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  • Holiday Inn comes to Goodspeed Musicals
    Goodspeed to premiere stage version of popular 'Holiday Inn' musical film
    With a cavalcade of holidays starting with Halloween set to burst upon our consciousness, could there be any more appropriate show to play East Haddam’s Goodspeed Opera House than a new stage musical based on the beloved Bing Crosby-Fred...
  • Irving Heritage House 2014
    The Heritage House of Irving
    Irving, Texas was founded in 1903 Julius Otto Schulze and Otis Brown. According to folklore, the city was named in honor of Washington Irving, the favorite author of Otis Brown’s wife. While the city has now grown to a population of over a...
  • Twin Peaks in North Irving
    More on the Twin Peaks brewpub venture in Irving
    Many of the questions surrounding the planned brewery addition to the Twin Peaks franchise inNorth Irvingwere answered in a recentarticlepublished by Nation's Restaurant News. Though, considering recent changes in legislation, one had to...
  • The Dominion
    When Luxury Speaks
    Reminiscent of a luxurious European village, the Dominion in Irving, Texas will take you to a different place and time – one where you’ll want to stay a while and settle in. Old World charm with the luxury of rich hardwoods, winding...
  • Hostess Trucks
    Hostess goes to court today amid rumors of acquisition interest
    It’s been a busy weekend for a lot of people, following Irving-based Hostess Brands announcement Friday that it would cease production at it remaining 33 bakeries, park all its trucks, and send the distribution center employees home.This...
  • Todd Oliver & Irving
    A farewell tribute: AGT's worst decisions by America: #4
    #4: Todd Oliver & Irving (Season 7)David & Dania were one of the worst acts America has ever voted for, but they were spared the very bottom of this list with two things taken into consideration: They started off looking good, and it was...
  • Todd Oliver & Irving
    AGT7 Semifinalists in review: #20: Todd Oliver & Irving
    America never voted for Todd Oliver. All along, the votes have all been for Irving.Oliver is, plain and simple, a hack. He's been doing his act for many years a certain way, and now does not know how to do his act any other way. Consequently,...
  • Todd Oliver & Irving
    AGT7 Top 48 in review: #36: Todd Oliver & Irving
    Sharon Osbourne's love for dogs strikes again.But once again, this is not really a dog act. This is an act with a dog in it. And a thoroughly miserable looking dog at that.That might not seem like such a big deal at first, but when the camera...
  • Sweet Texas is begging for his life
    Texas, an American Bulldog…time up in Texas
    Irving, TX: Texas is a gorgeous American Bulldog who wound up at the Irving, Texas shelter. Volunteers and advocates are working nonstop to try and save him, but so far, no one has stepped up to rescue this beauty.Texas is healthy and friendly and...
  • Year in Review
    Year in Review
    2011 has been a great year so far! New destinations, exciting adventures, delicious cuisine, fascinating arts and cultural events…But before I get all wrapped up in the details for this year, I wanted to take a look back at some of the...
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    Deep in the Heart of Irving, Texas - Part 8
    This is the last in this series about Irving, Texas To start from the beginning, click here. The Last Tailgate Party In our previous adventure, we prepared to say goodbye to one of the world’s most recognized, iconic structures – Texas...
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    Deep in the Heart of Irving, Texas - Part 7
    To start from the beginning of this series click here. Goodbye to a Legend On April 11 the city of Irving, the state of Texas, and the entire country said goodbye to one of the world’s most recognized, iconic structures – Texas Stadium...
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    Deep in the Heart of Irving, Texas - Part 5
    To start from the beginning of this series click here. Irving’s motto “In Between, Far Above” is an appropriate one, as the city is home to several “One-of-a-Kinds” that make it a distinctive place to live, work and...
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    Deep in the Heart of Irving, Texas - Part 3
    To start from the beginning of this series click here. In our previous Irving adventures, we learned that the city began as a frontier town, its first settlers coming to the area in the 1850s. Today Irving boasts a population of over 200,000, it...
  • Irving, Texas
    Deep in the Heart of Irving, Texas - Part 2
    In our last adventure, we got our first peek at the early history of the city of Irving. It began as a frontier town, its first settlers coming to the area in the 1850s. Today, Irving boasts a population of over 200,000 (the metropolitan area...