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[We] Scream, You Scream, We All Scream for Ice Cream

Name a cold treat that is perfect for a little cool down in the middle of summer. If you’re answer isn’t ice cream, we gotta have a serious talk. For anyone else who considers eating ice cream one of their love languages, celebrate National Ice Cream Day at some of our favorites in Arlington. Mad Mike’s Ice Cream: Homemade in store Three words…

Shaved Ice? Snow Cone? Who Cares, it’s Cold!

The kids are out of school, it’s too hot for anything other than shorts, and I’m busting a sweat to check the mail- it’s summertime in Texas. Which can only mean one thing, it’s officially Sno(w) Cone Season!!! Or “shaved Ice” if you prefer. Regardless of what you call it, nothing sparks more joy this time of year than a pop-up serving cups full of…

Celebrate Independence Day, Arlington Style

If you’ve been around for a minute, you know Arlingtonites know how to celebrate Independence Day. So much so, we celebrate over 2 days. Come celebrate with us! View this post on Instagram A post shared by Downtown Arlington (@dtarlington) Light Up Arlington Sunday, July 3 rd I 6:00 pm – 10:30 pm…

Insider Tips for Six Flags Over Texas

Ticket or Pass? If you’re planning on just a one-day visit to Six Flags Over Texas, a single day ticket is the way to go! Pro-Tip : Purchase your ticket + parking online to save a few extra bucks and time! If you’re thinking of coaster hopping more than a couple of times in a year, you should probably take a look at an annual pass. Buying an annual…

Your Guide to Juneteenth in Arlington

We celebrate and honor Juneteenth to commemorate the day that enslaved Black Texans in the U.S were finally freed. It is the celebration of freedom, resilience and perseverance. We’ve compiled a list of festivities throughout the month of June to celebrate these ideals! Wednesday, June 15th UTA Juneteenth Festival 11 AM – 1 PM at Brazos Park The…

The Belcher Family Daycation – Choose Your Own Adventure

The Belcher’s are undertaking a road trip from their restaurant in Seymour’s Bay to have a summer adventure in Arlington, TX! Despite the high gas prices, it is still cheaper to drive in their station wagon to their hotel, the Thornton Inn Bed & Breakfast, in downtown Arlington than it is to fly. While the family will come together at night after a…

Arlington’s Most Delectable and Droolworthy Donut Shops

In honor of the upcoming National Donut Day, we’ve done the leg (and stomach) work for you and compiled a list of must-eat donut shops in Arlington. If you’re hankering for a breakfast pick-me-up or an early morning sugar rush, these six stores (in no particular order) are a must try for you and your family! 1. Pilaski‘s Donuts The Comic Sans font…

Pride Month in Arlington

Every year, the month of June is celebrated as LGBTQ+ Pride month throughout the United States. Pride is a community celebration of acceptance, identity, and inclusion. Diversity is, and has been, the strongest thread in the fabric that makes up the Arlington community and we recognize the great strength it has brought to our city. Arlington has…