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Arlington Kindness: 4 Stories to Brighten Your Day

These Arlington Kindness stories will put a smile on your face! And who couldn’t use a little more kindness in their life! 2020 and now 2021 have been a difficult time for all of us. One of the amazing things to come out of such dark times is our Arlington community. From rallying together and supporting friends and family without power during the…

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…

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…

13 Favorite Black-owned Restaurants You Have To Try!

It’s fall y’all, and there is change in the air! The changing of the seasons has quickly shifted our focus from planning socially distant summer vacays to balancing the hustle and bustle that comes along this time of year. And let me just say, you’re doing great! That said, the last six months of quarantine have brought to light just how important…

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…

The National Medal of Honor Museum: Two Why’s, a What, and a How

Many people are surprised when they find out a National Medal of Honor Museum does not already exist. We have halls of fame for sports and music, but nothing for those who have been awarded the highest recognition for valor in combat. Nearly 40 million brave individuals have served in the United States Armed Forces. Fewer than 4,000 have received…

Explore Arlington's River Legacy Park

Feeling cooped up? A little vitamin D, fresh air and sunlight will do you some good! Arlington offers a variety of public parks, including what is surely the best green belt in the Lone Star State. River Legacy Park is a 1,300-acre urban oasis in north Arlington that winds along the curves of the Trinity River, so there is plenty to do and see…

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