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2018 NFL Draft Generates Record $125.2 Million in Economic Impact for Region

The first NFL Draft hosted at an NFL stadium proved to be a rousing success in both economic impact and attendance as the 2018 NFL Draft held April 26-28 at AT&T Stadium in Arlington posted record numbers. According to the economic impact report compiled by VisitDallas, utilizing Destinations International’s economic impact…

Make A Rain Barrel, Get Fall Gardening Advice at Upcoming Classes in Arlington

Arlington Water Utilities and the Arlington Public Library are hosting a series of classes this fall to help residents learn more about how to boost the water efficiency of their outdoor spaces. The classes are co-sponsored by the Tarrant Regional Water District, the City’s wholesale water provider. Other program partners…

Acts of Kindness: Arlington’s Morton Elementary Students Receive New Shoes, Socks

As soon as her laces were tied, third grader Jakylee Edwards was on her feet and making plans for all the fun things she would do in her stylish new pair of pink and blue striped shoes.“I’m going to run. I’m going to exercise more. I’m going to jump on…

Book Your Free Ride Now on Arlington’s Drive.Ai Self-Driving Shuttle for Oct. 19-20

Self-driving cars are here in Arlington, and you can be one of the first people to ride in one! Sign up now to experience the City of Arlington’s new driverless shuttle service with Drive. ai next week. Starting Friday, Oct. 19, Arlington will become the first Texas city to offer an on-street,…

Tony Rutigliano Living His Small Business Dream at Urban Alchemy in Downtown

Tony Rutigliano is living his American Dream as the owner of Urban Alchemy Coffee + Wine Bar, a coffee and artisan wine bar in Downtown Arlington. Rutigliano, who previously served as the Downtown Arlington Management Corporation CEO and President, has partnered with his wife, Nicole Rutigliano, to make this dream a reality.“I started dreaming about…

General Motors Arlington Assembly to Run on 100 Percent Clean Wind Energy

General Motors Arlington Assembly has earned a spot on the U. S. Environmental Protection Agency’s National Top 100 List of the largest green power users, the company announced this week. The plant’s No. 76 ranking in the Green Power Partnership recognizes GM’s efforts to power all its global facilities with 100…

Arlington Police Department Wins State Award for ‘Bridge Kids’ Program

The Arlington Police Department was presented with the 2018 Texas Municipal League Excellence Award for The Bridge Kids project in the Public Safety Category. The department received the award on Wednesday, October 10 at the TML Municipal Excellence Award Presentation in Fort Worth at the Fort Worth Convention Center. The Bridge…