Nikki Frisby

Nikki Frisby
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Nikki is an Arlington, Texas native who loves finding hole in the wall restaurants, exploring new cultures, and listening to live music. She is currently a marketing and management double major at the University of Texas at Arlington who is involved in the Goolsby Leadership Academy, American Marketing Association, and LGBTQA Program. As a Yelp Elite member she supports local business and is always up to try new foods.

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15+ Black-Owned Restaurants you can support in Arlington

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...

Arlington to distribute free masks to public July 16, 2020

The City of Arlington will distribute thousands of protective face masks to the public for free this week as part of ongoing efforts to fight the spread of COVID-19 and help the economy recover. Tarrant County recently provided the City with thousands of disposable masks, which will be distributed on...

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...

Dog Haus in the Arlington Highlands to host food drive

Acclaimed craft casual gourmet hot dog, sausage and burger concept sponsors needed food drive at its Arlington and Richardson locations. Offers FREE Burger Slider to donors. As schools are closed, events canceled and work hours curtailed, food banks across Texas are seeing unprecedented demand for resources. It’s estimated that...

Peaceful protests continue following night of looting and vandalism in Arlington

For two evenings in a row, peaceful protestors gathered in front of the city hall to cry out for justice for George Floyd. The tragic Minneapolis event has sparked protests across the country and even far beyond our own borders into the United Kingdom, Japan, Australia, and more. The...

Local rapper organizes first of many Arlington protests

The events that transpired about a week ago that resulted in the murder of a black Minneapolis man in the hands of a white police officer shook the world. The incident in Minneapolis seems to follow a continuing trend of black people being killed in police encounters. Inspired by...

Ubbi Dubbi Festival Comes to Arlington, TX

Two-day electronic music festival, Ubbi Dubbi, comes to Globe Life Park in Arlington, Texas April 18th and 19th. The festival is to host four stages of the hottest dance music artists in the industry including Kaskade, Illenium, Adventure Club, Seven Lions, and more. Disco Donnie’s traveling EDM festival had record...

New 65-Foot Christmas Tree Built in Downtown Arlington

The new 65-foot Christmas tree in downtown Arlington boasts the beginning of the holiday season. The artificial Christmas tree is located in founders plaza next to the Levitt Pavillion. The American Dream City’s tree is one of the largest in the state will be present for the Arlington Holiday Lights...

The Work of Keith Haring to be Featured at the Arlington Museum of Art

The iconic pop art and graffiti-like work of artist Keith Haring will be displayed in the Arlington Museum of Art for its newest exhibit, “Keith Haring: Against All Odds,” beginning this Friday. Opened in 1986, the Arlington Museum of Art hosts a variety of exhibitions as well as lectures, children’s...

Free Pop-Culture Event ArlingCon Celebrates 5 Years in Arlington

Comic book fanatics, anime lovers, and superhero fans gathered at ArlingCon, Arlington's annual FREE pop culture convention, last Saturday. With the support of the Arlington Public Library and UTA Libraries, ArlingonCon celebrated its 5th year at the University of Texas at Arlington’s E.H. Hereford University Center. ArlingCon 2019 was...