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Lisa Farrimond

Lisa Farrimond is an avid reader, writer and sci-fi junkie that never met a pedi she didn't like. The world is a big place, but she is working on seeing it all! Lisa loves traveling to architecturally and historically interesting sites. She loves nature walks while listening to educational podcasts and empowering audiobooks. The native Oklahoman and University of Oklahoma graduate happily resides in Arlington.

Beer Bliss! Top spots to grab a brew in Arlington

James Bond 007 says a martini is best when “shaken, not stirred,” but I’m sure everyone would agree that a beer is best served simply in a frosty mug. We would also suggest you try one on an Arlington, Texas patio on a spring or summer day. Delightful! That’s right, this versatile drink, equally refreshing as an ale, lager, pilsner, porter or…

Spring Break Round-Up for Arlington in 2021

Spring!! Ready to shake off the cold weather, leave the to-do list at home and escape to big fun and relaxation? We are, too! When the calendar hits March, we feel like kids again…it’s spring break in Texas, and we couldn’t be more excited. I’m sure you already have a few ideas on how to enjoy that beloved time: lazy mornings, a dip in the pool…

Celebrate National Plan Your Vacation Day in Arlington, TX

It’s January 26 th …what’s on your to-do list this morning? Wake up Grab coffee or tea Open computer Plan your vacation That’s right folks. This is your wake-up call. More than half of American workers (55%) fail to use all their time off. That’s a stockpile of 768 million unused vacation days just in 2019, of which 236 million were forfeited…

Top 5 Coffee Hotspots in Arlington

There is an Ethiopian Legend that a goat herder realized the potential of coffee beans by noticing that his flock was especially wired after eating the berries from a certain tree. I don’t know if that’s true, but I love the idea! Afterall, I have my own epic love affair with coffee beans. That’s right, I’m totally passing on that cup of tea…java…

Shop Local: Guide to Small Business Saturday in Arlington

Let’s face it, COVID-19 has thrown a wrench in all of our lives this year. The greatest impact has definitely been to our local small business owners, but we have a fantastic opportunity to reframe this as we approach Thanksgiving weekend. Small Business Saturday offers a variety of opportunities to support local and keep Arlington’s economy…

Fall Events: Your Best Bets for Family Fun in Arlington

Ahhh fall. Isn’t life best when it’s pumpkin spice season? Best of all, Arlington offers a variety of opportunities to safely assemble for live music, fine arts, and twinkling light displays. Depending on when you visit, you might have the chance to let it ride at a rodeo, flaunt your jersey at a Dallas Cowboys game, or have a haunted experience at…

Pumpkin Perfection: Get Your Pumpkin Fix ASAP in Arlington

Fall is finally here, folks! Cooler temps, Halloween costumes, Thanksgiving yams…it’s like two months devoted to my favorite things. And did I mention pumpkin pie? If not, I should have since it is arguably, the best dessert ever. Oh yes, I smile like a jack-o-lantern when I savor all of the pumpkin spiced fall flavors…pies, soups, breads, coffee…

Going stir crazy? 5 Labor Day Things to do in Arlington

Labor Day celebrates the American labor movement, and it serves up the perfect opportunity to enjoy a long, restful weekend with friends and family. Both of which are even more important during COVID-19! Binge watching Umbrella Academy indoors is certainly one way to go, but if you feel the cooler weather is beckoning you outdoors, layer on…

Celebrate Restaurant Week 2020 at 3 Arlington Restaurants

Who’s hungry? If you’re anything like me, the answer is ALWAYS, and so you will welcome three delicious words: DFW Restaurant Week…the annual celebration of North Texas wine and foodie greatness. This year, the 23 rd annual RW offers the safety of both dine-in and take-out options, including three-course prix fixe dinners for either $39 or $49, and…