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About Irving, Texas

Location and service. That’s what sets Irving, Texas apart. In the center of the U.S. and the heart of Dallas-Fort Worth, Irving is just minutes from DFW Airport and can be reached non-stop from every major city in North America. Here you'll find luxury, full-service, extended-stay and limited-service accommodations, with something to fit every taste and budget.

City-wide there are more than 200,000 square-feet of meeting space, while the Irving Convention Center brings a column-free exhibit hall, elegant ballrooms, break-out rooms and spacious pre-function areas with views of the Dallas and Las Colinas skyline. Irving is perfect for meetings, but also provides easy access to exceptional entertainment when the sun goes down, including a variety of options for dining and attractions - all just moments away.

Posts from August 2012

IRVING, Texas (Aug. 15, 2012) - The Society for the Preservation and Advancement of the Harmonica (SPAH) partners with the Harmonica Organization of Texas (HOOT) to present the 49th annual national SPAH convention in Irving on Aug. 15 - 17, at the Westin Dallas/Fort Worth Airport Hotel.

SPAH operates as a non-profit organization comprised of an administrative staff and membership base that rally under one banner - enthusiasm for the harmonica. The organization's annual convention is a celebration designed for and by harmonica players,

IRVING, Texas (Aug. 10, 2012) - One of Irving City Hall's former stars, Connie Gifford-Herrington, received the Irving High Spirited Citizen (HSC) award, presented to her on Thursday, Aug. 9, by Irving Mayor Beth Van Duyne and the Irving City Council.

Gifford-Herrington bears a well-known face to Irving City Hall, due to 20-plus years working in the City Manager's office before retiring in 2000. Since then, she chooses to spend her retirement years bettering the city, dedicating many hours to volunteering within the community, while mirroring