Texas Rangers Fans Share Their Game Day Traditions

Entertainment, Headlines, News, Sports, Texas Rangers
Thousands of fans filled Globe Life Park in Arlington on Thursday for the Texas Rangers’ home opener against the Houston Astros. Hours before the game started, MyArlingtonTV asked Rangers fans all about their game day traditions. Check out the video above to hear how they celebrate Opening Day. Opening day ceremonies included a flyover of planes…
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East Arlington Among Tarrant County Sites on State’s Opportunity Zone List

Government, News
Governor Greg Abbott recently submitted the state’s Opportunity Zone designations to the U. S. Treasury Department to encourage long-term investment in eligible Texas communities, including Arlington. The Opportunity Zone program, created by the 2017 federal Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, is designed to encourage businesses to develop and invest in low-income communities…
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Easter Weekend Buzz: 10 Events in Arlington for March 30-April 1, 2018

Entertainment, Headlines, News
Weekend Buzz airs on MyArlingtonTV from Thursday to Sunday. You can also check out the video on our YouTube channel. 1. Houston Astros vs. Texas Rangers at Globe Life Park in ArlingtonThe Texas Rangers host the defending World Series champs at Globe Life Park in Arlington this weekend for the first…
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Free Health Clinic Grows with $200,000 Arlington Tomorrow Foundation Grant

Community, News
Open Arms Health Clinic has a clear mission — to provide free, quality and compassionate health care to uninsured and low-income North Texans. Yet for years a lack of space forced the small clinic to turn away patients.“The need is so great,” Executive Director Fran Martin said. “Turning people away is…
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Arlington Eats: New Baseball Fare Unveiled at Globe Life Park

Entertainment, Headlines, News, Sports, Texas Rangers
Come along for a mouthwatering ride and learn about the latest concessions offered by the Texas Rangers this season with Arlington Eats on MyArlingtonTV. In this month’s edition of Arlington Eats, host Andrew Tanielian visits Globe Life Park in Arlington, which unveiled several new menu items in advance of Thursday’s home opener. Those include The Dilly…
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Dreams Come True for Nine Sam Houston High School Students

Arlington ISD, Education, Headlines, News
Sam Houston High School senior Kelsey Bowie burst into tears of joy Tuesday morning as she and a small number of fellow classmates were escorted into the crowd-filled auditorium decorated with purple and silver balloons. As the crowd cheered and applauded, Bowie and eight other Sam Houston High School seniors learned…
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March 2018 Student-Athlete of the Month: Nate Kopetsky

Arlington ISD, Education, Headlines, News
Nate Kopetsky, a junior midfielder for Sam Houston High School’s soccer team, has been selected as the City of Arlington’s Student-Athlete of the Month for March 2018. Nate, who has three goals and 12 assists for the year, was named 1st Team All-State Midfielder in 2017 by the Texas Association of…
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UTA Spotlight: Student Gaming Community Excited for Proposed Esports Stadium Arlington

Education, News, UT Arlington
Greetings from The American Dream City! Be sure to tune into the newest installment of UTA Spotlight, a weekly news update featuring broadcasting students reporting on events, projects, announcements and other key news and happenings on the university campus and around Arlington. This week’s stories include: Students involved in the esports community…
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Free Autonomous Shuttle Rides Available During Rangers Games This Week

Community, Headlines, News
Heading out to the ballpark to root for the Rangers this week? It’s also a great time to check out Arlington’s autonomous shuttle service, known as Milo. Milo will be operating in the Entertainment District for the Texas Rangers’ Opening Day, which starts at 2:40 p. m. Thursday, as well as the…
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Join Arlington’s Dog Walker Watch Program and Help Keep Our Neighborhoods Safe

News, Police, Public Safety
Are you a dog owner and an active walker or jogger who cares about your neighborhood? Dog Walker Watch may be a great volunteer opportunity for you!Dog Walker Watch is an awareness program sponsored by the National Association of Town Watch and coordinated locally by law enforcement agencies and community…
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On the Clock with Water Utilities’ Sanitary Sewer Cleaning Crew

Government, Headlines, News, Water Utilities
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. This month’s episode, hosted by City Manager Trey Yelverton, gives residents a behind-the-scenes look at the Water Utilities’ Sanitary…
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2018 Good Friday Closings and Service Schedules in Arlington

Government, Headlines, News
Many City of Arlington municipal offices and facilities will be closed Friday, March 30, 2018, in observance of Good Friday and on Sunday, April 1, 2018, in observance of Easter. Garbage and recycling pickups will occur in Arlington on Friday as regularly scheduled. Regular office hours and service schedules will resume at…
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More than 1,000 Attend This Year’s Free Aging Well Expo

Community, News
The City of Arlington wishes to extend a huge thank you to the vendors, sponsors, guest speakers and participants who made this year’s Aging Well Expo a success!Mayor Jeff Williams and Commissioner Andy Nguyen welcomed more than 1,000 people to this year’s free event, which was held March 21 at…
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What to Know: Texas Rangers’ March 29 Home Opener

Entertainment, Headlines, News, Sports, Texas Rangers
It’s baseball season once again in The American Dream City!The Texas Rangers’ 47th home opener begins at 2:40 p. m. Thursday, March 29, versus the Houston Astros. But before you head out to Globe Life Park in Arlington for food, fun and baseball, here are some important things fans should know:TICKET…
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Pets of the Week – Meet Mongren & Cubby

Cat of the Week, Dog of the Week, News, Pets of the Week
Cat of the Week – Meet MongrenThis eight year old male Domestic Shorthair is a black and white tuxedo cat. This week’s featured cat, Mongren, is a mellow senior looking for a new pet guardian with a big heart to match his big size as he weighs in at about 25…
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Arlington Reads Registration Open for Summer Adult Education Classes

Library, News
Arlington Reads has opened registration for summer adult education classes. Work towards earning a GED or other high school equivalency diploma with classes starting on June 18. English learners can improve their English skills at ESL classes, beginning May 21. These classes are free but spaces are limited. Read more…
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Arlington Celebrates Start of Downtown Abram Street Rebuild

Government, Headlines, News
The transformation of Abram Street through Downtown Arlington is under way. City, community and business leaders celebrated the start of the two-year rebuild project Monday morning with a groundbreaking ceremony near City Hall. The $26 million project will not only bring much-needed roadway and utilities improvements to Abram between Cooper and…
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Arlington’s Via On-Demand Rideshare Service Area Continues to Grow

Government, Headlines, News
Arlington: the American Dream City, is in partnership with Via, is excited to be among the first cities in the nation to offer on-demand ridesharing as an innovative public transportation solution. Via rideshare, which launched in December 2017, is designed to provide affordable transportation to key areas of Arlington, allowing riders…
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Miracle League DFW Helps Children’s Baseball Dreams Come True

Community, Headlines, News
Opening Day for the 2018 Miracle League DFW was this past Saturday at the Doug Inman Miracle League Field in Arlington’s Randol Mill Park. Special needs children of all ages and all abilities got to chance to don major league baseball uniforms and enjoy a day in the sun while their…
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SH 360 Southbound Frontage Road Lane Closure This Week for Interchange Project

News, Traffic Update, Transportation
New lane closures are planned for the next week as part of the $233 million Interstate 30/SH 360 Interchange Project. Aerial photos of the project are available on the Keep 30360 Moving website. New or updated items are indicated in bold. The City of Arlington has partnered with Waze to give drivers the…
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Abram Street Rebuild Website Informs Drivers About Lane Closures, Construction Progress

Government, Headlines, News, Traffic Update, Transportation
Below are the planned lane closures for the $26 million Abram Street Rebuild through Downtown Arlington. To stay up-to-date on this transformative, two-year construction project between Cooper Street and Collins Street, visit the new Abram Street Rebuild webpage, www. ArlingtonTX. gov/Abram. New or updated items will be indicated in bold. Weekly Lane Closure Look AheadClosures…
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Lake Arlington Boat Ramps at Richard Simpson Park Now Open

Headlines, News, Parks & Recreation
The boat ramps at Richard Simpson Park are now reopen. Come out this weekend and enjoy Lake Arlington!Boat access is also available at Bowman Springs Park, 7003 W. Poly Webb Road. Need a boat permit? Pick one up at the Lake House, Bob Duncan Center, or online at https://apm. activecommunities. com/arlingtonparks/Membership. To learn more about…
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Tickets Available for Annual Night of Hope Fundraiser in Arlington

Community, News
The H. O. P. E. Tutoring Center, with six tutoring sites, has served more than 2,500 students in Arlington since 1996. The nonprofit invites the community to attend its annual Night of HOPE fundraiser so it can continue its mission of providing free individual tutoring to children in grades three through eight in a…
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Westbound I-30 Main Lane Closures Planned Through Saturday for Interchange Project

News, Traffic Update, Transportation
New lane closures are planned for the next week as part of the $233 million Interstate 30/SH 360 Interchange Project. Aerial photos of the project are available on the Keep 30360 Moving website. New or updated items are indicated in bold. The City of Arlington has partnered with Waze to give drivers the…
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Levitt Pavilion Arlington Celebrates 10 Years of Free Music with Its ‘Greatest Hits’

Community, News
It’s hard to believe that Levitt Pavilion Arlington has been bringing free concerts to Downtown Arlington for 10 years! Since its official opening night on Oct. 10, 2008, the Levitt has averaged more than 100,000 people on its lawn each year to see more than 200 professional artists each concert season…
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Dream Builders with Arlington ISD’s Precision Metal Manufacturing Program

Arlington ISD, Education, 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 Dream Builders episode focuses on the students enrolled in the Precision Metal Manufacturing program at Arlington…
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Public Meeting Set Monday for Planned Timberlake Drive Project

Government, News, Public Works, Water Utilities
The City of Arlington’s Public Works and Transportation Department anticipates starting construction on the Timberlake Drive Project next month. This bond-funded project consists of rebuilding Timberlake Drive from east Pioneer Parkway to Park Row Drive, with 10-inch concrete pavement, drainage improvements, sewer renewals, street lights, and sidewalks. Asphalt reclamation will be…
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Weekend Buzz: 15 Events in The American Dream City for March 23-25, 2018

Entertainment, Headlines, News
Weekend Buzz airs on MyArlingtonTV from Thursday to Sunday. You can also check out the video on our YouTube channel. 1. Six Flags Over TexasSix Flags Over Texas, the Thrill Capital of Texas, continues its 57th season in The American Dream City. The park will open this weekend for guests to…
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Pets of the Week – Meet Ruka & Lana

Cat of the Week, Dog of the Week, News, Pets of the Week
Dog of the Week – Meet RukaThis seven and half year old female Bulldog mix is brindle and white in color and weighs 59 pounds. Ruka was recently owner surrendered to the shelter. Her previous pet guardian indicated she is friendly towards children and adults. The commands of sit, lay down, and “go…
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Jim Watry Named Chief Operating Officer of Texas Live! in Arlington

Business, Economic Development, Entertainment, Headlines, News, Sports, Texas Rangers
The Texas Rangers and The Cordish Companies have announced its first key executive appointment to the Texas Live! team, naming Jim Watry as Chief Operating Officer. Watry brings more than 20 years of experience in the dining, entertainment and hospitality industry to this role, as well as a long history…
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Get Your Float On: River Legacy’s Annual Cardboard Boat Regatta Launches April 21

Community, News
Does cardboard float? It does in River Legacy’s 29th annual Cardboard Boat Regatta scheduled for Saturday, April 21 at Six Flags Hurricane Harbor! Participants build boats entirely out of cardboard and then race their cardboard crafts in this fun and creative community fundraiser for River Legacy Foundation. Boat registration deadline is…
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First Phase a Success at Champions Park Development in North Arlington

Business, Economic Development, Headlines, News
Pizza, Mediterranean flavors, old-school candy, hearty salads and more are now available to residents and visitors at Greenway Investment Company’s $30 million Champions Park in North Arlington. New dining options like Urban Bricks Pizza Co., The Halal Guys, Salata and Rocket Fizz (a vintage candy store) are now open at the…
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Arlington Releases 2017 Popular Annual Financial Report

Government, Headlines, News
Want to see how your tax dollars were spent last year? Interested in learning about major economic development deals, infrastructure investments and new programs and initiatives that aim to improve the quality of life in The American Dream City?If so, check out the City of Arlington’s 2017 Popular Annual Financial…
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Arlington Celebrates Opening of New Council Chamber

Government, Headlines, News
Current and former Arlington city leaders, along with community members, gathered Tuesday night to celebrate the opening of the new Council Chamber. Arlington Mayor Jeff Williams and City Council members were joined at the ribbon cutting ceremony and plaque dedication former mayors Robert Cluck, Elzie Odom and Richard Greene, all who…
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Get the Scoop on Globe Life Field Construction and More in Latest ‘Home Plate Update’

Business, Economic Development, Headlines, News, Sports, Texas Rangers
It’s always baseball time in Arlington, Texas!At the Park with Chuck is an all-new series on MyArlingtonTV that offers Rangers fans a behind-the-scenes look at Globe Life Field construction, fan events and the progress being made at the Texas Live! entertainment complex. The show is hosted by Chuck Morgan, the team’s…
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Learn More About New $60 Million Women’s Hospital in ‘Invest in Our Economy’ Newsletter

City Council Priorities, Headlines, Mayor & Council, News
L3 Technologies recently announced a sizeable expansion for its Link Training & Simulation multipurpose pilot training center facility in Arlington. This project, expected to wrap up later this summer, will add approximately 40,000 square feet to the training center, which provides simulation and instruction tools for both military and commercial pilots.…
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Safe School Crossing Roadway Project Planned Near South Davis Elementary

Community, News, Public Works
Arlington’s Public Works and Transportation Department anticipates starting construction on a Safe School Crossing Roadway Project at south Cooper Street and Snooty Fox Circle next month. Improvements will include the installation of traffic signals and driveway and median improvements at the intersection, which is on Cooper Street between Lovers Lane and…
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Library’s Book Sale Features Signed and First Edition Texas Books

Headlines, Library, News
Shop a large collection of signed and first edition Texas material at the Friends and Foundation of the Arlington Public Library’s book sale, opening Wednesday, March 21. The collection, which was donated by late Arlington collector Jerry Hunt, contains the works of famed Texas writers such as Capps, Jenkins, Kelton,…
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Citizens Bond Committee Begins Weekly Meetings This Thursday

Community, News
The City of Arlington’s recently appointed Citizens Bond Committee will soon begin meeting to review and recommend projects for a bond program that could be presented to voters in November 2018. Committee members will meet weekly at 6 p. m. each Thursday between March 22 and May 10. These meetings, held in…
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Arlington Emergency Management Planner Completes Intensive Homeland Security Training

News, Public Safety
Shawna Lemley, Emergency Management Planner for the City of Arlington Fire Department’s Office of Emergency Management, recently completed the Emergence Program at Naval Postgraduate School’s Center for Homeland Defense and Security. The goal of this program is to enhance young and future leaders’ capacity to develop policies and strategies while strengthening…
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Via On-Demand Rideshare Among Three Arlington Projects Up for Smart Cities Award

Government, Headlines, News
The City of Arlington has been selected as a finalist in three categories for the IDC Government Insights 2018 Smart Cities North America Awards. Arlington residents can help The American Dream City receive recognition for these innovative initiatives by voting in an online poll that is open from now through Thursday,…
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Southbound SH 360 Frontage Road Lane Closure Set This Week for Interchange Project

News, Traffic Update, Transportation
New lane closures are planned for the next week as part of the $233 million Interstate 30/SH 360 Interchange Project. Aerial photos of the project are available on the Keep 30360 Moving website. New or updated items are indicated in bold. The City of Arlington has partnered with Waze to give drivers…
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Abram Street Construction in Downtown Begins March 19

Community, Headlines, News, Traffic Update, Transportation
The Abram Street rebuild through Downtown Arlington kicks off Monday, March 19. The Arlington City Council awarded a $26.1 million contract with Rebcon Inc. of Dallas on Feb. 27 to rebuild Abram Street between Cooper and Collins streets. Construction on this transformative project is anticipated to wrap up by March 2020. The…
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City to Celebrate Opening of New Council Chamber on March 20

Government, Mayor & Council, News
The City of Arlington will hold a dedication and ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate the opening of the new Council Chamber prior to the Arlington City Council’s March 20 evening meeting. The public is invited to attend the event, which includes remarks from current and former city leaders, an unveiling…
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Culture Buzz: 2018 AISD Youth Art Month at Arlington Museum of Art

Arlington ISD, Arts & Culture, Education, Headlines, MyArlingtonTV, News
The latest Culture Buzz episode on MyArlingtonTV takes a journey to the Arlington Museum of Art in Downtown for Arlington ISD Youth Art Month. Each spring, the Arlington Museum of Art collaborates with AISD to give students the opportunity to display their artwork. Linh Nguyen, the interim Fine Arts Director for Arlington ISD schools,…
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Citizens’ Act of Kindness is Memorialized at Arlington Animal Services Center

Animal Services, News
This act of kindness is bittersweet. It begins with an extremely injured cat, clinging to life, found lying on a busy Arlington street. A snowball effect begins. First, a concerned UT Arlington student named Peyton and his friends step in to rescue the cat from its perilous situation. Next on scene…
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Arlington Water Celebrates Fix a Leak Week 2018

Community, News
People across the U. S. could save up to a trillion gallons of water a year by fixing leaks around the house and the EPA’s national Fix a Leak Week, March 19-25, is a great time to get started. Arlington Water Utilities, in partnership with the Arlington Public Library, is offering residents…
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APD Builds Trust with Arlington Teens in the March On Call Newsletter

News, Police
In this issue, read how, through mentorship and transparency, APD Builds Trust with Arlington Teens. On Call is a community newsletter published monthly by the Arlington Police Department Media Office. Click here to read the newsletter.
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Weekend Buzz: 12 Events in The American Dream City for March 16-18, 2018

News
Weekend Buzz airs on MyArlingtonTV from Thursday to Sunday. You can also check out the video on our YouTube channel. 1. St. Patrick’s Day Events in ArlingtonSaturday, March 17, 2018 is St. Patrick’s Day in The American Dream City and the Arlington Convention and Visitors Bureau website has a number of…
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Register Now for Egg-Cellent Easter Party at Hugh Smith Recreation Center

News, Parks & Recreation
Make plans to hop over to Hugh Smith Recreation Center on Saturday, March 31 for the Arlington Parks and Recreation Department’s Egg-Cellent Easter Party. This children’s event, set from 10:30 a. m. to noon, will feature games, activities, a small egg hunt and a special appearance by the Easter Bunny. Parents should stay and bring a camera…
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Oncor Warns Arlington Customers About Phone Scam

Community, News
Oncor is warning its customers in Arlington that scammers are calling people and telling them that they need to pay their bill by phone or they will be disconnected. These scammers are “spoofing” Oncor’s 888.313.4747 hotline and are asking customers to call back to a different phone number to make a…
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Arlington Parks and Recreation Receives State Award

News, Parks & Recreation
Arlington Parks and Recreation was selected as the award recipient of the Texas Recreation and Park Society’s (TRAPS) Promotional Marketing and Excellence Award, announced at the state conference on Thursday, March 2, 2018, in Waco, Texas. The five-member APRD marketing team is responsible for management of the department website NaturallyFun. org, six sub-sites, all graphic design,…
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NFL Draft Experience in Arlington Brings Free Football Festival to Fans

Cowboys, Entertainment, Headlines, News, Sports
The 2018 NFL Draft – coming to AT&T Stadium in Arlington on April 26-28 – will take place at an NFL stadium for the first time, enabling more fans than ever to view their favorite team’s selections in-person and enjoy the league’s largest free football festival. NFL Senior Vice President of…
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Arlington Site Proposed for Largest Esports Stadium in U.S.

Business, Economic Development, Entertainment, Headlines, News
Arlington is proud to be home of the University of Texas at Arlington, Texas Rangers, Dallas Cowboys and the WNBA’s Wings. But now the City has set its sights on a different but rapidly growing corner of the sports entertainment market — competitive gaming. The City of Arlington is excited to…
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From Disney to EA, Branding Dreams Come True at PicturePlane in Downtown

Community, Headlines, News
The creative employees at PicturePlane in Downtown Arlington are making branding dreams come true through concepting, character development, 3D modeling, CGI rendering, illustration, layout and logo design, motion graphics and more. The design studio boasts a growing client list that includes Disney, Electronic Arts, Hasbro, Sega, Mattel, LucasArts, Cartoon Network, Del Monte…
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Be Flood Aware: 7 Steps You Can Take to Protect Your Family and Property

News, Public Safety
There are three primary types of flooding in Texas: Riverine flooding occurs when rivers, streams, creeks and lakes overflow their banks due to extended periods of continuous rainfall. Surface or localized flooding is usually caused by issues such as poor lot grading, inadequate drainage infrastructure or blocked drainage structures in more densely…
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Author Rachel Caine Leads Creative Writing Workshop for Teens

Headlines, Library, News
Bestselling author Rachel Caine will be visiting the Arlington Public Library on Thursday, March 22. Bring all your questions and join us at the Southeast Branch Library from 5 to 6 p. m. for this special session of our Creative Writing for Teens series, with guest speaker Rachel Caine. Rachel Caine will be…
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Downtown Construction Update: Temporary Closure at City Hall’s North Entrance

Government, Headlines, News
As part of the continuing work to complete the new City Council Chamber, Downtown Library and Plaza, beginning this week, access to the north side of Arlington City Hall will change. Pedestrians will be able to access City Hall from Pecan Street along the curved sidewalk adjacent to the new Council…
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UTA Maverick Speakers Series to Feature Advocate & TV Host Gretchen Carlson

Education, News, UT Arlington
Tickets are available now to hear advocate, broadcast news anchor, journalist and TV host Gretchen Carlson as part of The University of Texas at Arlington’s 10th annual Maverick Speakers Series. Gretchen Carlson is one of the nation’s most successful and recognized news anchors and a tireless advocate for workplace equality and the…
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Pets of the Week – Meet Carlos & Sheba

Cat of the Week, Dog of the Week, News, Pets of the Week
Cat of the Week – Meet CarlosThis one and half year old male Domestic Shorthair is dressed in his black and white tuxedo. In the shelter condo, Carlos tends to hide from view, but upon visiting with him his personality really comes out. He loves attention! He has a very loud, almost…
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Temporary Closures Set Monday on Eastbound I-30, Avenue J for Interchange Project

Headlines, News, Traffic Update, Transportation
New lane closures are planned for the next week as part of the $233 million Interstate 30/SH 360 Interchange Project. Aerial photos of the project are available on the Keep 30360 Moving website. New or updated items are indicated in bold. The City of Arlington has partnered with Waze to give drivers…
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Love Your Library with Donations for the New Downtown Library

Library, News
Love Your Library with book donations! As the Arlington Public Library gets closer to opening the new Downtown Library, it’s time to look forward to items patrons can check out from the new building. Librarians have been carefully developing the new building’s collection for years, but they also created Amazon wish…
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Aging Well Expo Features Speakers Offering Tips on Health, Travel, Finance and More

Headlines, News
Arlington’s annual Aging Well Expo is almost here and we’ve got some great speakers and panels lined up to provide you with important tips and information about how to live your best life here in The American Dream City. The Aging Well Expo is scheduled from 9 a. m. to 2 p. m. Wednesday, March…
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UTA Spotlight: Special Collections Hosts Etta Hulme Editorial Cartoon Exhibit

Education, News, UT Arlington
Greetings from The American Dream City! Be sure to tune into the newest installment of UTA Spotlight, a weekly news update featuring broadcasting students reporting on events, projects, announcements and other key news and happenings on the university campus and around Arlington. This week’s stories: The Native American Student Association’s 23rd annual…
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Arlington Animal Services Closed March 19 for Maintenance

Animal Services, News
The Arlington Animal Services Center and its parking areas will be closed to the public on Monday, March 19, while a new roof and HVAC system are installed. City staff will be onsite to care for the animals and field deployed services will still be available on this date. Parking for…
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Congratulations to Arlington’s 2018 Animal Essay Contest Winners

Animal Services, News
Congratulations to all of our 2018 Arlington Animal Essay Contest winners! The City of Arlington hosted a reception for 12 talented third, fourth, fifth and sixth graders on Tuesday, March 7, shortly before the students were recognized by Arlington City Council during the evening meeting. More than 800 entries were received for this…
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Arlington Successfully Sells Bonds for Globe Life Field Construction Contribution

Government, Headlines, News, Texas Rangers
The City of Arlington successfully sold $465.4 million in bonds on Wednesday, March 7, to fund the voter-approved contribution to the Texas Rangers $1.1 billion retractable-roof ballpark project. Arlington’s contribution is fully funded at $500 million, as the City is receiving premiums for the tax-exempt bonds. A premium is what an…
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Ask the Experts: Jack Hill, Senior VP of Project Development for Globe Life Field

Business, Economic Development, Headlines, MyArlingtonTV, News, Sports, Texas Rangers
The City of Arlington’s Office of Communication recently talked to senior vice president of project development Jack Hill about the progress being made at the future Globe Life Field and how his team hopes to create a premiere baseball experience that sets it apart from ballparks across Major League Baseball. Hill,…
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Weekend Buzz: 10 Events in The American Dream City for March 9-11, 2018

News
Weekend Buzz airs on MyArlingtonTV from Thursday to Sunday. You can also check out the video on our YouTube channel. 1. CreateX Painting at Globe Life Park in ArlingtonLocal artist Thomas Menezes will lead the March 9 class from 7-9 p. m. at Globe Life Park in Arlington. All attendees will complete…
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Spring Forward! Change Your Clocks, Change Your Batteries on March 11

News
Don’t forget — Daylight Saving Time begins at 2 a. m. Sunday, March 11. Moving clocks forward one hour means an increase in daylight hours through the fall. It also means it’s time to not only change your clock, but your smoke detector batteries. The Arlington Fire Department says now is also a good time…
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Arlington Police Department Releases 2017 Annual Report

News, Police, Public Safety
The Arlington Police Department is pleased to release the 2017 Annual Report highlighting the many contributions that the men and women of the department undertake each and every day. Inside the report, citizens can read about the collective accomplishments and department highlights from last year. The comprehensive report contains sections…
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‘Neighborhood Network News’ Features Park Updates, Free Events and More

Community, News
Did you hear that Arlington was recently ranked No. 1 on a Top 10 “Best Cities to Raise a Family” in the nation list? It’s true — and we couldn’t be more excited by the honor!In this Neighborhood Network News edition, you can learn more about our parks, free community…
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Texas Water Development Board Awards Arlington $5.4 Million for Projects

Government, News, Water Utilities
The Texas Water Development Board (TWDB) recently awarded Arlington Water Utilities $5,456,300 in financial assistance for a construction project that will improve wastewater flows in the city while helping to protect creeks and streams. The TWDB funding will include a low interest loan for $4.65 million and a $806,300 “green grant”…
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Pets of the Week – Meet Sadie & Layla

Cat of the Week, Dog of the Week, News, Pets of the Week
Dog of the Week – Meet SadieThis thirteen month old female Labrador Retriever mix is solid black in color and weighs seventy pounds. Sadie is a young, active dog that does like to play with toys. Fetch doesn’t seem to be in her vocabulary—she’ll chase the toy but is hesitant to bring…
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Deadline Approaching for ‘Turn Around, Don’t Drown’ Art Contest

Government, News, Public Works
The City of Arlington’s 2nd annual “Turn Around, Don’t Drown” art contest ends March 30, 2018. This contest, open to all third graders who live in Arlington, was implemented to encourage our residents and students to learn how to stay safe during a flood. People may not realize that as little as…
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Meet the Neighbors: Heart of Arlington Neighborhood Association

Community, Headlines, News
In the heart of Arlington, a coalition of neighborhoods works together not only to preserve their area’s character and rich history but to make today and tomorrow better for the families who live, work and learn there. The Heart of Arlington Neighborhood Association, known as HANA, is a large, diverse community…
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Ave J, Ave H Closures Planned this Week for Interchange Project

News, Traffic Update, Transportation
New lane closures are planned for the next week as part of the $233 million Interstate 30/SH 360 Interchange Project. Aerial photos of the project are available on the Keep 30360 Moving website. New or updated items are indicated in bold. The City of Arlington has partnered with Waze to give drivers the…
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CBS This Morning Profiles Arlington’s Innovative On-Demand Via Rideshare

Community, Headlines, News, Transportation
The City of Arlington’s innovative on-demand rideshare pilot program with Via is in the national spotlight this week. CBS This Morning reporter Kris Van Cleave visited The American Dream City recently to learn more about the City’s new public transportation solution. Via rideshare is designed to provide affordable transportation to key…
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Schedule Your Free Ride on Milo, the Autonomous Shuttle, this Spring Break

Community, News
Interested in catching a ride on a self-driving shuttle? Come try out Milo and provide the City of Arlington with feedback about your experience. The City of Arlington is now booking free rides between 2 p. m. and 4 p. m. on Tuesday, March 13 and between 2 p. m. and 4 p. m. Friday, March…
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UT Arlington, UNT Health Science Center Launch North Texas Genome Center

Education, Headlines, Health, News, UT Arlington
The ability to rapidly sequence genomes, DNA and RNA is providing doctors, scientists and engineers critical new tools in healthcare delivery and research and is changing the way that doctors treat patients. Whole genome sequencing is becoming the foundation for precision health, a rapidly growing field that examines differences in…
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Arlington ISD’s Corey Academy Participates in School Kindness Week

Arlington ISD, Education, News
When the Corey Academy of Fine Arts and Dual Language PTA was brainstorming on what to do for the school’s Kindness Week, they came up with a number of activities and ways to teach this underused but basic character trait that is quite simple. Kindness is free. Kindness, they wanted to show…
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Nathan Lowe Pocket Park Opening this Spring in South Arlington

News, Parks & Recreation
Families in south Arlington will have a new pocket park development to enjoy this spring. The Arlington City Council approved a construction agreement with Northstar Construction LLC for Nathan Lowe Park Development in the amount of $233,500 on August 22, 2017. Nathan Lowe Park is a 12.09-acre property located along the Fish…
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UT Arlington, Under Armour Announce Department-Wide Agreement

News, Sports, UT Arlington
The University of Texas at Arlington intercollegiate athletics department and Learfield have agreed to a 7-year contract with global apparel manufacturer Under Armour (NYSE: UA) for the brand to serve as the official clothing, footwear and equipment supplier for each of the Mavericks’ 15 NCAA Division I athletic programs beginning…
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March Volunteer of the Month: Floyd Wine

News
Arlington Parks and Recreation would like to spotlight Floyd Wine, a guest services assistant at both Tierra Verde Golf Club and Lake Arlington Golf Course. Wine began volunteering with the City of Arlington in early 2008, after retiring from his 38-year career with Bell Helicopter. Very active in the community, Wine’s…
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Carol Klocek Empowering Families in Need at Center for Transforming Lives

Community, Headlines, News
After overcoming poverty herself, Arlington native Carol Klocek is now helping North Texas women and families do the same as chief executive officer of the Center for Transforming Lives.“Growing up here in Arlington, I was from a very large family and we struggled,” Klocek said. “For me as a young girl, I…
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UTA Spotlight: Mavericks Powerlifting Club Offers Students New Way to Exercise

Education, News, UT Arlington
Greetings from The American Dream City! Be sure to tune into the newest installment of UTA Spotlight, a weekly news update featuring broadcasting students reporting on events, projects, announcements and other key news and happenings on the university campus and around Arlington. This week’s stories: Reporter Nick Tarrant talks to students about…
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Weekend Buzz: 11 Events in The American Dream City for March 2-4, 2018

News
Weekend Buzz airs on MyArlingtonTV from Thursday to Sunday. You can also check out the video on our YouTube channel. 1. Teen Take Over Night at Cliff Nelson Recreation CenterHang out at Cliff Nelson Recreation Center from 6-9 p. m. on Friday, March 2 for Arlington Parks & Recreation’s Teen Take Over…
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