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Early Voting for May 5, 2018, Joint General and Special Elections Begins Monday

Early voting for the City of Arlington’s May 5, 2018, Joint General and Special Elections begins Monday, April 23, and will continue through Tuesday, May 1. In Arlington, voters are electing City Council representatives for Districts 1, 2, 6 and 7. Only the District 1 and District 6 seats are contested. Voters…

Commit to Taking Your Recycling Habits to the Next Level This Earth Day

In celebration of Earth Day on April 22, the Arlington Landfill team is encouraging our community to commit to taking our recycling habits to the next level. By adopting #1MORE act of environmental responsibility to reduce contamination of the recycling waste stream, we can all do our part. Recycling contamination can…

Food Truck Fridays Lunch Series Returns to Downtown Arlington on April 27

Food Truck Fridays

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.…

Arlington High School Senior Committed to Spreading Kindness in Community

The Arlington Fire Department would like to recognize Arlington High School senior Hannah Farris as an outstanding community member of The American Dream City. Hannah is co-chair on the FEMA Region VI Youth Preparedness Council, a mentor on the Texas Youth Preparedness Council and a member of the National  Youth Preparedness Council,…

City of Arlington Works to Help Community Be Mosquito Free

April showers bring forth more than just May flowers. The warm, wet weather also kicks off the start of mosquito season and the City of Arlington wants to help residents and visitors Be Mosquito Free. The most effective strategy focuses on keeping down the mosquito population. From April through November, the…

Culture Buzz: Concours d’Elegance of Texas in Arlington’s Entertainment District

The newest Culture Buzz segment on MyArlingtonTV previews the 7th Annual Concours d’Elegance of Texas, one of the state’s largest vintage motoring and luxury lifestyle events located at Richard Greene Linear Park and Arlington’s Entertainment District. During the special three-day weekend celebration, scheduled from April 20 through April 22, participants can from flying down…

AISD Students Paint Football Helmets to be Displayed During NFL Draft in Arlington

Arlington ISD junior high art students are anxiously awaiting news about which school’s decorated football helmet will be selected this week to be displayed in the Dallas Cowboys’ war room on the opening night of the NFL Draft. The Dallas Cowboys have posted photos of all 10 helmets on Facebook to…

Globe Life Field’s Lower Concourse Starting to Take Shape

Concrete was poured this week for the first elevated structural deck for the new Globe Life Field in Arlington’s Entertainment District. The work began on the southeastern portion of the site, on what will be the future lower level concourse. About 500 cubic yards of concrete will cover 11,100 square feet…

Arlington Chamber of Commerce Announces Outstanding Small Businesses of the Year

The Arlington Chamber of Commerce has announced the recipients of the 2018 Arlington Chamber of Commerce Small Business of the Year Awards.“We are proud to recognize the significant accomplishments of our award recipients,” said Michael Jacobson, President and CEO of the Arlington Chamber of Commerce. “Our businesses of the year…

Musical Guests Announced for Free NFL Draft Experience in Arlington

The following artists will perform at the NFL Draft Experience presented by Oikos Triple Zero®, which is free and open to the public. No tickets are required, and fans may view the performances at the Music Stage located in Lot 4 of AT&T Stadium in Arlington. Friday, April 27: 5 p. m.…