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Best Salsa In Arlington

We want Texans and visitors alike to have a well-balanced diet, so of course that means chips and salsa! As the very foundation of the Texans food pyramid (followed by barbeque and Whataburger), salsa is no joke and we hunted down some of the best in the city. We asked our staff for the low down on their favorite salsas in Arlington, and here’s the…

Beer Bliss! Top spots to grab a brew in Arlington

James Bond 007 says a martini is best when “shaken, not stirred,” but I’m sure everyone would agree that a beer is best served simply in a frosty mug. We would also suggest you try one on an Arlington, Texas patio on a spring or summer day. Delightful! That’s right, this versatile drink, equally refreshing as an ale, lager, pilsner, porter or…

Spring Break Round-Up for Arlington in 2021

Spring! Ready to shake off the cold weather, leave the to-do list at home and escape to big fun and relaxation? We are, too! When the calendar hits March, we feel like kids again…it’s spring break in Texas, and we couldn’t be more excited. I’m sure you already have a few ideas on how to enjoy that beloved time: lazy mornings, a dip in the pool…

Must-Try Margaritas in Arlington

Check with each restaurant for hours as things change I don’t think I’m alone when I say that National Margarita Day should be at least once a month! It doesn’t even need to be five o’clock to celebrate this versatile cocktail since Arlington’s offerings aim to please for happy hour or anytime. Whether it’s frozen or iced, sweet or salty, or even 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…

Shop Local: Guide to Small Business Saturday in Arlington

Let’s face it, COVID-19 has thrown a wrench in all of our lives this year. The greatest impact has definitely been to our local small business owners, but we have a fantastic opportunity to reframe this as we approach Thanksgiving weekend. Small Business Saturday offers a variety of opportunities to support local and keep Arlington’s economy…

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…

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…

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…

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…