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April Luter

A seventh generation Texan and 20-year tourism professional, April loves traveling and exploring historical sites. She loves spending time with her husband and daughter, cooking and doing puzzles. When she isn’t trying out a new recipe, she can be found binge watching old sci-fi movies and shows. 

Take me out the ballgame: a family fun trip to Globe Life Field

My family and I recently attended a good ol' baseball game at the new Globe Life Field. I was excited to finally experience the new stadium in the company of friends and family! It was a great game, and I learned a few things to help your family navigate the Rangers new ball field! My goal was to make everything as stress free as possible, so this…

Beyond the Patio: Outdoor Dining in Arlington

The sun is shining! Summer is in high gear, and you want to share fun and food with friends and family. Arlington has plenty to offer, from international cuisine to the best in Southern comfort foods. But for those not quite ready to settle into a restaurant, or those just looking to get some fresh air, here is list of the best picnic, food truck…

Father's Day Fun in Arlington

Dad...Father...Pop...the Old Man...Papa... or just friend; no matter what you call him Celebrate him in Arlington! Sunday, June 20 is Father's Day and we have outlined some great options for the inspirational, supportive or just plain goofy men in your life! Arlington is excited to be home to the world's first Major League Baseball-branded golf…

Step Up for Small Business Week

Do you love your local coffee shop? You know the one where the owner says hello every morning and asks how your kids are? Or the local pizza place that always knows what you want on your pizza? Many of these small businesses were some of the hardest hit over the past year, so we want to make sure we show them some love May 2-8, during National…

#ShopLocal for Mother's Day

Mother's Day 2021, is Sunday, May 9th! Consider this your official notification that Mother's Day is coming up fast. But don't worry, we have you covered whether you are putting together plans for "THE BEST DAY EVER" or hoping you don't forget to grab a last minute gift! For food lovers looking for something special, Mercury Chophouse, restaraunt…

#ShopLocal: Arlington Easter Gift Guide

Spring is in the air! Easter is around the corner! And in Arlington, our local shops are ready to help you share the warmth. Check out this round up of Made-In-Arlington options that can help you celebrate Spring and support the community while you shop. We love every opportunity to #ShopSmall, so you don’t want to miss out on these small…

Cheers! A Toast to International Beer Day

Whether you enjoy it with a hot dog during a Texas Rangers game, with deep dish pizza from Gino's East, along Irish Nachos from J. Gilligan's, or as you are listening to music on the patio at Tipsy Oak, there is a beer for every occasion! And there is one very special day set aside to celebrate this malty, hoppy, fermented nectar; International…

Safe 4th of July Fun in Arlington

Traditionally, Arlington is host to many events centered around the Independence Day holiday…parades, fireworks, ball games, festivals, the list goes on and on. But, as with so many things, most of these events have been cancelled, postponed or moved. As you are grilling burgers, chilling watermelon, watching fireworks from your car or television…

Take a Sip to Celebrate National Iced Tea Day in Arlington

Sweet? Unsweet? Half and half? Arnold Palmer? If you are from the South or have lived in the South for any amount of time, you know what I am talking about. TEA! Thirst quenching, goes with everything, Iced Tea! And I am not talking about the Long Island kind. June 10th is National Iced Tea Day. This "brew" has permeated our culture for over a…