Tag Archives: Champion Great Neighborhoods

Meet the Neighbors: Parkway North Residents Celebrate Beautification Project

The City of Arlington is proud to feature Parkway North in this month’s episode of Meet the Neighbors, a regularly scheduled web and video program that spotlights neighborhoods large and small across The American Dream City. Collaboration on a entryway beautification project has led to more rock-solid communication and participation in this north…

Arlington Wins 2018 National Gold Medal Award in Parks and Recreation

The Arlington Parks and Recreation department (APRD) won the 2018 National Gold Medal Award for Excellence in Park and Recreation Management, announced by the American Academy for Park and Recreation Administration (AAPRA), in partnership with the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA), on Tuesday. Founded in 1965, the Gold Medal Awards…

Stagecoach Estates Wins Neighborhood Block Party Trailer for NNO Party

The City of Arlington is proud to announce that Stagecoach Estates in southwest Arlington is the winner of the Block Party Trailer drawing!In all, the City received 57 entries from neighborhoods vying for the chance to use the Block Party Trailer at their National Night Out party on Tuesday, Oct. 2. The goal…

Entertainment District Parking Ordinance Aims to Protect Neighborhoods

Earlier this year, the Arlington City Council adopted an Entertainment District Parking Ordinance designed to protect neighborhoods within the Entertainment District from cut-through traffic and other nuisances that stem from special event guests who park on neighborhood streets instead of in designated paid parking lots. The ordinance, which the City will begin enforcing…

Ask Arlington: Hike & Bike Trails, Texas Rangers Golf Club and Other Parks Projects

“Ask Arlington” is a show dedicated to answering the questions you have about what’s happening in our city. This week’s show features Parks and Recreation Director Lemuel Randolph, to answer your questions about the River Legacy trail extension, the opening of the recently renovated Texas Rangers Golf Club, progress on the…

Neighborhood Network News: Learn About City’s Property Tax Rate, Water Bills and More

In this Neighborhood Network News edition, you can learn more about Arlington’s competitive water rates and how to keep your summer water bill in check, see what projects and programs are planned in the City’s proposed $500 million operating budget and get an update on the transformative Abram Street Rebuild under way…

Arlington Housing Authority to Accept Applications for 2018 Housing Choice Voucher Program

Editor’s Note: The open enrollment period closed on Sept. 5, 2018. The Housing Authority of the City of Arlington (AHA) will accept applications from persons interested in participating in its Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) program only during the Open Enrollment period, which begins at 9 a. m. Tuesday, August 28, 2018, and ends…

Meet the Neighbors: Parkview Residents Cultivating Community Pride

Residents in Arlington’s Parkview Addition are tending more than crops of crisp veggies in their beloved community garden. They are also cultivating comradery, can-do spirit and a deep sense of community pride in their historical neighborhood, which was established in 1947 along East Abram Street in East Arlington. Generations of families…

Earn Up to $5,000 Back through Arlington’s Home Improvement Incentive Program

Have you been dreaming about a long overdue kitchen remodel, magazine-worthy bathroom renovations or other costly upgrades to your home? The City of Arlington’s Home Improvement Incentive Program is in place to help you pay for capital improvements and energy efficient renovations that will increase the value of one of…

Arlington Grants Manager Re-Elected to National Executive Board

Congratulations to Sheryl Kenny, Grants Manager for the City of Arlington, who was recently re-elected to serve as an executive officer for the National Community Development Association. The nonpartisan, nonprofit association represents local government around the country and supports affordable housing and economic development to better communities especially for low and…