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April 2017 Student-Athlete of the Month: Carli McDonald

Carli McDonald, junior for Bowie High School’s track and field team, has been selected as the City of Arlington’s Student-Athlete of the Month for April 2017. Both a long jumper and a member of the girls’ relay teams at Bowie, Carli advanced to the UIL regional competition, hosted by The University…

Backstage Arlington: Mixing Genres of Music at Sunshine Bar

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 Sunshine Bar,…

Culture Buzz: Kansas to Headline Levitt Pavilion’s Benefit Concert This Fall

Music will soon return to the Levitt Pavilion Arlington for summer and fall. The annual summer concert series kicks off Friday, May 19 with Grammy award-winning artists Rebirth Brass Band. Visitors will be able to attend a free concert under the stars three nights a week, every Friday, Saturday and Sunday through…

Water Utilities Infrastructure Financing to Save Residents $1.6 Million

The Arlington City Council recently approved an agreement between Arlington Water Utilities and the Texas Water Development Board (TWDB) that will provide funds for needed sanitary sewer upgrades throughout the city and save residents more than $1.6 million. The Water Development Board selected Arlington to receive a $5.6 million loan for…

Nearly $8 Million in Residential Street Rebuild Projects Began This Month

Work is underway to rebuild sections of seven residential streets in north and east Arlington as part of the Public Works and Transportation’s 2016 Residential Rebuild project. In addition to smoother roads, residents on the selected streets can look forward to improved water and sanitary sewer line renewals. This project is…

Hearing Loops: New Downtown Library to Feature Assistive Listening Technology

On April 25, the Arlington City Council approved the addition of hearing loops to the new George W. Hawkes Downtown Library. This assistive listening technology broadcasts sound directly into modern hearing aids, allowing patrons with hearing loss to wirelessly and automatically participate in Library programming. Hearing loops magnetically transfer microphone sound signals…

Ask Arlington: Mosquito-Borne Illness Prevention & Awareness

“Ask Arlington” is a show dedicated to answering the questions you have about what’s happening in our city. Each week, on the City’s social media pages, we’ll let you know what the topic of the “Ask Arlington” episode will be. All you have to do is post your question and we’ll…

UTA Students Use 3D Printer to Create Prosthetic Arm for 8-Year-Old Boy

Students are using 3D printers at the University of Texas at Arlington’s FabLab for more than just class projects. Some are using the state-of-the-art technology to help make dreams become reality for others. Recently, students there surprised 8-year-old Garrett Clark with a custom-built prosthetic arm created at the lab. Garrett Clark, who…