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Going stir crazy? 5 Labor Day Things to do in Arlington

Labor Day celebrates the American labor movement, and it serves up the perfect opportunity to enjoy a long, restful weekend with friends and family. Both of which are even more important during COVID-19! Binge watching Umbrella Academy indoors is certainly one way to go, but if you feel the cooler weather is beckoning you outdoors, layer on…

Celebrate Restaurant Week 2020 at 3 Arlington Restaurants

Who’s hungry? If you’re anything like me, the answer is ALWAYS, and so you will welcome three delicious words: DFW Restaurant Week…the annual celebration of North Texas wine and foodie greatness. This year, the 23 rd annual RW offers the safety of both dine-in and take-out options, including three-course prix fixe dinners for either $39 or $49, and…

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…

3 Ways to Say “Thanks” on International Nurses Day

Every year, people across the globe observe International Nurses Day on May 12th to commemorate the birth of Florence Nightingale, the fundamental philosopher behind modern nursing. According to the International Council of Nurses website, the event, established by the organization in 1974, is meant to highlight and celebrate the pivotal role…

May the 4th Be With You: Top 4 Life Lessons from Star Wars

I’m a nerd. It’s a thing. #4real If you’re a nerd too, I don’t have to tell you that today (much like Ron Burgundy) is kind of big deal. For those of you who live in a galaxy far, far away from Nerdom, May the 4th is affectionately known to legions of fans as Star Wars Day…May the 4th Be With You, get it? Being in self-quarantine has given me…

Adorable Reasons to Adopt a Pet in Arlington

Nothing makes life sweeter than the purr of a cat or the wag of a tail. I live in a home with two cats and two dogs, and they have continued to be great medicine for silliness, snuggles and shaking off our quarantine blues. If you have been wanting to fetch a feline friend or a canine companion, consider some of the many adorable options at…

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…

Stir-Crazy Remedies While Social Distancing

Oh, the joys of self-quarantine. Your hands are squeaky clean, the junk drawer and pantry belong on HGTV, the family has taken all of their vitamins and binge watched all the Star Wars and Marvel movies on Disney+ in chronological order…now what? Although social distancing is protecting you from the coronavirus, and this is a super important…

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…