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Get into the Spirit of Arlington with These Holiday Happenings

November is here, and the holidays are upon us again…can you believe it? I admit that my Santa & reindeer spirit isn’t twinkly until after my jack-o-lantern is gone, the Halloween candy is consumed and my superhero costumes are snug in storage boxes again (no I don’t wear a cape year-round, although I wouldn’t mind….that would be way hipper than a…

The Beginner’s Guide to Arlington’s Urban Union

No doubt about it, Downtown Arlington is booming right now, with new developments and destinations busting out all over—such as Urban Union, a highly-walkable, mixed-used district of converted industrial buildings that’s tucked between Abram and Division streets near the heart of downtown. If you haven’t yet checked it out, here’s a sneak peek:…

Arlington Tourism: Then & Now

Arlington has changed considerably over the years, evolving from a small cotton-ginning and farming community to one of the largest cities in Texas. But if there’s one aspect of life in Arlington that’s remained consistent, it’s tourism, which has long played an important role in the Arlington story, growing in size and stature along with Arlington…

20+ Things to do This Summer in Arlington

Pink Things at Six Flags Over Texas; ballpark nachos and Friday night fireworks at Globe Life Park; the roar of the crowd at a Dallas Wings game; and cool, dark afternoons spent at the UTA Planetarium. If you’re looking for ways to have a memorable summer in Arlington, TX, we’ve got you covered with fun ideas for your summer bucket list:…

5 Fun Things for Teenagers to Do in Arlington.

This blog was written by Haneen E., AISD Richard Greene Scholar. Please see author bio below for more information. Come Summer, teenagers are always looking for something exciting and stimulating to do. Luckily, Arlington offers many different activities that are safe, fun, and affordable. These locations allow teenagers to interact with their…

3 Ways to Get Your Farmer’s Market On in Arlington

How fresh do you like the food on your plate to be? The delicious crunch of vegetables that still snap when you break them in half, or the juicy sweet flavor of fruit that is ripe and glowing can be a satisfying experience. Farmers sell their produce and other items at Farmers Markets, so that you will get the farm to table experience. Here are 3…

13 Bright Ideas for Holiday Shopping in Arlington

The holidays in Arlington are always merry and bright with fun things to do. And for those about to shop, we salute you! In addition to hitting The Parks at Arlington Mall and Arlington Highlands, check out these not-your-ordinary Arlington retail destinations where you’re sure to find the perfect gifts for everyone on your nice list—and more than…