Category Archives: News

UTA Spotlight: Softball Team Hosts Skills Camp for High School Players

Greetings from The American Dream City! Be sure to tune into the newest installment of UTA Spotlight, a weekly news update featuring broadcasting students reporting on events, projects, announcements and other key news and happenings on the university campus and around Arlington. This week’s stories: The UTA softball team recently hosted a…

Treasures Galore at Library Fall Book Sale Sept. 26-30

The price is right if you are in the market for low-cost reading and listening material at the Friends and Foundation of the Arlington Public Library Fall Book sale. Opening Wednesday, Sept. 26, the semi-annual event is a gigantic “bargain basement” for book lovers, according to Chairman Wayne Halliburton.“Average prices range…

New Lane Closures, Construction Announced for Abram Street Rebuild

After six months of work to relocate underground utilities along Abram Street and pedestrian improvements at Founders Plaza and the Levitt Pavilion, drivers and visitors to Downtown Arlington will begin to see new road closures and major construction beginning on new phases of the project. Pecan Street, between Abram and Main…

Pro Players Foundation Celebrates New Playground for Mission Arlington

The Pro Players Foundation recently celebrated the grand opening of a new playground for the children served at Mission Arlington’s Meadow Lane location. The new playground at 1901 Meadow Lane is a part of the “Instant Replay” program at Pro Players Foundation, which is designed to rejuvenate neglected sports facilities and…

Arlington Tomorrow Foundation Awards $50,000 in Grants During Arlington Gives Event

With a Jungle Carpet Python named Boomerang wrapped around his neck, it wasn’t difficult for Eric Brittingham to attract attention at Levitt Pavilion Arlington for his animal education nonprofit’s fundraising needs. The snake was among a handful of animal ambassadors that Brittingham, the president of Wildlife on the Move, brought to…

Bond Tracker: Woodland West Branch Library Renovation Project

The City of Arlington has launched a regular Bond Tracker segment for MyArlingtonTV to keep residents informed about the progress of construction on dozens of projects that were included in the City’s bond elections. This month’s episode features the renovation project to transform the Woodland West Branch Library. The project began on…

Stagecoach Estates Wins Neighborhood Block Party Trailer for NNO Party

The City of Arlington is proud to announce that Stagecoach Estates in southwest Arlington is the winner of the Block Party Trailer drawing!In all, the City received 57 entries from neighborhoods vying for the chance to use the Block Party Trailer at their National Night Out party on Tuesday, Oct. 2. The goal…

CANCELLED: This Week’s Food Truck Fridays Dinner Features Oktoberfest Flair

Editor’s Note: The Food Truck Friday event for Friday, Sept. 21, was cancelled because of inclement weather. We hope to see at the next event!The Arlington Parks and Recreation Department’s popular Food Truck Fridays series will start back up this Friday, September 21 with an Oktoberfest theme!Please join us each…