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Business, Economic Development, Entertainment, Headlines, News
Studio Movie Grill (“SMG”) is nearing completion of its newest crowd-pleasing theater complex in The American Dream City’s Lincoln Square that will create more than 200 jobs. SMG Lincoln Square will mark the Dallas-based chain’s 25th location nationwide and its 13th in Texas, further expanding the industry-leading company’s brand and track…
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SH 360 South Project: Major Street Closures Scheduled for Early December

Headlines, News, Traffic Update, Transportation
UPDATE 4:30 p. m. 11/30/2016Due to scheduling concerns, the entrance ramp closure at northbound SH 360, north of Sublett Road/Camp Wisdom Road, will be delayed and rescheduled after the holidays. The Davis Road closure will proceed as planned. Previous story:The SH 360 South Project has scheduled two major lane closures for early December…
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Final Round of Golf at Chester Ditto Before Course Closes for Renovations

Headlines, News, Parks & Recreation
Join Arlington Parks and Recreation for a place in Arlington Golf history. Arlington Golf is hosting a Final Day, Final Round “Toys for TOTS” Invitational this Sunday, December 4, 2016 at 12:30 p. m. It’s the last call to play at Chester Ditto before the course closes on December 5, 2016 for course renovations. The…
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UTA Spotlight: Native American Student Association Celebrates Heritage Month

News, UT Arlington
Don’t miss this installment of UTA Spotlight, a weekly news update featuring broadcasting students reporting on events, projects, announcements and other key news happening in The American Dream City. Here are this week’s top stories: A look at the events hosted by UTA’s Native American Student Association for Native American Heritage…
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Arlington Music Hall’s Christmaspectacular! Opens Dec. 2, 2016

Arts & Culture, Entertainment, News
With the holidays in full swing, Arlington Music Hall invites residents and visitors to be among the first to experience the newest Christmas show in the DFW Metroplex – Christmaspectacular!, which opens Friday, Dec. 2 and continues through Sunday, Dec. 11, 2016. Showcas
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New Website Invites Homebuyers to Discover The American Dream City

City Council Priorities, Headlines, News
The Arlington City Council wants residents to know that “Champion Great Neighborhoods” continues to be a key priority for the work of our City. Great neighborhoods contribute to a higher quality of life and greater investment in our economy. Every part of our corporation contributes to our overall success and vitality…
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On the Clock: Arlington Public Library Offers Programs for All Ages

Headlines, Library, MyArlingtonTV, News
“On the Clock” is a show that gives residents an inside look at the hard work city employees do every day to make Arlington a better community to live, learn, work and play. The episode, hosted by City Manager Trey Yelverton, gives residents a behind-the-scenes look at some of the educational…
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GM Financial Announces $35 Million Addition to Arlington Operations Center

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General Motors Financial today announced the completion of a new addition to its Arlington Operations Center campus in Arlington, Texas, with a ribbon-cutting ceremony that featured remarks from State Sen. Brian Birdwell, State Rep. Chris Turner, City of Arlington Mayor Jeff Williams and GM Financial President and CEO Dan Berce.…
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4 Things You May Not Know About Arlington Water’s Treatment Division

Government, Headlines, News, Water Utilities
Arlington Water Utilities spends the year delivering billions of gallons of water to the City’s more than 370,000 residents, not to mention visitors from all over the world who flock to landmarks like Six Flags Over Texas and AT&T Stadium. But it’s not enough to just get that water to the…
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Pets of the Week – Meet Cinnamon & Daniel

Cat of the Week, Dog of the Week, News, Pets of the Week
Cat of the Week – Meet Cinnamon Need a little sweet spice in your life? Then Cinnamon may be the one for you. This six month old, female, Shorthair Tortoiseshell is black, white and red in color. Her face looks like a mix of a red Tabby and a Tortie along with a black…
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I-30/360 Interchange: Lane Closures for Week of Nov. 28, 2016

Headlines, News, Traffic Update, Transportation
Below are the anticipated traffic impacts this week as part of the $233 million Interstate 30/SH 360 Interchange Project. Closures are subject to changes due to weather. Interstate 30 HOV Lanes (between Great Southwest Parkway and Cooper St.) Continuously, from now through fall 2020, the westbound I-30 HOV lane west of SH 161 will…
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Arlington Eats: A Taste of Hawaii in The American Dream City

Community, Headlines, MyArlingtonTV, News
Come along for a mouthwatering ride and catch The American Dream City’s cultural diversity and unique cuisine with Arlington Eats on MyArlingtonTV. In this month’s edition of Arlington Eats, host Andrew Tanielian visits Ahi Poke Bowl, located at 3701 S. Cooper St, #169 Arlington, TX 76015. Owners, Chef Khang Vo and his business…
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Families Celebrate the Holidays at Opening of Texas Christkindl Market

Entertainment, Headlines, News
On Friday a multitude of merry scenes and scrumptious scents unfolded on the northern side of Globe Life Park for the kickoff of the Texas Christkindl Market, one of the largest open-air holiday markets in the Southwest. Families danced to live German music, adults sipped on glüwein, visitors purchased handcrafted…
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Arlington Advances to 2nd in Ranking of Participating National Night Out Cities

Headlines, News, Police, Public Safety
The National Association of Town Watch (NATW) has published its 2016 ranking of U. S. cities who hosted National Night Out activities this year. This week, Arlington moves up one place to finish second in the national comparison of cities with populations greater than 300,000 people. National Night Out is a celebration…
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Interlochen: A Holiday Lights Tradition Starts Fri. Dec. 16, 2016

Community, Headlines, News
Interlochen Map 2016 Interlochen, one of the largest holiday light displays in north Texas celebrates its 41st year in The American Dream City. The Arlington Police Department can help you navigate safely through this wonderland of lights. Beginning Friday, Dec. 16, through Dec. 25, 2016, the Arlington Police Department will setup traffic control posts…
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Live in Arlington: 5 Fun Facts About The Parks at Arlington Mall

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The City of Arlington recently launched a new website titled “Live in Arlington” for new home buyers looking to call The American Dream City their place of residence. With holiday shopping in full swing, The American Dream City has a multitude of perennial shopping, dining, and family-friendly attractions to enjoy. Here are five interesting facts…
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Transportation Advisory Committee’s Next Meeting: Dec. 1, 2016

Headlines, News, Traffic Update, Transportation
Arlington’s newly appointed Transportation Advisory Committee will hold its next meeting on Thursday, December 1, 2016 at City Hall, 3rd Floor, 101 W. Abram St., Arlington TX 76010 from 6-8 p. m. Residents can find a complete schedule of upcoming meetings and other key information about the Transportation Advisory Committee at www. arlington-tx. gov/TAC. There…
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Bruce Payne Named on D Magazine’s List of ‘Most Powerful Business Leaders’

Business, Economic Development, Government, Headlines, News
City of Arlington Economic Development Manager Bruce Payne has been named as one of the 500 most powerful business leaders in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex area by D Magazine. D Magazine describes the list and criteria for The Dallas 500 on its website: “The editors of D CEO present the most powerful…
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Arlington Thanksgiving Weekend Buzz: November 24-27, 2016

News
Weekend Buzz airs on MyArlingtonTV from Thursday to Sunday. You can also check out the video on our YouTube channel. Texas Christkindl Market — Opens Fri. Nov. 25, 2016Arlington will soon see the return of a holiday favorite and one of the largest open-air holiday markets in the Southwest.…
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Eco-Man & Arlington Water Utilities Host 2016 Grease For Greens

News, Parks & Recreation, Water Utilities
With Thanksgiving quickly approaching, Eco-Man and Arlington Water Utilities want to remind residents to prevent backed-up sanitary sewers and clogged pipes by properly disposing of fats, oils and grease. A great way to do this that also benefits the city is to bring your used cooking oil* to Grease for Greens…
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Backstage Arlington: Bachata and Salsa Dancing at Vivé by Design

Entertainment, Headlines, News
MyArlingtonTV is taking a trip across The American Dream City to showcase some of the diverse musical acts happening in Arlington’s schools, restaurants, churches and neighborhoods. Hosted by Tika Cook, “Backstage Arlington” highlights some of the different music acts and performing venues that exist in Arlington. The newest episode features bachata and…
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Christkindl Market Brings New Events, Holiday Cheer to Arlington

Entertainment, Headlines, News
Arlington will soon see the return of a holiday favorite and one of the largest open-air holiday markets in the Southwest. Inspired by the traditional Christmas market of Arlington’s sister city Bad Königshofen, Germany, the 6th Annual Texas Christkindl Market will re-open for business this year on Black Friday at Globe Life…
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Arlington’s Michele Craven Recipient of Heart Walk’s Heart of Service Award

Community, Headlines, News
Michele Craven, with the City of Arlington Housing Authority, was recognized at this year’s Tarrant County Heart Walk Awards on Thursday, November 17, 2016. Craven was presented with the first ever Heart of Service Award, a way for the American Heart Association to recognize someone who goes above and beyond to support…
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Celebrate the Season at the Holiday Lights Parade: Sat. Dec. 3, 2016

Arts & Culture, Community, Headlines, News
Get ready to turn on the lights in The American Dream City! Arlington’s annual Holiday Lights Parade is Saturday, December 3, 2016 at 6 p. m. The fun all starts hours before the parade at 2 p. m., with live entertainment, food, and vendors in Downtown. Then the parade begins at 6 at the corner…
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Pets of the Week – Meet Brandy & Ovoxo

Cat of the Week, Dog of the Week, News, Pets of the Week
Dog of the Week – Meet BrandyThis beautiful six year old, female, black and tan German Shepherd mix weighs 55 pounds. Brandy is a well behaved, calm dog that enjoys giving hugs. She knows the command of sit and walks well on a leash. With encouragement, she will shake hands with you as well. Brandy…
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Mission Arlington Helping Families in Need Enjoy Thanksgiving Dinner

Community, Headlines, News
Ushering in the season of giving, thousands of volunteers will once again come together in Downtown Arlington to help families in need enjoy Thanksgiving dinner. It’s an annual effort by Mission Arlington to make the holiday special for families in the Metroplex, focusing primarily on communities in Arlington and Grand Prairie. Approximately 6,000 volunteers…
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2016 Thanksgiving Closings and City Service Schedules in Arlington

Government, Headlines, News
Many City of Arlington municipal government offices will be closed on Thursday, November 24 and Friday, November 25, 2016 in observance of the Thanksgiving Holiday. There will be no garbage and recycling pickups on Thanksgiving Day. There will be no make-up days; service will resume on the next regularly scheduled collection day. Friday collections will occur…
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I-30/360 Interchange: No New Lane Closures to Ease Thanksgiving Traffic

Headlines, News, Traffic Update, Transportation
To ease Thanksgiving Day weekend traffic congestion there will be no new short-term lane closures, excluding emergency closures, from Wednesday, Nov 24, 6 a. m. through Monday, Nov 28, 9 p. m. Travelers are reminded to exercise caution and drive defensively with the expected heavy holiday traffic. Closures are subject to changes due to…
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Christmas Tree Arrives at City Hall Ahead of 2016 Holiday Lights Parade

Community, Headlines, News
The holiday season has officially arrived in The American Dream City. An approximately 57-foot blue spruce Christmas tree made its way from Michigan to City Hall Monday morning, November 21, 2016. In keeping with tradition, the official lighting ceremony will be Saturday, December 3, 2016 immediately after the Arlington Holiday Lights Parade. Mayor Jeff Williams has…
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TxDOT Notice to Residents: Bardin Road Bridge Closure

Headlines, News, Traffic Update, Transportation
On Nov. 4, 2016, a trailer transporting propane tanks caught fire and burned underneath the Bardin Road Bridge over State Highway 360 near the city limits of Arlington and Grand Prairie. The bridge was severely damaged by fire, and it remains closed for safety concerns. The Texas Department of Transportation apologizes…
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Live in Arlington: 8 Fast Facts About The University of Texas at Arlington

Education, Headlines, News, UT Arlington
The City of Arlington recently launched a new website titled “Live in Arlington” for new home buyers looking to call The American Dream City their place of residence. Arlington provides an excelling pre-K to college educational system and has become a pipeline of tomorrow’s thought leaders in business, industry and education. One of…
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Join Arlington Parks & Rec. for “Turkey Day” Thanksgiving Golf Shotgun

News, Parks & Recreation
Start your Thanksgiving holiday with the best course first, the golf course. Join Arlington Parks and Recreation Thanksgiving morning, Thursday, November 24, 2016, for the department’s Turkey Day Golf at Tierra Verde Golf Club. Tierra Verde Golf Club7005 Golf Club Drive | (817) 478-8500 8:30 AM Shotgun. $49.99 per player plus…
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Register for the 7th Annual Arlington Turkey Trot on Thanksgiving

Community, Headlines, News
There’s still time to sign-up to participate in the 7th Annual Arlington Turkey Trot on Thanksgiving Day. Registration and the Start & Finish race site are on Road to Six Flags along the entire north side of the Globe Life Park. Free Parking will again be at the Arlington Convention Center and Texas Rangers Lot J. Turkey…
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CANCELLED: Keep Arlington Beautiful’s Dec. 3 Lake Arlington Clean Up

News, Parks & Recreation
EVENT UPDATE: Due to weather, tomorrow’s Lake Arlington Clean Up (Saturday, December 3, 2016) has been cancelled. Please check keeparlingtonbeautiful. com for rescheduled dates and don’t forget the Great American Clean Up at the lake in April 2017 (date TBD). Keep Arlington Beautiful is looking for 40 more volunteers as registration is…
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AT&T Stadium in Arlington to Host Big 12 Football Championship

Entertainment, Headlines, News, Sports
The Big 12 Conference has announced that AT&T Stadium in Arlington has been selected as the site for the 2017-21 Big 12 Football Championship games. After a six-year hiatus, the title game returns in 2017, matching the top two finishers in the Conference standings.“There is great anticipation with the return of…
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Joe Schaefer’s Dream of a Bronze Foundry Now a 44-Year Success Story

Community, Headlines, News
Schaefer Art Bronze Casting in The American Dream City continues to be a major success story as the company is internationally recognized for its precision and craftsmanship in bronze art casting. It all started with a dream Joe Schaefer had back in 1972. He opened a foundry with one focus: to cast the…
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Arlington Police Department Announces 2016 Holiday Traffic Map

Headlines, News, Police, Public Safety, Traffic Update, Transportation
The Arlington Police Department encourages drivers to be safe and to use caution this holiday season as traffic increases on the roads. The department has published its 2016 Holiday Traffic map for residents and visitors to look at before shopping for family, friends and loved ones. The traffic plan will be in…
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Arlington Reminds Residents to Cease the Grease This Thanksgiving

Headlines, News, Parks & Recreation, Water Utilities
Backed-up sanitary sewers and clogged pipes could make for an ugly post-Thanksgiving surprise. Arlington residents can prevent such problems by properly disposing of fats, oils and grease. Residents should not place meat fats, cooking oil, butter- and margarine-based goods, or dairy products down drains and garbage disposals. Grease can build up…
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Arlington Weekend Buzz: November 17-20, 2016

News
Weekend Buzz airs on MyArlingtonTV from Thursday to Sunday. You can also check out the video on our YouTube channel. Holiday in the Park at Six Flags Over TexasSix Flags Over Texas, the Thrill Capital of Texas, transforms into the epitome of a holiday extravaganza. On select dates from November…
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Celebrate the 2016 Holiday Season with Arlington Parks & Recreation

Arts & Culture, Community, Headlines, News
Arlington Parks and Recreation has holiday season events and activities for families to check out in The American Dream City this December! Olde Town Christmas is Dec. 2 & 3rdThis annual craft fair is always a joyous occasion for the whole family. Browse the variety of vendors to find a…
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Arlington Fire Dept. Turkey Tips to Make Your Thanksgiving Dinner Safer

Fire, News, Public Safety
From stuffing to brining to leftovers, everyone has a favorite Thanksgiving turkey menu. As you plan your holiday meal, follow these turkey tips from the Arlington Fire Department. They will help you keep your Thanksgiving dinner delicious and safe. Cooking is the biggest cause of home fires and fire injuries, and…
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Ask Arlington: Texas Christkindl Market Opens Fri. Nov. 25, 2016

Entertainment, Headlines, News
“Ask Arlington” is a show dedicated to answering the questions you have about what’s happening in our city. Each week, on the City’s social media pages, we’ll let you know what the topic of the “Ask Arlington” episode will be. All you have to do is post your question and we’ll…
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UTA Spotlight: Students Celebrate Homecoming Week Across Campus

News, UT Arlington
Don’t miss this installment of UTA Spotlight, a weekly news update featuring broadcasting students reporting on events, projects, announcements and other key news happening in The American Dream City. Here are this week’s top stories: An update on the construction of a new 1,500-space parking garage. UT Arlington students celebrate Homecoming…
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10 Things You May Not Know About the Arlington Fire Department

Fire, Headlines, News, Public Safety
It takes the hard work of several departments across the City of Arlington to create a true American Dream City. The Arlington Fire Department has many men and women trained to provide high quality emergency response, life safety and community support services. However, you may not know everything about the services the department…
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Lone Star Half Marathon, Mayor’s 5K & Para Invitational Registration Open

Arlington ISD, Community, Headlines, News
Runners will once again get the chance to run The American Dream City as registration is now open for the Lone Star Half Marathon and Mayor’s 5K on Sunday, April 23, 2017 and for the first time, the Para Invitational on Saturday, April 22, 2017. The Lone Star Para Invitational is…
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November 2016 Student-Athlete of the Month: Madeleine Rowe

Arlington ISD, Education, Headlines, News, Sports
Madeleine Rowe, senior cross country runner for Arlington High School, has been selected as the City of Arlington’s Student-Athlete of the Month for November 2016. Madeleine qualified as an individual for the state cross country championships, the only Arlington ISD runner – girl or boy – to qualify. Last month, Madeleine won…
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Six Flags Transforms into Winter Wonderland for Holiday in the Park

Entertainment, Headlines, News
Six Flags Over Texas, the Thrill Capital of Texas, transforms into the epitome of a holiday extravaganza. On select dates from November 19 through January 2, 2017, favorite attractions such as SantaLand, the Holiday Tree of Trees Light Spectacular, Frosty Snowhill and more await guests during this magical time of…
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City of Arlington Leaders & Residents Gather to Honor Area Veterans

Community, Headlines, News
Arlington residents and City leaders came together to honor and recognize area veterans who have served in the Armed Forces at a special Veterans Day Commemorative Ceremony on November 11, 2016 at the Arlington Veterans Park Memorial. The ceremony also offered special recognition of veterans awarded The Purple Heart, a United States…
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Pets of the Week – Meet Mindy & Coco

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Dog of the Week – Meet CocoThis six month old, female, Labrador Retriever is chocolate in color and weighs 42 pounds. Coco is an energetic young dog that was owner surrendered to the shelter. She knows the commands of sit, stay, down and no. She is also crate trained. Coco would love to…
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Fall 2017 Pre-Leasing Now Open at 101 Center in Downtown Arlington

Community, Headlines, News
Pre-leasing is now open at 101 Center for the fall of 2017 for studio, one bedroom, two bedroom, three bedroom and four bedroom residential units.101 Center also launched its official website, www. live101center. com, where you can find online applications and information about amenities and floor plans. People interested in applying for leasing can also…
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Arlington Aquatics Upcoming Lifeguard Training & Instruction Sessions

News, Parks & Recreation
Arlington Parks and Recreation offers a variety of training and classes for lifeguards. Registration is now open for classes at Hugh Smith Indoor Pool. Lifeguard Training Ages 15+ | Hugh Smith Indoor Pool | $200 for 5 classesCandidates successfully completing the class will be certified in Lifeguarding, Standard First Aid…
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New I-30/360 Interchange Project Closures: Week of Nov. 14, 2016

Headlines, News, Traffic Update, Transportation
New lane changes have been announced this week as part of the $233 million Interstate 30/SH 360 Interchange Project. Closures are subject to changes due to weather. Interstate 30 Main Lanes Continuously from 9 p. m. Nov. 11 to 5 a. m. Nov. 14, westbound I-30 will be reduced to one lane between Great Southwest Pkwy and…
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8 Reasons Arlington is a Dream Place to Live, Learn, Work & Play

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The City of Arlington recently launched a new website titled “Live in Arlington” for new home buyers looking to call The American Dream City their place of residence. While there are several examples of why Arlington is a great place to buy a home, here are eight important reasons the City continues…
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Arlington CVB’s Growing List of Holiday Events 2016

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The holidays are upon us, and the spirit of Arlington holidays are some of the best in the state to keep your Christmas cheer levels up. Take a look at the Arlington Convention and Visitors Bureau’s list of anything and everything you can do with your family while in Arlington for…
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Wags and Flags Pet Food Drive at Six Flags Over Texas: Nov. 19, 2016

News
Arlington Animal Services invites all residents to donate pet food and to adopt animals in need of a fur-ever home at Six Flags Over Texas later this month on Saturday, November 19, 2016. From 2:00 p. m. to 6:00 p. m., guests can bring a dry dog food donation (5 lb. minimum) and receive…
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Arlington Public Library Celebrates Family Literacy in November

Library, News
As the excitement and busy schedules of the holidays begins to build, it’s especially important to block off some time with your little one so you can both decompress and recharge. The Arlington Public Library is celebrating National Family Literacy throughout the month of November, and there are tons of great ways…
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Deaver Park Improvements Public Meeting: Nov. 15, 2016

News, Parks & Recreation
The City of Arlington is interested in citizen feedback regarding the improvements to Deaver Park, 5800 Kelly Elliott Road, 76017. Your attendance is requested at Arlington Parks and Recreation‘s upcoming public meeting on November 15, 2016 at 6:30 PM at the Boles Junior High School (3900 SW Green Oaks Blvd, Arlington,…
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Food Truck Friday Lunches Wrap Up in Downtown: Nov, 11, 2016

News
Looking to enjoy lunch outdoors? Arlington Parks and Recreation’s Food Truck Fridays lunch series continues one final time this Friday, November 11, 2016 at Founders Plaza/Levitt Pavilion from 11 a. m. to 2 p. m. This Friday’s food truck lineup includes What’s Cooking Chef, Rollin Stone, Rockn’ Rick’s, Bellatrinos Neapolitan Pizzeria. If you need a sweet…
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Arlington Weekend Buzz: November 10-13, 2016

News
Weekend Buzz airs on MyArlingtonTV from Thursday to Sunday. You can also check out the video on our YouTube channel. Arlington Veterans Day Ceremony — Nov. 11, 2016Arlington residents and City leaders will be on hand to honor and recognize area veterans who have served in the Armed Forces at…
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Texas Rangers Launch New Ballpark Website

Community, Headlines, News, Sports, Texas Rangers
The Texas Rangers announced the launch of a new website designed to gather public feedback for the new ballpark that will be built in Arlington. RangersNewBallpark. com is now live, and fans are encouraged to provide their suggestions and ideas for what they would like to see in the new facility, which…
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Champions Park Development On Track to Open in Early 2017

Business, Economic Development, Headlines, News
Construction for the first phase of the $30 million Champions Park development is well underway, pointing to a January 2017 opening for residents and visitors to explore in The American Dream City. The 54,000-square-foot complex from Greenway Investment Co. will feature four restaurant/retail buildings at the northeast corner of Interstate 30 and…
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UT Arlington Basketball Teams Look Forward to Upcoming Seasons

News, Sports, UT Arlington
The University of Texas at Arlington Mavericks men’s basketball team is the preseason favorite to win the Sun Belt Conference when the team takes the floor for the first time this season at 7:30 p. m. Saturday, Nov. 12, at College Park Center. The Lady Mavericks are picked to finish third in…
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Arlington Cultural Tourism Council Accepting 2017 Grant Applications

Arts & Culture, Entertainment, News
The Arlington Cultural Tourism Council (ACTC) is accepting grant applications as a result of the City’s strategy to support and grow cultural tourism in The American Dream City by distributing competitive grant allocations to artists and cultural arts organizations. Applications are being accepted now until Monday, December 5, 2016 by 5 p. m.…
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UTA Spotlight: Student Overcomes Obstacles to Inspire OthersUTA Spotlight: Student Overcomes Obstacles to Inspire Others

Education, News, UT Arlington
Don’t miss this installment of UTA Spotlight, a weekly news update featuring broadcasting students reporting on events, projects, announcements and other key news happening in The American Dream City. Here are this week’s top stories: The University of Texas at Arlington hosts early voting in the November 8, 2016 election. One…
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Join Arlington Aquatics for the Two Can Swim Canned Food Drive

News, Parks & Recreation
Join Arlington Parks and Recreation ans Arlington Aquatics for Two Can Swim, a canned food drive supporting Mission Arlington. Every Friday throughout the month of November, residents can bring two canned food items and receive two pool admissions for the price of one. Family Swim is from 6 PM to 8 PM…
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Arlington Voters Approve Rangers Ballpark Project in Special Election

Government, Headlines, News
Arlington voters have approved the proposition for the Rangers Ballpark Project during the November 8, 2016 Special Election. Here are the official voting results from the Tarrant County Elections website:For — 69,939 votes (60.00%) Against — 46,621 votes (40.00%)For more information about the Rangers Ballpark Project, including a list of Frequently…
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Green Oaks Blvd. Project Ahead of Schedule in Southwest Arlington

Headlines, News, Traffic Update, Transportation
The Green Oaks Boulevard street maintenance project is ahead of schedule, meaning Arlington drivers can look forward to a smoother ride sooner than expected.The project includes milling off the existing road surface and repairing failed sections of concrete paving underneath sections of Green Oaks Boulevard and Little...
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Arlington Residents Find the Force at Library Star Wars Event

Headlines, Library, News
Close to 300 people came from galaxies near and far to enjoy the Arlington Public Library’s second annual Star Wars Extravaganza on Saturday, November 5, 2016. Attendees of all ages enjoyed games, crafts, photo ops, trivia, storytime, and more. Several lucky fans went home with prizes including Star Wars Hot Wheels…
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Dream Builders: Young Filmmakers Enjoying Arlington’s Locations

Community, Headlines, MyArlingtonTV, News
“Dream Builders” is a show on MyArlingtonTV that highlights the ways our community is helping kids dream big, nurture their creativity, polish their skills and develop the tools they need to achieve their American Dream as young adults. The latest episode features student filmmakers at The University of Texas at Arlington shooting…
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UT Arlington Again Named Best for Veterans in Texas

News, UT Arlington
For the second consecutive year, The University of Texas at Arlington is the No. 1 school in the state for military veterans and their families to earn a college education, according to the Military Times Best for Vets: Colleges 2017 ranking of national universities. Nationally, UTA ranked No. 20 of…
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Food Drive & Lake Arlington Golf Tournament Benefit Mission Arlington

News, Parks & Recreation
Arlington Parks and Recreation is hosting two events this November to benefit Mission Arlington and help people in need during the holiday season. Lake Arlington is hosting a tournament on Friday, November 18 that will benefit Mission Arlington. The registration fee is $55 per player which includes green fee, cart fee,…
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Pets of the Week – Meet Daisy & Smokey

Cat of the Week, Dog of the Week, News, Pets of the Week
Dog of the Week – Meet DaisyYou’ve got to see Daisy dance! This four year old female Chihuahua mix is tan and white in color, and weighs 11 pounds. Daisy, Daisy, give me your answer true—are you ready for a new pet guardian to shower you with attention? While Daisy can be…
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Arlington Parks and Recreation Receives 5 TAAF Awards & Recognition

News, Parks & Recreation
The City of Arlington received five awards and recognition from the Texas Amateur Athletic Federation, or TAAF, conference in September 2016. TAAF is a nonprofit organization established in 1925 that aims to promote, organize and conduct amateur athletics in the state of Texas. Region of the Year AwardRegion 4, which includes…
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Arlington Veterans Day Ceremony to Recognize Purple Heart Recipients

Community, Headlines, News
Arlington residents and City leaders will be on hand to honor and recognize area veterans who have served in the Armed Forces at a special Veterans Day Commemorative Ceremony this Friday, November 11, 2016 at the Arlington Veterans Park Memorial. The Arlington Veterans Park Memorial is located at 3600 West Arkansas…
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APD’s LaTesha Watson Named ‘Rising Star’ at Inspired Women Luncheon

Community, Headlines, News, Police
Just three months after giving birth to her daughter, LaTesha Watson was running sprints and climbing walls as a police academy recruit. Today, Watson is the youngest deputy chief in the history of the Arlington Police Department, where she is known for a tireless work ethic, passion for education and mentorship…
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Union Pacific Track Renewal to Cause Closure at Stadium Dr. Nov. 6-8

Headlines, News, Traffic Update, Transportation
UPDATE 8:20 a. m. CT 11/7/16Stadium Drive will remain closed until Tuesday, November 8 at 6 p. m. The one day delay is due to a train derailment in the area. Union Pacific Railroad’s crews working on the Stadium Drive project have been reallocated to address this emergency. They expect to return…
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UTA Recognizes Military Veterans During Ceremonies Nov. 5-11

Education, Headlines, News, UT Arlington
The University of Texas at Arlington will show appreciation for UTA students, faculty and staff who have served in the U. S. armed forces during Veterans Day 2016 events planned across campus. The weeklong celebration begins with a Veterans Day Kickoff Party from 11 a. m. to 2 p. m. Saturday, Nov. 5 at…
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UT Arlington Baseball Announces 2017 Schedule

News, Sports, UT Arlington
The UT Arlington baseball program has released its 2017 schedule, featuring 26 games at Clay Gould Ballpark, it was announced by UTA head coach Darin Thomas on Monday.“We are excited to announce our 2017 schedule,” Thomas said. “As always, we try to find great opportunities to challenge out student-athletes in…
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UPDATE: Arlington to Conduct Targeted Ground Spraying for West Nile Virus Nov. 8-9

Headlines, News, Public Health
UPDATE: The City of Arlington has canceled spraying for Monday, November 7, 2016 due to inclement weather. Weather permitting, spraying will continue tomorrow night, November 8, 2016 and Wednesday, November 9, 2016. Previous story:The City of Arlington has confirmed one positive West Nile Virus (WNV) mosquito sample. As a result, the City…
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Pablo Picasso: Ceramics Exhibit Coming to Arlington Museum of Art

Arts & Culture, Community, News
The Arlington Museum of Art proudly announces its winter blockbuster exhibit, Pablo Picasso: Ceramics, featuring more than 40 ceramics by renowned artist Pablo Picasso. The exhibit will be on display from November 12, 2016 through February 12, 2017. An opening reception for exhibit sponsors, museum members, and special guests will be held Friday, November…
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Adventure to Santa Returns to The Parks at Arlington Today, Nov. 4, 2016

Entertainment, Headlines, News
Adventure to Santa, a storytelling experience designed by Dreamworks Animation, returns to The American Dream City this holiday season at The Parks at Arlington!This season, the all-new attraction lets you and your family join Po and Friends from Kung Fu Panda for interactive games and an immersive, cinematic journey that transports…
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7 Reasons Money Magazine Selected Arlington as ‘Best Big City’ in the South

Community, Headlines, News
Last week, the City of Arlington launched a new website titled “Live in Arlington” for new home buyers looking to call The American Dream City their place of residence. In its latest edition, Money magazine has named Arlington as the “Best Big City” in the South. Here are seven excerpts from the article…
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Another Dream Comes True for Arlington’s Maren Morris with CMA Win

Entertainment, Headlines, News
Arlington’s own Maren Morris took home the New Artist of the Year Award at last night’s 2016 Country Music Awards in Nashville, Tennesse, marking another dream come true moment for the 26-year-old singer/songwriter. Earlier this year, Maren Morris was featured in Billboard Magazine. The article, “Is Maren Morris Nashville’s Next Breakout Pop Star?”, called…
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All-Star Guard Skylar Diggins Living Her Dream in the WNBA

Community, Headlines, News, Sports
All-Star guard Skylar Diggins is one of the most popular players in the WNBA and continues to live her American Dream right here in Arlington as a member of the Dallas Wings. The Wings moved to College Park Center at The University of Texas at Arlington for the team’s inaugural season,…
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Arlington Parks and Rec’s Indoor Soccer Registration Now Open

News, Parks & Recreation
Winter registration is now open for youth indoor soccer at Elzie Odom Athletic Center. Children 3 to 14 will play in an eight to nine week season beginning January 7, with games every Saturday at various times. Registration is $80 per player and includes league jersey, individual participant awards and sports…
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Daylight Saving Time Ends Sunday, Nov. 6, 2016

Fire, Headlines, News
Once a Month, Once a Year, Once a DecadeThe Arlington Fire Department is once again reminding residents to change batteries in smoke detectors when rolling clocks back one hour this weekend. Daylight-saving time ends at 2 a. m. Sunday, Nov. 6, which fire officials say is a good cue to switch out smoke…
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Arlington Weekend Buzz: November 3-6, 2016

News
Weekend Buzz airs on MyArlingtonTV from Thursday to Sunday. You can also check out the video on our YouTube channel. Arlington Parks and Recreation’s Food Truck Friday Lunch SeriesThe good times and great food are rolling into Arlington, Texas once again for fall 2016! Starting Friday, October 21, 2016, join Arlington Parks…
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Food Truck Friday Lunch Series Continues Fri. Nov. 4, 2016

Headlines, News, Parks & Recreation
Looking to enjoy lunch outdoors? Arlington Parks and Recreation’s Food Truck Fridays lunch series continues this Friday, November 4, 2016 at Founders Plaza/Levitt Pavilion from 11 a. m. to 2 p. m. This Friday’s food truck lineup includes K. B. Brats, What’s Cooking Chef, Yummy Pizza, and Rollin Stone. If you need a sweet treat after lunch, stop by Pokey…
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UTA Spotlight: Checking in with the Lady Mavs Volleyball Team

Education, News, UT Arlington
Don’t miss this installment of UTA Spotlight, a weekly news update featuring broadcasting students reporting on events, projects, announcements and other key news happening in The American Dream City. Here are this week’s top stories: UT Arlington’s EXCEL Campus Activities hosts an evening of free casino games, costume shows, live music…
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UT Arlington Celebrates Homecoming Week 2016: Nov. 6-13

Education, Headlines, News, UT Arlington
The University of Texas at Arlington will put out a big welcome home mat Nov. 6-13 for Homecoming Week 2016. Alumni, families, community members and visitors are invited back to campus to celebrate Maverick traditions, rekindle connections, and create new memories. The weeklong celebration features men’s and women’s basketball games,…
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Transportation Advisory Committee’s Next Meeting: Nov. 10, 2016

Government, Headlines, News, Transportation
Arlington’s newly appointed Transportation Advisory Committee will hold its second meeting on Thursday, November 10, 2016 at City Hall, 3rd Floor, 101 W. Abram St., Arlington TX 76010 from 6-8 p. m. Residents can find a complete schedule of upcoming meetings and other key information about the Transportation Advisory Committee at www. arlington-tx. gov/TAC. There…
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Amigos En Azul Fall Festival with Arlington PD: Sat. Nov. 5, 2016

Community, News, Police
Amigos En Azul, the Hispanic Police Officers Association of Arlington, is hosting its Fall Festival this Saturday, November 5, 2016 from 3-5 p. m. The event at Carl Knox Park (1200 Susan Dr.) will feature a DJ, multiple bounce houses, free food, free ice cream and a petting zoo. Amigos En Azul’s…
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Revolver Brewing Joining Texas Live! as Construction Gets Underway

Business, Economic Development, Entertainment, Headlines, News, Texas Rangers
Construction is now underway for Texas Live! in Arlington’s Entertainment District and another exciting concept will debut at when the project opens in the Spring of 2018. Texas-based Revolver Brewing will join recently announced Rangers Republic, Live! Arena, Guy Fieri and Arlington Backyard within the $250 million world-class dining, entertainment and hospitality district in The American Dream City.“Revolver Brewery is an exciting,…
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Enhance Regional Mobility: Transportation Advisory Committee Appointed

City Council Priorities, Headlines, News
It’s time to keep your eyes on the road and focus in on this edition of the Enhance Regional Mobility newsletter, where the completion of the Texas Department of Transportation’s Cooper Street Project, the City of Arlington’s Transportation Advisory Committee and many other transportation items are discussed. The Arlington City Council…
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November 2016 Closures Announced for I-30/360 Interchange Project

Headlines, News, Traffic Update, Transportation
New lane changes have been announced this week as part of the $233 million Interstate 30/SH 360 Interchange Project. Closures are subject to changes due to weather. Interstate 30 Main Lanes Continuously, from 9 p. m. Nov. 4 to 5 a. m. Nov. 7, the westbound I-30 left, inside lane will be clsoed between SH 360 and…
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November 2016 Volunteer of the Month: Marjorie Shelepet

City Manager, Government, News
The Arlington City Manager’s Office is excited to announce that Marjorie Shelepet has been selected as the Volunteer of the Month for November 2016! She has been working the Information Desk since December of 2014. Marjorie greets all that enter City Hall with a smile not once, but twice a week. …
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Arlington Eats: Husband & Wife Duo Showcase Creativity at Fork in the Road

Community, Headlines, News
Come along for a mouthwatering ride and catch The American Dream City’s cultural diversity and unique cuisine with Arlington Eats on MyArlingtonTV. In this month’s edition of Arlington Eats, host Andrew Tanielian visits Fork in the Road, located at 1821 S. Fielder Road, Arlington, TX 76013. Head chef and owner Josh Hopkins,…
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Introducing the City of Arlington’s Transportation Advisory Committee

Government, Headlines, News, Transportation
Do you want to know more about the City of Arlington’s Transportation Advisory Committee?Check out the video above with answers to many questions residents may have about the committee and the goals this 31-member group are trying to accomplish. Enhancing Regional Mobility, such as championing for high-speed rail connectivity in the…
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