All posts by Susan Schrock

Right Lane of Westbound I-30 Near SH 360 Closed This Week for Interchange Project

New lane closures are planned for the next week 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 anticipated…

Arlington City Council Approves General Motors Parts Supplier Hub

The Arlington City Council approved economic incentives to facilitate a $250 million redevelopment project that will transform the former Six Flags Mall site into a General Motors parts supplier hub and bring in hundreds of new workers and $151 million in taxable sales and purchases in the city during the…

Upcoming Food Truck Friday Features Live Music, Games and Delicious Dishes

Looking to enjoy dinner outdoors? The Arlington Parks and Recreation Department’s Food Truck Fridays dinner series launches this week in north Arlington. This event will take place from 6 p. m. to 10 p. m. every Friday until June 16 at River Legacy Parks Elm Grove Pavilion, 701 NW Green Oaks Blvd. Live music starts…

Winners Announced in Inaugural “Turn Around, Don’t Drown” Art Contest

The City of Arlington’s Stormwater Management Division would like to congratulate the 2017 “Turn Around, Don’t Drown” Flood Safety Art Contest winners. Grand Prize Winner: Evelyn Nguyen – Ditto Elementary School1st Place: Lochlan Hemminger – Ditto Elementary School2nd Place: Melanie Cardenas – Atherton Elementary School3rd Place: Lily Fratangelo – Ditto Elementary SchoolHonorable…

New Lane Closures Announced this Week for I-30/SH 360 Interchange Project

New lane closures are planned for the next week 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 anticipated…

Arlington Ranks at Top of Dallas Business Journal’s Economic Development Deals List

As far as economic development deals go, 2016 was a home run for the City of Arlington. With $1.55 billion worth of business deals done, Arlington scored the top spot on the Dallas Business Journal’s latest list of North Texas economic development deals ranked by value. The City of Arlington’s Economic…

Arlington’s Outdoor Swimming Pools Open Saturday

Are you ready to splash into summer?Starting Saturday, June 3, Arlington’s six outdoor public pools open for the swim season. Grab your towels and sunscreen – we’ll see you by the pool in The American Dream City!Allen Bolden Pool, 2800A South Center Street, 817-472-8950 (Closed on Mondays)Bad Königshofen Family Aquatic Center, 2800…

Transportation Advisory Committee’s Next Meeting: June 1, 2017

Arlington’s Transportation Advisory Committee will hold its next meeting from 6 p. m. to 8 p. m. Thursday, June 1, 2017, at City Hall, 3rd Floor, 101 W. Abram St. in downtown Arlington. Residents can find a complete schedule of upcoming meetings and other key information about the Transportation Advisory Committee at www. arlington-tx. gov/TAC. Time…

Arlington Celebrates Opening of Julia Burgen Park along Johnson Creek

As young children laughed and played on the swings and slides nearby, more than 150 residents and community leaders gathered Thursday morning to celebrate the opening of the new Julia Burgen Park in central Arlington. The 66-acre linear park, located at 1008 Ruby Street, is a dream that has been years…