Garland's In-N-Out restaurant near the entrance to the Firewheel Town Center off SH-78 is nearing completion. Hiring has started and training will begin mid-month. Opening is currently planned for Mar 1.
When the Council approved the lo… more »
City of Garland News Release:
City of Garland Looks Ahead to 2012
Garland, Texas—January 1, 2012—As we all celebrate the beginning of a new year, the City of Garland looks forward to new opportunities for growth and improvement of City… more »
National migration to (blue) and from (orange) the core Metroplex Counties (Dallas, Tarrant, Collin, and Denton) show far more people coming to the area than are leaving. Much of the influx is from California, Michigan, New York, Rhode Island, and Illin… more »
At Tuesday's meeting, the Council approved issuing a Special Use Permit to RaceTrac to build a convenience store with gas pumps at the five-point intersection of Garland Ave and Shiloh and McCree Rds. It did not always appear that the case would garner… more »
Envision Garland is the city's three-year process to revise the current, out-dated Comprehensive Plan. A multi-phased series of surveys, meetings, and presentations with citizens has been distilled to a new proposed guide that has been approved by the P… more »
Excitement that an In-N-Out Burger is coming to north Garland hasn't abated much since the original announcement and the national excitement that sprang from that blog post. The inquiries of, "Where is it?" haven't abated much either.
A plat ha… more »
On Tuesday the Council held a public hearing to receive testimony on the proposed new logo. Ten citizens presented opinions in favor and against. The Council weighed whether to postpone a decision for further information from the city's marketing compan… more »
When Plano passed us in population a number of years ago, Garland slid to being the tenth largest city in the state. According to 2010 Census data compiled by USA Today, Garland has now dropped to twelfth, behind Laredo and Lubbock.
Every city… more »
Since the Dallas Morning News article last week, I've received several messages about Albertsons closing and heard several in the community mention it, too. While there seems to be general acceptance of the fact, there has been some concern abou… more »
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