The Nightowls Kick Off Last Weekend of Free Music at Levitt Pavilion for 2016

The Nightowls Kick Off Last Weekend of Free Music at Levitt Pavilion for 2016

Arts & Culture, News
It’s the last weekend of free music for 2016 at the Levitt Pavilion in downtown Arlington. Friday, September 30The Nightowls took Texas by storm in 2014 with the release of their debut album, Good As Gold. The Austin Chronicle hailed them as “suave, energetic, blue-eyed soul” and named their album one of…
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Arlington Names New Planning and Development Services Director, Assistant Director

Government, Headlines, News, Planning & Development Services
The City of Arlington on Friday announced a new director and assistant director to lead the Department of Planning and Development Services. Gincy Thoppil, who began her career with the City more than 13 years ago, will become the Planning and Development Services Director effective October 8. Richard Gertson, who has…
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Services Held for Dr. Bernard Mycoskie, Texas Rangers Medical Director

Community, News
Dr. Bernard John “B. J.” Mycoskie, who served as the Texas Rangers Medical Director for the team’s first 14 years in Arlington, died Sunday, Sept. 23, 2018, at the age of 95. Dr. Mycoskie practiced in Arlington for more than 40 years. When he moved his family here in 1952, Arlington was…
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UTA Celebrates $125 Million Science and Engineering Innovation and Research Building

Education, Headlines, News, UT Arlington
The University of Texas at Arlington inaugurated today its new $125 million Science & Engineering Innovation & Research building, a state-of-the-art facility that will contribute to pushing the University forward as a leading health science research and teaching institution. Almost $30 million in active research grants move with UTA’s faculty into…
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Arlington Police to Activate Special Event Parking for Woodbrook Sept. 29-30

News, Police, Public Safety
The Arlington Police Department will activate the Woodbrook Zone for the college football game that is occurring on Saturday, September 29, 2018, and the Dallas Cowboys football game that is occurring on Sunday, September 30, 2018. What does this mean? The area identified in the Woodbrook Zone, which is north of…
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Arlington Reads Served 388 Adult Literacy Students in 2017-18 Sessions

Library, News
Arlington Reads, the adult literacy initiative of the Arlington Public Library, served 388 students in the 2017-18 school year. Arlington Reads offers free classes in high school equivalency test preparation, English as a Second Language, citizenship and general adult education. Classes are offered in the Downtown Library, several library branches and…
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Arlington Offers Free Landfill Coupons, Cleanup Information to Flood Victims

Community, Headlines, News
Cleaning up after a flood that has damaged your home or business can be an overwhelming task. Although the process to recover from a flood may be a long and sometimes difficult process, the City of Arlington Public Works and Transportation Department would like to assist residents and business owners…
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What to Know: Flood Protection and Reporting in Arlington

Government, Headlines, News, Public Works
Property owners who experienced any water entering their homes or business this month are reminded of the importance of reporting flooding concerns to the City either online or via the Ask Arlington app and searching the keywords “Flooding in Building” or “Flooding on Property or Standing Water”. Reports of flooding…
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Arlington Kicks Off Water Main Renewal Project Near Collins and Arkansas

Government, Headlines, News, Water Utilities
An Arlington Water Utilities water main renewal project scheduled to begin this week will lead to the replacement of about 25,000 feet, or five miles, of aging water mains near Collins Street and Arkansas Lane.Under a contract approved by the Arlington City Council, Murphy Pipeline Contractors will use a trenchless…
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UTA Spotlight: Students Celebrate Korean Harvest Festival With Food, Dancing

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: Students and faculty celebrated the annual Korean…
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Shaunda Musick’s American Dream Continues with Cowboys, UTA & More

Community, Headlines, MyArlingtonTV, News, UT Arlington
Shaunda Musick, born and raised in Arlington, continues to live her American Dream with The University of Texas at Arlington, the Dallas Cowboys, WNBA Dallas Wings and many more opportunities she continues to seize throughout The American Dream City. She entered college with the intention of pursing a life in interior…
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September 2018 Student-Athlete of the Month: Liz Carroll

Arlington ISD, Education, Headlines, MyArlingtonTV, News, Sports
Liz Carroll, a senior on Martin High School’s volleyball team, has been selected as the City of Arlington’s Student-Athlete of the Month for September 2018. Carroll was named District 4-6A Setter of the Year as a sophomore, and followed that up with 1st Team All-District and Academic First Team All-District honors…
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Arlington, Pantego to Conduct Targeted Ground Spraying for West Nile Virus Sept. 26-27

Community, Headlines, News
The City of Arlington has confirmed five positive West Nile Virus (WNV) mosquito samples. As a result, the City will conduct targeted ground spraying in the following locations: Douglas Court at North Cooper Street Map East Mayfield Road at New York Avenue Map Greek Row Drive at Kerby Street Map…
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UTA Students Look to Land Local Jobs Through Career Fair

Education, News, UT Arlington
With booming economic growth and a rapidly expanding Entertainment District, there has never been a better time to live and work in The American Dream City. That is what local employers such as Six Flags Over Texas and the Arlington Independent School District hoped to relay to students and alumni of…
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Front Street Festival Returns to Downtown This Saturday

Community, News
Shop for handcrafted items, enjoy live music and experience a bit of Arlington’s early history at the 14th annual Front Street Festival at Knapp Heritage Park this weekend. The annual festival aims to give residents a glimpse into pioneer life on the Texas Plains. Visitors can watch historical re-enactments and artisan demonstrations…
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Arlington Eats: Arlington Residents Win State Fair Honors for ‘Cotton Candy Taco’

Entertainment, 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 Arlington residents Rudy Martinez and Justin Martinez, who recently snagged the “Most Creative” award for their culinary creation — the Cotton Candy…
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Turn Around, Don’t Drown: Wednesday’s Rain Brings Flash Flooding in Arlington

Fire, Headlines, News, Police, Public Safety
Public safety officials are reminding drivers to be extra cautious after additional rain showers this morning resulted in temporary flooding at some Arlington streets and intersections. Some creeks are still high, and some areas of the city are still saturated from heavy storms this past weekend. With more rain on Wednesday…
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Meet the Neighbors: Parkway North Residents Celebrate Beautification Project

Community, Headlines, News
The City of Arlington is proud to feature Parkway North in this month’s episode of Meet the Neighbors, a regularly scheduled web and video program that spotlights neighborhoods large and small across The American Dream City. Collaboration on a entryway beautification project has led to more rock-solid communication and participation in this north…
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Arlington Wins 2018 National Gold Medal Award in Parks and Recreation

Headlines, News, Parks & Recreation
The Arlington Parks and Recreation department (APRD) won the 2018 National Gold Medal Award for Excellence in Park and Recreation Management, announced by the American Academy for Park and Recreation Administration (AAPRA), in partnership with the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA), on Tuesday. Founded in 1965, the Gold Medal Awards…
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Various Daytime SH 360 Lane Closures Between I-20 and Abram Scheduled This Week

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 and the SH 360 Widening Project. Closures are subject to changes due to weather and schedule. For more information, please visit the Keep 30360 Moving website. New or updated items are indicated in…
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Pets of the Week – Meet River & Tigger

Cat of the Week, Dog of the Week, News, Pets of the Week
Dog of the Week – Meet RiverThis two-year-old male short coat Chihuahua mix is black and brown in color and weighs about nine pounds. Although River may be a little timid at first meeting, he will warm up to you. After his curiosity of new surroundings is satisfied, he’s content to let…
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Dream Builders: Dan Dipert Partners with AISD for New Fine Arts Center Piano

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 Arlington ISD’s partnership with Dan Dipert to provide $135,000 in funding for a…
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UTA Researchers Patent Technology for Smart Seat Cushion, Adaptable Prosthetics

Education, News, UT Arlington
The University of Texas at Arlington has patented a smart seat cushion that uses changes in air pressure to redistribute body weight and help prevent the painful ulcers caused by sitting for long periods of time in a wheelchair. The same technology can be used to create prosthetic liners that adapt…
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Tarrant County Asian American Chamber of Commerce’s Annual Eggroll Festival This Saturday

Business, Community, News
If you enjoy Asian culture and cuisine, join the Tarrant County Asian American Chamber of Commerce in celebrating its annual Eggroll Festival. The festival is scheduled from 10 a. m. to 4 p. m. on Saturday, Sept. 29 at Ben Thanh Plaza, 1818 E. Pioneer Pkwy in east Arlington. The free event will feature…
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UTA Spotlight: Softball Team Hosts Skills Camp for High School Players

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 UTA softball team recently hosted a…
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Register Now for ‘Chalk the Walk’ Sidewalk Chart Art Contest in Arlington

News, Parks & Recreation
Are you the next Pablo Picasso? Do you constantly draw and doodle? If so, join The Friends of O. S. Gray Natural Area for the Chalk the Walk sidewalk chalk art contest from 9 a. m. to 2 p. m. on Saturday, October 6. The Chalk the Walk competition is open to artists of all…
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Treasures Galore at Library Fall Book Sale Sept. 26-30

Library, News
The price is right if you are in the market for low-cost reading and listening material at the Friends and Foundation of the Arlington Public Library Fall Book sale at the Meadowbrook Recreation Center. Opening Wednesday, Sept. 26, the semi-annual event is a gigantic “bargain basement” for book lovers, according to…
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New Lane Closures, Construction Announced for Abram Street Rebuild

Government, Headlines, News
After six months of work to relocate underground utilities along Abram Street and pedestrian improvements at Founders Plaza and the Levitt Pavilion, drivers and visitors to Downtown Arlington will begin to see new road closures and major construction beginning on new phases of the project. Pecan Street, between Abram and Main…
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Pro Players Foundation Celebrates New Playground for Mission Arlington

Community, News
The Pro Players Foundation recently celebrated the grand opening of a new playground for the children served at Mission Arlington’s Meadow Lane location. The new playground at 1901 Meadow Lane is a part of the “Instant Replay” program at Pro Players Foundation, which is designed to rejuvenate neglected sports facilities and…
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Arlington Tomorrow Foundation Awards $50,000 in Grants During Arlington Gives Event

Community, Headlines, News
With a Jungle Carpet Python named Boomerang wrapped around his neck, it wasn’t difficult for Eric Brittingham to attract attention at Levitt Pavilion Arlington for his animal education nonprofit’s fundraising needs. The snake was among a handful of animal ambassadors that Brittingham, the president of Wildlife on the Move, brought to…
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Bond Tracker: Woodland West Branch Library Renovation Project

Headlines, Library, News
The City of Arlington has launched a regular Bond Tracker segment for MyArlingtonTV to keep residents informed about the progress of construction on dozens of projects that were included in the City’s bond elections. This month’s episode features the renovation project to transform the Woodland West Branch Library. The project began on…
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Stagecoach Estates Wins Neighborhood Block Party Trailer for NNO Party

Community, News
The City of Arlington is proud to announce that Stagecoach Estates in southwest Arlington is the winner of the Block Party Trailer drawing!In all, the City received 57 entries from neighborhoods vying for the chance to use the Block Party Trailer at their National Night Out party on Tuesday, Oct. 2. The goal…
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Weekend Buzz: 10 Events in The American Dream City for Sept. 21-23, 2018

News
Weekend Buzz airs on MyArlingtonTV from Thursday to Sunday. You can also check out the video on our YouTube channel. 1. Frame4Frame Festival This year’s festival kicks off on Thursday, September 20, with a free concert at the primary stage in J. Gilligan’s Bar & Grill. There will also be music…
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CANCELLED: This Week’s Food Truck Fridays Dinner Features Oktoberfest Flair

News, Parks & Recreation
Editor’s Note: The Food Truck Friday event for Friday, Sept. 21, was cancelled because of inclement weather. We hope to see at the next event!The Arlington Parks and Recreation Department’s popular Food Truck Fridays series will start back up this Friday, September 21 with an Oktoberfest theme!Please join us each…
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Inaugural Event Announced for Esports Stadium Arlington

Entertainment, Headlines, News
The Season 6 Finals of FACEIT’s Esports Championship Series (ECS) has been announced as the inaugural event to be hosted at Esports Stadium Arlington, the largest esports arena in North America. The four-day Esports Championship Series Season 6 Finals, scheduled from Nov. 22-25, will see the world’s top Counter-Strike: Global Offensive (CS:GO) teams…
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September 2018 Arlington Police Community Newsletter Available

Community, News, On Call - Inside The Blue, Police, Public Safety
In this issue, Arlington goes back to school and residents can learn more about the upcoming National Night Out event! 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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Arlington, Pantego to Conduct Targeted Ground Spraying for West Nile Virus Sept. 19-20

Community, Headlines, News
The City of Arlington has confirmed two positive West Nile Virus (WNV) mosquito samples. As a result, the City will conduct targeted ground spraying in the following locations: Caliente Drive at Commander Court Map Park Hill Drive at Mossy Oak Street Map Additionally, the Town of Pantego has confirmed one…
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Arlington, Via Announce Expanded Rideshare Service Area

Community, Headlines, News
Via — Arlington’s convenient, on-demand public transportation service — will now take you to even more destinations across The American Dream City. The City of Arlington and Via are excited to announce the expansion of the rideshare service area. Starting Thursday, September 20, the service area will include a large portion…
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Arlington’s StormTalkers Presentations Available for Elementary Schools

Education, News, Public Works
The Public Works and Transportation Department’s Stormwater Management Division would like to welcome all our students and teachers back for another school year and wanted to remind our educators that Stormwater staff provides elementary schools and their students with short 45-minute hands on presentations through the StormTalkers Education program. These programs…
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Early Bird Passes Go On Sale for 2019 KAABOO Festival in Arlington

Entertainment, News
KAABOO, in partnership with the Jerry Jones family, are pleased to announce the upcoming release of early bird passes to KAABOO Texas. The inaugural event will be held at AT&T Stadium, home of the Dallas Cowboys, in Arlington on May 10-12, 2019. Passes will go on sale at 10 a. m. Thursday,…
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‘Invest in Our Economy’ Newsletter: Texas Live! Wowing Visitors

City Council Priorities, Headlines, News
Thousands turned out this summer for the grand opening of Texas Live!, a dream years in the making for Arlington’s already vibrant Entertainment District. In addition to the new world-class dining, entertainment and hospitality district, the City also recently celebrated the opening of a Duluth Trading Company retail store off Interstate…
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‘Home Plate Update’ Celebrates Texas Live! Opening, Ballpark Milestones

Government, Headlines, News
The latest edition of the national and state award-winning Home Plate Update celebrates the grand opening of Texas Live!, construction milestones for the $1.2 billion Globe Life Field as well as the stories of the talented people who are helping Arlington and the Texas Rangers turn the dream of these…
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Hilti Sponsors Ballpark Construction Site, Becomes Rangers’ Tool Provider

Business, Economic Development, News
In conjunction with the new 1.7 million square foot Globe Life Field, the Texas Rangers today announced Hilti, Inc. as the official tool provider of the Texas Rangers. In addition to being the official tool provider of the Texas Rangers, the two-year deal includes title sponsorship of the Hilti Globe Life Field…
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Adopted Dog, Angel Boy, to Grace Animal Services ’19 Pet Calendar Cover

Animal Services, News
A handsome senior soared to first place with 525 votes in the 2019 Arlington Animal Services Pet Calendar photo contest. Red, aka “Angel Boy” was a youngster adopted in 2010.“He has been with me in both good and bad times,” Angel Boy’s owner posted in his contest entry. “One look…
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Fall 2018 Enrollment Sets New Records at UT Arlington

Education, Headlines, News, UT Arlington
Last year UTA served nearly 60,000 students through its wide range of on-campus and online offerings. UTA was recently recognized by The Chronicle of Higher Education as the fifth fastest-growing doctoral public university in the United States during the 2006 to 2016 timeframe.UTA’s growth has been enhanced by student success…
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Pets of the Week – Meet Momo & Brownie

Cat of the Week, Dog of the Week, News, Pets of the Week
Cat of the Week – Meet MomoThis nine month old female is a black and tan Tortoiseshell with a distinct “racing stripe” on her nose. Upon first encounter, Momo is content to be by your side while you pet her. A loud purr is her response to your affection. She sometimes will even…
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Upcoming Pet Grief Session: Turtle the Painting Pit Bull’s Memory Lives On

Animal Services, News
Remember Turtle. She lived on this earth 11 and a half years, but her memory will live on forever in the hearts of thousands. Turtle was known as Pitcasso, or the Painting Pit Bull of the animal world, as she helped educate more than 8,000 Arlington youth through her story…
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High Level Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Opens at Medical City Arlington

Business, Economic Development, News
Medical City Arlington celebrated the opening of its all-new state-designated Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU), with a ceremony attended by Medical City Healthcare leaders, hospital staff, physicians, board members, community guests, and elected officials including State Representative Tony Tinderholt and Tarrant County Commissioner Andy Nguyen.“We are thrilled to…
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Downtown’s New Brewing Arts Festival Brings Out Attendees’ Creative Side

Entertainment, News
The inaugural Downtown Arlington Brewing Arts Festival, held this past weekend in the Urban Union district, featured artists, interactive art activities for attendees, live music and plenty of fun for adults and children alike. Visitors browsed artists’ booths, checked out local businesses and breweries and enjoyed bands at the new festival,…
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SH 360 Main Lane and Frontage Road Lane Closures Set This Week

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 and the SH 360 Widening Project. Closures are subject to changes due to weather and schedule. For more information, please visit the Keep 30360 Moving website. New or updated items are indicated in…
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Tarrant County College Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

Education, News, Tarrant County College
As part of its commitment to serve the community, Tarrant County College invites area residents to join its annual multi-campus celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month, honoring the cultures and contributions of Hispanic Americans. The national observance officially runs Sept. 15 to Oct. 15. Hosted this year by South, TCC’s districtwide, 9th…
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Be Prepared: Pets and National Disaster Preparedness Month

Animal Services, News
Unexpected disasters happen. Animals often sense impending disaster before it occurs. Less stress may be experienced by families and their pets if preparation is made in advance for a natural disaster. Some Arlington residents may recall – all too vividly – the tornadoes that blew through Arlington in April 2012 and…
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UTA Spotlight: Students Celebrate New Housing, Dining Choices

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: A new student center, UTA Commons, recently…
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Culture Buzz: Frame4Frame Festival Returns to Arlington Sept. 20-23, 2018

Arts & Culture, Entertainment, Headlines, MyArlingtonTV, News
The newest Culture Buzz segment on MyArlingtonTV previews the third annual Frame4Frame Festival, set for Thursday, Sept. 20, through Sunday, Sept. 23, 2018 in The American Dream City. This year’s festival kicks off on Thursday, September 20, with a free concert at the primary stage in J. Gilligan’s Bar & Grill. There will also…
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Entertainment District Parking Ordinance Aims to Protect Neighborhoods

Headlines, News, Police, Public Safety
Earlier this year, the Arlington City Council adopted an Entertainment District Parking Ordinance designed to protect neighborhoods within the Entertainment District from cut-through traffic and other nuisances that stem from special event guests who park on neighborhood streets instead of in designated paid parking lots. The ordinance, which the City will begin enforcing…
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City Council Approves $500 Million Operating Budget, Reduced Property Tax Rate

Government, Headlines, News
The Arlington City Council approved on Thursday the $500 million Fiscal Year 2019 operating budget, which includes a property tax rate reduction for the third year in a row. The new budget includes significant investments in public safety and technology, an expansion of the Via on-demand rideshare pilot program, grant funding…
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Minor Train Derailment Causes Temporary Division Street Closure Near Stadium Drive

Headlines, News, Traffic Update, Transportation
East and westbound lanes of Division Street near Stadium Drive in Arlington will be closed through noon today while a minor train derailment that occurred yesterday is cleared. Drivers are encouraged to use Randol Mill Road or Abram Street as alternatives or to use the Waze app to find a convenient…
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AISD Celebrates Groundbreaking of Fine Arts Center and Athletics Complex

Arlington ISD, Education, Headlines, News
Arlington school leaders, students and community members celebrated the groundbreaking of the AISD’s new Fine Arts Center and Athletics Complex on Thursday morning. Both facilities will be built on property near Division and Collins in Arlington’s world-class Entertainment District, the former site of the Eastern Star Home. The Fine Arts Center will…
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Levitt Pavilion Arlington’s Weekend Lineup Kicks Off with The Nightowls

Entertainment, News
Looking for something fun to do this weekend? The Levitt Pavilion’s third week of free fall concerts starts at 8 p. m. Friday in Downtown Arlington. Friday, September 14Start your weekend in The American Dream City with the energetic blue-eyed soul of The Nightowls. This 10-piece band took Texas by storm in…
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Arlington Tomorrow Foundation to Host Free Concert, Award $50,000 in Grants Sept. 20

Community, Headlines, News
As part of the upcoming North Texas Giving Day, the Arlington Tomorrow Foundation will award $50,000 in grants to nonprofit organizations and host a free community concert featuring blues rock guitarist and singer Jimmie Vaughan. North Texas Giving Day, set for Thursday, Sept. 20, 2018, is an annual 18-hour online giving…
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Arlington Parks’ Food Truck Fridays Dinner Series Returns Sept. 21

Headlines, News, Parks & Recreation
Editor’s Note: Food Truck Fridays was originally set to begin Sept. 14 but the first event was cancelled due to inclement weather. The Arlington Parks and Recreation Department’s popular Food Truck Fridays series will start back up this Friday, September 21!On Friday nights from September 21-October 5, join us between 5:30…
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Weekend Buzz: 10 Events in The American Dream City for Sept. 14-16, 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. Downtown Arlington Brewing Arts FestivalThe Downtown Arlington Brewing Arts Festival, hosted by the Downtown Arlington Management Corporation and Downtown businesses, will take place from 5 p. m. to midnight Friday, September 14…
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Public Works and Transportation Crews Key in City’s Storm Response Efforts

Government, News, Public Works
While many Arlington residents spent Saturday, September 8, indoors and out of the heavy rains, a small group of Public Works and Transportation employees spent the day responding to storm-related calls across the city. Twenty two employees spent nine hours responding to storm-related incidents at 19 separate locations. The heavy rains…
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Cloud 9 Perception Dreaming Big as Pioneer in Robotics Automation

Community, Headlines, MyArlingtonTV, News, UT Arlington
The dream of UT Arlington graduates James Staud and Christopher McMurrough of starting up Cloud 9 Perception began in a garage right here in The American Dream City. Today, the company has quickly progressed and expanded to a large office space, along with a full team of engineers and developers to help…
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Reciprocating Love and Kindness During Responsible Dog Ownership Month

Animal Services, News
Have you ever felt that warm pleasurable feeling of coming home and having your dog greet you at the door practically wagging its tail off because he or she is so happy to see you? These precious creatures love unconditionally and deserve to live their best life ever. During September, which…
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UTA to Host Teams from Across the Nation in 18th Annual Texas Autocross Weekend

Education, News
Editor’s Note: This event was originally scheduled for Sept. 15-16 but was rescheduled to Sept. 29-30 because of inclement weather concerns. Collegiate auto racing teams from across the country will converge on The University of Texas at Arlington campus to rev their engines and compete against the clock at the 18th Annual…
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Two Arlington Police Officers Honored by Governor with Star of Texas Award

Headlines, News, Police, Public Safety
The Arlington Police Department was recognized on Tuesday, September 11, 2018, in the State Capitol by Texas Governor Greg Abbott. Two APD Officers received the prestigious Star of Texas Award in Austin. This distinguished award honors Peace Officers, Firefighters and Emergency Medical First Responders who are seriously injured or killed…
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Stadiumlinks Golf Experience Returns to Globe Life Park in Arlington

Entertainment, Golf, Headlines, News, Sports, Texas Rangers
This October, Globe Life Park will once again be transformed into Stadiumlinks, a one-of-a-kind, nine-hole golf experience in The American Dream City. Tee times are offered across three event days, October 26-28, offering both early morning and evening sessions, ending with the ballpark lights illuminating the entire course under the night…
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Miracle League DFW to Celebrate New Handicap-Accessible Pavilion

Community, News
When Miracle League DFW opens for the season on September 22, families will have something extra to celebrate before the first pitch is thrown. After several years of fundraising and hard work, Miracle League, an organization that provides opportunities for children with disabilities to play baseball, will be unveiling a covered,…
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Inaugural Downtown Arlington Brewing Arts Festival Set This Weekend

Community, News
A new, exciting art festival is brewing in the heart of Arlington. The Downtown Arlington Brewing Arts Festival, hosted by the Downtown Arlington Management Corporation and Downtown businesses, will take place from 5 p. m. to midnight Friday, September 14 and from noon to midnight Saturday, September 15 in the bustling…
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Republic Services Launches Recycling Education Campaign in DFW

Community, News
Republic Services is launching a recycling education campaign in the Dallas-Forth Worth market. The effort is designed to call attention to the high levels of contamination in residential recycling programs and to teach consumers how to be better recyclers. Today, nearly a quarter of all materials delivered to Republic Services’ recycling…
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Pets of the Week – Meet Jake & Rafael

Cat of the Week, Dog of the Week, News, Pets of the Week
Dog of the Week – Meet JakeThis nearly four-year-old male Shepherd mix is red and white in color and weighs 39 pounds. Jake is an active dog that enjoys playing with toys but is hesitant to bring them back to you. He knows the command of “sit” and will offer a paw…
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Final Downtown Master Plan Public Meeting Set for Sept. 19

Community, Headlines, News
The third of a series of public meetings to help shape the City of Arlington’s Downtown Master Plan is scheduled for 6 p. m. to 8 p. m. Wednesday, Sept. 19 in the [re]Brary room of the new George W. Hawkes Downtown Library, 100 S. Center St. In January, the City of Arlington…
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Traffic Alert: SH 360 Lane Closures Overnight Monday Between Trinity River, Ave J

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 and the SH 360 Widening Project. Closures are subject to changes due to weather and schedule. For more information, please visit the Keep 30360 Moving website. New or updated items are indicated in…
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City’s Home Plate Update, Parks Magazine Win Best in Nation at 2018 3CMA’s

Government, Headlines, MyArlingtonTV, News
The City of Arlington was honored to receive 13 awards from the national organization, City-County Communications: Marketing Association, or 3CMA, for its video programming, marketing, photography and other community outreach efforts.“We’re fortunate to have such a diverse community that gives us so many remarkable stories to tell,” said Jay Warren,…
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UTA Continues Momentum of Excellence with Latest National Rankings

Education, Headlines, News, UT Arlington
The University of Texas at Arlington is nationally ranked No. 221 among the top echelon of the U. S. News & World Report’s Best Colleges for 2019, which were released Monday, Sept. 10. UTA also ranked No. 126 among top public universities in the magazine’s rankings. The rankings list marks the first…
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City of Arlington Recognizes FEMA’s National Preparedness Month

Fire, Headlines, News, Public Safety, Public Works
September is National Preparedness Month. This month was created to raise awareness about emergency preparedness. The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), along with state and local governments, want to ensure that our citizens have the skills to protect themselves and their families when an emergency happens. Each week will focus on…
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Six Flags Over Texas in Arlington Casting for Fright Fest Scare Actors

Entertainment, Headlines, News
Six Flags Over Texas, the Thrill Capital of Texas, is gearing up for this year’s Fright Fest, the scariest Halloween event in North Texas. Casting is currently underway (list below) for those who are willing to channel their most evil side to join the freaks, zombies, and ghouls as part of…
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Arlington Water Utilities Helps Students and Families Become More Water Wise

Arlington ISD, Education, News, Water Utilities
More than 650 Arlington ISD fifth graders received lessons and activities in ways to become more water efficient during the 2017-2018 school year, along with tools to make a difference in their homes. The WaterWise program is an annual partnership between Arlington Water Utilities and Tarrant Regional Water District that distributes…
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Ask the Experts with Irwin Steel Vice President Bryan Irwin

Entertainment, Headlines, MyArlingtonTV, News, Sports, Texas Rangers
The City of Arlington’s Office of Communication recently talked to Irwin Steel, LLC Vice President Bryan Irwin for the latest episode of Ask the Experts on MyArlingtonTV, a quarterly program about the progress being made at the future Globe Life Field in The American Dream City. Irwin Steel is responsible for all the…
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Acts of Kindness: Arlington Woman Warming Hearts One Colorful Scarf at a Time

Community, Headlines, News
Ever spot a colorful, crocheted scarf wrapped around a tree or light pole in Downtown? For the past four years, longtime Arlington resident Sherry Hall has lovingly created nearly 100 of these handmade gifts and distributed them with the help of her son to bring a bit of warmth and…
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Weekend Buzz: 10 Events in The American Dream City for Sept. 7-9, 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. Levitt Pavilion Arlington’s Free Fall Concert SeasonHappy 10th birthday, Levitt Pavilion Arlington! In a decade-long tradition that has yet to be broken, Levitt Pavilion Arlington continues its fall season of free concerts…
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Street Tracker: New York Avenue from Abram to Arkansas Now Complete

Government, Headlines, MyArlingtonTV, News, Public Works, Transportation
The City of Arlington has launched a regular Street Tracker segment on MyArlingtonTV to provide transparency and up-to-date information on both current and proposed street maintenance and construction projects. This month’s episode highlights how drivers in East Arlington can celebrate the opening of all four lanes of traffic on New York Avenue from Abram Street…
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Arlington to Conduct Targeted Ground Spraying for West Nile Virus Sept. 5-6

Community, Headlines, News
The City of Arlington has confirmed one positive West Nile Virus (WNV) mosquito sample. As a result, the City will conduct targeted ground spraying in the following location: East Mayfield Road at New York Avenue Map Targeted ground spraying will occur following the City of Arlington Health Authority, Tarrant County…
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A Look Back: North Arlington Used to be a Neighborhood with Real Bite

Community, News
Given enough time—say a few million years here and there—and every neighborhood changes. Sometimes it only takes a walk with an observant child to illustrate this phenomenon. And so it was on an unseasonably balmy January day in 2003 when Art Sahlstein took his 7-year-old daughter, Olivia, for a modest…
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See Top 10 Uses for Ask Arlington App in ‘Champion Great Neighborhoods’ Newsletter

City Council Priorities, Headlines, Mayor & Council, News
The Arlington City Council wants residents to know that “Champion Great Neighborhoods” remains a main 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 as we make…
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River Legacy Living Science Center’s W.A.T.E.R. Festival Makes a Splash This Saturday

Community, News
Come celebrate the wonderful resource of water with The City of Arlington’s Water Utilities as it joins forces with River Legacy Living Science Center to raise awareness for the importance of water education and conservation. The 14th annual Water Awareness through Education and Recreation (W. A. T. E. R.) Festival is scheduled from 10 a. m. to 2…
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Nighttime SH 360 Lane Closures Between Mitchell, Division Streets Planned This Week

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 and the SH 360 Widening Project. New aerial photos of the projects are available on the Keep 30360 Moving website. New or updated items are indicated in bold. The City of Arlington has…
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Pets of the Week – Meet Clinton & Rolf

Cat of the Week, Dog of the Week, News, Pets of the Week
Cat of the Week – Meet ClintonThis two year old female Domestic Medium Hair is brown, black and white in color. An active young cat, Clinton is looking for a new pet guardian. She is quite curious about her surroundings and likes playing with toys. Upon first meeting you, she may seem…
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September Volunteer of the Month: Larry Howser

News, Volunteer, Volunteer of the Month
Larry Howser is our September 2018 Volunteer of the Month for the City of Arlington!With more than 350 volunteer hours logged, Howser’s contribution to the Arlington Public Library cannot be overstated. During his time as a volunteer, he has served as a Book Wrangler, a Heritage Sleuth, and a Book…
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