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Frost Fest Event For Families Comes To Irving February 18

The cold weather fun comes back to Irving Saturday, Feb. 18 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. with Frost Fest! Join the City of Irving at Levy Event Plaza, 501 E. Las Colinas Blvd., for a free winter festival featuring tons of fluffy snow – a rarely seen occurrence here in Texas! Come enjoy the “cool” […]

McKesson Receives Approval of Its Near-term Climate Change Targets by the Globally Recognized Science Based Targets initiative

McKesson Corporation today announced that the company has received approval by the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) for its near-term climate change targets that contribute to reducing its Greenhouse Gas (GHG) emissions. McKesson joins more than 2,000 companies committed to setting and achieving targets to reduce GHG emissions that are aligned to the goal of […]

Irving-Based Chuck E. Cheese Continues National Brand Transformation with 200th Remodel Completion

Chuck E. Cheese, the number one global family entertainment venue, has completed its 200th remodel at its Douglasville, Georgia location. New and refreshed fun centers across 35 states have been enhanced to plus up the fun and the experience for families with more games, updated technology enhancements throughout each location, and innovation within its operation for greater guest […]

Irving-Based 7-Eleven Delivery Robots Hit the Streets

Robotic deliveries have the potential to ease some labor problems for c-stores, assuming, as HNGRY pointed out, that the robots perform as well or better than humans. Serve claims that, with over 20,000 deliveries completed, it “has attained exceptional on-time delivery, fulfillment, and customer satisfaction metrics.” The plan is for this test to eventually spread to other […]

Football Officials Gather in Irving to Discuss the Rules of the Game

The National Football Foundation (NFF) & College Hall of Fame announced earlier this week that the annual winter meeting of Division I conference coordinators for football officials was taking place for the tenth year in Irving, Texas. The meeting, which was held Jan. 24-25, was led by Steve Shaw, the College Football Officiating (CFO) National Coordinator. The […]

Irving-Based Avocados From Mexico® Unveils Big Game Teaser Starring Actress and Avocado Lover Anna Faris

Holy guacamole! Today, Avocados From Mexico® (AFM), the number one selling avocado brand in the U.S., dropped the official teaser for their 2023 Big Game ad. The commercial, featuring actress and comedic star Anna Faris in her Big Game debut, is part of the brand’s perfectly ripe campaign designed to show how Avocados From Mexico makes everything better. “I’m so excited to […]

Irving-Based Vistra Announces Connected Conservation Program to Expand Demand Response in Texas

Vistra (NYSE: VST) today announced the expansion of its residential demand response program in Texas, enabling any customer with a compatible smart thermostat to participate in real-time enhancement of grid reliability. This network of customers with connected devices can automatically reduce their power consumption when electricity demand is high – helping to balance supply and demand – […]

Irving’s Caris Life Sciences Receives $400M Secured Term Loan

Irving-based Caris Life Sciences has received a $400 million senior secured term loan from New York-based health care investment firm OrbiMed and Connecticut-based investment company Braidwell, according to a news release. Caris plans to use the funding to repay outstanding debt, enhance its medicine platform and for general corporate purposes. “We are making breakthroughs with […]