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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 Best Water Parks in North Texas

We love Texas like no other, but let’s be real: When you’re in a place that has only 2 seasons, melting or freezing, summer can become hard to handle if you don’t have a cool down plan in your back pocket! Luckily for us, there are a number of chill options for splashing and swimming in and around Arlington, all while still enjoying the best of the…

Hot Happenings This Summer and Fall 2019 in Arlington

Arlington sizzles this summer with fun activities for all ages! And the winter months? Forgeddaboutit! They won’t put a freeze on the good times either. Depending on when you visit, you might have the chance to attend the prestigious Esports Awards, catch the final game at Globe Life Park, sing along with Billy Joel in concert, ooze into Fright…

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…

El Diablo: Wicked New Thrills at Six Flags Over Texas

Six Flags Over Texas just unleashed their latest and greatest ride – El Diablo, the world’s tallest loop roller coaster. Towering above us at 100 feet, the devilish new attraction was intimidating to say the least. We got a sneak preview of the thrill ride and here’s the verdict. At first glance, the simple circular design seems like no biggie –…

7 Spots to Hit Up for Happy Hour in Arlington

Are you ready to unwind? When that five o’clock whistle blows, there’s no shortage of options for a memorable happy hour in Arlington. If you’re ready to break out of your after-five routine, check out a few of my favorite places in town to meet a friend for a tasty beverage and some good conversation: 4 Kahunas Tiki Lounge 506 East Division St…

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…

Things to Do at Lake Arlington

Just 20 minutes away from downtown, Lake Arlington is a premier destination brimming with things to do for outdoor enthusiasts of all kinds. Located on Village Creek, a tributary of the West Fork Trinity River, just north of I-20 off Arkansas Lane, Lake Arlington is an ideal location for fishing, canoeing, or playing a round of golf, only minutes…