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4 Ways to Celebrate NYE in Arlington

Light Up the Night! Luminova Holidays November 20 – January 3, 2020 | Globe Life Field in Arlington There’s still time to squeeze in some holiday cheer before the new year by surrounding yourself with 2.7 million twinkling lights at Luminova Holidays at Globe Life Field! Put this event at the top of your post-Christmas to-do list to experience a…

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 National Onion Ring Day Arlington Style!

Did someone say onion rings? Even folks who don’t like onions (points to self) usually get onboard with this version of deep fried fun. Although, the exact origin of deep-fried onion rings is a mystery, one claimant (according to Wikipedia) to the invention is the Kirby's Pig Stand restaurant chain, founded in Oak Cliff, Texas, in the early 1920s…

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…

Top 8 Spots in DFW to Watch the Big Game

It’s time. The most important day in football – The Super Bowl. Whether you watch for the sport, the crazy ads or the Jennifer Lopez and Shakira half-time performances, everyone will be gathered around the TV on February 2. This year the San Francisco 49ers and Kansas City Chiefs will face off. If you’re rooting for Texas native Patrick Mahomes or…

What's Hot in Downtown's Urban Union

The emergence of the Urban Union district has upped the cool factor in Arlington by more than a few percentage points, and no wonder—it’s a destination where everything’s a bit different, and you can do bit of everything—eat, drink, enjoy live music, throw stuff, make stuff, even knock out some work. Situated along Front Street (just south of the…

7 Spots to Hit Up for Happy Hour in Arlington

Are you ready to unwind? When that five o’clock whistle blows, there’s no shortage of options for a memorable happy hour in Arlington. If you’re ready to break out of your after-five routine, check out a few of my favorite places in town to meet a friend for a tasty beverage and some good conversation: 4 Kahunas Tiki Lounge 506 East Division St…

10 Quick Tips for KAABOO Texas: Know Before You Go

It’s almost time! KAABOO Texas rocks Arlington, May 10-12, with a diverse lineup of classic and contemporary artists. You’ve bought your tickets, you’ve been listening to the official KAABOO playlist based on the lineup, you’ve booked a nearby hotel room….now you’re itching for the main event. The music, comedy, culinary, art, and indulgences are a…

Why I’m Thankful for Arlington

Title: “Why I’m Thankful for Arlington” As someone who was born and raised in Arlington—and who has also lived and worked here during multiple eras of my adult life—I’ve racked up a sizeable list of favorite places and an even larger collection of memories, as you might imagine. The older I get, the more appreciative I am of both, so it seems…