Salvador Ontiveros

Salvador Ontiveros
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Salvador is a proud Texan who lives for Whataburger, good music, and cheap drinks. After graduating from UT Arlington with a BBA in Marketing, you can find him working on various projects ranging from recording & producing music to photography & photo editing. His favorite color is teal.

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Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony Celebrates the Completion of Abram Street Rebuild Project

A ribbon-cutting ceremony held today at the intersection of Abram and Mary marks the official end of the $50 million Abram Street Rebuild project. The project began at the Grand Prairie city limits just east of State Highway 360 more than six years ago and has progressed westward to...

The Best Coworking Spaces in Arlington TX

Coworking may not be a new concept but it is definitely one that has exploded in popularity over recent years. Moving away from owning or renting a traditional office space in favor of shared space has become appealing to solo entrepreneurs, startups, creators, and freelancers alike for many reasons....

Local Arlington Business Busy Bee Workshops Receives COVID-19 Relief Grant from The Spanx by Sara Blakely Foundation

Busy Bee Workshops is a small studio that hosts instructor-led classes where guests can work on fun do-it-yourself projects like string art, paintings, and home décor. Before the pandemic began, the studio hosted weekly classes where anyone was welcome to join in the fun. In an effort to keep...

Arlington ISD’s Return to School 2020 Plan: What You Need to Know

As the year goes on, the COVID-19 pandemic continues to challenge society by forcing it to adapt in order to avoid high infection rates. Nearly every institution on the planet has been affected in one way or another and rarely has it been an easy fix. One of the...

Levitt Pavilion Arlington’s New Hospitality Center Provides Bathrooms, A Private Suite, And Outdoor Deck

Construction on the Levitt Pavilion Arlington Hospitality Center is over halfway complete after initially breaking ground back in August 2019. The new Hospitality Center will be named after one of its biggest donors, the Baylor Scott & White Orthopedic & Spine Hospital, who donated $750,000 to the project. Another large...

Town Talk Foods Provides Low Cost Groceries, Unique Shopping Experience

Joining the Fort Worth and Weatherford locations, the Arlington store is now the third to open under the Town Talk name. Town Talk Foods owns a small chain of grocery stores that specialize in selling salvaged goods. They are licensed as a salvage retailer, which allows them to buy...

Running a Business During a Pandemic: An Interview with Randy Ford, Owner of J. Gilligan’s

It goes without saying that the COVID-19 pandemic has been a stressful issue for everyone. With beloved local businesses in danger of shutting down, I began to think more about how Arlington stores and restaurants, and their employees, were being affected. However, I wanted to get the perspective of...

Abram Street Construction Nears its Final Stages

Connecting the growing Entertainment District, the University of Texas at Arlington, the Cultural District, and Downtown Arlington, Abrams Street is one of the most important streets in the city of Arlington’s history. Recognizing this, the multi-year spanning Abram Street Rebuild Project has been hard at work towards improving this...

CVS Expands Free Drive-thru COVID-19 Testing to Arlington

As businesses all around the country continue to open and people begin to leave their houses in greater numbers, confirmed COVID-19 cases have begun to reach new highs. According to the CDC, there have been at least 91,727 cases of coronavirus in Texas with no signs of slowing. As...

Operation Airdrop is a Success Despite Rainy Memorial Day Weather

A rainy Memorial Day afternoon did little to stop Mike Elliot, president of the All Veteran Group, and his team of veterans from parachuting over the Arlington Entertainment District for “Operation Airdrop” in remembrance of fallen Armed Forces personnel. At exactly 4 PM, Mike Elliot and his team began Operation...