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Articles Sports 08-01-14

“Heads Up Football Across America” Tour Stops in Arlington

  Members of the Arlington Thunder Youth Football Association, featuring kids between ages 5 and 12, showed off their tackling skills for NFL Media’s cameras in town for the “Heads Up Football Across America” tour. The team began incorporating Heads Up Football  – USA Football’s national initiative to make football better and safer — on for the first time this season. NFL Media’s Melissa Stark provided live reports on NFL Network’s “Inside Training Cam,” showing how players “rip” through a tackle with an upward motion rather than lead with their head. The team signed up for the Heads Up Football program during Read more…

Articles Publicworks 07-31-14

Arlington Celebrates Beginning of Abram Street Rebuild Project

Several Arlington officials and community partners gathered in East Arlington Thursday morning to celebrate the beginning of the $22 million dollar Abram Street Rebuild Project with a ceremonial groundbreaking. Drivers, residents and business owners will enjoy the revitalized roads, underground drainage, water and sanitary renewals, streetlights and landscaping once construction is complete. Click here to learn more.

Articles Parks 07-17-14

Lacrosse Explosion in Arlington

Lacrosse is one of the fastest growing team sports in the country, and the Arlington Parks and Recreation Department has partnered with Dallas-based Bridge Lacrosse to bring this amazing sport to Arlington. Thanks to a series of clinics held this week at Arlington Recreation centers, more than 100 boys and girls were introduced to the sport by Bridge Lacrosse coaches and players. Bridge Lacrosse is a small sports-based youth development nonprofit serving the urban communities of North Texas.

Learn More About Metro ArlingtonXpress Before it Launches Aug. 19

The new Metro ArlingtonXpress, a commuter service connecting downtown Arlington to the TRE’s CentrePort/DFW Airport Station, is almost here.  Want to know more about MAX before its August 19 launch? Check out this video. Be sure to visit RideTheMax.com for easy-to-read timetables, maps, ticket information and much more!

Enjoy Two Summer Exhibits at Arlington Museum of Art

Arlington’s thriving arts and culture scene is taking center stage this summer, as one of the largest collections of African American art ever to visit North Texas, is on display at the Arlington Museum of Art. Spend a day getting lost in the museum’s summer exhibitions:  Harlem Renaissance: A Celebration of Art & Culture, featuring works from artists such as Jacob Lawrence, Charles White, Aaron Douglas and Richmond Barthé, and the Smithsonian’s William H. Johnson: An American Modern, which includes 20 pieces of Johnson’s paintings, drawings and pictures. Watch the video to learn more about of these two great exhibitions Read more…