5:05 AM Feb 11, 2020 CST

Irving's former Texas Stadium site at center of major development plans

Irving planners are touting a stretch of land along the Trinity River corridor as the site of one of the city’s last large master-planned projects.


9:20 PM Feb 13, 2020 CST

Council approves plans for 236-unit Valley Ranch multifamily development

Irving City Council cleared plans for a two-building, 236-unit multifamily project in Valley Ranch at its Feb. 13 meeting.

UPDATED: Irving council approves posting $553.2M in bond propositions on May ballot

Irving City Council is scheduled to make a final decision on putting $553 million in bond propositions on the May 2 ballot for voter approval.



Coppell Arts Center announces name for gallery lobby

Coppell Arts Center announced Jan. 30 it has named its lobby The Mr. Cooper Group Gallery Lobby after the formation of a new partnership with home loan company Mr. Cooper Group.


$285M Verizon Realty project to add two high-rise buildings to Las Colinas skyline

Las Colinas' skyline will receive two new high-rise buildings over the next three years.


Fish City Grill undergoes rebrand as part of 25th anniversary

As part of its 25th anniversary, Fish City Grill is undergoing a rebranding effort; among the affected locations will be the one in Las Colinas.


Brazilian native instructs jiujitsu as a lifestyle in Las Colinas

As a child in Brazil, many of MA BJJ Academy owner Marcus Antelante’s friends were preoccupied with soccer or other team sports.



Carrollton-Farmers Branch, Coppell, Irving school districts bolster career, technical education programs

Associate degrees and industry certificates are no longer just for high school graduates.


New facilities, road work on Coppell's 2020 agenda

The city of Coppell is rounding the corner on a new decade of planning.


Coppell kitchen, bakery owner opened restaurant to bring joy to others

Ginger Blazek remembers her grandfather cooking for a large family every Thanksgiving. When it was time to eat, he would sit in a chair and watch with joy as everyone went through the buffet line.


3 ongoing and upcoming transportation projects in Coppell

Work on the I-635/SH 121 interchange project continues.



The Learning Station opens new child care, pre-K facility in Coppell

The Learning Station opened a new child care facility in January at 130 S. Moore Road, Coppell.


Carrollton-Farmers Branch ISD to undertake nearly $100M in campus renovations, additions

The board of trustees approved the building contracts at a Feb. 6 meeting.


Irving police officer's Shop Talk program bridges relationships in community

When Irving Police Officer Jonathan Plunkett determined he wanted his department to connect better with the underserved Irving communities in 2016, he turned to local barbershops as a venue.


See which March primary candidates are running for offices representing Coppell, Irving

Early voting for the March 3 primaries begins on Feb. 18, and the last day of early voting is Feb. 28.



Urgent CBD opens new storefront in Coppell

Urgent CBD opened in January at 897 N. MacArthur Blvd., Ste. 130, Coppell.


GameStop closes storefront on Denton Tap Road in Coppell

GameStop had posted a “closed” sign as of Feb. 4 at 171 N. Denton Tap Road, Ste. 400, Coppell.


Crossover Health's office interior inspired by famous Las Colinas sculpture

Crossover Health opened a new 6,344-square-foot health center Jan. 29 in Las Colinas at 3021 Gateway Drive, Ste. 295, Irving.


Cold rain expected throughout Dallas-Fort Worth area; sleet and snow unlikely

The Dallas-Fort Worth area will remain under winter weather advisory until 6 p.m., but will likely not see any dangerous weather, according to the National Weather Service.



Metroplex likely to see half-inch of sleet and snow on morning of Feb. 5

Areas northwest of a line from Cisco to Gainesville could see 1-3 inches of heavy mixed precipitation.


Centre for Neuro Skills opens 40,000-square-foot facility in Las Colinas

Centre for Neuro Skills held a grand opening Jan. 30 for its new 40,000-square-foot treatment facility for acquired and traumatic brain injuries.


Airlines suspending U.S.-China flights in light of coronavirus concerns; Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport monitoring for illness

Delta and American Airlines announced they are suspending flights to and from China as a result of growing concerns over the new coronavirus, 2019-nCoV, according to Jan. 31 news releases from each airline.


As panic spreads over coronavirus, Texas officials urge calm

The World Health Organization on Jan. 30 declared the deadly coronavirus outbreak a global health emergency—the sixth declaration of its kind in the past decade.



Hidden Ridge developer to pay for building costs of new Irving transit station

Irving City Council has amended an economic incentive agreement worth $24.3 million with the developer of the Hidden Ridge mixed-use project.


YogaSix to open new studio in Las Colinas in March

YogaSix expects to open a fitness facility in Las Colinas in late March at 4000 N. MacArthur Blvd., Ste. 104, Irving.