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City of Arlington Names New Water Utilities Director

Water Utilities Director Craig Cummings

The City of Arlington named its new Water Utilities director today, promoting Assistant Director Craig Cummings to the leadership role. Cummings, with decades of experience in the water utilities industry, has served as the assistant director of water treatment for Arlington since 2014. After a nationwide search, Cummings’ extensive experience and…

Dream Builders: First Fridays at First United Methodist Church of Arlington

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 First Fridays, a ministry of First United Methodist Church for…

Texas Live! Grand Opening in Arlington’s Entertainment District Aug. 9-12

The Texas Rangers, The Cordish Companies and the City of Arlington announced today that the Grand Opening celebration for Texas Live! will take place Thursday, August 9 to Sunday, August 12 in Arlington’s Entertainment District. One of the largest and most exciting sports-anchored developments in the country, the $250 million world-class…

Storytime with Texas Rangers at Arlington’s Downtown Library June 26

Texas Rangers Summer Reading Club honorary chairman Eric Nadel

The 2018 Texas Rangers Summer Reading Program is now underway with the participation of the local libraries in 25 municipalities in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex. This is the 18th year of the Rangers Summer Reading Program. Rangers Hall of Fame broadcaster Eric Nadel is serving as the honorary chairman of the…

Arlington to Conduct Targeted Ground Spraying for West Nile Virus June 20-21

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:South Cooper Street at West Lovers Lane Map Targeted ground spraying will occur following the City of Arlington Health Authority, Tarrant County Public Health and…

Attention Thrillseekers: Six Flags Over Texas’ New Harley Quinn Spinsanity Opens July 14

Six Flags Over Texas in Arlington’s Entertainment District will debut its newest ultimate super-villain thrill ride — Harley Quinn Spinsanity — on Saturday, July 14. Harley Quinn Spinsanity features a unique futuristic triple box design that allows the gondola to spin around three separate axes while rotating forward, backwards and sideways simultaneously at…

Arlington-Mansfield Area Ham Operators to Participate in Amateur Radio Week

Even in the age of internet, cell phones and email, incidents such as tornadoes, fires, storms, ice and even the occasional cutting of fiber optic cables can leave communities without the means to communicate. In these cases, the one consistent service that has never failed has been Amateur Radio. These radio…

Prophets and Outlaws Kick Off Weekend Concert Series at Levitt Pavilion

Looking for a fun, free activity for the family this weekend? Make plans to visit Levitt Pavilion Arlington in Downtown for free movie or concerts under the stars! Friday, June 21Family Movie Night at 8 p. m. Thursday, June 21, is Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle, presented by Jim Austin Online.…

‘Home Plate Update’ Spotlights Troy Aikman’s Restaurant, Globe Life Field Progress

In the latest edition of our award-winning Home Plate Update, you can work up an appetite while reading about Cowboys legend Troy Aikman’s new restaurant that will feature live music, gourmet burgers, specialty margaritas and other favorites when it opens at Texas Live! this summer. Curious about the progress at Globe…