Category Archives: Sports

Making Repairs for the Rangers & Residents, Local Tailor Embodies American Dream

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For more than 25 years, Aman Li has been making repairs for Arlington residents as owner of Lee’s Tailor Couture, located at 1828 E Abram St, Arlington, TX 76010. Li is a true embodiment of the American Dream. He continues to work in the building that he and his family purchased…

September 2016 Student-Athlete of the Month: Kate Tran

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Kate Tran, senior for Martin High School’s girls golf team, has been selected as the City of Arlington’s Student-Athlete of the Month for September 2016. Kate has shown great leadership as a senior for the Martin girls golf team and has excelled both on the course and in the classroom. Her strong academic and…

$250 Million First Phase of Texas Live! Set to Break Ground in November

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The Texas Rangers and its development partner, The Cordish Companies, released new artist renderings and an expanded vision for the Texas Live! project that will break ground this November. The first phase of the mixed-use project, which will be located between Globe Life Park and AT&T Stadium, is now expected to…

UTA’s Tobi Fawehinmi Making Dreams a Reality at Paralympic Games

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Tobi Fawehinmi continues to live his American Dream in Arlington and beyond, with stellar track and field accomplishments at The University of Texas at Arlington and with Team USA at the Paralympic Games. Fawehinmi, the son of a single mother from Nigeria, was born with shoulder dystocia. However, his disability is…

AT&T Stadium to Host Kickoff Tailgate Prior to AdvoCare Classic Sept. 3

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AT&T Stadium will host a Kickoff Tailgate prior to the start of the AdvoCare Classic on Saturday, Sept. 3, when the University of Southern California Trojans will face off against the University of Alabama Crimson Tide in each team’s first game of the season. The game will be the two programs’…

Dream Builders: Special Olympics Summer Games a Dream Come True Event

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“Dream Builders” is a show on MyArlingtonTV that highlights the ways our community is helping kids dream big, nurture their creativity, polish their skills and develop the tools they need to achieve their American Dream as young adults. The latest episode features a behind-the-scenes look at the 47th annual Special Olympics Texas…

Charean Williams Living Her Dream Covering Olympic Games & America’s Team

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Arlington resident Charean Williams has covered the National Football League for 22 seasons, the past 16 chronicling the Dallas Cowboys and the NFL for the Fort Worth Star-Telegram. She also covers the Olympics for the Star-Telegram and has attended the past seven Olympic Games, both winter and summer. Charean is currently covering the 2016…

AISD Awarded $30,000 Grant for InSideOut Character Education Program

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The Arlington ISD has been awarded nearly $30,000 from the Gene and Jerry Jones Family Arlington Youth Foundation to support a character training initiative for 375 AISD secondary coaches with Joe Ehrmann, former NFL Colts player and co-founder of the InSideOut Initiative™ and Jody Redman, InSideOut Initiative co-founder and Minnesota…

Chef Van Camp To Create Dishes for New AT&T Stadium Restaurant-Bar

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A new sports bar is coming to AT&T Stadium in Arlington, with a menu designed by a highly rated chef. The Stadium Club, slated for a fall 2016 opening, will feature dishes created by chef Anthony Van Camp, formerly of Ser at the Hilton Anatole and a nominee for Rising Star Chef in the 2015 CultureMap Tastemaker…