COVID

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

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues through the year, small businesses have continued to struggle. Lower revenues caused by less people going out to spend their money have caused many negative consequences for businesses. Many local businesses, including Arlington businesses, have been forced to shut down temporarily in order to save money while others have closed […]
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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 most affected institutions in our society […]
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UTA Fall 2020 student guide: resources and safety procedures

While the Fall 2020 semester will bring many changes, there are resources available to make it less hectic for on-campus and online students. Course List Classes at The University of […]
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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 is different from buses or […]
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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 a first-come, first-serve basis to […]
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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 a business owner to try to […]
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Texas bars forced to shut down again via Greg Abbott executive order

Arlington bar owners may be experiencing a sense of déjà vu, as an executive order by Texas Governor Greg Abbott placed on June 26th has forced them to shut down once again. Tarrant County ordered bars to close the first time around on March 18th along with several other businesses that were deemed nonessential as […]
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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 of Tuesday morning, at least 2,018 […]
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