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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…

8 things to do while social distancing

We are all doing our part to resist the spread of COVID-19, and a big part of that is social distancing and self-care. But there are still plenty of ways to have fun and be healthy in Arlington. Here are some ideas: Support local restaurants - The ACVB has compiled this list of restaurants that are offering curbside and takeout from some of your…

A Look Behind The Scenes on Valentine’s Day in Arlington

A lot of single types don’t like Valentine’s Day, but I’m not one of them. Years ago, I worked a side gig at a Hallmark store for extra cash, and the best part of the job (besides my discount and reading greeting cards when the store was slow) was working during Valentine’s season—mostly because it involves three of my favorite things: pink and red…

Four Great DFW Spring Break Staycation Ideas – Part One

Growing up in Arlington, I loved the visits to Six Flags Over Texas and other local destinations my mom organized each spring break—and I also looked forward to our annual spring break excursion to The Galleria in Dallas, which included ice skating with my little brother and lunch at the legendary Highland Park Cafeteria. The Galleria outing…

For Fun: Bad Dates, Great Stories

No doubt about it, bad dates have been happening to good humans ever since the first prehistoric man showed up at his lady love’s cave without bringing a little saber-toothed something. Most of these unfortunate outings fall into one of two categories: The kind with good people but bad luck, and the kind where the person you’re on the date with is…

Tourism Touches Everything: Salter Bros. Coffee Q&A

Arlington’s first coffee local roasters, Salter Bros. Coffee, create “artisan coffee roasted exclusively for you,” meaning this roaster creates delicious batches of coffee made-to-order. Selecting green coffee beans from small farms around the world, they embrace the “micro-lot” concept that ensures each cup of coffee is roasted in small batches…

Need to Work Offsite? Where to Work Remotely in Arlington

The modern workforce is changing, with more workers than ever a part of the gig economy, starting their own small business, or working remotely. The standard nine-to-five day at the office is evolving as workers have increased options on where they want to work - basically, anywhere WiFi is available. While Arlington is known for its robust…