Arlington

Sports |
October 31, 2011

Strike Two

With two chances to win the World Series with a single strike, the championship slipped away from the Rangers for the second year in a row.

Sports |
October 31, 2010

Going Deep

What’s different about this Rangers team that earned them their first trip to the World Series? Everything.

Sports |
September 30, 2010

Rangers Win! Rangers Win!

A manager who admitted using cocaine? Owners who declared bankruptcy? Something about Claws and Antlers? No, the craziest story line of the season is that the Rangers have finally earned some respect.

Feature |
February 1, 2008

Hector Montenegro

Green buildings, awesome movie theaters, and high-speed semiconductors won’t be worth much if we fail to educate our kids, more and more of whom can’t speak English when they enter the school system. Good thing this California native, who was picked by the League of United Latin American Citizens as…

Feature |
December 1, 2005

The Lost City

A few of the streets near what used to be downtown have familiar names, but Arlington has mutated into a disconnected clump of shopping malls, cul-de-sacs, and gated communities, faceless, soulless neighborhoods that give urban sprawl a bad name.

News & Politics |
September 30, 2004

Arlington’s Team

Why isn't the new Dallas Cowboys stadium going to be in, er, Dallas? Blame the collision of an irresistible force (Jerry Jones) with an immovable object (Laura Miller).

Feature |
April 1, 2002

The Traitor Next Door

His name was Wadih el-Hage. He had an American wife and American kids, a home in Arlington, a job at a tire store in Fort Worth, and a secret past that led straight to Osama bin Laden.

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July 31, 1999

aaaaaaiiiiieeeee!

From Poltergeist to the Steel Eel, Texas has five of the nation’s best new roller coasters. And they’re all a scream.

Media |
May 31, 1999

Lynch Mob

Like the coffee and pie in the fictional town of Twin Peaks, the Arlington-based fanzine Wrapped in Plastic is damn fine.

Feature |
April 30, 1999

Tex Mecca

What are tens of thousands of Muslims doing in Arlington? Adjusting to life in America, debating the merits of assimilation, and trying to convince the world that they’re not terrorists.

Art |
January 1, 1998

Joan of Art

Less than a decade ago, she was a homemaker and an arts volunteer, but today the Arlington Museum of Art’s Joan Davidow is the most imaginative and adventurous museum director working in Texas.