Posted on: August 15, 2017

Create a Feline-Friendly Home for your #ClearTheShelters Cat

Pretty long-haired cat with blue eyes resting in the grass.

At the Clear the Shelters event on Aug. 19, Irving Animal Services (IAS) and its partner DFW Humane are waiving the adoption fees on all available pets from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Animal Care Campus, 4140 Valley View Drive.

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Posted on: August 12, 2017

Clear the Shelters: Find Your Perfect (Pet) Match Aug. 19

Clear The Shelter interview with Corey Price by NBC5's Kristin Dickerson.

Nearly 7.6 million animals enter animal shelters nationwide every year. Of those, about 3.9 million are dogs and 3.4 million are cats according to the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals. Although the numbers can be disheartening, An...

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Posted on: August 10, 2017

Preparing for a Successful Dog Adoption

Young woman leaves Irving Animal Care Campus after adopting a shelter dog.

The biggest national pet adoption event – #ClearTheShelters – is just a few days away, and Irving Animal Services (IAS) wants every adoption Saturday, Aug. 19 - as well as every other day - to be a success. A dog is a wonderful additio...

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Learn more about #ClearTheShelters Animal Services
Posted on: August 9, 2017

Share Your #LoveMyPet Photo with #ClearTheShelters

Examples of the #LoveMyPet frame in use, available from NBC for social media sharing.

Share your love for your pet and show your support for #ClearTheShelters with this photo frame that can be shared on Facebook and Instagram. Simply upload a photo to get started. 

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Posted on: August 1, 2017

A Prince of a Guy: One Clear the Shelters Success Story

Prince, the Clear the Shelters success story dog who was adopted during the 2016 event.

This is a story about injury, love and a happy ending. In May 2016, Irving Animal Services responded to a call reporting a seriously injured dog.

When they arrived, Animal Services officers found a young boxer mix mangled on the roadside who had been hit b...

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Posted on: August 8, 2017

Clear the Shelters 2017: New Pet Home Preparation Tips

German shepherd playing with chew toys outdoors.

Whether it's tightly sealing garbage cans or removing dangerous decorations during the holidays, new pet owners need to make their homes safe before adopting a cat or dog. That includes keeping toxic foods, pet-unfriendly plants and dangerous household it...

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Aquatics

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Posted on: July 25, 2017

City Updates Irving Pools’, Aquatic Centers’ Operation Schedules for August

Teens enjoying one of Irving's seasonal pools.

Each year, the City of Irving’s summer pools and outdoor aquatic centers are staffed by college and high school students. With the new school year approaching, a number of these students will be ending their employment to prepare for their retur...

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Aquatics
Posted on: May 19, 2017

Spotlight: North Lake Natatorium Gets Facelift

North Lake Natatorium 2017 remodel - artist's rendering

The North Lake Natatorium has served the Irving community well for more than 30 years. The facility opened in 1985 as the first indoor pool to serve Irving residents, the Irving Independent School District (IISD) and North Lake College.

The 50-meter pool i...

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Aquatics

Budget

1 Story
Posted on: July 1, 2017

Budget Input Opportunities

City Hall - Irving TX

Residents are invited to provide input on the Fiscal Year 2017-18 budget to help shape the future of the City of Irving. Below are a few of the public input opportunities available to Irving residents.

Online Input

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View the 2017-18 Proposed Budget Budget

Posted on: August 14, 2017

Clear the Shelters: Find Your Perfect (Pet) Match Aug. 19

Clear The Shelter interview with Corey Price by NBC5's Kristin Dickerson.

Nearly 7.6 million animals enter animal shelters nationwide every year. Of those, about 3.9 million are dogs and 3.4 million are cats according to the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals. Although the numbers can be disheartening, An...

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Posted on: August 9, 2017

Budget Input Opportunities

Irving, Texas, City Hall

Residents are invited to provide input on the Fiscal Year 2017-18 budget to help shape the future of the City of Irving. Below are a few of the public input opportunities available to Irving residents.

Online Input

Residents provided input on the budget dur...

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View the 2017-18 Proposed Budget City of Irving News
Posted on: August 18, 2017

Laughs by the Lake Returns to Lake Carolyn Sept. 1

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Why did the chicken cross the road? To get to Laughs by the Lake! The City of Irving’s annual comedy show returns to the shores of Lake Carolyn at 7 p.m. Sept. 1 to deliver jokes much better than that.

This year, organizers hope to give a budding...

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Posted on: August 16, 2017

Help Irving Fire, Red Cross Sound the Alarm

Sound the Alarm - Save a Life - Oct 7 2017 Irving TX

On Oct. 7, the Irving Fire Department and the City of Irving will join communities across the country for the American Red Cross “Sound the Alarm. Save a Life” event. The Irving Fire Department is asking for volunteers to help with the delivery and instal...

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Posted on: August 4, 2017

City Updates Irving Pools’, Aquatic Centers’ Operation Schedules for August

Teens enjoying one of Irving's seasonal pools.

Each year, the City of Irving’s summer pools and outdoor aquatic centers are staffed by college and high school students. With the new school year approaching, a number of these students will be ending their employment to prepare for their return to the c...

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City of Irving News
Posted on: August 11, 2017

New Hotels Progress Near the Irving Convention Center

Artist rendering of the Texican Hotel, which has started construction and will be located near the I

In this clip from ICTN's "City Source," Irving Convention and Visitors Bureau Executive Director Maura Gast talks about the start of construction at the Texican Hotel and the progress at the Westin Irving Convention Center Hotel. 

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City of Irving News
Posted on: August 9, 2017

Call 811 Three Days Before You Dig

Atmos 811 Day - Call before you dig - group planting a tree in a field.

Calling 811 Reduces Risk of Damaged Utility Lines by 99 Percent

Did you know that, before beginning any project requiring digging, a person is required by law to call 811 three days prior to have all buried utility lines located and marked? Atmos Energy wa...

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View the Atmos 811 Day Fact Sheet City of Irving News
Posted on: August 8, 2017

Damage Repaired to Portions of Campion Trail Caused by Floods

Joggers and cyclists enjoy Campion Trail in Sam Houston Park after it reopened in early March.

As a result of unprecedented rainfall in 2015 and 2016, the Trinity River overflowed its banks and caused considerable damage along the City of Irving’s Campion Trail. The almost continuous wet weather caused a 50-year flood on the Trinity, damaging four ...

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City of Irving News
Posted on: August 2, 2017

Volunteers Needed for City Boards, Commissions

Irving City Council chambers.

Interested in serving on a board, committee or a commission? Visit CityofIrving.org/Board-Application to submit an application or pick up one from the City Secretary’s Office at City Hall, 825 W. Irving Blvd. Deadline to apply for November appoi...

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City of Irving News
Posted on: July 7, 2017

City Council Approves Increase to the 65/Disabled Persons Property Tax Exemption

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The Irving City Council has unanimously approved an increase to the property tax exemption for residents who are at least 65 years old or disabled to $35,000 of taxable value.

The increase to the tax exemption was passed June 22 to help ease the financial ...

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City of Irving News
Posted on: February 3, 2017

Welcome Home to Irving, Texas

Family in front of home - Welcome Home to Irving, TX

Irving is a city with a rich heritage, a city with passion and purpose, and a future of unbridled potential. 

Welcome home to Irving, Texas.

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City of Irving News

Posted on: August 4, 2017

Atos Opens New North American Regional HQ in Irving

Display signs describing Atos' core business services.

Atos opened its new North American regional headquarters on Regent Boulevard in Irving. Company executives and city leaders joined the celebration. 

The building features the company's first Business Technology Center in North America, as well as ...

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Economic Development News
Posted on: August 4, 2017

NBA All-Star Behind New Sports Complex Under Construction

Artist rendering of the new DriveNation facility under construction on DFW Airport property in Irvin

NBA All-Star Jermaine O’Neal is the owner of Drive Nation, a sports and performance training complex under construction on Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport property in the City of Irving. 

Watch to get a look at some of the featur...

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Economic Development News
Posted on: August 4, 2017

New Hotels Progress Near the Irving Convention Center

Artist rendering of the Texican Hotel, which has started construction and will be located near the I

In this clip from ICTN's "City Source," Irving Convention and Visitors Bureau Executive Director Maura Gast talks about the start of construction at the Texican Hotel and the progress at the Westin Irving Convention Center Hotel. 

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Economic Development News
Posted on: July 6, 2017

Two Farmers Markets Open in Irving

Vegetables on display at an open-air farmer's market table.

Irving now boasts two European-style farmers markets, where individuals can meet local farmers, artisanal food producers and crafts people, and purchase products in a colorful, family-friendly venue. Local foods and music also are planned to provide atten...

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Economic Development News
Posted on: June 16, 2017

KDC Leases Office Space to Pioneer Natural Resources in Irving

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In an economic development win for the city, corporate development and investment firm KDC announced it has leased office space to serve as Pioneer Natural Resources’ new headquarters at the planned Hidden Ridge development in Irving. The building will re...

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Economic Development News
Posted on: May 26, 2017

Irving’s Downtown Heritage Crossing District is On the Move

Irving, Texas, Main Street mural

Renovation and restoration are reshaping one of Irving’s most charming areas. The district — with its parks, plazas, vintage feel, historic homes and even a stop on the Trinity Railway Express — is a great place to be, and newcomers are buying into the vi...

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Economic Development News
Posted on: May 5, 2017

Live Nation Calls the Pavilion at the Irving Music Factory “Exceptional”

Music Factory - Artist Rendering - Irving TX

Global entertainment powerhouse Live Nation says it is ecstatic about operating the Pavilion at the Irving Music Factory, and Live Nation knows its business. In 2015, the U.S. corporation promoted 25,000 concerts that drew more than 63 million fans worldw...

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Economic Development News
Posted on: January 1, 2017

Irving's Year in Review: 2016

Lake Carolyn, Las Colinas, Irving, TX

Since the adoption of the city’s first strategic plan, the value of strategic thinking has been proven. Resident satisfaction with code enforcement, the appearance of the city, quality of life and other indicators of success have risen. Irving continues t...

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Economic Development News
Posted on: January 1, 2017

Cranes, Trains and Automobiles: Irving hits 30-year construction record

Water Street artist rendering - Irving TX

Photo: Water Street artist rendering.

While most people see them as concrete strips ? highways and runways glimmer gold to investors and developers.

The state’s strong economy, combined with Irving’s numerous transportation assets, are translating to a mass...

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Economic Development News
Posted on: December 14, 2016

Water Street Offers Updated View with Drone Video

A recently released drone video captures the progress the Gables Water Street development has made on construction. The a mixed-use community project, located in Las Colinas Urban Center along Lake Carolyn, will showcase more than 60,000 square feet of re...

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Economic Development News
Posted on: August 3, 2016

Housing Development to Be Built Near Irving Historic Downtown District

The Delaware at Heritage Crossing home option - Irving TX

Photo: Rendering of a home option that will be available at The Delaware at Heritage Crossing development that will be built near downtown Irving.

Empty nesters, young professionals, or those looking to downsize their yard without sacrificing a spaciou...Read on...

Economic Development News
Posted on: August 8, 2016

Irving Convention Center Hotel Update

Irving Convention Center - Irving Texas

The Irving City Council has unanimously approved the proposed Irving Convention Center Hotel master development agreement, paving the way for design to begin. The convention center’s headquarters hotel will provide 350 guest rooms and more than 16,000 squ...Read on...

Economic Development News
Posted on: July 5, 2016

Music Factory Vision Takes Shape

Music Factory - Irving TX - Artist Rendering of Finished Site

Once the cranes were set, social media channels began buzzing with the question, “When will the Irving Music Factory open for business?” The answer is late summer 2017, according to IMF developer Noah Lazes. The Irving Music Factory, l...

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Economic Development News

Posted on: August 14, 2017

Help Irving Fire, Red Cross Sound the Alarm

Sound the Alarm - Save a Life - Oct 7 2017 Irving TX

On Oct. 7, the Irving Fire Department and the City of Irving will join communities across the country for the American Red Cross “Sound the Alarm. Save a Life” event. The Irving Fire Department is asking for volunteers to help with the delivery and instal...

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Posted on: May 11, 2017

Watch: Emergency Management Presents Preparedness Tips at Library

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Watch Irving Office of Emergency Management's Assistant Emergency Management Coordinator Alyson Barrow review tips for staying prepared in the event of an emergency during a program at South Irving Library.

Being prepared for natural disasters and...

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Emergency Management Updates
Posted on: March 15, 2017

Emergency Management Offers Preparedness Guide

Emergency Preparedness Guide

An Emergency Preparedness Booklet is available at CityofIrving.org/Emergency-Management to assist residents in preparing for potential disasters. The booklet includes information about the most threatening natural and man-made disasters in North Texas. By...

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Emergency Management Updates
Posted on: March 10, 2017

Residents Encouraged to Register for iALERT

Residents Encouraged to Register for iALERT

The city’s iALERT notification system provides residents with critical information during emergencies or critical situations. It allows public safety officials to notify some or all of the city’s population about gas leaks, boil water notices, power outag...

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Posted on: August 18, 2017

Drive Safely, Especially in School Zones

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Back to school season is here and the Irving Fire Department reminds everyone to please DRIVE SAFELY, ESPECIALLY IN SCHOOL ZONES. Please keep these simple safety tips in mind when taking your kids to school or driving through a school zone:

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Posted on: August 18, 2017

Saturday, August 26 at 10 p.m. – ICTN 1 – A Night at the Movies

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Enjoy a classic movie the whole family will love. Get comfy and join us for the 1938 drama "Beachcomber" starring Charles Laughton and Elsa Lanchester.

ICTN Sneak Previews
Posted on: August 18, 2017

Friday, August 25 at 8:30 p.m. – ICTN 1 – Open Line: Fire Chief Victor Conley

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Fire Chief Victor Conley brings updates on the new Fire Station and new training facility, as well as ways the community can learn more about fire safety. Repeats: Saturday at 3 p.m.

ICTN Sneak Previews
Posted on: August 18, 2017

Thursday, August 24 at 7 p.m. – About Towne

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Next time on About Towne we’ll check out the NYLO Hotel’s “Hot Hawaiian Nights.” We’ll get our game on at the Let’s Play Gaming Expo, and we’ll learn about Irving’s past at Ma...

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ICTN Sneak Previews
Posted on: August 19, 2017

Thursday, August 24 - All Day – ICTN 2 – Budget Retreat Day 2 – Live

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Follow the City Council live as they hear from city departments to make decisions on next year’s budget.

ICTN Sneak Previews
Posted on: August 19, 2017

Wednesday, August 23 - All Day – ICTN 2 – Budget Retreat – Live

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Follow the City Council live as they hear from city departments to make decisions on next year’s budget.

ICTN Sneak Previews
Posted on: August 18, 2017

Tuesday, August 22 at 7 p.m. – ICTN 1 – About Towne

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We’ll learn about Irving’s past at Mary’s Birthday Party. We’ll take an artistic road trip with Steven Benezue:  Mapping Spaces, and we’ll have highlights from the 53rd annual One Act Play Competi...

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ICTN Sneak Previews
Posted on: August 18, 2017

Monday, August 21 at 9:30 p.m. – ICTN 1 – Best of the GOW: HS Football – Duncanville vs MacArthur

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The Panthers paid a call to Irving Schools Stadium to face the Cardinals in a district match up we brought you in October. Repeats: Tuesday at 4 p.m., Wednesday at 8 p.m., Thursday at 4 p.m., Friday at noon, and Saturday at 4 p.m.

ICTN Sneak Previews
Posted on: August 18, 2017

Sunday, August 20 at 7:30 p.m. – ICTN 1 – City Source

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Irving has a new fire station. On the next “City Source,” get a look inside Fire Station #12 and find out how it will serve residents. Also, an NBA all-star is getting ready to open a sports training facility in Irving. Hear from him, ...

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ICTN Sneak Previews
Posted on: August 11, 2017

Saturday, August 19 at 10 p.m. – ICTN 1 – A Night at the Movies

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Enjoy a classic movie the whole family will love. Tonight we go back to 1932 for the dark thriller/mystery "The Most Dangerous Game," starring Joel McCrea and Fay Wray.

ICTN Sneak Previews
Posted on: August 11, 2017

Friday, August 18 at 8 p.m. – ICTN 1 – Open Line: Fire Chief Victor Conley

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Fire Chief Victor Conley brings updates on the new Fire Station and new training facility, as well as ways the community can learn more about fire safety. Repeats: Saturday at 3 p.m.

ICTN Sneak Previews
Posted on: August 11, 2017

Thursday, August 17 at 10 p.m. – ICTN 1 – Open Line: West Nile/Zika

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This is the time of year to make sure you are protecting you and your loved ones from mosquitoes. On this edition of “Open Line,” experts from the City of Irving and Dallas County share the best tips for self-protection, and explain wh...

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ICTN Sneak Previews
Posted on: August 11, 2017

Wednesday, August 16 at 6 p.m. – ICTN 1 – About Towne

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We learn about Irving’s past at Mary’s Birthday Party. We take an artistic road trip with Steven Benezue:  Mapping Spaces, and we have highlights from the 53rd annual One Act Play Competition. Plus, we have details on the Lone...

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ICTN Sneak Previews
Posted on: August 11, 2017

Tuesday, August 15 at 11 a.m. – ICTN 1 – Open Line: Police Chief Jeff Spivey

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On March 24, 2017, the City of Irving swore in a new Chief of Police. Meet Chief Jeff Spivey and learn about key policing initiatives, crime prevention tips, and programs for community engagement.

ICTN Sneak Previews
Posted on: August 11, 2017

Monday, August 14 at 7:30 p.m. – ICTN 1 – City Source

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Irving and Grand Prairie celebrate the opening of a new fire training center. On this episode of “City Source,” get a look at some of the features. Also, Atos opens its North American headquarters in Irving. Find out about the company ...

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ICTN Sneak Previews
Posted on: August 11, 2017

Sunday, August 13 at 8 p.m. – ICTN 1 – Best of GOW - HS Football - MacArthur vs Irving

Game-of-the-Week-NF

It will be a cross town showdown when the Cardinals and Tigers square off in a District 7-6A football match-up we first telecast last fall. Repeats: Monday at 9 p.m., Tuesday at 4 p.m., Wednesday at 8 p.m., Thursday at 4 p.m., Friday at noon, and Saturday...

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ICTN Sneak Previews
Posted on: October 7, 2015

ICTN 3 - Game of the Week Classics Network

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Bringing you cross town match-ups, post season playoff showdowns and classic contests from more than 30 years of Game of the Week. Watch ICTN 3: •AT&T U-verse Channel 99 - Click on Irving Community Television Network •Spectrum Commun...

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ICTN Sneak Previews
Posted on: October 28, 2014

Channel Guide

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Watch ICTN 1:

  • AT&T U-verse Channel 99 - Click on Irving Community Television Network
  • Spectrum Communications Channel 16
  • Frontier Channel 30

Watch ICTN 2:

  • AT&T U-verse Channel 99 - Click on Irving Community Television Network
  • Spectrum Communications Chan...
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ICTN Sneak Previews

Posted on: August 18, 2017

Irving Fire Station #12 Opens

Fire trucks gleam in the sun on the ribbon-cutting day at Fire Station No. 12 in Irving, Texas.

Photo: Fire trucks gleam in the sunlight on the ribbon-cutting day for Fire Station No. 12 in Irving. (Photo credit: Nick Mallouf)

Many residents and community leaders turned out for the opening of Irving Fire Station #12 in early August, located on Regent...

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: August 4, 2017

New Hotels Progress Near the Irving Convention Center

Artist rendering of the Texican Hotel, which has started construction and will be located near the I

In this clip from ICTN's "City Source," Irving Convention and Visitors Bureau Executive Director Maura Gast talks about the start of construction at the Texican Hotel and the progress at the Westin Irving Convention Center Hotel. 

Also, ...

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: August 4, 2017

Luzon Park Plans Proceed

Residents review plans for the renovations at Luzon Park, 2900 Luzon Drive, Irving, Texas.

In this clip from ICTN’s "City Source," see how the plans for improvements to Luzon Park, 2900 Luzon Drive, are shaping up. The innovative plans include features that are enhanced with a smartphone app. 

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: July 28, 2017

Signature Bridge Will Bring Development to Former Stadium Site

An artist rendering of the four-lane signature bridge that is part of the State Highway 114 final bu

A four-lane signature bridge designed for both vehicular and pedestrian traffic is part of the State Highway (SH) 114 final build-out. City officials have been working on plans with the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) and Dallas Area Rapid Tran...

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: July 25, 2017

Damage Repaired to Portions of Campion Trail Caused by Floods

Joggers and cyclists enjoy Campion Trail in Sam Houston Park after it reopened in early March.

As a result of unprecedented rainfall in 2015 and 2016, the Trinity River overflowed its banks and caused considerable damage along the City of Irving’s Campion Trail. The almost continuous wet weather caused a 50-year flood on the Trinity, dama...

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: July 25, 2017

Irving-Grand Prairie Joint Fire Training Facility Opens

Irving-Grand Prairie Joint Training Facility - Burn Tower - May 30 2017

Irving and Grand Prairie opened a new fire training facility July 21. The facility features a five-story tower, a classroom, a trench rescue area and more. The two cities split all costs. 

The Irving-Grand Prairie Joint Fire Training Facility is l...

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: June 30, 2017

Water Utilities Evaluates Quality of Infrastructure System, Prepares for Future City Development

Construction crews lower a section of 48-inch fiberglass reinforced pipe into a trench.

Photo: Construction crews lower a section of 48-inch fiberglass reinforced pipe into a trench.

Water is a fundamental resource that is necessary for survival. It is used every day, from filling a glass to washing a load of laundry, and from watering the la...

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: June 29, 2017

Irving Improves Water, Wastewater Systems

Workers prepare an area for water and wastewater improvements.

The City of Irving is investing in improvements to the water and wastewater system. Some of these improvements involve repairing and replacing aging infrastructure. In other cases, the upgrades are because of business and residential growth.

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: June 29, 2017

The Study: Irving's Innovation Center Opens

Mayor Rick Stopfer cuts the ribbon to open The Study: Irving Innovation Center.

The Study opened in Irving’s former Central Library. It features co-working space, private meeting rooms and more. The goal of the facility is to help entrepreneurs and build business. 

Learn more: http://thestudyus.com/

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: June 8, 2017

Improvements Planned for Luzon Park

Slide and playground equipment at Luzon Park, Irving, Texas.

In this clip from ICTN’s "City Source," see what could be in store for Luzon Park in Irving. The city’s Capital Improvement Program (CIP) team is gathering input and developing ideas to improve the park. It’s locate...

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: June 14, 2017

City Offers Tours of Irving Music Factory

Heavy-duty equipment moves building materials to a work area at the Irving Music Factory.

Teams with the City of Irving play a lot of important roles as construction on the Irving Music Factory advances. Watch to learn about what the city is doing to ensure work progresses on schedule.

The City of Irving’s Capital Improvement team pro...

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: June 7, 2017

Brockbank, Embassy Channels Construction Update: June 2017

Embassy Channel, June 2017

The city’s Capital Improvement Project Department Director Casey Tate provides City Council members with an update on the progress made on the Brockbank and Embassy drainage channels at the June 6, 2017 Work Session meeting.

The city’s ...

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: June 7, 2017

Parks and Recreation Provides Update on Twin Wells Golf Course Redevelopment

Proposed Green Approach to Hole No. 13 at Twin Wells Golf Course - June 7 2017

Twin Wells Golf Course is being redesigned to provide a more user-friendly and challenging course layout. Proposed changes will include wider and better defined fairways, elevated greens and an improved driving range and practice areas. The course is curr...

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Posted on: May 28, 2017

Irving Fire Department to Welcome Fire Station No. 12, Fire Training Facility This Summer

Fire Station No. 12 - Opening Summer 2017 - Irving TX

The City of Irving Fire Department will open two of its signature Capital Improvement Program (CIP) projects beginning in July.

In April 2016, the Fire Department began construction on the 12,000-square-foot Fire Station No. 12 at 2995 Regent Blvd. Also la...

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: May 26, 2017

Irving’s Downtown Heritage Crossing District is On the Move

Irving, Texas, Main Street mural

Renovation and restoration are reshaping one of Irving’s most charming areas. The district — with its parks, plazas, vintage feel, historic homes and even a stop on the Trinity Railway Express — is a great place to be, and newcomers are buying into the vi...

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: May 26, 2017

Midtown Express Open House

SouthGate Constructors representatives talk with residents about the progress on the Midtown Express

In this excerpt from ICTN’s "City Source," see the open house where residents learned about progress on the Midtown Express. Southgate Constructors, TxDOT’s contractor for the project, reports it is 50 percent complete.

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: May 12, 2017

Centennial Park Plaques Unveiled

Woman looking at newly installed black granite plaques in Founders Plaza - Irving TX.

Irving leaders recently gathered at Centennial Park to re-dedicate Founder’s Plaza and unveil new plaques. The black granite plaques showcase significant moments in the first hundred years of Irving history.

The new plaques these took the commissioned arti...

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: May 12, 2017

Irving Music Factory Construction Update: May 2017

Irving Music Factory site - May 2017

ICTN’s "City Source" provides an update on the Irving Music Factory’s construction, including an aerial view of the progress on the site.

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: May 10, 2017

View Georgia Farrow Rec Center Expansion Plans

Georgia Farrow Recreation Center - Facility Upgrade Artist Rendering

Residents recently attended a Community Meeting at Georgia Farrow Recreation Center, 530 Davis Drive, to provide input and ideas about a proposed update and expansion of the facility.

Located in West Park, Georgia Farrow Recreation Center is a vital asset ...

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: May 5, 2017

Live Nation Calls the Pavilion at the Irving Music Factory “Exceptional”

Music Factory - Artist Rendering - Irving TX

Global entertainment powerhouse Live Nation says it is ecstatic about operating the Pavilion at the Irving Music Factory, and Live Nation knows its business. In 2015, the U.S. corporation promoted 25,000 concerts that drew more than 63 million fans worldw...

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: May 5, 2017

Construction Underway on Convention Center Hotel

Irving Convention Center Hotel - Artist Rendering

Irving Mayor Beth Van Duyne, City Manager Chris Hillman and other city leaders officially broke ground on the Westin Irving Convention Center Hotel at Las Colinas on March 27. Construction is now underway on the $113 million headquarters hotel. It is the ...

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: May 3, 2017

Converge, Collaborate, Create

The Study: Irving’s Innovation Center - Irving TX

City of Irving, Indigo Group to unveil Business, Innovation Center in Heritage District

Beginning in May, business and community innovators will have the opportunity to soak in a 180-degree view of downtown Irving while leveraging support and professional ...

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: April 14, 2017

Colony Drive Bridge Reopens with Ribbon Cutting

Colony Street Bridge Ribbon Cutting - Irving TX

Members of the Historic Hospital District Neighborhood Association joined Irving city leaders to celebrate the opening of the new Colony Drive bridge. Crews replaced the bridge as part of a major drainage improvement project on several South Irving channe...

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: April 7, 2017

Irving Music Factory Site Progresses

Site construction at the Music Factory, June 2016.

The Irving Music Factory is primed to be an all-in-one dining and entertainment destination for North Texas. The $165 million project’s centerpiece will be the Pavilion at the Music Factory, a $40 million high-tech music venue that converts from a 4,000-s...

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: April 7, 2017

New Plaques Installed in Centennial Park

New plaques being installed at Founders Plaza in Centennial Park, Irving, Texas.

The plaques chronicling the history of Irving at Founders Plaza in the city's downtown Centennial Park, 444 W. Second Street are currently being replaced with new versions constructed out of black granite. 

The new plaques these took the ...

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: April 7, 2017

Watch: Irving Convention Center Hotel Groundbreaking

Irving Convention Center Hotel - Artist Rendering

City leaders break ground on the Westin Irving Convention Center Hotel in late March, taking its next step closer to reality. The $110-million project is scheduled to open in late 2018. 

The $110 million convention center hotel will mark the compl...

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: April 4, 2017

Infrastructure Explained

Worker operates heavy machinery to dig up old pavement.

The City of Irving is renewing its focus on infrastructure. But what does that mean to residents, businesses and visitors? Learn more from this piece produced by ICTN. Get the answers to common questions, and find out why leaders believe infrastructure is...

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: March 29, 2017

City of Irving Plans for Long-term Flood Control, Drainage Improvements

Brockbank Channel wall construction near Lane Street, Irving, Texas.

Photo: Brockbank Channel wall construction near Lane Street.

By 2019, the City of Irving Capital Improvement Program (CIP) will help protect 229 structures south of State Highway (SH) 183 by building new drainage channels that will contain a 100-year flood...

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: March 28, 2017

Watch: Drainage Projects Update

Newly paved drainage channel in Irving, Texas.

As part of a special focus on infrastructure called "Investing in Our Future," ICTN takes a look at drainage projects in Irving. Get an update on Delaware Creek-related projects, and find out why drainage is expected to be an even bigger priorit...

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: March 16, 2017

Watch: New Exercise Equipment Installed at Sunrise Park

A City of Irving employee installs new exercise equipment along the newly installed trail at Sunrise

Photo: A City of Irving employee installs new exercise equipment along the newly installed trail at Sunrise Park, 1809 E Union Bower Road.

In this excerpt from ICTN’s “City Source,” get a look at the new workout equipment just installed at Irving’s Sunrise...

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: March 15, 2017

Watch: New Playground Opens at Senter Park

New equipment installed at Senter Park's playground - March 2017 - Irving TX

Irving's Senter Park has a new playground full of fun and colorful features. Watch to learn more about the improvements, paid for with Community Development Block Grant funds.

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: March 14, 2017

Live Oak Road Bridge at Delaware Creek Reopens

Live Oak Road Bridge, at Delaware Creek, post-construction - Irving, TX

After a 13-month project, the Live Oak Road bridge crossing at Delaware Creek has reopened with a new bridge and infrastructure improvements. Work also included reconstruction of the drainage channel to deepen it with vertical walls, as well as the instal...

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: March 9, 2017

Watch: Irving Music Factory Under Construction

The Irving Music Factory construction progressing. December 2016

Construction on the Irving Music Factory is progressing fast! Get a look inside the site to see some of the features coming together. The Irving Music Factory will feature restaurants, an outdoor plaza, a movie theater and a state-of-the-art live music ve...

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: March 7, 2017

View Heritage Park Redevelopment Proposal Concept

Artist's concept of redesigned Heritage Park, Irving, Texas.

Irving looks to the past while embracing the future for new generations. 

Heritage Park celebrated its 30th birthday in July 2016, and now the City of Irving Capital Improvement Program (CIP) and the Parks and Recreation departments are looking to...

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View the Artist Drawings of the Proposed Park Investing in Our Future
Posted on: March 3, 2017

North Campion Completely Open: Repairs Completed

Joggers and cyclists enjoy Campion Trail in Sam Houston Park after it reopened in early March.

Photo: Joggers and cyclists enjoy the repaired Campion Trail in Sam Houston Park after it reopened in early March.

The City of Irving is pleased to announce that the entire northern section of Campion Trail is open for joggers, cyclists and nature lovers t...

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: March 2, 2017

March 5 "City Source" Features Campion Trail, Sunrise Park

City workers put the finishing touches on the new trail at Sunrise Park.

Photo: City workers put the finishing touches on the new trail at Sunrise Park. Work is expected to be completed by the end of spring 2017.

This edition of "City Source" features Investing in our Future stories covering the repairs to North Campi...

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: March 2, 2017

Renovations Continue at Senter Park Playground

Artist rendering of new play equipment at Senter Park - Irving TX - February 2017

Residents will be excited with new playground improvements at Senter Park, 901 S. Senter St., funded by Community Development Block Grants. Work continues to install a new playground system at Senter Park, 901 S. Senter St. The playground area will be clo...

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Posted on: March 2, 2017

Watch: Infrastructure Presentation to Irving City Council - Feb. 26 2017

Water tower with Irving, TX logo.

Todd Reck, Irving Water Utilities director, provides the Irving City Council with an update on projects involving a water tank and sewer line cleaning.

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: February 7, 2017

Irving’s Tudor Lane Transformation Earns National Recognition

New Tudor Lane home in Irving, Texas.

The National Community Development Association (NCDA) has announced its decision to award the 2017 Audrey Nelson Community Development Award to the City of Irving for the redevelopment of Tudor Lane.

Tudor Lane, once one of Irving’s highest crime...

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: January 17, 2017

Watch: Irving Places New Elevated Water Storage Tank

Royal Ridge Water Supply Tank Raising - January 2017 - Irving TX

As new neighborhoods develop, the City of Irving is adding a new elevated water storage tank at Royal Lane and Royal Ridge Parkway. This tower will help ensure adequate water pressure. Watch to see the hoisting of the storage tank — a process th...

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: February 1, 2017

Investing in Irving’s Infrastructure: Maintaining Quality Services for Residents

City staff works to construct and maintain a variety of infrastructure projects every day.

City staff works to construct and maintain a variety of infrastructure projects every day that help ensure residents receive the quality services they have grown to expect from the City of Irving.

Capital Improvement Program Department

The Capital Improveme...

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: January 1, 2017

Cranes, Trains and Automobiles: Irving hits 30-year construction record

Water Street artist rendering - Irving TX

Photo: Water Street artist rendering.

While most people see them as concrete strips ? highways and runways glimmer gold to investors and developers.

The state’s strong economy, combined with Irving’s numerous transportation assets, are translating to a mass...

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: January 1, 2017

Irving's Year in Review: 2016

Lake Carolyn, Las Colinas, Irving, TX

Since the adoption of the city’s first strategic plan, the value of strategic thinking has been proven. Resident satisfaction with code enforcement, the appearance of the city, quality of life and other indicators of success have risen. Irving continues t...

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: December 15, 2016

Sunrise Park Trail Improvements Begin Dec. 19

Sunrise Park Welcome Sign - Irving TX

Beginning Monday, Dec. 19, trail replacement work will begin at Sunrise Park, 1809 E. Union Bower Road. This project is expected to be completed by the end of spring 2017. 

All existing asphalt trail will be replaced with 9-foot wide concrete pave...

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Posted on: December 9, 2016

CDBG Funds Fuel Improvements to Parks, Rec Centers, Sidewalks

Hurwitz Park - Irving TX

The City of Irving is using $1 million Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds to improve parks, recreation centers and sidewalks in Irving neighborhoods. These improvements were designed to help the Irving Parks and Recreation Department promote a...

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: December 14, 2016

Water Street Offers Updated View with Drone Video

December 2016: Architect's rendering of Water Street development in Las Colinas.

A recently released drone video captures the progress the Gables Water Street development has made on construction. The a mixed-use community project, located in Las Colinas Urban Center along Lake Carolyn, will showcase more than 60,000 square feet of re...

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: August 3, 2016

Housing Development to Be Built Near Irving Historic Downtown District

The Delaware at Heritage Crossing home option - Irving TX

Photo: Rendering of a home option that will be available at The Delaware at Heritage Crossing development that will be built near downtown Irving.Empty nesters, young professionals, or those looking to downsize their yard without sacrificing a spacious ho...

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: August 8, 2016

Irving Convention Center Hotel Update

Irving Convention Center - Irving Texas

The Irving City Council has unanimously approved the proposed Irving Convention Center Hotel master development agreement, paving the way for design to begin. The convention center’s headquarters hotel will provide 350 guest rooms and more than 16,000 squ...

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: September 29, 2016

Twin Wells Golf Course Closed for Renovations

Twin Wells Golf Course

Beginning Oct. 1, Twin Wells Golf Course will be closed for renovations. Enhancements will include a new irrigation system, tee boxes, putting greens and clubhouse facilities. These improvements will prepare the golf course for future enjoyment. Completio...

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: July 5, 2016

Music Factory Vision Takes Shape

Music Factory - Irving TX - Artist Rendering of Finished Site

Once the cranes were set, social media channels began buzzing with the question, “When will the Irving Music Factory open for business?” The answer is late summer 2017, according to IMF developer Noah Lazes. The Irving Music Factory, long in the making, i...

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Investing in Our Future

Posted on: June 14, 2017

City Offers Tours of Irving Music Factory

Heavy-duty equipment moves building materials to a work area at the Irving Music Factory.

Teams with the City of Irving play a lot of important roles as construction on the Irving Music Factory advances. Watch to learn about what the city is doing to ensure work progresses on schedule.

The City of Irving’s Capital Improvement team provides mont...

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Irving Music Factory News
Posted on: May 12, 2017

Irving Music Factory Construction Update: May 2017

Irving Music Factory site - May 2017

ICTN’s "City Source" provides an update on the Irving Music Factory’s construction, including an aerial view of the progress on the site.

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Irving Music Factory News
Posted on: May 5, 2017

Live Nation Calls the Pavilion at the Irving Music Factory “Exceptional”

Music Factory - Artist Rendering - Irving TX

Global entertainment powerhouse Live Nation says it is ecstatic about operating the Pavilion at the Irving Music Factory, and Live Nation knows its business. In 2015, the U.S. corporation promoted 25,000 concerts that drew more than 63 million fans worldw...

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Irving Music Factory News
Posted on: April 7, 2017

Irving Music Factory Site Progresses

Site construction at the Music Factory, June 2016.

The Irving Music Factory is primed to be an all-in-one dining and entertainment destination for North Texas. The $165 million project’s centerpiece will be the Pavilion at the Music Factory, a $40 million high-tech music venue that converts from a 4,000-s...

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Irving Music Factory News
Posted on: March 9, 2017

Watch: Irving Music Factory Under Construction

The Irving Music Factory construction progressing. December 2016

Construction on the Irving Music Factory is progressing fast! Get a look inside the site to see some of the features coming together. The Irving Music Factory will feature restaurants, an outdoor plaza, a movie theater and a state-of-the-art live music ve...

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Irving Music Factory News
Posted on: July 5, 2016

Music Factory Vision Takes Shape

Music Factory - Irving TX - Artist Rendering of Finished Site

Once the cranes were set, social media channels began buzzing with the question, “When will the Irving Music Factory open for business?” The answer is late summer 2017, according to IMF developer Noah Lazes. The Irving Music Factory, long in the making, i...

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Irving Music Factory News

Posted on: August 10, 2017

Classes Offer Hope to Newcomers

American Dream

Many of us are here today thanks to relatives that arrived in America chasing a dream. Although each of us may envision someone different when we think of the people coming to our country today, the dream is still the same. Here in America, everyone has t...

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Irving Public Library
Posted on: August 10, 2017

The Sun’s Disappearing Act

eclipse-newsflash

The day is bright and clear, until an unusual shadow shifts the light over the landscape. The moon’s disk mysteriously moves across the sun, the sky fades to twilight, then darkness, revealing stars and other celestial objects. Birds roost and o...

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Irving Public Library
Posted on: August 7, 2017

Summer Swap Challenge

Summer_Swap

Looking for something new to read?

Every summer Irving Public Library encourages everyone to pick up books and participate in the Summer Reading Challenge. This year we introduced a twist on reading just for staff. Besides reading books of our own choice i...

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Irving Public Library

Posted on: August 9, 2017

Keep Irving Beautiful Presents Annual Awards

2017 Keep Irving Beautiful award winners.

Thirteen Individuals and Groups Honored in 10 Categories

Keep Irving Beautiful’s (KIB) annual “Mayor and KIB Awards” ceremony was held on Monday, Aug. 7 at the First Baptist Church of Irving. The Fellowship Hall was filled with the beautiful music of harpi...

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Keep Irving Beautiful

Posted on: January 21, 2015

Register Online for Parks and Recreation Programs

Register Online for Parks and Recreation Classes

Looking to join an exercise class or register your child for day camp? Recreation center patrons must register for programs online using ActiveNet. The new online registration service eliminates the need to stand in lines at recreation centers on registra...

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Parks and Recreation
Posted on: August 14, 2017

Fall Session Registration Opens Aug. 22

Spring Session Registration Opens March 17

Looking to join an exercise class or register your child for the next karate session? Grab your Irving Parks and Recreation (IPAR) Membership Cards, and sign up for your favorite programs using ActiveNet starting Aug. 22. The Parks and Recreation Departme...

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Parks and Recreation
Posted on: August 4, 2017

City Updates Irving Pools’, Aquatic Centers’ Operation Schedules for August

Teens enjoying one of Irving's seasonal pools.

Each year, the City of Irving’s summer pools and outdoor aquatic centers are staffed by college and high school students. With the new school year approaching, a number of these students will be ending their employment to prepare for their return to the c...

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Parks and Recreation
Posted on: June 28, 2017

Protect Your Family from Ticks

Person spraying bug repellent on arms.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) predicts this could be the worst season for tick-borne illnesses due to a sharp rise in the tick population. The mild winter across the United States allowed ticks to breed during months when they are t...

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Parks and Recreation

Posted on: August 4, 2017

Luzon Park Plans Proceed

Residents review plans for the renovations at Luzon Park, 2900 Luzon Drive, Irving, Texas.

In this clip from ICTN’s "City Source," see how the plans for improvements to Luzon Park, 2900 Luzon Drive, are shaping up. The innovative plans include features that are enhanced with a smartphone app. 

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Parks and Recreation - Construction Updates
Posted on: June 7, 2017

Parks and Recreation Provides Update on Twin Wells Golf Course Redevelopment

Proposed Green Approach to Hole No. 13 at Twin Wells Golf Course - June 7 2017

Twin Wells Golf Course is being redesigned to provide a more user-friendly and challenging course layout. Proposed changes will include wider and better defined fairways, elevated greens and an improved driving range and practice areas. The course is curr...

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Posted on: November 13, 2015

Canoe Launch Closed at T.W. Richardson Park

canoe launch under water

The canoe launch at T.W. Richardson Park, as well as the sidewalk along the area, will be closed indefinitely. Due to continued heavy rainfall this year, the Trinity River has washed away much of the embankment along this section of Campion Trail. This er...Read on...

Parks and Recreation - Construction Updates
Posted on: September 29, 2016

Twin Wells Golf Course Closed for Renovations

Twin Wells Golf Course

Beginning Oct. 1, Twin Wells Golf Course will be closed for renovations. Enhancements will include a new irrigation system, tee boxes, putting greens and clubhouse facilities.

These improvements will prepare the golf course for future enjoyment. Comple...Read on...

Parks and Recreation - Construction Updates

Posted on: July 3, 2017

2016 IPD Annual Report Available for Review

2016 Irving Police Department Annual Report - cover image

The 2016 Irving Police Department Annual Report is available for review. 

As with any annual report, the pages are full of facts and details, and the publication illustrates the results of the department’s strategies, programs and hard work to pro...

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View the 2016 Annual Report (PDF) Police Department

Posted on: August 18, 2017

O'Connor Road Closed at SH 183 Over Weekend

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Northbound and southbound O'Connor Road will be closed under State Highway (SH) 183 for bridge work. Traffic will be detoured to Carl Road and MacArthur Boulevard.

Motorists are advised to expect delays and seek alternate routes when possible.

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Posted on: May 3, 2016

Anderson, Stafford, McCarthy and Metker Streets; Posey Drive; Chisholm Trail

Water and/or wastewater lines will be replaced on Anderson, Stafford, McCarthy and Metker streets, as well as Posey Drive and Chisholm Trail through August 2017. As a result, one-way traffic will be in place adjacent to the areas as they are under constru...

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Road Construction Updates
Posted on: March 10, 2017

Cabell Drive, from Esters Road to Belt Line Road

Beginning 9:30 a.m. March 15, eastbound Cabell Drive between Esters Road and Belt Line Road will be closed to through traffic until further notice. Eastbound Cabell Drive will be open to local traffic only from Esters Road to the Forward Air facility driv...

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Posted on: October 4, 2016

Lane Street Bridge, at Brockbank Channel

Beginning the week of Oct. 10, Lane Street will be closed at the bridge crossing the Brockbank Channel, between Cypress Drive and Betsy Lane, to allow the demolition of the bridge and provide better access for construction crews rebuilding a deeper and wi...

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Posted on: April 14, 2016

Las Colinas Boulevard, between Promenade Parkway and Fuller Drive

The outside (right) lane of southbound Las Colinas Boulevard, between Promenade Parkway and Fuller Drive, is closed for the duration of the work taking place at the Irving Music Factory construction site.

The construction is anticipated to be completed in ...

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Posted on: December 2, 2016

Royal Ridge North Supply Water Line

The installation of a new water line will cause various lane closures and traffic delays on Regent Boulevard, between Royal Crossing and Belt Line Road. This line will supply water to the new elevated water storage tank being built at Belt Line Road and R...

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Road Construction Updates
Posted on: May 2, 2017

Wildwood Drive, from Sixth Street to Trinity Park

Beginning May 3, Atmos Energy will be replacing a gas main from the west side of Wildwood under the road along Sixth Street to Trinity Park. Various lanes of Wildwood Drive will be closed throughout the project, but two-way traffic will remain in place. W...

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Posted on: July 6, 2017

Road to the Future Presentation: July 5, 2017

Dan Vedral, director of Transportation and Traffic Department with City of Irving, addresses city co

The City of Irving Traffic and Transportation Director Dan Vedral provided an update at the July 5, 2017 City Council Work Session. It includes an explanation of the process to evaluate all 1,400 lane miles of roadway in the city, as well as which roads w...

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View the Powerpoint Presentation (PDF) Road to the Future
Posted on: May 25, 2017

Irving’s Road to the Future Project Invests $100M in Five Years

Workers spread concrete on prepared roadway under construction.

City launches ambitious, cross-departmental project to rehabilitate, reconstruct and proactively maintain 1,440 road lane-miles.

This year, the City of Irving launched its “Road to the Future: $100 Million in 5 Years” program, which supports road reconstru...

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Road to the Future
Posted on: April 21, 2017

Road to the Future Presentation: April 20, 2017

Casey Tate, director of Capital Improvement Program, provides an update to residents and council on

The City of Irving Capital Improvement Program Director Casey Tate and Traffic and Transportation Director Dan Vedral provided an update at the April 20, 2017 City Council Meeting. It includes an explanation of the process to evaluate all 1,400 lane miles...

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Road to the Future
Posted on: April 4, 2017

Infrastructure Explained

Worker operates heavy machinery to dig up old pavement.

The City of Irving is renewing its focus on infrastructure. But what does that mean to residents, businesses and visitors? Learn more from this piece produced by ICTN. Get the answers to common questions, and find out why leaders believe infrastructure is...

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Road to the Future
Posted on: November 11, 2016

City Plans 'Road to the Future'

Road to the Future - Irving TX

City of Irving staff presented the "Road to the Future" project to the City Council members Nov. 10, 2016. This project funds $100 million for road improvements and reconstruction over the next five years without raising the tax rate.

The City of...

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Pavement Assessment Presentation Road to the Future

Posted on: July 25, 2017

Laughs by the Lake Returns to Lake Carolyn Sept. 1

Laughs by the Lake - Logo

Why did the chicken cross the road? To get to Laughs by the Lake! The City of Irving’s annual comedy show returns to the shores of Lake Carolyn at 7 p.m. Sept. 1 to deliver jokes much better than that.

This year, organizers hope to give a budding...

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Learn more ... Special Event Updates

Posted on: August 10, 2017

Composting Saves Money, Enriches Soil

Hands holding compost.

Each year, nearly 4 million tons of yard trimmings -  leaves, grass, tree limbs, weeds and other organic debris - are thrown away in Texas. In addition, Texans spend more than $300 million each year disposing of yard trimmings and billions more i...

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Think Green... Be Green News
Posted on: August 10, 2017

Call 811 Three Days Before You Dig

Atmos 811 Day - Call before you dig - group planting a tree in a field.

Calling 811 Reduces Risk of Damaged Utility Lines by 99 Percent

Did you know that, before beginning any project requiring digging, a person is required by law to call 811 three days prior to have all buried utility lines located and marked? Atmos Energy wa...

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View the Atmos 811 Day Fact Sheet Think Green... Be Green News
Posted on: July 24, 2017

Aug. 19 is National Honeybee Day

Aug. 20 is National Honeybee Day

Keep the honeybee in mind and plant native and adapted plants that will attract these special insects. Some common plants that will attract bees in North Texas are coral honeysuckle, purple coneflower, Texas lantana, butterfly weed, pink evening primrose ...

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Learn more about the value of bees Think Green... Be Green News
Posted on: July 10, 2017

Residents Reminded to Use Curbside Recycling

Blue bags and flattened cardboard placed near curb for recycling pickup.

Recycling has never been easier or more convenient than it is today. Residents have two options for disposing of their renewable materials: curbside recycling or drop-off recycling at Hunter Ferrell Municipal Solid Waste Landfill. According to Irving Soli...

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Think Green... Be Green News
Posted on: June 22, 2017

Irving’s 2016 Water Quality Report Available Online

City of Irving Water Quality Report

In accordance with Congress’ 1996 amendment to the Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA), the City of Irving Water Utilities Department, and other community systems, must provide customers with an annual report on drinking water quality. Each year, the Texas Com...

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Think Green... Be Green News
Posted on: March 30, 2017

City Takes Leadership Position With “Green” Initiatives

West Irving Library's large solar array helps it meet its"net-zero" designation.

Photo: West Irving Library's large solar array helps it meet its"net-zero" designation.

Irving continues to embrace environmental stewardship and promote conservation. Notable actions help it remain a leader in North Texas:

  • The West Irvin...
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Think Green... Be Green News

Posted on: June 11, 2017

Residents Reminded of City Water Restrictions

Hand holding hose with shut-off nozzle in use.

The City of Irving reminds residents of the ongoing water conservation plan, which calls for year-round efficient irrigation measures. All residents and businesses are limited to irrigating only twice-per-week, according to scheduling for odd and even add...

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Posted on: May 27, 2017

Irving’s 2016 Water Quality Report Available Online

City of Irving Water Quality Report

In accordance with Congress’ 1996 amendment to the Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA), the City of Irving Water Utilities Department, and other community systems, must provide customers with an annual report on drinking water quality. Each year, the...

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Water in Irving
Posted on: April 9, 2017

WaterMyYard.org Promotes Smart Irrigation

Watering flowers with a handheld hose and sprayer.

The City of Irving wants to help residents by taking the guesswork out of watering their lawns. Residents and businesses are encouraged to set up an account at the WaterMyYard.org website, which will send weekly updates with the exact amount of time neede...

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Water in Irving
Posted on: March 6, 2017

Time-of-Day Influences Water Conservation

Water flowers using a hand-operated nozzle.

To promote good water use habits, minimize water waste and preserve Irving’s water supply, the city enforces time-of-day irrigation restrictions. These limits make it a violation of city ordinance to water between 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. from April 1...

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Water in Irving