Tag Archives: American Dream City

‘It’s a Legit Melting Pot’: Travel Writer Spotlights Arlington’s Diverse Food Scene

It’s no surprise that Arlington, the 48th largest city in the country, is a diverse community. One place the city’s cultural diversity is most evident is through its unique cuisine. Travel writer  A. Rochaun Meadows-Fernandez, who grew up in the Arlington area, recently spotlighted some fantastic restaurants who make their home…

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…

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…

Sculptor Art Fairchild Puts Big Dreams on Display in Arlington, North Texas

Arlington resident Art Fairchild continues to dream big as a unique sculptor utilizing wood, metal, stone and glass to create dynamic and visually captivating works of art across The American Dream City and the North Texas region.“I’ve always been intrigued with having ideas that seem simple in form, but require…

Former Council Member Julia Burgen’s Dream of Keeping Arlington Beautiful

Former Arlington City Council member Julia Burgen is well-known for her environmental activism in The American Dream City. When her family moved to Arlington in the 1980s, Burgen returned to school at The University of Texas at Arlington to get a master’s degree in interdisciplinary studies with an emphasis on biology…

#1 New York Times Best-Selling Author Sandra Brown Proud to Call Arlington Home

Sandra Brown has been living her American Dream as a #1 New York Times best-selling author of more than 70 novels and is proud to call herself a long-time Arlington resident. Some of her most popular novels include Mean Streak, Deadline, Low Pressure, Lethal, Rainwater, Tough Customer, and Smash Cut, all of…

Artistic Dreams and Creativity Flourishing at UT Arlington’s Glass Art Program

The Glass Art Program at The University of Texas at Arlington is not only providing students a place to explore artistic dreams and creativity, it’s also becoming a well-recognized component of Arlington’s flourishing arts and culture community. According to UT Arlington’s website, the glass facilities provide students a world class state…

AISD Superintendent Dr. Marcelo Cavazos Helping Arlington’s Youth Dream Big

With a population of more than 61,000 students, Arlington ISD Superintendent Dr. Marcelo Cavazos relishes his job and the school district’s mission to help students articulate and achieve their dreams in The American Dream City.“I’m living my American Dream and this has been an aspiration and dream for me to…

From Disney to EA, Branding Dreams Come True at PicturePlane in Downtown

The creative employees at PicturePlane in Downtown Arlington are making branding dreams come true through concepting, character development, 3D modeling, CGI rendering, illustration, layout and logo design, motion graphics and more. The design studio boasts a growing client list that includes Disney, Electronic Arts, Hasbro, Sega, Mattel, LucasArts, Cartoon Network, Del Monte…

Carol Klocek Empowering Families in Need at Center for Transforming Lives

After overcoming poverty herself, Arlington native Carol Klocek is now helping North Texas women and families do the same as chief executive officer of the Center for Transforming Lives.“Growing up here in Arlington, I was from a very large family and we struggled,” Klocek said. “For me as a young girl, I…