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Cheers! A Toast to International Beer Day

Whether you enjoy it with a hot dog during a Texas Rangers game, with deep dish pizza from Gino's East, along Irish Nachos from J. Gilligan's, or as you are listening to music on the patio at Tipsy Oak, there is a beer for every occasion! And there is one very special day set aside to celebrate this malty, hoppy, fermented nectar; International…

Top Places to Celebrate National Burger Day in Arlington

Ahhh burgers. Arguably America’s favorite food. I heard that McDonald’s globally sells 75 hamburgers per second! Burgers are equal parts delicious and adaptable, which makes them just as suited for drive-through as they are for hole-in-the-wall diners, sporting events and high-end restaurants. With all the fanfare, it’s no wonder we have a whole…

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…

Namaste Q&A with Arlington Yoga Center

The ancient practice of yoga offers an array of benefits for the body and mind, but many people shy away from giving it a try. In some cases, this is because people don’t connect with what they assume to be yoga’s “New Age-y” guiding principles; in other cases, it’s because they feel too out of shape to participate, or because they’re intimated by…

Small Business Saturday: 6 Best Stops in North Texas

Holiday season has descended up on us and with that comes hectic gift hunting. Shopping small supports local jobs, artisans and entrepreneurs, and makes each gift feel even more special. Be sure to show your support for Small Business Saturday and try these local gems on November 30th. Arlington is chock full of locally owned and operated stores…

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…

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…

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…