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Arlington City Council Discusses Proposed Amendments to Smoking Ordinance

The Arlington City Council discussed proposed amendments to the Smoking Ordinance during the afternoon work session on March 7, 2017. The proposed amendment discussions will continue at the March 28, 2017 work session. The proposed changes would expand the existing smoking ban to include bars, billiard halls, bingo parlors, sexually-oriented businesses and…

Culture Buzz: 2017 Arlington ISD Youth Art Month

The newest “Culture Buzz” segment on MyArlingtonTV takes a journey to the Arlington Museum of Art in Downtown for Arlington ISD Youth Art Month!Each spring, the Arlington Museum of Art collaborates with AISD to give students the opportunity to display their pieces. Linh Nguyen, the Visual Arts Coordinator for AISD, says…

When Caring for Lawns and Gardens, Help Keep Our Local Waterways Clean and Healthy

It’s springtime and many residents are beginning to work in their yards and gardens. Therefore it’s time to remind our residents that common landscape practices and the overuse of pesticides and fertilizers can harm our local waterways.  As spring rains flow over yards and impervious surfaces like driveways, streets, roofs and…

MISD to Host Community Informational Meetings on 2017 Bond

Mansfield ISD will host two community informational meetings about the MISD 2017 Bond. The presentation will include information on the district’s bond election, scheduled for May 6, 2017, and provide an opportunity to ask questions. About 40 percent of the students who attend schools in the district live in Arlington. Mansfield ISD…

Arlington ISD Announces Location & Architect for Fine Arts Center

The AISD fine arts center, along with a districtwide athletics complex, will be built on property near Division and Collins, the former site of the Eastern Star Home. The property was acquired by the district in December and will place both facilities in the Arlington Entertainment District.“We are excited to…

Summer Science Camp Geared for Middle School Students Available at UTA

Applications for the 2017 ExxonMobil Bernard Harris Summer Science Camp at the University of Texas at Arlington are now open. The camp will run from June 11 to 23 for middle school students aspiring to study science, technology, engineering or math (STEM) and experience college life at the same time. Students will…

Arlington Launches Texas Rangers Ballpark, Texas Live! Websites

Ballpark architecture, barbecue, and mechanical bulls – Arlington’s Entertainment District is generating lots of buzz with announcements related to the future $1 billion Texas Rangers retractable-roof, climate-controlled stadium and the adjacent Texas Live! entertainment complex. Keep up with all the news happening on these transformative projects, including key announcements like HKS,…

Backstage Arlington: Youth Acting Classes at Theatre Arlington

MyArlingtonTV is taking a trip across The American Dream City to showcase some of the diverse musical acts happening in Arlington’s schools, restaurants, churches and neighborhoods. Hosted by Tika Cook, “Backstage Arlington” highlights some of the different music acts and performing venues that exist in Arlington. The newest episode features the youth…