All posts by Reginald Lewis - Office of Communication

Brave Combo Kicks Off the Weekend Concert Series at the Levitt Pavilion

Friday, September 2Just as it has every year since Levitt Pavilion Arlington had its opening night in October 2008, Denton’s own two-time Grammy Award-winning Brave Combo will take the stage to open the pavilion’s free fall concert series in Downtown Arlington. The conga line-inducing, polka-based music begins at 8 p. m.…

UTA Spotlight: Mavericks Honor Local Veterans

Don’t miss this installment of UTA Spotlight, a weekly news update featuring broadcasting students reporting on events, projects, announcements and other key news happening in The American Dream City. Here are this week’s top stories:– Local veterans are honored during special ceremony at UTA.– A chili coo-off spices things up during this year’s…

City Relaunches Neighborhood Matching Grant Program

The Arlington City Council wants residents to know that “Champion Great Neighborhoods” continues to be a key priority for the work of our City. Great neighborhoods contribute to a higher quality of life and greater investment in our economy. Every part of our corporation contributes to our overall success and vitality…

Ask Arlington: Texas Christkindl Market Opens Nov. 27, 2015

“Ask Arlington” is a show dedicated to answering the questions you have about what’s happening in our city. Each week, on the City’s social media pages, we’ll let you know what the topic of the “Ask Arlington” episode will be. All you have to do is post your question and we’ll do…

Cooper Street Improvements Will Enhance Mobility, Safety

If you’ve driven on Cooper Street between I-20 and Mitchell Street near UT Arlington recently, then you’ve probably encountered some construction areas that slowed your commute. The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) is managing this multimillion dollar project along Cooper Street, one of the city’s major thoroughfares. Raised-curb medians should be completed…

November 2015 Student-Athlete of the Month: Ashley Johnson

Ashley Johnson, senior member for Arlington Martin’s cross country team, has been selected as the City of Arlington’s Student-Athlete of the Month for November 2015. Ashley excels on the track and in the classroom, where she carries a 3.87 G. P. A.  She says that her favorite subject is science, an area that…

Tillie Burgin, Mission Arlington Helping Others Realize the American Dream

Mission Arlington/Mission Metroplex Executive Director Tillie Burgin has been making a difference in The American Dream City for nearly 30 years. After serving as missionaries in Korea in the late 1970’s, Burgin and her family spent seven years praying about doing missions locally. From a closet in downtown Arlington, Burgin launched Mission…

2015 Veterans Day – Honoring the Great Men & Women Who Served

Duty, sacrifice and service are words that come to mind when we stop to reflect on why America celebrates Veterans Day. With pride-filled fanfare and some somber reflections of sacrifices made in service to others, Arlington celebrated Veterans Day with several special events throughout the city, including a Veterans Day Commemoration…

City Departments Work Together to Keep Residents Safe After Gas Leak

Several City of Arlington departments worked together early Wednesday morning to make sure residents were safe after a gas leak prompted authorities to evacuate buildings in the area. Construction crews ruptured a gas line in the 1800 block of East Abram Street around 8:18 a. m., according to the Arlington Fire Department.…

Read About New Mentoring Program in ‘Support Quality Education’ Newsletter

The Arlington City Council wants residents to know that “Support Quality Education” continues to be a key priority for the work of our city. Public education that produces graduates who are prepared for future success provides the foundation for a strong Arlington community. In this latest Support Quality Education newsletter, residents can…