Category Archives: Headlines

Arlington Martin Standout Trinity King Living Her Dream On the Golf Course

Martin High School junior Trinity King continues to live her American Dream right here in Arlington, excelling both on the golf course and inside the classroom. Over the past few years, King has been competing in USGA Junior golf events all across the country and she’s already committed to play at…

Fire Station 12 Grand Opening and Dedication Set for Friday

The community is invited to help the City of Arlington celebrate the grand opening and dedication of Fire Station 12. The ceremony and ribbon cutting begins at 1:15 p. m. Friday, December 15, 2017. The newly renovated station is located at 5050 S. Collins Street near the Arlington Municipal Airport. This South Arlington…

Arlington’s MLK ‘Advancing the Dream’ Celebration: January 12-15, 2018

The annual Arlington Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. “Advancing the Dream” Celebration is set for January 12-15, 2018. As one of the largest celebrations in the state, this four-day event has consistently attracted thousands of Arlington-area residents each year. This will be the 29th year the Arlington Martin Luther King, Jr.…

USA Football to Host International Bowl Series at AT&T Stadium in Arlington

The 9th annual International Bowl Series featuring 24 high school- and middle school-aged teams across eight nations on three continents will return to Arlington for the fourth consecutive year in January, USA Football announced.U. S. National Teams will compete against teams representing Canada, Japan, Mexico and the Nordic region, comprised of…

Globe Life Field, Loews Hotel Construction Headline Latest ‘Home Plate Update’

Significant advances were made this fall on both the Globe Life Field and Texas Live! projects planned for Arlington’s Entertainment District. Just weeks after the official groundbreaking of the Texas Rangers’ $1.1 billion retractable-roof ballpark, the City of Arlington also celebrated the start of a $150 million Live! By Loews flagship…

Dream Builders: Arlington’s Luke Chacko is a Viral Video Singing Sensation

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 Dream Builders episode focuses on Luke Chacko, a 12-year-old YouTube viral video sensation from…

Arlington Welcomes Children and Families of Fallen Soldiers

More than 200 Arlington residents lined the entrance to Alley Cats Entertainment to form a Walk of Gratitude on Monday, December 11, 2017, to welcome the children and spouses of fallen soldiers to The American Dream City. The Snowball Express, an organization that honors fallen military service members, brought the…

Arlington Announces Updated Hours for S.J. Stovall, Richard Simpson Parks

Arlington City Council approved the final reading of an ordinance amending the operating hours of S. J. Stovall and Richard Simpson parks. At both the Nov. 28 (first reading) and Dec. 5 (second reading) meetings, the Council voted unanimously in favor of changing the park closing time to 10 p. m. for…

Holiday Lights Parade a Mesmerizing Tradition for Arlington Families

Sitting in their lawn chairs covered with blankets and sipping tasty hot chocolate, the McGuffin family waited for the annual Holiday Lights Parade to start in Downtown Arlington on Saturday night. Justin and Tiffany McGuffin and their two children had already taken part in the reindeer games and watched a…