All posts by Office of Communication

UTA Spotlight: Students Celebrate New Housing, Dining Choices

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…

Culture Buzz: Frame4Frame Festival Returns to Arlington Sept. 20-23, 2018

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…

Entertainment District Parking Ordinance Aims to Protect Neighborhoods

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…

City Council Approves $500 Million Operating Budget, Reduced Property Tax Rate

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…

Minor Train Derailment Causes Temporary Division Street Closure Near Stadium Drive

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…

AISD Celebrates Groundbreaking of Fine Arts Center and Athletics Complex

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…

Levitt Pavilion Arlington’s Weekend Lineup Kicks Off with The Nightowls

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…

Arlington Tomorrow Foundation to Host Free Concert, Award $50,000 in Grants Sept. 20

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…

Stadiumlinks Golf Experience Returns to Globe Life Park in Arlington

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…

Inaugural Downtown Arlington Brewing Arts Festival Set This Weekend

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…