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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…

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…

Texas Christkindl Market: A Little Bit of Germany in Arlington

If you’re looking to get into the Christmas spirit or are really in the mood for some great strudel paired with gluhwein, a trip to the Texas Christkindl Market should be on your list this holiday season. In its ninth year, the Texas Christkindl Market, presented by Comerica Bank, is one of the largest open ­air holiday markets in the Southwest and…

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…

5 Delicious Daiquiri Destinations

Who doesn’t love a great frozen daiquiri? They’re delicious, refreshing, and pretty to look at, especially when they come in those colorful swirly combinations that look like sand art. They’re also surefire winners for the menu of any backyard party, girls’ night in or tailgate. Lucky for us, we can cut our party prep time down to almost nothing…

My Top 5 Must-See Summer Hot Spots

Summer temperatures are heating up, and so is Arlington’s event calendar. When you live in such a happening city, there is no reason to couch surf. So go on….ditch the remote control, grab your sunscreen and rock some selfies at my top 5 sizzling suggestions for summer fun! Dumplin’ movie night and author book signing at Levitt Pavilion, June 27…

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…

Five Places To Find Late Night Fun In Arlington

I’m a confirmed night owl, as anybody who knows me well can attest to—and apparently I’m one by nature, since my mom tells me I used to drive her crazy by lying awake in my crib all night. However, I suspect I’m also a night owl by choice. I love late night dining and those great extended conversations you get into at after-hours spots, the…