Category Archives: News

Supporting Education: Order of Omega’s International Headquarters in Arlington

The International Headquarters of Order of Omega, an organization whose mission for the past six decades has been to recognize and encourage outstanding leadership in fraternity and sorority communities, is located right here in The American Dream City. Order of Omega, established in 1959 at the University of Miami and, has…

Local Crafters Donate Handmade Toys to Arlington Police Department

Thanks to the kindness of local crafters, Arlington police have dozens of new handmade stuffed animals to provide comfort to children suffering from a traumatic event. Earlier this week, members of the Eunice Craft Club gifted more than 40 smiling teddy bears and colorful octopus plush toys to the Arlington Police…

City, Housing Channel Break Ground on East Arlington Housing Development

City and community leaders gathered Thursday in a vacant East Arlington lot to celebrate the groundbreaking of the Housing Channel’s new townhome construction project, Bel Air on Abram. In response to Arlington Mayor Jeff Williams’ appeal for new housing market initiatives in East Arlington, non-profit partner Housing Channel participated in the…

For Dan & Linda Dipert, Arlington is Truly The American Dream City

For Dan and Linda Dipert, Arlington truly represents a place where the couple has been able to live their American Dream. The Dipert family formed the Dan Dipert Family Fund to benefit causes throughout The American Dream City. The fund currently supports the AISD Education Foundation, where Dan helped establish an…

Arlington’s Food Truck Friday Dinner Series Wraps Up This Week

Looking to enjoy dinner outdoors? The Arlington Parks and Recreation Department’s fabulous Food Truck Fridays dinner series wraps up this week in north Arlington. The final dinner series event will take place from 5 p. m. to 10 p. m. this Friday night at the River Legacy Parks Elm Grove Pavilion, 701 N. W. Green…

Arlington CVB’s Top 4 Reasons to Visit International Folk Art Market This Week

The world’s largest International Folk Art Market is making its return to Arlington for the second year this week, bringing with it global folk art, international cuisine, live entertainment, family friendly activities, VIP events, and more. Click here to read more about the event, scheduled Thursday, June 14 through Saturday, June…

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…