Leave your leftovers and brown bag lunches at home. The Arlington Parks and Recreation Department’s fantastic Food Truck Fridays lunch series in Downtown Arlington returns on Friday, April 27.This event will take place from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. every Friday until May 18 at Founders Plaza, 100 W. Abram St. The park is located next to the Levitt Pavilion, just south of City Hall, in the heart of Downtown Arlington.Each Friday will feature a new lineup of food trucks, allowing visitors the opportunity to taste and try out different fare. The food truck line-ups will be announced the Wednesday before each event at www.naturallyfun.org/foodtruck.This week’s tentative list of food trucks includes Connie’s Louisiana Kitchen, What’s Cook-N Chef, Chicago’s Taste & More and Tutta’s Pizza.And don’t forget dessert! Steel City Pops and Rockin Rooster will also be on site.Attendees are encouraged to bring lawn chairs and picnic blankets to the food truck events, as seating is limited.
Free parking is available throughout Downtown, including in the public lot west of City Hall, in the 101 Center Parking garage, along Front Street, and in the new reverse-angle parking spaces along Abram, Center and Mesquite streets.
Abram Street Rebuild
The $26 million Abram Street Rebuild in Downtown Arlington is under way. Drivers can stay up-to-date about temporary lane closures and other construction-related news for this transformative, bond-funded project by visiting www.ArlingtonTX.com/Abram.Additionally, Arlington has partnered with Waze to give drivers the best experience possible to get around town. Drivers can download Waze for free at www.waze.com/get for iOS and Android and see real-time traffic, find optimal routes, avoid road closures and more.Don’t let the traffic cones and construction equipment keep you away — Downtown is open for business!
Food Truck Friday Dinner Series
Mark your calendars! Food Truck Dinners at River Legacy Parks in north Arlington will start on Friday, May 25. This dinner series will take place from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. every Friday night at the park, 701 NW Green Oaks Blvd., from then until June 15.