All posts by Kimberly Yee

UTA Homecoming Week Wraps Up with Parade, Men’s Basketball Team Victory

Homecoming at the University of Texas at Arlington is all about traditions that bring alumni, students and community members flooding back to Maverick Country to honor the past and get excited for the future. The campus showed its Maverick Pride last week during Homecoming Week festivities, which included a parade Saturday…

Residents Create Special Projects at Downtown Library’s Innovative Makerspace

On the second floor of the new George W. Hawkes Downtown Library, the whirring sounds of machines can be heard throughout the Makerspace. This space was designed to let individuals learn and create projects using 3-D printing machines, a Carvey Milling Machine, Serger, Cricut vinyl and paper cutting and other…

Downtown’s New Brewing Arts Festival Brings Out Attendees’ Creative Side

The inaugural Downtown Arlington Brewing Arts Festival, held this past weekend in the Urban Union district, featured artists, interactive art activities for attendees, live music and plenty of fun for adults and children alike. Visitors browsed artists’ booths, checked out local businesses and breweries and enjoyed bands at the new festival,…

Texas Rangers Share Special Storytime at Arlington’s Downtown Library

Dozens of children gathered at the new George W. Hawkes Downtown Library on Tuesday afternoon for a special storytime with Texas Rangers pitcher Chris Martin and Eric Nadel, Hall of Fame radio broadcaster and voice of the Texas Rangers. The storytime was part of the 18th annual Texas Rangers Summer Reading Club,…

Buddy, Molly or Coco? Play This Game to Guess the Most Popular Dog Names in Arlington

Have you ever wondered how your dog’s name matches up with other pets in Arlington? How many Mavericks, say, compared to Busters or Rockys compared to Rangers? Thanks to a talented team of teen coders who recently participated in the Arlington Public Library’s Coding with Robots Program, there’s now an…

X-treme Teen Campers Enjoy Fishing, Kayaking and More at Lake Arlington

Campers participating in Arlington Parks and Recreation’s X-treme Teen Camps at the Dottie Lynn and Cliff Nelson recreation centers enjoyed fishing, kayaking, archery and more at Lake Arlington today. X-Treme Teen Camp is perfect for those too old for regular camp, but who still want to be have a structured, adventure-filled…

Arlington Churches Spreading Kindness Through Mobile Food Pantry

On the second Saturday of each month, volunteers from churches across Arlington come together to distribute fresh fruits, vegetables and other meal staples to families and individuals in need. The monthly Mobile Food Pantry, which is made possible by the Tarrant Area Food Bank and as many as 10 local congregations,…