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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…

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…

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…

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…

7 Ways to Treat Yourself and #ShopLocal in Arlington

We’re in the home stretch of 2020 and nothing sounds better than getting out of our houses to indulge in a little retail therapy, self care and entertainment to celebrate – with health and wellness in mind of course. Whether you’re in the mood for family fun, sweet treats, holiday gifts or looking to splurge on that massage you’ve been dreaming of…

8 Incredible Photo Opps Around Arlington

We might be a little biased, but we have to say, Arlington is pretty photogenic. From our shining, towering stadiums to our sculptures and murals, a photo opp is always around the corner. From sunset shots, selfies and murals – we love seeing people capture the city. We’ve rounded up pics from 8 beautiful places around Arlington: There’s…

Top Mother’s Day Advice

I come from a family of storytellers, experience sharers and anecdote-filled personalities. I even married into a family filled with great storytellers. Growing up, a big part of any family celebration included sitting around sharing stories, life lessons and funny life happenings. Mother’s Day was no exception, and it included the sharing of…

Take a Virtual Trip Around the World

Educational travel doesn’t always require a passport….just a strong wifi signal! A growing number of world-class attractions offer webcams, 360 degree virtual tours, online exhibits and other ways to interact remotely. So, if you are a parent who is trying to find inventive ways to home school your children, or if you are just a history buff or…

5 Virtual Screams From Six Flags Over Texas and Hurricane Harbor

No doubt about it, Arlington is a great place to be if you’re an adrenaline junkie or thrill seeker. In fact, between the out-of-this-world rides and slides at Six Flags Over Texas and Hurricane Harbor (did you know that there are more than 70 altogether?), it’s fair to say that Arlington is the “scream capital” of Texas—and we’re dang proud of it…