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Art on the Greene = Success on the Greene

Word circulated early that Gary L. Williamson’s paper sculptures was one of the must sees over the weekend at Art on the Greene – a booth full of life-like human facial contours that could serve as sure-fire conversational centerpieces of any abode.“Gorgeous” was a description tossed around. Creepy was another.…

Skate Facilities Coming to a Neighborhood Near You

Arlington is one step closer to providing skate facilities for its estimated 18,000 skaters. After City Council awarded New Line Skateparks the consultant contract on Feb. 7 to design the master plan for the citywide skate park at Vandergriff Park, Arlington can move forward in the planning process. Besides the larger park…

Community Meeting Provides Feedback

Sixty-two area residents attended a community meeting on Jan. 31 to discuss the High Oak Terrace project. The High Oak Terrace Apartments, built in 1970 to provide housing to low-income residents, became a magnet for drugs, prostitution, and other crime. With the help of federal grant funding, the apartments were demolished…

Vacant Lot Could Become City Park

For years, High Oak Terrace Apartments sunk into disrepair. Built in 1970 to provide housing to low-income residents, the 132-unit apartment became a magnet for drugs, prostitution, and other crime. With the help of federal grant funding, the apartments were demolished in 2005 with plans to build single-family homes on the…