All posts by Susan Schrock

Globe Life Field, Loews Hotel Construction Headline Latest ‘Home Plate Update’

Significant advances were made this fall on both the Globe Life Field and Texas Live! projects planned for Arlington’s Entertainment District. Just weeks after the official groundbreaking of the Texas Rangers’ $1.1 billion retractable-roof ballpark, the City of Arlington also celebrated the start of a $150 million Live! By Loews flagship…

Via, City of Arlington Launch Innovative, On-Demand Rideshare Pilot Program

The City of Arlington, in partnership with Via, is proud to be among the first cities in the nation to offer on-demand ridesharing as a public transportation solution. The Via rideshare program, which officially launched December 11, 2017, in Arlington, provides affordable transportation to key areas of the city, allowing riders…

FEMA Recognizes Arlington Christian Disaster Network’s Role Helping Community Recover

When disaster strikes, the City of Arlington’s first responders aren’t alone when it comes to meeting the most critical needs of the community. The Arlington Christian Disaster Network, made up of 17 local faith-based organizations, is a critical partner to the Arlington Fire Department. Highly trained volunteers in the network are…

Celebrate the Season at Arlington’s Annual Holiday Lights Parade This Saturday

Get ready to light up Downtown Arlington this weekend!Arlington’s annual Holiday Lights Parade is set to begin at 6 p. m. Saturday, December 9, 2017. Scott Cross, the University of Texas at Arlington Head Men’s Basketball Coach is the parade grand marshal. But the fun begins hours earlier, with live music and reindeer games…

‘Invest in Our Economy’ Newsletter Features Opening of D.R. Horton, Summit Racing

With the turn of the shovel, Loews Hotels & Co, The Cordish Companies and the Texas Rangers officially broke ground in November on the new $150 million flagship Live! by Loews hotel and convention center at Texas Live!The upscale hotel, set to open in 2019, wasn’t the only major project…

U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Again Recognizes Arlington’s Successes

The City of Arlington recently received an exemplary performance evaluation from the U. S. Department of Housing and Urban Development on the administration of $4 million in federal housing and community development grant funds. The evaluation report provides an overview of accomplishments by the City of Arlington in the past program…

$4.2 Million Project Aims to Reduce Neighborhood Flooding along Perkins Road

Public Works and Transportation, in partnership with Water Utilities, has nearly completed a $4.2 million project to reduce neighborhood flooding and improve streets, water mains and sanitary sewer systems along a section of Perkins Road in West Arlington. The Laguna Vista Drainage Improvements project, which began in September 2016, aims to…

Meet the Neighbors: Tiffany Woods Residents Remain United After Sign Project

The stately brick and stone Tiffany Woods entry sign along Perkins Road is more than just a neighborhood marker. It’s the catalyst that residents in the West Arlington neighborhood say brought them closer together. Tiffany Woods, built in the mid-1980s, is a small community of about 80 homes on five streets…