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Celebrate Arlington’s Downtown Library Grand Opening This Saturday

The public is invited to come out this weekend and explore the new George W. Hawkes Downtown Library, which will officially open its doors at 10 a. m. Saturday, June 16, 2018. The Downtown Library, located at 100  S. Center St. just north of  City Hall, will provide access, knowledge, and resources through…

Learn More About City’s Amazon HQ2 Proposal in ‘Invest in Our Economy’ Newsletter

The City of Arlington recently competed with some of the most innovative communities in the country to attract Amazon’s future HQ2 to The American Dream City. During this highly competitive process, the City was able to showcase its vision for a repurposed Globe Life Park, home to the Texas Rangers, and…

Texas Live! Goes Social Ahead of Opening This Summer in Arlington

Texas Live! is going social ahead of its opening later this summer in Arlington’s Entertainment District. Follow these new Texas Live! social media accounts if you want to keep up with the latest news and announcements for the $250 million entertainment complex, which will offer visitors to The American Dream City…

Enchant Christmas Returns to Arlington Nov. 23, Moves Inside Globe Life Park

Back by popular demand, Enchant Christmas will once again illuminate North Texas skies with its World’s Largest Christmas Light Maze & Market. Last year, more than 250,000 people unwrapped a new holiday tradition at the most scenic wonderland in Texas. This year, the family tradition will move inside Globe Life Park…

Dreaming of a New Home? Register for Arlington’s 3rd Annual Homeownership Fair

Thinking about buying a new home? Register now for the City of Arlington’s 3rd annual Homeownership Fair to learn more about buying a home in today’s real estate market, down payment assistance programs, credit repair and other topics. The Homeownership Fair is scheduled from 8:30 a. m. to 2 p. m. Saturday, July 21 at the Arlington…

Alexus Henry: First UTA Female to Win Individual National Championship

Junior Alexus Henry became the first UT Arlington woman ever to win an individual national championship, taking the title in the women’s high jump at the 2018 NCAA Outdoor Track & Field Championships Saturday evening at historic Hayward Field. The milestone caps off a junior season filled with a number of dream…

New SH 360 Lane Closures Announced in Arlington for Next Week

Two Projects Added to Lane Closures UpdateWork began last week on two new projects in the SH 360 corridor. The lane closures for the new projects will be included on the I-30/SH 360 Interchange project website. The first project is a highway resurfacing project between the Trinity River and Ave J. …

Construction of Fire Station 12 Wins State Award for Project Management

The Construction Management Division of the Public Works and Transportation Department has been awarded a 2018 American Public Works Association Texas Chapter Project of the Year award for their work on Fire Station 12. This project was the first major renovation of the station, which is adjacent to the Arlington Municipal…