Tag Archives: Downtown Arlington

Knapp Heritage Park’s Annual Front Street Festival is Saturday

Knapp Heritage Park, part of the Arlington Historical Society, will hold its annual Front Street Festival this weekend to give residents a glimpse into pioneer life on the Texas Plains. The festival is set for 10 a. m. to 6 p. m. Saturday, September 24 at Knapp Heritage Park, 201 W. Front Street in…

Food Truck Fridays Launches This Week with a German Twist

Arlington Parks and Recreation will kick off its Food Truck Fridays this week with a German twist. Residents are invited to attend the Sister Cities of Arlington 65th Anniversary Picnic and Food Truck Fridays Oktoberfest from 5 p. m. to 10 p. m. Friday, September 23 at the Bad Königshofen Pavilion in S. J. Stovall…

Folk/Pop Quartet Seryn Kicks Off Weekend Concert Series at Levitt Pavilion

Indie pop. Folk pop. Pop rock. Island-inflected pop. It’s a concert weekend featuring the many faces of pop at Levitt Pavilion Arlington Sept. 16-18, concluding with the return of the king and queen of alt/country music, Bruce Robison and Kelly Willis. Friday, September 16First up for the weekend is a…

Downtown Arlington Named Cultural District by Texas Commission on the Arts

The Texas Commission on the Arts (TCA) has approved the designation of the Arlington Cultural District in downtown Arlington as one of only seven new cultural districts in the state.“For generations, fine and performing artists and arts organizations have attracted residents and visitors to Downtown Arlington,” said Arlington Mayor Jeff Williams. “In the…

The Peterson Brothers Kick Off Weekend Concert Series at the Levitt Pavilion

Friday, September 9The Peterson Brothers possess a modern blend of blues, soul and funk. Alex, 17, on bass and vocals, and Glenn Jr., 19, on guitar and lead vocals, grew up playing together since they were kids. Rising stars in Austin, the Peterson Brothers hold a standing-room-only weekly residency at Austin’s…

Free Play Arcade Set to Open Downtown Arlington Location by December

Free Play Arcade is expected to open a location in downtown Arlington before the end of the year, the company has announced. Free Play Arcade, located in Richardson, will open its second arcade, bar and restaurant location in the 8,000-square-foot building at 400 E. South Street near J. Gilligan’s Bar &…

Brave Combo Kicks Off the Weekend Concert Series at the Levitt Pavilion

Friday, September 2Just as it has every year since Levitt Pavilion Arlington had its opening night in October 2008, Denton’s own two-time Grammy Award-winning Brave Combo will take the stage to open the pavilion’s free fall concert series in Downtown Arlington. The conga line-inducing, polka-based music begins at 8 p. m.…

Construction of $30 Million Downtown Library Underway

Construction of the $30 million future Downtown Library is underway. The 80,000-square-foot, three-story library is expected to open in June 2018 just north of Arlington City Hall. Work began earlier this month on what was previously the public parking lot for City Hall. The future George W. Hawkes Downtown Library, whose design…

City Celebrates 30th Anniversary of Mission Arlington with Proclamation

Arlington Mayor Jeff Williams proclaimed July 31, 2016, as “Mission Arlington Day,” highlighting the downtown charity’s 30th year of operation under the leadership of Executive Director Tillie Burgin. Mission Arlington was started on August 1, 1986, after Burgin and her family served as missionaries in South Korea and returned home with…