Category Archives: Community

Code Compliance Graffiti Removal Helps Keep Arlington Beautiful

Articles Code 08-24-15

Kirk Coppedge working to remove graffiti in Arlington. Employees with City of Arlington’s Code Compliance Services are working to keep Arlington beautiful in a number of ways, including its successful graffiti removal program. Code Enforcement Technician Kirk Coppedge, who is retiring this week after being with the department since 2006, is one…

Food Truck Friday: Fall Series Returns Sept. 4, 2015

Articles Parks 08-26-15

Ladies and gentlemen: it’s back!The Arlington Parks and Recreation Department’s Food Truck Fridays will return to the City of Arlington beginning September 4, 2015. Opening day’s line-up will include Whats Cook-N Chef, Rockin Ricks, Say Kimichi, Samsons Dogs, Toadally Ice, Cup Cakin and Steel City Pops. EVENT DETAILS:FOOD TRUCK FRIDAY LUNCHWHEN:…

Ecofest Coming to Downtown Arlington September 19, 2015

Articles Parks 08-25-15

The American Dream City is gearing up for the 2015 Ecofest, a free, family oriented event that helps stimulates environmental awareness and promotes stewardship across North Texas. The ultimate goal is to help create a sense of community for all residents. The Arlington Parks and Recreation Department invites local businesses to showcase…

More Than 8,000 Arlington Readers Participate in Library’s Summer Reading Club

Articles Library 08-18-15

This summer, superheroes took over The American Dream City, with many of these caped crusaders getting their powers from the library. The Arlington Public Library’s 2015 superhero-themed Summer Reading Club encouraged children, teens and adults from across Arlington to log the time they spent reading for a chance to earn prizes. A…