Tag Archives: Downtown Arlington

Panera Bread Opens as Downtown Arlington’s Latest Dining Option

Downtown Arlington has a new dining option, perfect for those craving a buttery croissant or freshly made chicken panini. Panera Bread, whose menu offerings include sandwiches, soups, freshly baked breads and pastries, recently opened at 593 S. Pecan Street at The University of Texas at Arlington’s College Park District.“We’re excited to…

Holiday Lights Parade a Mesmerizing Tradition for Arlington Families

Sitting in their lawn chairs covered with blankets and sipping tasty hot chocolate, the McGuffin family waited for the annual Holiday Lights Parade to start in Downtown Arlington on Saturday night. Justin and Tiffany McGuffin and their two children had already taken part in the reindeer games and watched a…

Celebrate the Season at Arlington’s Annual Holiday Lights Parade This Saturday

Get ready to light up Downtown Arlington this weekend!Arlington’s annual Holiday Lights Parade is set to begin at 6 p. m. Saturday, December 9, 2017. Scott Cross, the University of Texas at Arlington Head Men’s Basketball Coach is the parade grand marshal. But the fun begins hours earlier, with live music and reindeer games…

Arlington Music Hall’s Christmaspectacular! Opens Dec. 1, 2017

After an enormously successful opening last December, the Arlington Music Hall invites residents and visitors to once again experience Christmaspectacular! this holiday season. This holiday musical adventure opens Friday, Dec. 1 and continues through Sunday, Dec. 10, 2017, in Downtown Arlington. Christmaspectacular!, written and created by Disney veteran Claud Smith III, is directed this year by…

Christmas Tree Arrives at City Hall Ahead of 2017 Holiday Lights Parade

The holiday season has officially arrived in The American Dream City. An approximately 50-foot blue spruce Christmas tree made its way from Michigan to City Hall on Tuesday  morning, November 21, 2017. In keeping with tradition, the official lighting ceremony will be Saturday, December 9, 2017, immediately after the annual Arlington Holiday Lights Parade. This…

Community Celebrates Inaugural Arlington Heroes Parade in Downtown

Taya Kyle, widow of U. S. Navy SEAL veteran and sniper Chris Kyle, made her way down east Abram Street in Downtown Arlington as grand marshal for the inaugural Arlington Heroes Parade on Veteran’s Day. At 1 p. m. Saturday, the sounds of police, ambulance and fire truck sirens filled the air to…

Food Truck Fridays Lunch Series in Downtown Arlington Wraps Up This Week

Leave your leftovers and brown bag lunches at home. The Arlington Parks and Recreation Department’s Food Truck Fridays lunch series in Downtown Arlington wraps up this Friday, November 3. This event will take place from 11 a. m. to 2 p. m. at Founders Plaza, 100 W. Abram Street. The park is located next…

UTA Kicks Off Homecoming 2017 Festivities this Sunday

Maverick pride will cover the community as The University of Texas at Arlington celebrates Homecoming 2017 Nov. 5-12.UTA’s network of more than 200,000 alumni, 65 percent of whom live in North Texas, as well as families, friends and supporters are invited to join in the festivities all week long. The schedule…

Arlington Continues Support for Cultural Arts Tourism Grant Program

Film festivals, art exhibits, plays and community concerts do more than provide rich cultural opportunities for Arlington’s residents to enjoy – they also help attract visitors from across the state, country and even the world to spend their time and money here. Nearly 14 million visitors spent $1.4 billion in Arlington…

Arlington Tomorrow Foundation Grant Will Help Levitt Pavilion Arlington Add Restrooms

Levitt Pavilion Arlington will get a big – and much needed – present for its upcoming 10th birthday!Thanks to a generous donation of $500,000 from Baylor Orthopedic & Spine Hospital at Arlington and an equally generous grant of $500,000 from the Arlington Tomorrow Foundation, the Levitt Pavilion will add bathrooms…