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Deaver Park Improvements to Begin Soon in Southwest Arlington

Renovations, which include a longer walking trail and new shaded playground equipment, will soon be under way at Deaver Park in southwest Arlington. The Arlington City Council approved a $411,000 contract in June with Schmoldt Construction, Inc. of Celina for the park’s extensive makeover, expected to be complete by early 2019.…

Six Flags Over Texas’ New Harley Quinn Spinsanity Opens Saturday

Hey puddin’…. Harley Quinn is ready set your world spinning at the Thrill Capital of Texas!Six Flags Over Texas in Arlington’s Entertainment District will debut its newest ultimate super-villain thrill ride — Harley Quinn Spinsanity — this Saturday. MyArlingtonTV was invited to check out the exhilarating ride during a media preview on Tuesday. Harley Quinn…

Woodland West Library to Close Temporarily During Renovations

Beginning August 1, 2018, the Woodland West Branch Library will close temporarily while the building is renovated. The branch’s front doors, façade and other areas will be updated. Library service will be unavailable at Woodland West during construction, which is expected to be complete in November. The renovation will feature improvements…

MyArlingtonTV Tours the New George W. Hawkes Downtown Library: Second Floor

Director of Libraries Yoko Matsumoto is taking residents and visitors on a tour of the new George W. Hawkes Downtown Library in a three-part series for MyArlingtonTV showcasing each floor. The Downtown Library, located at 100 S. Center St. just north of Arlington City Hall, opened to the public on June 16,…

Nighttime SH 360 Main Lanes Closures Scheduled in Arlington This Week

New lane closures are planned for the next week as part of the $233 million Interstate 30/SH 360 Interchange Project and the SH 360 Widening Project. New aerial photos of the projects are available on the Keep 30360 Moving website. New or updated items are indicated in bold. The City of Arlington has partnered…

TxDOT to Hold Public Meeting July 19 on Proposed Southeast Connector Project

The Texas Department of Transportation proposes to reconstruct the Interstate 20, Interstate 820 and US 287 interchanges in southeast Tarrant County to improve mobility and safety. The proposed $1.25 billion project, which includes a portion of Arlington, is referred to as the “Southeast Connector.”TxDOT will hold a public meeting from…

Red, White & You! Check Out Arlington’s 4th of July Parade Photos

The heart of Arlington was once again a festive scene of red, white and blue for the fantastic 4th of July Parade on Wednesday morning.“Star Spangled Independence Day” was the theme of this year’s Arlington 4th of July Parade, billed as the oldest, longest running event in the city. Thousands lined Downtown streets…