Tag Archives: Champion Great Neighborhoods

Dream Builders with Mission Arlington’s Rainbow Express Program

“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 focuses on Mission Arlington’s Rainbow Express Program, a positive outlet…

Bob Findlay Linear Park Trail Substantially Complete

The construction of the new and improved trail at Bob Findlay Linear Park in North Arlington is now substantially complete and open for public use. Over the next four to six weeks, the contractor will continue to repair, clean up and establish all disturbed areas. All areas affected because of construction activity…

Arlington Grants Manager Elected to National Executive Board

Sheryl Kenny, Grants Manager for the City of Arlington, has been 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 mid-income residents. Kenny said…

Senior Wellness Equipment Available at Clarence Foster, Wimbledon Parks

Arlington seniors can now enjoy, laugh and play their way to enhanced health at the City’s two new NTSP Senior Wellness Plazas. The North Texas Specialty Physicians (NTSP) Charitable Fund donated $60,000 worth of Xccent fitness equipment to Clarence Foster and Wimbledon parks in an effort to reduce falls, provide additional…

Electric Bike Rentals Coming to River Legacy Parks

A new adventure is right around the corner for River Legacy Parks’ visitors!Arlington Parks and Recreation granted Adventure Electric Bicycles, LLC a permit to rent electric bicycles from River Legacy Park. River Legacy Parks, a 1,300-acre park with more than 10 miles of hard surface trails, is one of Arlington’s most visited…

Arlington Ranks 28th in WalletHub’s Latest Best-Run Cities List

With quality city services and smart budgeting, WalletHub has ranked the City of Arlington as one of the best-run cities in America. The American Dream City came in 28th out of the 150 most populated cities in the country on WalletHub’s latest best-run and worst-run cities list. Arlington was the highest…

Rush Creek Dog Park Set to Open September 9

Pup parents, rejoice! The City of Arlington’s second public dog park will officially open later this summer. The Rush Creek Dog Park, set to open Sept. 9, is located at 1900 Valleywood Drive off West Pioneer Parkway near Green Oaks Boulevard. The seven-acre park features drinking water fountains,  shaded seating areas with…

Dalworth Restoration Volunteers Spruce Up Patriotic Mural in Arlington as Act of Kindness

With cans of red, white and blue paint and a little bit of elbow grease, volunteers with Dalworth Restoration spent Monday morning sprucing up a patriotic mural in east Arlington as a kickoff to the company’s annual Restoring Kindness movement. The volunteers used rollers and paint brushes to carefully repaint the…

Arlington’s Second Annual Homeownership Fair Draws Nearly 400

In an effort to Champion Great Neighborhoods, the culmination of the City’s month long celebration of National Homeownership Month concluded with the 2nd Annual Homeownership Fair on Saturday, June 24, 2017. The event was held at the Arlington Convention Center with nearly 400 in attendance, including 45 exhibitors and 42 volunteers. …

Spotlight Random Acts of Kindness in Community Through Ask Arlington App

Did a stranger lend a helping hand when you were stranded on the side of the road or surprise you by paying for your coffee or dinner? We want to hear about it! The City of Arlington is launching a new initiative aimed at promoting and showcasing kindness in our…