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B-17 ‘Aluminum Overcast’ Heading to Arlington

B-17 ‘Aluminum Overcast’ Heading to Arlington

Get a glimpse into a flight on Aluminum Overcast: Visit the Arlington Municipal Airport, 5000 S Collins Street, Tuesday, April 29 for an unforgettable experience aboard one of the few remaining airworthy B-17s in the world. Watch history come alive by climbing aboard the 65,000-lb. B-17 bomber and step back in time to the World War […]

I Love Arlington Pic of the Week

I Love Arlington Pic of the Week

Congratulations to Sally Mander for the I Love Arlington Pic of the Week! What a great image to share on Earth Day 2014! Sally took this photo at River Legacy Living Science Center during their Earth Day festivities on April 12. The center features interactive exhibits, aquariums, terrariums, environmental education programs, a gift shop and nature […]

Arlington Recognizes Family Through Home

Arlington Recognizes Family Through Home

The Arlington Landmark Preservation Commission recognizes a recently repurposed home for its historic roots. The Thornton Inn is a downtown Arlington bed and breakfast that occupies the same building that was once home to the Thornton family. The Thorntons were a prominent early Arlington family that migrated to Texas from Tennessee. In 1906, William Alexander […]

Spots Still Available for this Weekend’s Mother-Son Overnight Lock-in

Spots Still Available for this Weekend’s Mother-Son Overnight Lock-in

Bring your sleeping bag, cot, blow-up mattress and anything else you need to be comfy for the night. The sleepover will include dinner, friendly mom and son competitions, crafts, activities and more. So leave the chores to dad and the rest of the family at home while you enjoy some quality time with the most […]

Arlington Fire Department Charity Renders More Aide

Arlington Fire Department Charity Renders More Aide

The inaugural Arlington Firefighters Random Acts of Kindness Ball, held this year at UT Arlington’s College Park Center on Saturday, April 12, raised $5,300 to help families in need. “We appreciate the community’s support, which will allow us to continue fulfilling the organization’s purpose: to perform random acts of good in the Arlington area,”” said […]

Arlington Housing Authority to Accept Applications for Housing Choice Voucher Program

Arlington Housing Authority to Accept Applications for Housing Choice Voucher Program

The Housing Authority of the City of Arlington (AHA) will resume accepting applications for its Housing Choice Voucher program. Applications will be accepted for two weeks during the open enrollment period beginning May 5, 2014, at 8:30 a.m., through Friday, May 16, 2014, at 1:00 p.m. The AHA will only accept applications via its web […]

AT&T Eyes Arlington for Ultra-Fast Fiber Network

AT&T Eyes Arlington for Ultra-Fast Fiber Network

AT&T has announced a major initiative to expand its ultra-fast fiber network to up to 100 candidate cities and municipalities nationwide, including 21 new major metropolitan areas. Arlington is among the cities on the planned network expansion. This initiative continues AT&T’s ongoing commitment to economic development in these communities, bringing jobs, advanced technologies and infrastructure. The […]

ATC Block Party Great for Tennis Lovers

ATC Block Party Great for Tennis Lovers

Residents are invited to the ATC Block Party at the Arlington Tennis Center (ATC) from 1-4 p.m. on Saturday, May 3. The center is located at 500 Mayfield Rd. This free event will be one to bring the entire family to. Activities on the court will include food, door prizes and music. Enjoy a fun-filled […]

Good Friday Closings and City Service Schedules in Arlington

Good Friday Closings and City Service Schedules in Arlington

Many local government administrative offices will be closed Friday, April 18, for Good Friday. Regular hours will resume at 8 a.m. Monday, April 21. Garbage and recycling pickups will occur in the city as scheduled. What’s Closed Friday, April 18 Arlington City Hall City Office Tower Arlington Municipal Court All Public Library locations Parks and Recreation […]

MAX: How Some Students are Using the Service

MAX: How Some Students are Using the Service

Since launching August 19, 2013, the Metro ArlingtonXpress, or MAX, has served a wide range of commuters — from college students to North Texans and tourists on their way to special events. MAX currently connects downtown Arlington to the Trinity Railway Express CentrePort/DFW Station.  Buses currently operate from about 5:30 a.m. to 11:30 p.m. See […]

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