All posts by Susan Schrock

Arlington Launches Texas Rangers Ballpark, Texas Live! Websites

Ballpark architecture, barbecue, and mechanical bulls – Arlington’s Entertainment District is generating lots of buzz with announcements related to the future $1 billion Texas Rangers retractable-roof, climate-controlled stadium and the adjacent Texas Live! entertainment complex. Keep up with all the news happening on these transformative projects, including key announcements like HKS,…

Arlington Exploring Innovative Transportation Technology

Love that feeling when you catch more than one green light in a row? The City of Arlington is exploring innovative transportation technology that would allow drivers to experience that thrill more often while also helping to keep streets safer and less congested. As part of its Smart Cities initiative, the…

Arlington Mayor to Throw Out First Pitch at Texas Rangers’ Home Opener

The Texas Rangers today announced the details of the pre-game ceremonies for the club’s 2017 home opener on Monday, April 3 versus the Cleveland Indians at Globe Life Park in Arlington. The Rangers’ 46th opener in Arlington will begin at 6:05 p. m. Highlights of the opening day ceremonies:CEREMONIAL FIRST PITCH: Arlington Mayor…

Arlington Releases 2016 Popular Annual Financial Report

Want to see how your tax dollars were spent last year? Interested in learning about major economic development deals, infrastructure projects and new programs and initiatives that aim to improve the quality of life in The American Dream City?If so, check out the City of Arlington’s 2016 Popular Annual Financial…

Watch for Eastbound I-30 Lane Closures Near Ballpark Way for Interchange Project

New lane closures are planned for the next two weeks as part of the $233 million Interstate 30/SH 360 Interchange Project. Aerial photos of the project are available on the Keep 30360 Moving website.  Weekly Lane Closure Look AheadClosures are subject to changes due to weather and schedule. Below are…

Reserve the City’s Block Party Trailer for Your Next Neighborhood Gathering

Already planning your next neighborhood gathering? The City of Arlington has a Block Party Trailer filled with picnic tables, ice chests, games and other party needs available for free to registered neighborhood groups. The goal of the Block Party Trailer is to advance community engagement goals in The American Dream City…

Dallas Horseshoe Project to Affect Eastbound I-30 Traffic from Arlington

Drivers who take east Interstate 30 toward downtown Dallas should be aware of some upcoming traffic lane shifts this weekend that could affect their commute. As part of the Dallas Horseshoe Project, new roadway sections along Interstate 30 will open in the Dallas Mixmaster. The new direct connector from eastbound I-30 to southbound…

Library’s ‘Born to Stand Out’ Storytime Allows Children of All Abilities to Explore, Enjoy Books

As Librarian Ashley Wyche led storytime at the Arlington Public Library one morning, she noticed a small girl having trouble sitting still and staying quiet like the other young listeners. Wyche said she wasn’t bothered that the energetic girl talked and ran happily about the room during the story but she…

K9 Memorial Monument Planned for Arlington Police, Fire Service Dogs

A City of Arlington initiative aims to honor retired and deceased police and fire service dogs. Nearly $30,000 in private donations have been collected to date for the planned K9 Memorial Monument, which would feature a Labrador Retriever to represent Arlington Fire Department service dogs and a Belgian Malinois to represent…