Tag Archives: Champion Great Neighborhoods

Arlington Water Pressure Plane Expansion Begins

An Arlington Water Utilities project that recently kicked off in central Arlington will provide about 2 miles of new water and sanitary sewer mains along South Davis Drive, near The University of Texas at Arlington, and improve water pressure in an area bounded by Cooper Street, Fielder Road, Arkansas Lane,…

Throw Your Pooch a Party at Rush Creek Dog Park

Calling all dog moms and dads! Arlington’s newest park, Rush Creek Dog Park, will soon be offering park rentals for dog parties, dog weddings and more. This park is the perfect place to have your dog’s next birthday party or social gathering! Let your dogs run free in the safe…

Lake House Construction Under Way at Richard Simpson Park

The building layout for the new Lake House is starting to take shape as concrete pouring continues at Richard Simpson Park in west Arlington. Over the next 30 days, workers will continue constructing foundation concrete beams and begin forming for the building’s concrete floor. The current Lake House building is 1,288 square…

Flood Mitigation Project Provides Training Opportunity for Fire Department

The City of Arlington is committed to continually improving the quality of life for of Arlington residents. Part of that ongoing process includes the flood mitigation efforts of the Stormwater Floodplain Division of the Public Works and Transportation Department. This division is responsible for managing comprehensive studies to accurately identify…

Arlington Tree Seedling Giveaway Set for February 24

Arlington Parks and Recreation is excited to announce a L. E. A. F. Program seedling giveaway on Saturday, February 24, 2018. Approximately 1,500 seedlings will be available on a first come, first serve basis. The giveaway is scheduled between 9 a. m. and 11 a. m. at Harold Patterson Park, at the corner of W. Bardin…

‘Neighborhood Network News’ Highlights City Construction Projects and More

Whether you’re into fitness and recreation or curling up with a good book, the City of Arlington is working on several significant Parks and Recreation and Library projects that aim to better serve our growing community’s needs. In this Neighborhood Network News edition, you can get a first look at the…

Meet the Neighbors: Park Place Residents Enjoy Life on the ‘Monopoly Streets’

They didn’t pass Go and they didn’t collect $200, but the neighbors who landed at Linda and Roy Dean’s Oriental Avenue home earlier this month enjoyed an evening filled with food, friendship and laughter. The annual Wine and Cheese night is just one of numerous events planned throughout the year for…

Pilot Program Provides Arlington Neighborhood with Tools to Deter Egret Nesting

Some may describe Egrets as lovely and soothing, but residents living under a canopy of their nests may choose other words to describe these creatures as they wreak havoc in their North Arlington neighborhoods. Hundreds of Egrets begin migrating to Arlington each year beginning in February in search of a favorable…

Protect Your Property: Learn about Flood Risks, Responsible Building and More

The Stormwater Management Division of the Public Works and Transportation Department is announcing a monthly presentation program to inform our residents about Flood Safety Topics and Stormwater Pollution Prevention Methods. Topics will include flood insurance, property protection, common urban pollutants, building responsibly and much more. Beginning in February, the Stormwater Education…

TxDOT to Host Public Meeting on Proposed Spur 303 Pedestrian Improvements

All interested citizens are invited to attend a public meeting for Spur 303 (Pioneer Parkway) pedestrian improvements on Thursday, Jan. 25 at the Senior Recreation Center at New York Avenue, located at 1815 New York Avenue in Arlington. The public meeting, set for 6 p. m. to 8 p. m., will be an open house format,…