Tag Archives: Meet the Neighbors

Meet the Neighbors: Parkview Residents Cultivating Community Pride

Residents in Arlington’s Parkview Addition are tending more than crops of crisp veggies in their beloved community garden. They are also cultivating comradery, can-do spirit and a deep sense of community pride in their historical neighborhood, which was established in 1947 along East Abram Street in East Arlington. Generations of families…

Meet the Neighbors: La Frontera Celebrates Community Spirit at Block Party

With pizza, refreshments and games, the residents in La Frontera recently held a Friday night block party to strengthen and celebrate the sense of community in their southeast Arlington neighborhood. The City of Arlington even pitched in, bringing out its Block Party Trailer to provide the residents with the supplies they…

Meet the Neighbors: East Arlington Renewal Champions Revitalization Efforts

Members of East Arlington Renewal recently celebrated the groundbreaking of Bel Air, a redevelopment project that will transform the site of what was once a dilapidated apartment complex near the General Motors Assembly Plant into affordable, quality housing for nearly 50 families. The non-profit Housing Channel’s Bel Air development on East…

Meet the Neighbors: Waterwood Estates Neighborhood Association

Residents in Waterwood Estates recently gathered at their neighbor’s home for tasty tacos and nachos, cold drinks and great conversation as part of southwest Arlington neighborhood association’s Spring Fling. The well-attended event was more than just a night of food and fun. It was one of many activities planned throughout the…

Meet the Neighbors: Residents Embrace Community Spirit in Viridian

Mindy and Brent Smart love living in Viridian so much that they’ve recruited two friends and their children’s grandmother to also buy homes in the scenic north Arlington community. Besides being surrounded by nature and close to work, great schools and recreational amenities, the Smart family says they enjoy the numerous…

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…

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…

Meet the Neighbors: Interlochen Christmas Lights a Family Tradition

Each December, homeowners transform the Interlochen neighborhood in northwest Arlington into one of the best-known Christmas lights displays in North Texas. Approximately 200 homes participate in Interlochen Christmas Lights, which draws tens of thousands of visitors from Arlington and surrounding communities. Decorations on the two-mile route include Nativity scenes, elves, penguins…

‘Champion Great Neighborhoods’ Newsletter Highlights Matching Grant Program

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…

Meet the Neighbors: Tiffany Woods Residents Remain United After Sign Project

The stately brick and stone Tiffany Woods entry sign along Perkins Road is more than just a neighborhood marker. It’s the catalyst that residents in the West Arlington neighborhood say brought them closer together. Tiffany Woods, built in the mid-1980s, is a small community of about 80 homes on five streets…