Category Archives: Community

Discover Your Story: Get Ready for Summer Reading Club

Days are getting warmer, the school year is coming to close, and the Arlington Public Library is gearing up for another season of Summer Reading Club. This year’s theme, Discover Your Story, invites readers of all ages and interests to explore the world around them—both with stories and books, and…

Food Truck Fridays Dinner Series Returns to River Legacy Parks This Week

Looking to enjoy dinner outdoors? The Arlington Parks and Recreation Department’s fabulous Food Truck Fridays dinner series kicks off this week in north Arlington. This dinner series will take place from 5 p. m. to 10 p. m. every Friday night at the River Legacy Parks Elm Grove Pavilion, 701 N. W. Green Oaks Blvd.,…

Arlington Eats: Healthy, Homegrown Food at Squishy Squash Edible Landscapes

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 Emily and Larry Parker of Squishy Squash Edible Landscapes, a mobile vegetable garden installation business serving Arlington and surrounding communities. The Parkers’ dream started in…

Residents Encouraged to Prepare for Emergencies During Flood Awareness Week

While dangerous floods and flash floods are possible throughout the year, they have a higher frequency during spring and summer thunderstorms, tropical storms and hurricanes. Intense rainfall or slow-moving storms that track over the same areas can cause a rapid rise of water and flash floods can develop within minutes. Governor…

Randol Mill, Bad Königshofen Family Aquatic Centers Open This Weekend

Kick the summer off right by visiting Randol Mill or Bad Königshofen family aquatic centers this Memorial Day weekend. Get a jump start on the summer and spend time with family and friends. All six outdoor City pools open for the Summer 2018 season on Saturday, June 2. Our Splash pads…

Southeast Neighborhood Summit Set June 2 at Bob Duncan Community Center

Meet District 3 City Council representative Roxanne Thalman and discover many services the City of Arlington has to offer residents at the upcoming Southeast Neighborhood Summit. This community event is scheduled from 10 a. m. to 2 p. m. Saturday, June 2 at the Bob Duncan Community Center, 2800 S. Center St. Admission…

Texas Water-Efficient Products Sales Tax Holiday Set for May 26-28

Thinking about buying mulch, soaker hoses or a rain barrel to help conserve water in your landscaping? You can save some money by purchasing those and other select items during Texas’ Water-Efficient Products Sales Tax Holiday, which runs Saturday, May 26 through Monday, May 28. The Texas State Legislature created the…

Save on Energy Efficient Appliances During State’s Energy Star Sales Tax Holiday

During Memorial Day weekend, Texas shoppers get a break from state and local sales and use taxes on purchases of certain energy efficient products. The 2018 ENERGY STAR sales tax holiday begins at 12:01 a. m. on Saturday, May 26 and ends at 11:59 p. m. on Monday, May 28. The products qualifying for…

Former Council Member Julia Burgen’s Dream of Keeping Arlington Beautiful

Former Arlington City Council member Julia Burgen is well-known for her environmental activism in The American Dream City. When her family moved to Arlington in the 1980s, Burgen returned to school at The University of Texas at Arlington to get a master’s degree in interdisciplinary studies with an emphasis on biology…