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Decima is our Vice President of Marketing & Communications, who loves being able to create and share the Arlington experience! She's also a fan of a random sense of humor, really good coffee, problem solving and people who sneeze funny. She truly believes singing in the car at the top of your lungs makes you live longer, and is fascinated by the human psyche. Opinions expressed in her writing are her own, and in no way represent the opinion of her employer or the Queen of England. 

13 Scary Fun Things To Do Halloween Weekend in Arlington

Happy Halloween! If you’re still looking for Halloween weekend plans, check out what’s going on in Arlington from classic fall fun to spooky scares. Fright Fest at Six Flags Over Texas Daily Through October 31st October at Six Flags can only mean that Fright Fest is back! Through October 31, enjoy family-friendly shows and attractions while the…

Best Patio Hangouts to Enjoy This Fall

The temperatures are dropping and there’s no better way to enjoy the crisp fall weather than hanging out on a patio with delicious food, great drinks, and even better company. Whether you’re looking for a happy hour spot or a night out, check out some of the best patio spots in Arlington! Tipsy Oak On any given day, this is arguably the most…

Must-Try Margaritas in Arlington

Check with each restaurant for hours as things change I don’t think I’m alone when I say that National Margarita Day should be at least once a month! It doesn’t even need to be five o’clock to celebrate this versatile cocktail since Arlington’s offerings aim to please for happy hour or anytime. Whether it’s frozen or iced, sweet or salty, or even a…

Stir-Crazy Remedies While Social Distancing

Oh, the joys of self-quarantine. Your hands are squeaky clean, the junk drawer and pantry belong on HGTV, the family has taken all of their vitamins and binge watched all the Star Wars and Marvel movies on Disney+ in chronological order…now what? Although social distancing is protecting you from the coronavirus, and this is a super important…

Brewing Success: Q&A with the Texas Coffee School

If you know me, you know I’m beyond crazy about coffee—and I also love telling people about cool and out-of-the-ordinary destinations in Arlington! So we were happy to get to sit down with Tom Vincent, founder and president of the Texas Coffee School, to find out more about how his business is part of the tourism fabric of our city. Quick side…

5 Best Water Parks in North Texas

We love Texas like no other, but let’s be real: When you’re in a place that has only 2 seasons, melting or freezing, summer can become hard to handle if you don’t have a cool down plan in your back pocket! Luckily for us, there are a number of chill options for splashing and swimming in and around Arlington, all while still enjoying the best of the…

Take A Break from City Life at Storm Farms and Pastured Steps

I’m always amazed by how many hidden opportunities there are in and around Arlington to enjoy nature, like at River Legacy or the Southwest Nature Preserve. It’s hard to believe that these green spaces are located just minutes from places where the Rangers play and rollercoasters dot the sky, but it’s true. When you just need a break on a weekend…