All posts by Alexis Selvera

H.O.P.E. Tutoring Annual Fundraiser Helps Center Continue Educational Mission in Arlington

H. O. P. E. Tutoring Center volunteer Tina Paulk said she’s seen more than just an improvement in math and spelling grades for the young bilingual girl she’s tutored the past two years. The long-time Arlington resident, who spends an hour each week with the Crow Elementary student, said she’s also watched the little…

Theatre Arlington’s Spring Break Camp Offers Youth a Chance to Hone Acting Skills

Does your child like to act, sing or dance? What better way to keep them entertained during this Spring Break than with Theatre Arlington’s Spring Break Camp!Theatre Arlington invites children ages 6 to 12 to enhance their acting and team building skills through a week-long program that ends with a…

U.S. Pan Asian American Chamber of Commerce-Southwest Recognizes Community, Business Leaders

The U. S. Pan Asian American Chamber of Commerce-Southwest recently recognized local community and business leaders, including many from Arlington, at its 16th Annual Lunar New Year Celebration. Grace McDermott, President of USPAACC-SW, honored Arlington Mayor Jeff Williams with the Legacy Visionary Award for his efforts to keep the Texas Rangers in…

Metallica to Rock AT&T Stadium in Arlington During WorldWired Tour

Take my hand, we’re off to Arlington, Texas-land. That’s right, Metallica will be coming to The American Dream City on Friday, June 16 during their WorldWired tour this summer. This concert will take place at AT&T Stadium with Avenged Sevenfold as the opening act. Every ticket purchased will include a free physical…

Arlington Historical Society Raising $60,000 to Restore City’s Oldest Cemetery

With toppled headstones, a partially collapsed fence and trash strewn about, it will take more than a little maintenance to repair years of vandalism and neglect at the Arlington Historic Cemetery. That’s why the Arlington Historical Society has turned to the public for help with its $60,000 fundraising campaign to restore…

Students from Arlington, Area High Schools Show Off Inventions at UTA’s Innovation Day

Martin High School sophomore Ozioma Mgbahurike nervously rehearsed his pitch and made a couple last minute tweaks before presenting his team’s wireless cell phone charger idea Monday to a panel of judges at the University of Texas at Arlington’s annual Innovation Day. Mgbahurike was one of 27 students from Arlington ISD’s…

Arlington Animal Services Receives ‘People Love Us On Yelp’ Recognition

Arlington Animal Services was recently recognized for its paw-sitive reviews on Yelp. The shelter has currently garnered 4 out of 5 stars on the popular rating website and now proudly displays a “People Love Us On Yelp” sticker on its front door for all visitors to see. Arlington Animal Services adopted out…