Irving's new Fire Station 4 location.

Construction is underway on the new Fire Station 4, on the corner of Toler Lane and Metker street. The construction project will bring a much needed upgrade to the 60 year old building on MacArthur bvld. by incorporating larger living space, workout room ...

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Economic Development News
Posted on: June 3, 2019

Welcome Home to Westin Irving Convention Center

Pool and surrounding deck of the Westin Irving Convention Center Hotel.

The City of Irving’s new $113 million hotel, the Westin Irving Convention Center at Las Colinas, is the final piece to a multidecade entertainment and convention district vision.

Irving now has a vibrant, fun-filled location in the heart of North...

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Economic Development News
Posted on: May 14, 2019

Southern-Fried Honky-Tonk, Mama Tried, Two-Steps into Toyota Music Factory Later this Summer

Evening aerial photo of the Toyota Music Factory.

The Texas Two Step isn’t going to be the only lucky draw at Texas Lottery® Plaza for long. Popular Nashville-style honky-tonk Mama Tried is expanding into Toyota Music Factory this summer. The bar/restaurant/live music venue is the brain...

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Posted on: April 2, 2019

Brian Tyler Becomes McKesson’s New CEO

McKesson headquarters building in Irving, Texas.

Veteran McKesson leader, Brian Tyler, becomes the company’s new chief executive officer on April 1, succeeding John Hammergren. Hammergren served as the company’s top executive since 1999.

“I am incredibly humbled and grateful...

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Economic Development News
Posted on: May 6, 2019

Toyota Music Factory: Look What is New!

Neon sign at the entrance of the Toyota Music Factory in Irving, Texas.

Irving’s Toyota Music Factory continues to crank out the fun. 

Entertainment

This month at Toyota Music Factory, guests will want to visit Texas Lottery® Plaza every Thursday for a rockin’ new concert series, as Texas Lottery® Live hosts some of th...

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Economic Development News