Tag Archives: Champion Great Neighborhoods

Bridging the Gap: Arlington’s River Legacy Trail Extension on Pace for Fall Completion

Hikers, bikers and nature lovers in The American Dream City will soon have a longer trail to explore through Arlington’s beautiful River Legacy Parks. The City of Arlington recently completed installation of two pedestrian bridges that will help extend the popular 7-mile trail by another half-mile, stretching the path east to…

Arlington Parks Receives ‘Better Sports for Kids Quality Program Provider’ Designation

Arlington Parks and Recreation has been awarded the Better Sports for Kids Quality Program Provider designation by the National Alliance for Youth Sports. Earning the Better Sports for Kids Quality Program designation demonstrates that Arlington Parks and Recreation has taken steps to ensure a safe, quality playing environment for children. Arlington…

Meet the Neighbors: La Frontera Celebrates Community Spirit at Block Party

With pizza, refreshments and games, the residents in La Frontera recently held a Friday night block party to strengthen and celebrate the sense of community in their southeast Arlington neighborhood. The City of Arlington even pitched in, bringing out its Block Party Trailer to provide the residents with the supplies they…

Arlington Police Invite Community to National Night Out/Project 365 Kickoff

Stop by the George W. Hawkes Downtown Library this Saturday for information on National Night Out, a Human Trafficking presention and more as part of the Arlington Police Department’s National Night Out/Project 365 Kickoff. This free event is scheduled from 9:30 a. m. to noon July 21 in re[Brary} Room A at the…

Deaver Park Improvements to Begin Soon in Southwest Arlington

Renovations, which include a longer walking trail and new shaded playground equipment, will soon be under way at Deaver Park in southwest Arlington. The Arlington City Council approved a $411,000 contract in June with Schmoldt Construction, Inc. of Celina for the park’s extensive makeover, expected to be complete by early 2019.…

What to Know: City of Arlington’s New Garage Sales Ordinance

Planning a garage sale in Arlington soon? Residents are now required to obtain a city permit, which is free of charge, and are limited to three sales within a 12-month period. The Arlington City Council adopted the Garage Sales Ordinance in February after considerable discussion and public input to protect residents…

Meet the Neighbors: East Arlington Renewal Champions Revitalization Efforts

Members of East Arlington Renewal recently celebrated the groundbreaking of Bel Air, a redevelopment project that will transform the site of what was once a dilapidated apartment complex near the General Motors Assembly Plant into affordable, quality housing for nearly 50 families. The non-profit Housing Channel’s Bel Air development on East…

Bond Tracker: New Lake House at Richard Simpson Park Near Lake Arlington

The City of Arlington has launched a regular Bond Tracker segment for MyArlingtonTV to keep residents informed about the progress of construction on dozens of projects that were included in the City’s bond elections. This month’s episode features the new Lake House at Richard Simpson Park, part of phase one of park redevelopment…

Dream Builders: First Fridays at First United Methodist Church of Arlington

Dream Builders is a show on MyArlingtonTV that highlights the ways our community is helping kids dream big, nurture their creativity, polish their skills and develop the tools they need to achieve their American Dream as young adults. The latest Dream Builders episode focuses on First Fridays, a ministry of First United Methodist Church for…