Tag Archives: Champion Great Neighborhoods

Meet the Neighbors: Heart of Arlington Neighborhood Association

In the heart of Arlington, a coalition of neighborhoods works together not only to preserve their area’s character and rich history but to make today and tomorrow better for the families who live, work and learn there. The Heart of Arlington Neighborhood Association, known as HANA, is a large, diverse community…

Park Updates and More in ‘Champion Great Neighborhoods’ Newsletter

The Arlington City Council wants residents to know that “Champion Great Neighborhoods” remains a main priority for the work of our City. Great neighborhoods contribute to a higher quality of life and greater investment in our economy. Every part of our corporation contributes to our overall success and vitality as we…

Arlington Ranks No. 1 on ‘Best Cities to Raise a Family’ List

Here’s something you probably already knew: Arlington offers high-quality amenities, schools and neighborhoods, job opportunities and city services that make The American Dream City a great place to raise a family. It looks like SmartAsset. com agrees, having just ranked Arlington No. 1 on its Top 10 “Best Cities to Raise a…

Rush Creek Trail Extension Public Meeting Set March 8

Make your voice heard! Please join the Arlington Parks and Recreation Department for a second public meeting on the proposed Rush Creek Trail Extension. The meeting is scheduled at 6:30 p. m. Thursday, March 8 at the West Arlington Police Station, 2060 W. Green Oaks Blvd. The purpose of this meeting is to solicit public feedback…

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…