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Texas-Sized Community Photo Project Coming to Cowboys Stadium

Chances are you’ve heard the saying, “Everything’s bigger in Texas.” This will certainly be true when Rochester Institute of Technology’s longtime community photography project known as the Big Shot captures a spectacular nighttime photograph of Cowboys Stadium, home of the Dallas Cowboys, in Arlington, Texas, on Saturday, March 23, 2013. The…

Dedication for College Park District Draws Hundreds

University and community leaders gathered Monday night to dedicate the new College Park District, hailing the urbane new development as transformative for the University of Texas at Arlington and revitalization of downtown Arlington.“College Park District will forever change UTA and the region,” university President James D. Spaniolo said, adding that…

Where to Shop in Arlington for Black Friday

Get your boots ready to start walking this Friday as shoppers descend upon shopping centers across the City of Arlington. Click on the following links for your guide to: Parks Mall Lincoln Square Arlington Highlands The Shoppes at Brownstone Village Decorator’s Warehouse Saturday, November 24, 2012 is also Small Business Saturday®…

Arlington Officers Undergo Training to Prevent Fatal Dog Shootings

The Arlington Police Department instituted a mandatory training program this past June to assist officers in dealing with dogs that are encountered during daily activities. “The goal is to provide training to officers about non-lethal options for handling dogs and gather a better understanding on dog behavior,” said Sgt. Christopher…

UP Rail Project to Cause Significant Crossing Closures in January

Arlington drivers will be dealing with unprecedented detours and road closures in January, when a Union Pacific track renewal project moves eastward from Fort Worth to Dallas. This is a major railway improvement project which will require the simultaneous closure of four to five railroad crossings in Arlington for several…

Now Accepting Nominations for MLK “Sharing the Dream” Awards

Nominations are now being accepted for the 2013 Arlington Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. “Sharing the Dream” Awards.  This annual program is open to all Arlington residents, businesses, groups, schools and churches who are making a positive impact in our community.  This awards program includes three categories: Education, Government and…