All posts by Ryan Hunt

Valerie Kelton, Daughter of Tom Vandergriff, Living Her Dream at Six Flags

More than 50 years ago, in 1961, Valerie Kelton was 2 when her father, former Arlington Mayor Tom Vandergriff, was at the podium for the opening of Six Flags Over Texas in The American Dream City. Today, she is living her American Dream as the executive assistant to Steve Martindale, the park…

Weekend Buzz: 10 Events in The American Dream City for Nov. 2-4, 2018

Weekend Buzz airs on MyArlingtonTV from Thursday to Sunday. You can also check out the video on our YouTube channel. 1. Arlington Public Library’s Medieval Arts FestivalOld is new, as it’s time for our 16th annual Medieval Arts Festival. Visitors to Arlington’s George W. Hawkes Downtown Library, 100 S. Center St.,…

Dream Builders: Singing Sensation Luke Chacko Performs at Arlington Music Hall

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 features an update on YouTube viral video sensation Luke Chacko. Chacko’s singing talents were…

For John & Mary Hibbs, the American Dream is Giving Back to the City of Arlington

For John and Mary Hibbs, Arlington: The American Dream City continues to be a dream place to live, learn, work and play. Mary Hibbs continues to work closely with Arlington’s youth at Camp Thurman and helped start the Jiggle Butt Run, a 5K run and walk that benefits SafeHaven of Tarrant…

Arlington Eats: Authentic Vietnamese Cuisine at Thuy Nguyen Cafe

Come along for a mouthwatering ride and catch The American Dream City’s cultural diversity and unique cuisine with Arlington Eats on MyArlingtonTV. In this month’s edition of Arlington Eats, host Andrew Tanielian visits Thuy Nguyen Cafe, located at 100 W Pioneer Pkwy, Ste 100B, Arlington, TX 76010 in East Arlington. Huy Nguyen, a longtime Arlington resident, opened…

Tony Rutigliano Living His Small Business Dream at Urban Alchemy in Downtown

Tony Rutigliano is living his American Dream as the owner of Urban Alchemy Coffee + Wine Bar, a coffee and artisan wine bar in Downtown Arlington. Rutigliano, who previously served as the Downtown Arlington Management Corporation CEO and President, has partnered with his wife, Nicole Rutigliano, to make this dream a reality.“I started dreaming about…