Grand Prairie to Spray After First Human Case of WNV

Grand Prairie to Spray After First Human Case of WNV

Headlines, News, Press Releases
The City of Grand Prairie is reporting one human case of West Nile Virus. This is the first human case this season in Grand Prairie. Additionally, two new West Nile Virus positive mosquito samples were reported on July 31. This brings the total to seven positive mosquito samples this season…
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Golden Paws August Senior Pet of the Month – Meet Walter!

Golden Paws August Senior Pet of the Month – Meet Walter!

Golden Paws, News
Meet Walter! The Arlington Animal Services’ Center’s Golden PAWS Senior Pet of the Month! Walter is a fifteen pound solid black Domestic Shorthair and at eight years old some might say he’s a little long in the tooth, but this guy really does have an adorable snaggletooth smile! His owner…
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Participate in Hugh Smith Recreation Center/East Branch Library Study

Participate in Hugh Smith Recreation Center/East Branch Library Study

News
The Arlington Parks and Recreation Department and Arlington Public Library are proposing to complete a programmatic assessment for replacing the Hugh Smith Recreation Center and possibly co-locating recreation programming with the services provided by the East Arlington Branch Library. Work will also include an evaluation of alternatives for senior services. Park bond funding…
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Parking Options for MAX Riders

Community, MAX, News, Planning & Development Services, Transportation
If you’re planning to ride The MAX (Metro ArlingtonXpress) — scheduled to begin Monday, August 19 — parking is going to be easy and convenient. The new commuter service will connect downtown Arlington to the CentrePort/DFW Airport Station. In downtown Arlington, riders can access free parking in the First Baptist Church surface lot…
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Dog of the Week – Meet Sky

Dog of the Week – Meet Sky

Dog of the Week, News
Meet “Sky”, Arlington Animal Services’ chosen Dog of the Week. Sky is a two month old Spaniel mix and weighs approximately 11 pounds. A friendly and social little girl, Sky enjoys being outside and spending time with people. Sky is a curious young gal and is looking for a forever family…
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Cat of the Week – Meet Taco

Cat of the Week – Meet Taco

Cat of the Week, News
Meet Taco (real name), Arlington Animal Services’ Center’s Cat of the Week! Taco is a five pound domestic short hair female who is approximately two years of age. Taco had a fulfilled life until her owner acquired too many animals and turned her peaches and cream into sour cream, but…
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Pantego to Spray Town for WNV

Pantego to Spray Town for WNV

Headlines, News, Public Health
The Town of Pantego will be conducting a town-wide ground spraying for mosquitoes on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday July 30th – August 1st each night starting at 9:30 p. m. The decision to spray the town was made by Council members after mosquitoes tested positive for West Nile Virus on July 10.…
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Next Build a Dream Scholarship Registration Day August 15

Next Build a Dream Scholarship Registration Day August 15

Community, Headlines, Parks & Recreation
The Arlington Parks and Recreation Department will host the summer “Build a Dream Scholarship Program” sign up on Thursday, August 15, from 8 a. m. – 1 p. m., at 717 W. Main St. The first 160 applicants will receive a scholarship award of $115 for one child or $230 for two or…
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UT Arlington Volleyball Team Hosts Special Olympics Event

UT Arlington Volleyball Team Hosts Special Olympics Event

News, Sports, UT Arlington
The UT Arlington volleyball team hosted a free clinic for the Dallas-Fort Worth Special Olympics on Saturday at College Park Center, sponsored by Papa John’s Pizza to conclude their 2013 summer camp slate.“The Special Olympics is a great organization and has a long standing relationship with UT Arlington, but I
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Levitt Pavilion Concludes Fifth Season with Fan Favorites and Foreigner

Levitt Pavilion Concludes Fifth Season with Fan Favorites and Foreigner

Entertainment, Headlines, News, Press Releases
Levitt Pavilion Arlington will close its fifth season of free music under the stars with a strong musical line-up when the Texas Power 2013 Fall Concert Series kicks off Aug. 30. The Levitt has changed its format slightly for the fall and no longer scheduling Thursday night concerts. Concerts will…
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Arlington’s Newest Potbelly Sandwich Shop to Open July 30

Arlington’s Newest Potbelly Sandwich Shop to Open July 30

Business, News, Press Releases, UT Arlington
Potbelly Sandwich Shop will open its doors at 1301 S. Cooper St., Arlington, Texas, Tuesday, July 30. This will give more area residents the chance to experience the lively, neighborhood hangout that makes Potbelly Sandwich Shop “The Best Place for Lunch.”Kyle Stephenson is the general manager and has been with…
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Curbside Recycling Reminder

Curbside Recycling Reminder

Environment, News
As the Automated Curbside Recycling is well under way, we would like to remind residents about some key facts of the program: Please put recycling cart out no later than 7:00 a. m. – Recycling collection routes have been adjusted to accommodate the new cart program. Carts should be placed either in
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Grand Prairie to Spray for WNV

Grand Prairie to Spray for WNV

News, Press Releases, Public Health
The City of Grand Prairie reports four West Nile Virus positive mosquito samples and will ground spray the following areas for two consecutive nights on Thursday, July 25th and Friday, July 26th, starting at 10 p. m. Area 1 – This area is bound by Fish Creek on the north, S.…
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A Night at the Apollo Without Leaving Arlington

A Night at the Apollo Without Leaving Arlington

Entertainment, Highlights, News
The Arlington Museum of Art is continuing its celebration of the Harlem Renaissance with a tribute to The Apollo Theater, a historic venue located in New York City. Get your tickets for “Amateur Night at the Arlington Museum of Art” on Saturday, August 17, from 7-9 p. m. Amateur acts from the…
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More Pricing Options for Metro ArlingtonXpress Riders

Community, MAX, News, Transportation
Are you ready to ride the MAX? With MAX’s launch just weeks away, DART and The T have updated the pricing schedule for riders traveling throughout the Metroplex. The complete fare schedules can be found at www. RidetheMax. com. Beginning Monday, August 19, MAX will link downtown Arlington and University of Texas at
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Fun Things to Do in Arlington – July 26-28

Fun Things to Do in Arlington – July 26-28

Animal Services, Entertainment, Library, News
Things are heating up in Arlington this weekend, with several fun activities on tap for the entire family. Here’s a look at MyArlingtonTx. com’s top five events scheduled for Friday, July 26 – Sunday, July 28. CATS Performance at Arlington High SchoolThirty-three students attending the Creative Arts Theatre & School (CATS) SummerStars…
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Dallas Cowboys Naming Rights Sold to AT&T

Dallas Cowboys Naming Rights Sold to AT&T

Cowboys, Headlines
The Dallas Cowboys have long been one of the NFL’s most storied franchises. But times are changing now that owner Jerry Jones has found the right partner to dance with—Dallas-based AT&T. The home of the Dallas Cowboys is getting a new name, thanks a new naming rights deal between the club…
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City’s Stormwater Management Team Wins Big

City’s Stormwater Management Team Wins Big

News, Public Works
The Association of State Floodplain Managers recently presented the City of Arlington with the Media/Outreach Award at their annual conference in Connecticut. The award acknowledges exemplary efforts on the part of communications media or public entities to increase awareness about flood issues with the general public. The City’s Public Works…
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Ready, Aim, Hit the Target!

Ready, Aim, Hit the Target!

Highlights, News, UT Arlington
What’s the first thing college students do when they finish moving into a new residence hall room or apartment? They go shopping with roommates!And that’s exactly why UT Arlington is teaming up with Target at 1600 W. Arbrook (corner of S. Cooper and Arbrook) in Arlington to offer the first…
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“I Love Arlington” Pic of the Week

“I Love Arlington” Pic of the Week

Community, Entertainment, Headlines, News
Congratulations to Anayantzi Olvera, winner of the “I Love Arlington” Pic of the Week!The Olvera family is picture-perfect here enjoying a picnic at River Legacy Park on a beautiful afternoon. Recently the park received a playground make-over and a new playscape, seen behind the trio, it’s the first of its kind in the…
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Book It for Literacy 5K/Mile Fun Run Aug. 3

Book It for Literacy 5K/Mile Fun Run Aug. 3

Education, Headlines, Library, News, Press Releases
Saturday, August 3, 8 a. m. — 11 a. m. River Legacy Park, 701 N. W. Green Oaks Blvd. The fourth annual Book It for Literacy Fun Run kicks off the first Saturday in August at River Legacy Park. Come early for the 5K, beginning at 8 a. m., or take part in the one-mile…
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UTA’s Alan Bishop Plays Integral Role in Team Preparation

UTA’s Alan Bishop Plays Integral Role in Team Preparation

Highlights, Sports, UT Arlington
Alan Bishop is busy all year. As UT Arlington’s men’s basketball strength and conditioning coach, the work never ends. But the summer, more so than any other, is Coach Bishop’s time. That’s when his work with the men’s team hits overdrive. The Mavericks are already showing the fruits of that labor…
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Cat of the Week – Meet Billy

Cat of the Week – Meet Billy

Cat of the Week, News
Meet Billy, the Arlington Services’ Center Cat of the Week! Billy is excited to carry the title of Cat of the Week! Billy is a black and white Tuxedo adult male cat that weighs around 11 pounds. He is strong and stout! Billy was brought into the shelter on July…
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Dog of the Week – Meet Ford

Dog of the Week – Meet Ford

Dog of the Week, News
Hello! My name is “Ford” and I am the Arlington Animal Services’ Center chosen Dog of the Week. I am a male Terrier Mix, estimated to be about two years old and am considered a small-size dog. Volunteers call me “Mr. Happy” because I have never met a stranger! I sure do enjoy people. I’ve even met…
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Cowboys Stadium to Host 2013 CONCACAF Gold Cup Semifinals July 24

Cowboys Stadium to Host 2013 CONCACAF Gold Cup Semifinals July 24

News, Sports
Some of the best soccer players in the world are coming to Arlington. The Confederation of North, Central American and Caribbean Association Football (CONCACAF) has announced the official pairings and kick-off times for the two semifinal matches in the 2013 CONCACAF Gold Cup. On Wednesday, Cowboys Stadium will host four national teams vying…
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Teenage ‘Police Officers’ Compete and Learn at State Competition

Teenage ‘Police Officers’ Compete and Learn at State Competition

Headlines, News, Police, UT Arlington
Jabari Porter’s burst from the police car was so fast the judge holding the stopwatch did a double take. Porter leaped over a couple of railings, zipped over a thin board and darted to the back of an open truck, where he grabbed an air pistol and fired off several…
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Southwest Nature Preserve Now Open

Southwest Nature Preserve Now Open

Community, Headlines, News, Parks & Recreation
The Southwest Nature Preserve, a 58-acre tract of previously undeveloped land located just south of Interstate 20 and adjacent to Bowman Springs Drive in southwest Arlington, is officially open for business. Gates will be open from 5:00 a. m. – 10:00 p. m., at 5201 Bowman Springs Rd. Activities such as camping, camp fires,…
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30 Days Left Until the Launch of Metro ArlingtonXpress

Community, MAX, News, Planning & Development Services, Transportation, UT Arlington
There are only 30 days left before the new Metro ArlingtonXpress, or MAX, starts rolling through the city. Beginning Monday, August 19, MAX will link downtown Arlington and University of Texas at Arlington to CentrePort Station/DFW Airport Station, where riders can catch the T, TRE or DART to other destinations in…
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Enjoy Two Summer Exhibits at Arlington Museum of Art

Enjoy Two Summer Exhibits at Arlington Museum of Art

Arts & Culture, Community, Headlines, News, Videos
Arlington’s thriving arts and culture scene is taking center stage this summer, as one of the largest collections of African American art ever to visit North Texas, is on display at the Arlington Museum of Art. Spend a day getting lost in the museum’s summer exhibitions: Harlem Renaissance: A Celebration of…
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Arlington Housing Market One of the Strongest in the Metroplex

Arlington Housing Market One of the Strongest in the Metroplex

Community, Headlines, News, Planning & Development Services
According to an article in the Dallas Morning News, the Arlington housing market continues to thrive, with homes sales and prices on the rise, even though mortgage costs have increased as well. This trend is occurring throughout the Dallas-Fort Worth area. During the first half of the year, 2,308 homes were…
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CATS SummerStars Camp to Present Legally Blonde The Musical July 27

CATS SummerStars Camp to Present Legally Blonde The Musical July 27

Entertainment, Highlights, News
Young actors and actresses attending the Creative Arts Theatre & School (CATS) SummerStars Camp are tickled pink to make their CATS debut in a special presentation of “Legally Blonde The Musical” on Saturday, July 27. Show times are 2:30 & 7:30 p. m. at Arlington High School, 818 W. Park Row. The…
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Recent Rain Helps, But Drought Still Here

Recent Rain Helps, But Drought Still Here

Headlines, News, Water Utilities
Photo by Alicia Milavec The recent rainfall has been a welcome occurrence for our area but the drought situation still holds strong. Since Sunday, most areas in Arlington have received about one inch of rain. Areas to the northwest, specifically Eagle Mountain Lake and Lake Bridgeport, received two inches of rain…
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Save Money at Arlington Pools

Save Money at Arlington Pools

Headlines, News, Parks & Recreation
The City of Arlington Aquatics Division would like your feedback on their services! In turn, they would like to offer you a 50 percent discount on your pool entrance fees. The Arlington Parks and Recreation Department has created a Facebook application for the deal, which is hosted here: http://api-apps. com/s/BYY8gNA valid email address…
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Fun Things to Do This Weekend in Arlington

Fun Things to Do This Weekend in Arlington

Entertainment, News, Texas Rangers, UT Arlington
Things are heating up in Arlington this weekend, with several fun activities on tap for the entire family. Here’s a look at MyArlingtonTx. com’s top five events scheduled for Friday, July 19 – Sunday, July 21. Disney Channel Star to Perform at Six FlagsSee Bridgit Mendler, the star of Disney Channel’s Good…
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“I Love Arlington” Pic of the Week

“I Love Arlington” Pic of the Week

Community, Entertainment, Headlines, News
Congratulations to Ashlee Eason Mathis, winner of the “I Love Arlington” Pic of the Week!Summer is heating up and this fun-in-the-sun pic taken at Misenheimer spray park looks awfully refreshing! The City of Arlington Parks and Recreation’s Aquatics division offers an arsenal of three spraygrounds (Don Misenhimer, California Lane, and Brandtley…
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Arlington Offering Child Car Seats to Keep Young Passengers Safe

Arlington Offering Child Car Seats to Keep Young Passengers Safe

Headlines, Municipal Court, News
Do you know how to properly install a car seat? Seventy-five percent of the parents do not. Check out this video to see how. Each morning Deputy Court Clerk Nancy Marshall checks to see if her two-year-old’s car seat is installed properly. That way her little one can enjoy a safe…
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Journey of Hope Cyclists Make Celebratory Stop in Arlington

News, People with Disabilities
A team of Push America/Journey of Hope cyclists on a 4,000-mile trek across country made a celebratory stop in Arlington Friday, where they were greeted at City Hall by Deputy City Manager Theron Bowman and representatives from the Mayor’s Committee on People with Disabilities. After reading a proclamation, Dr. Bowman playfully…
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Dog of the Week – Meet Lexie

Dog of the Week – Meet Lexie

Dog of the Week, News
Hello! My name is Lexie, and I am the chosen Dog of the Week for the Arlington Animal Services’ Center (ASC). One day I decided it would be fun to take myself for a walk, but then I found out it wasn’t as fun as I thought. I was lost in…
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Cat of the Week – Meet Max

Cat of the Week – Meet Max

Cat of the Week, News
My name is Max, and I am the Arlington Animal Services’ Center Cat of the Week! I am honored to be selected, especially because there are so many kitties in the shelter right now, so the staff and volunteers must know I am pretty special! I am a white and…
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Volunteers of the Month – Meet Katressa and Darlene

Volunteers of the Month – Meet Katressa and Darlene

Highlights, News, UT Arlington, Volunteer of the Month
Congratulations to Katressa Molett and Darlene Tapia – both volunteer interns with the Victim Services Unit – for completing their undergraduate degrees. Both women recently earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Social Work from the University of Texas at Arlington. Katressa and Darlene remain enthusiastic about volunteering their time to…
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Meet “Chip” the Albino Squirrel

Meet “Chip” the Albino Squirrel

Highlights, News, Parks & Recreation
Randol Mill Park has a new resident piquing the interest of the local community – and it’s not the usual neighbor. His name is “Chip” and he is a rare albino squirrel!Wildlife experts estimate that the odds of a pure white squirrel being born are one in 100,000. Albino squirrels…
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Neighborhoods Safer Through Code Compliance Efforts

Neighborhoods Safer Through Code Compliance Efforts

Community, Headlines, News, Planning & Development Services
Keeping Arlington clean and well-tended is a process that takes all residents, say those who travel the City each day working with homeowners on maintaining their property and keeping neighborhoods looking their best. Code Compliance Services ensures that minimum standards of property preservation– which are designed to protect the health and…
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Arlington to Welcome Push America/Journey of Hope Cyclists

Arlington to Welcome Push America/Journey of Hope Cyclists

Headlines, Mayor & Council, News, People with Disabilities
A team of cyclists participating in Journey of Hope, presented by KRG Capital, will arrive in Arlington today as a stop on their 4,000-mile cycling event across the country to raise funds and awareness for people with disabilities Friday, July 12. This summer marks the 17th consecutive year the City of…
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Fun Things to Do This Weekend in Arlington

Fun Things to Do This Weekend in Arlington

Arts & Culture, Environment, News, Parks & Recreation
Take a Dip in the Pool!City pools will be open this weekend, so find the one nearest you and dive in!Allen Bolden Pool 817-472-8950Bad Königshofen Family Aquatic Center 817-459-5223Helen Wessler Play Pool 817-275-7561Howard Moore Play Pool 817-275-0712Hugh Smith Indoor Pool 817-275-0513Randol Mill Family Aquatic Center 817-275-7542Woodland West Pool 817-277-0582Seasonal Swim…
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“I Love Arlington” Pic of the Week

“I Love Arlington” Pic of the Week

Community, Entertainment, News
Congratulations to Samantha Rhiannon Sterling, winner of the “I Love Arlington” pic of the week!Just when you thought the hoopla of the 4th of July was fading, BOOM! Here’s a beautiful image that recaptures the essence of the day and the independent spirit of Arlington. This pic is exciting, colorful and…
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Arlington Parks’ New Mobile Litter Unit Keeping City Clean

Arlington Parks’ New Mobile Litter Unit Keeping City Clean

Headlines, News, Parks & Recreation
The City of Arlington has introduced a new program to help fight litter and beautify the city. The Mobile Litter Unit is a trailer loaded with community clean-up supplies that is available for organizations, businesses and neighborhoods to reserve free of charge to aid in beautification of public spaces and…
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International Soccer Returns to Cowboys Stadium July 24

International Soccer Returns to Cowboys Stadium July 24

Headlines, News, Sports
Are you ready for world-class soccer? Thousands of soccer fans are expected to fill Cowboys Stadium in Arlington on July 24 when some of the best soccer players in the world compete in the 2013 CONCACAF Gold Cup Semifinal. The first game begins at 6pm, with the nightcap coming at…
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Register Today for Fall Swim Lessons

Register Today for Fall Swim Lessons

Highlights, News, Parks & Recreation
With summer temperatures rising, Arlington Parks & Recreation is already gearing up for an exciting fall season. If you enjoy swimming, register today for fall swim lessons at one of the facilities throughout Arlington. Classes officially begin on September 14 & 15, running on weekends. Saturday class times are 9 a. m.…
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Pantego to Spray for WNV

Pantego to Spray for WNV

Community, Environment, News, Public Health
Tarrant County Public Health (TCPH) reports that a mosquito pool sample collected in the Town of Pantego has tested positive for West Nile virus. This is the second positive sample in Tarrant County this season. The first positive sample (in Grapevine) was reported on June 27. Pantego will spray for mosquitoes…
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Police Athletic League (PAL) Camps Help Young Teens Build Confidence

Police Athletic League (PAL) Camps Help Young Teens Build Confidence

Highlights, News
Each summer, the Arlington Police Department hosts a series of day camps for teens who are one year or just months away from entering high school. The Police Athletic League (PAL) Camps target middle school-age students because the adolescents benefit from the interaction with officers, especially in a fun environment.…
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For many, 4th of July parade is summer ritual

For many, 4th of July parade is summer ritual

Community, Entertainment, Headlines, News
John Marsh lounged in the shade with a red, white and blue ball cap perched on his head, just as the July 4 parade descended down Abram Street. Nearby, Marsh’s 7-year-old son, Jason, waved a small American flag.“We are lucky to live in America,” Marsh said. “Just look around. This is…
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Dog of the Week – Meet Maddie

Dog of the Week – Meet Maddie

Dog of the Week, News
Are you looking for a new soul-mate? Well look no further. My name is Maddie and I am the Dog of the Week for Arlington Animal Services. People say I’m a real “cutie-pie”, and they just love my puppy kisses! Although I’m a little guy, I have a big heart!…
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Cat of the Week – Meet Sweetpea!

Cat of the Week – Meet Sweetpea!

Cat of the Week, News
Sweetpea came to the Animal Services’ Center as a stray on June 19. She has been nothing short of super duper friendly her entire stay. Sweetpea is a petite girl who enjoys petting, purring, loving on her humans, and of course playing. She has beautiful coloring and the cutest little…
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Improvements on Lamar Blvd. Set to Begin

Improvements on Lamar Blvd. Set to Begin

Headlines, News, Public Works
Improvements are on the way for a heavily traveled stretch of East Lamar Boulevard through a popular portion of Arlington’s entertainment district. In June, City Council members approved the construction contract for the 1.5-mile section of East Lamar Boulevard that runs between Collins Street and Ballpark Way in front of the…
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Former UT Arlington Standout Gets NBA Summer League Shot With Wizards

Former UT Arlington Standout Gets NBA Summer League Shot With Wizards

News, Sports, UT Arlington
The next step in former men’s basketball standout Marquez Haynes’ NBA dream is a Summer League audition with the Washington Wizards.“Marquez is one of the hardest-working, toughest, most-talented players I’ve ever coached,” UT Arlington coach Scott Cross said. “I have always felt that he is good enough to play in…
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UT Arlington Professor Named Fulbright Distinguished Chair in Australia

UT Arlington Professor Named Fulbright Distinguished Chair in Australia

Highlights, News, UT Arlington
UT Arlington Political Science Professor Victoria Farrar-Myers has been named the 2013-2014 Fulbright Distinguished Chair in American Political Science at Flinders University in Adelaide, Australia. She will be in residence during spring 2014. Farrar-Myers, an expert on the American presidency, will conduct research on executive foreign policy-making with a particular emphasis…
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Light Up Arlington: More Than Just Fireworks

Light Up Arlington: More Than Just Fireworks

Community, Entertainment, Headlines, News, Parks & Recreation
For reasons made perfectly clear during his 20-minute act of dousing fire sticks with his mouth, Aaron Stone doesn’t perform outside much in the summer, in Texas, in 90-degree heat, as he did Wednesday during Light Up Arlington. The fire sticks he puts in his mouth while dozens of onlookers…
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Five Fun Things to Do in Arlington This Weekend

Five Fun Things to Do in Arlington This Weekend

Entertainment, News, Sports
Looking for something to do this weekend? Try a wine tasting at the Arlington Farmers Market, listen to local poets, or watch some of the best young lacrosse players compete at UT Arlington. Free Concerts at Levitt Pavilion for Performing ArtsThe Summer Music Series at Levitt Pavilion continues this weekend with music from…
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July Arlington Police Community Newsletter Available

July Arlington Police Community Newsletter Available

News, On Call - Inside The Blue
This month, hundreds of dedicated citizen volunteers will arrive in Arlington for the city’s first Citizens Police Academy Alumni Association State Convention. Across the state, these volunteers help to raise millions of dollars for law enforcement equipment and training. Also in the July issue of On Call, we help to…
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UPDATE: Union Pacific Announces Change to Rail Crossing Closure at Bowen Road

UPDATE: Union Pacific Announces Change to Rail Crossing Closure at Bowen Road

News, Public Works
Drivers will be forced to find alternate routes this weekend as the Union Pacific Rail Project returns to Arlington to replace switches on either side of the public grade crossing at Bowen Road. Union Pacific’s crew will work between Saturday, July 6 at 6:00 p. m. and Sunday, July 7 at…
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Schedules for New Metro ArlingtonXpress Now Available

Community, MAX, News, Transportation
The City of Arlington today announced the schedules for Metro ArlingtonXpress, or MAX, a new bus service scheduled to launch Aug. 19. People visiting www. ridethemax. com can view easy-to-read timetables, ticket information, maps and other details for planning a trip to Dallas, Fort Worth or DFW Airport using MAX. Service is expected to…
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Parking Information for Arlington’s Fourth of July Parade

Parking Information for Arlington’s Fourth of July Parade

Entertainment, News
One of the largest Fourth of July parades in Texas is right here in Arlington, with more than 50,000 spectators expected to line downtown Arlington streets on Thursday. We want to help you make it a fun-filled day by sharing some important parking and traffic informationExpect the two-mile parade route…
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Golden Paws July Senior Pet of the Month – Meet Audrey!

Golden Paws July Senior Pet of the Month – Meet Audrey!

Golden Paws, News
Meet Audrey – the Arlington Animal Services’ Center Golden PAWS Pet of the Month! Audrey is an adorable six pound black and white Chihuahua who is approximately six years of age. We’re not sure what direction this little girl was headed when she was picked up, but from the looks of…
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July 4th Closings and City Service Schedules

July 4th Closings and City Service Schedules

Government, News
Many City of Arlington municipal offices will be closed for Independence Day on Thursday, July 4. In Arlington, there will be no garbage and recycling pickups. Regular hours and schedules will resume Friday, July 5. What’s Closed Thursday, July 4 City Hall City Tower Arlington Municipal Court Arlington Animal Services Center Central…
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Define An Identifiable Brand

Define An Identifiable Brand

Business, Community, Education, Entertainment, Highlights, News
Over the last decade, Arlington has achieved a higher profile on the regional, national and international stage with world-class events taking place in the Entertainment District and as a home to an emerging Tier I research university. At the same time, we’ve been able to lower our crime rate, grow…
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Arlington Launches Minority and Women-Owned Business Enterprise (MWBE) Program

Arlington Launches Minority and Women-Owned Business Enterprise (MWBE) Program

Business, News
As part of an ongoing initiative to increase the amount of business done with local companies, the City’s purchasing team has expanded to include a new coordinator for the City’s work with disadvantaged, minority, and woman-owned business enterprises, known collectively as MWBE. New team member Reginald Cleveland brings a wealth of experience…
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Cat of the Week – Meet Zeus!

Cat of the Week – Meet Zeus!

Cat of the Week, News
Sweet Zeus is the Arlington Animal Services’ Center Cat of the Week! Zeus was found by a nice citizen along with another kitty on June 19, and both were brought into the shelter so they would have food in their belly and a cool place to sleep. Zeus’ furry friend just…
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Arlington Business Owner Stars in Hollywood Blockbuster

Arlington Business Owner Stars in Hollywood Blockbuster

Community, Entertainment, Headlines, News
If you’ve eaten at Tin Cup on Abram Street, you’ve gotten a taste of Damon Carney’s childhood memories. After years of pursuing acting careers in Los Angeles, Minnesota and New York, Damon moved to Arlington in 2000 with his wife and their two children and opened a sandwich shop.“We chose Arlington…
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UT Arlington Begins Sun Belt Era

UT Arlington Begins Sun Belt Era

News, Sports, UT Arlington
UT Arlington Athletics begins a new and exciting chapter today with its official entrance into the Sun Belt Conference on July 1, 2013.“We are honored and excited to join the Sun Belt Conference,” UT Arlington President Dr. Vistasp M. Karbhari said. “I believe this represents an extraordinary opportunity for UT Arlington…
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Dog of the Week – Meet Darla

Dog of the Week – Meet Darla

Dog of the Week, News
Single, white and tan female Pit Bull Mix seeking a forever home with a family who loves long walks, giving “belly rubs” and spending time together. If your family meets this description, please rush down to Arlington Animal Services and meet “Darla”, our chosen Dog of the Week. This special little girl…
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Play Flag Golf at Tierra Verde on July 4

Play Flag Golf at Tierra Verde on July 4

News, Parks & Recreation
Looking for other July 4th activities? Check out the Flag Golf event at Tierra Verde Golf Club, voted the top public-premium golf course in DFW!All golfers will begin the round with a set number of strokes (related to their handicaps), and play until their strokes run out. The player who…
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College Park Center Becoming Notable Boxing Venue

College Park Center Becoming Notable Boxing Venue

News, Sports, UT Arlington
Three fights, three cities, three wins. Arlington fighter Mike Lemelle has an aggressive style that forces opponents out of their comfort zone no matter what that zone of comfort might be. It’s not surprising that at 3-0 in his first full year of boxing, Mike has grand plans like contending for…
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