Category Archives: Community

Register Now for New EngAGE Weekly Walking Program at Elzie Odom Athletic Center

Articles Parks Engage 02 21 17

Come launch engAGE Arlington‘s weekly walking program on Elzie Odom Athletic Center’s indoor track with an evening of health and wellness! The kickoff is Thursday, February 23 from 6 to 8 p. m.. This event is FREE and for adults 21+. Elzie Odom is located at 1601 NE Green Oaks Blvd, 76006. Pre-Registration…

Right, Outside Lane of Eastbound I-30 between Ballpark Way and SH 360 to be Closed Temporarily

Articles I30 360 Interchange Project Update

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…

Arlington Celebrates National Engineers Week

Articles Engineers Week 02 21 17 02

If you’ve driven on an Arlington street, walked inside a brand new grocery store or flushed your toilet lately, you can bet a City of Arlington engineer helped make it happen. Engineers provide numerous services to residents, from designing safe roadways to ensuring reliable transport of water, wastewater and storm…

Discover Arlington’s African-American Past at Black History Month Festival

Articles Library Black History Month 07 21 17 02

Do you know the first African-American business owners in Arlington, including a women who said she always kept a gun on her hip to keep her male pool hall customers in line?Have you heard about “The Hill,” an early African-American business & residential community in central Arlington? What about the…

Arlington Historical Society Raising $60,000 to Restore City’s Oldest Cemetery

Articles Historic Cemetery 02 17 17 01

With toppled headstones, a partially collapsed fence and trash strewn about, it will take more than a little maintenance to repair years of vandalism and neglect at the Arlington Historic Cemetery. That’s why the Arlington Historical Society has turned to the public for help with its $60,000 fundraising campaign to restore…

New Community Relations Commission Aims to Promote Kindness in Neighborhoods

Articles Community Relations Commision 02 16 17

The Arlington City Council recently relaunched the Community Relations Commission, now a 15-member group representative of the growing diversity of The American Dream City.“I love this city because its diversity is apparent everywhere I go,” says Devan Allen, who serves as Commission Chairperson. The City Council will work with the Commission to…

Section of Mesquite Street through Downtown to Close Temporarily

Articles Traffic Alert 03-01-16

A section of Mesquite Street in downtown Arlington is set to be closed temporarily this weekend. As part of ongoing work on the 101 Center development project, the one-way street will be closed between Border and Front streets from 7 p. m. Friday, February 17 until 6 a. m. Saturday, February 18. The City of Arlington…

Arlington Eats: Family Recipes on Display at Local Church Potluck

Articles Arlington Eats 02 15 17

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 the United Methodist Church of the Covenant, located at 3608 Matlock Rd, Arlington, TX 76015, for a quarterly…