Visit Irving Blog

Tag - Po' Melvin's

Irving is in the heart of the DFW Metroplex and while most may think of BBQ brisket and Tex-Mex when they think Texas they will soon learn that Irving boasts an incredibly diverse and eclectic taste.

Irving’s population is thriving with “transplants”, like myself, and those visiting from the east and west coasts and the gulf region are in for a surprise!  The city prides itself with some incredible seafood restaurants and many have adopted a Cajun cuisine others fly in fresh seafood weekly.  Let’s DIVE in! 

Black History Month in Irving

Wednesday, February 20, 2019 3:00 PM by Roselle Pliego

Black History is celebrated in the month of February to honor the achievements of our African-American heroes. Irving's rich diversity and culture are great blessings to its residents and visitors.  Here is a list of great events to commemorate our special heritage during Black History Month. 

Top 5 Picnic Spots in Irving and Las Colinas

Thursday, April 23, 2015 6:00 AM by Kayla Mansour

Irving has something for everyone when it comes to being outdoors, including— picnicking, hiking/biking trails, sports of all kinds, fishing, swimming, recreation centers, canoeing and boating. Sometimes the kid in us just needs to get outdoors and soak up some sunshine. To that, we say, YES go for it! Pack a picnic or grab some food from a nearby hot spot and explore our top five picks for picnicking in Irving and Las Colinas.

Today is April 13 and you should be happy. It’s National Peach Cobbler Day!

We hear there’s a big debate in dessert land, so we want you to tell us where you stand. Are pies more superior or do cobblers rock your world?  Pie dates back to the Middle Ages, but cobblers were invented by early settlers in the American Colonies, who cooked them in pots over open fires. Sounds like cobbler might be the ultimate American treat. But hey, we’ll celebrate both – how about that?