Arlington ISD hosts 6th annual Back to School Kickoff Local Good news for parents! For the 6th year in a row now, Arlington ISD is set to host their annual Back to School Kickoff on Saturday, August 15th. The event is sponsored by the Gene and Jerry Jones Foundation and is being hosted at the AT&T Stadium. And with the recent rise of COVID-19 cases in Texas playing a large Continue Reading Bee City USA Committee in Arlington paves way for pollinator conservation Local As consumers become more conscious of where their food comes from, it is important to think about pollinators; the many species that help reproduce and grow our fruit and vegetables. Pollinators are vital to our ecosystem and range from native bees to bats and beetles. As pollinators go to each plant, they are able to aid in the fertilization process for Continue Reading Via’s COVID-19 safety guidelines for Arlington riders COVID, Local Via has been able to continue service for Arlington residents while adding safety guidelines despite the pandemic. Knowing how to keep safe while using Via can be beneficial for Arlington residents and visitors. Via is an innovative and cost-effective transportation option that uses a phone application as its base. Via is different from buses or trains in that it does not Continue Reading 15+ Black-Owned Restaurants you can support in Arlington Local This has been a trying year for everyone. Especially the black community. Disproportionately impacted by the pandemic, a black person is approximately five times more likely to be hospitalized from COVID-19  than a non-hispanic white person according to the CDC. Black businesses continue to grapple with long-standing inequities that are only exacerbated by the current situation. Our everyday actions should speak Continue Reading

AT&T Stadium sponsors a July drive-in movie series

Back in the '50s and '60s, drive-in movies were all the rage since they were affordable and were great for families or for a date night. As technology evolved, there has been a shift toward other forms of entertainment like at-home streaming services, but due to recent social distancing,...

Independence Day Celebration continues despite parade cancellation

For the first time ever, Arlington’s 55-year-old tradition, the Independence Day parade will be canceled due to a spike in COVID-19 cases. The American Dream City will continue to celebrate Independence Day with fireworks on Friday, July 3rd. Event Coordinator Will Busby called to cancel the parade just a day...

Six Flags and Hurricane Harbor have reopened at a limited capacity

Arlington residents are slowly beginning to see a return to our pre-COVID-19 lifestyles with restaurants, rec centers, and other businesses and facilities reopening. Businesses that had to temporarily close their doors to the public have had time to implement new health guidelines so that they can reopen while also...

Arlington ISD hosts 6th annual Back to School Kickoff

Good news for parents! For the 6th year in a row now, Arlington ISD is set to host their annual Back to School Kickoff on Saturday, August 15th. The event is sponsored by the Gene and Jerry Jones Foundation and is being hosted at the AT&T Stadium. And with...

Bee City USA Committee in Arlington paves way for pollinator conservation

As consumers become more conscious of where their food comes from, it is important to think about pollinators; the many species that help reproduce and grow our fruit and vegetables. Pollinators are vital to our ecosystem and range from native bees to bats and beetles. As pollinators go to each...

Via’s COVID-19 safety guidelines for Arlington riders

Via has been able to continue service for Arlington residents while adding safety guidelines despite the pandemic. Knowing how to keep safe while using Via can be beneficial for Arlington residents and visitors. Via is an innovative and cost-effective transportation option that uses a phone application as its base. Via...
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Arlington provides free COVID-19 testing to Tarrant County residents

As of Friday, April 24th, the City of Arlington is performing free, drive-through COVID-19 testing for all Tarrant County residents who meet testing eligibility. Eligibility is determined for residents ages 18 and older who are exhibiting symptoms of the respiratory virus that has shaken communities around the world. These tests are...
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Arlingtons Via Rideshare Service Expanding in it’s Third Year

In early December, the City of Arlington reported the extension and expansion of the Via Rideshare in Arlington. Now, as of Wednesday, January 8th, this affordable and on-demand public transportation plan will be expanded once again. The new route expansion will make Via—the rideshare service that has grown enormously in...
esports gamers

The Fourth Annual Esports Awards Are Coming to Arlington

From museums to public art exhibits to Raiders games and the Metropolitan Ballet, the City of Arlington has always been a huge proponent of arts and entertainment—in particular featuring the sports and sporting events at our very own world-renowned facilities. Unsurprisingly, Arlington has also been a strong supporter of the...

Stadium tours in Arlington reopen under social distancing guidelines

The coronavirus has closed down entertainment venues across the country, but as the state of Texas slowly reopens residents are finding new ways to enjoy their leisure time. For sports fans, the closures have made watching and supporting their favorite teams from the stands impossible. Despite cancellations of live...
esports gamers

The Fourth Annual Esports Awards Are Coming to Arlington

From museums to public art exhibits to Raiders games and the Metropolitan Ballet, the City of Arlington has always been a huge proponent of arts and entertainment—in particular featuring the sports and sporting events at our very own world-renowned facilities. Unsurprisingly, Arlington has also been a strong supporter of the...
bicycle for jerry ride

Incredible Turnout for the “Jerry Ride” to Raise Awareness for Cycler Safety

The members and supporters of Bike Friendly Arlington and Critical Mass Arlington came together to voice support as well as ongoing concern for norms in the city relating to cyclists and automobiles. One of the leaders and organizers of the popular cycle groups, an enthusiastic member named Jeremy, was hit...

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