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Posted on: January 10, 2024

Low Cost Vaccine Clinic 3/30

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Grapevine Animal Services hosts low cost vaccine clinics on our campus at 500 Shady Brook Dr. in Grapevine on an ongoing basis.

On Saturday, March 30, 2024 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m., pet owners from across the community will have a chance to receive low cost...

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Posted on: March 7, 2017

Grapevine's Economic Development

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Home to nearly 3,000 businesses, our economy reflects a balance of successful small businesses serving the Texas market to major corporations that serve the world. From technology to tourism, explore the entrepreneurial energy that is Grapevine, Texas.

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Posted on: March 7, 2017

TEX Rail

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The opening commuter rail line, or initial service section, extends from downtown Fort Worth, and continue through North Richland Hills and Grapevine to the northern entrance of Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport (Terminal B).  Projected to ...

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Posted on: February 8, 2024

Grapevine Restaurants, Retail Saw Big Gains in 2023

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The two sectors, both strategic priorities in Grapevine, opened significantly more square footage than in previous years. And we've got the scoop on a few great projects that will continue the trend in 2024.

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Posted on: January 18, 2024

How Busy WAS Main Street Last Christmas?

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No other time of year is as important as the 40+ days of the Christmas Capital of Texas. Here's our analysis of the massive crowds that came to Grapevine to share in the magic last Christmas.

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Posted on: December 7, 2023

The Inside Track on Grapevine's Popular North Pole Express

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Famous for its generational appeal and near-instant sell-outs, this holiday attraction is one of the most recognizable entries in a list of 1,400+ holiday events here in the Christmas Capital. But one ride, in particular, is especially important.

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Posted on: November 1, 2023

Partners in Crime (Prevention): Grapevine Police & Simon Property Group

With almost 2 million square feet of retail, Grapevine Mills is a "target-rich environment" for criminals. But the Grapevine Police Department keeps it safe... and nets a few unique benefits in the process.

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Posted on: October 16, 2023

Grapevine's Newest Sushi Restaurant is All About Hospitality

Meet Chef Thanh Nguyen, an innovator and local food celebrity who was thrilled to bring his beloved brand to Grapevine.

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Posted on: October 2, 2023

Parks & Retail? Another Groundbreaking Partnership in Grapevine

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How the City's biggest retail hub made way for the City's biggest department to have an even more impressive impact.

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Posted on: September 1, 2023

Grapevine Tech Startup Aims to Revolutionize Plumbing, HVAC Service

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Sister companies Sera Systems and BillyGo make use of AI to streamline the formerly painful process of booking plumbing or HVAC service, serving customers better and keeping prices low.

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Posted on: August 1, 2023

Wine, Culture: Entrepreneurs on Main Street

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Three Grapevine residents are bringing a splash of color and literary flair to the already-potent Grapevine Main Street. Here's what you need to know about RTown Art Gallery and Talking Animals Books, our City's latest woman-owned small businesses.

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Posted on: July 1, 2023

Grapevine: Home to the World's #2 Destination Attraction Group

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It’s been over a decade since Merlin Entertainments arrived in Grapevine as part of a multi-million-dollar makeover at Grapevine Mills. In fact, the opening of SeaLife and LEGOland could be considered the first phase of an industry-leading conversion.

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Posted on: June 6, 2023

Meet Ana Erwin, Grapevine's New Commercial Outreach Manager

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Ana will be pairing the best companies in the world with the best City in Texas. Her duties include business retention and outreach, and she has a few thoughts on what makes Grapevine so special.

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Posted on: May 3, 2023

What *IS* Meow Wolf?

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Ever since the public announcement of their new project last year, Meow Wolf has been at the center of conversations all over Grapevine. Often, those conversations start with a simple question: What is Meow Wolf?

Here's our most extensive answer yet.

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Posted on: April 4, 2023

The Project That Almost Transformed Grapevine

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A 100-acre tract of land in North Grapevine very nearly became the site of Amazon's second headquarters; a development projected to bring rapid growth to the City. Now, current and former staff are taking a look at what that project may have looked like.

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Posted on: March 1, 2023

Why Grapevine Bet on the Mills

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On the heels of the Great Recession and with an eCommerce boom on the horizon, City leaders made a multi-million dollar bet on Grapevine Mills. This is the story of why they did it... and how well it paid off.

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Posted on: February 1, 2023

We Re-cast These Iconic Grapevine Businesses as Rom-Com Couples

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As Valentine’s Day approaches, we can think of no better thing to celebrate than the love between local businesses and the City of Grapevine. And, while rom-com aren’t quite the same as public-private partnerships, we’ve noticed some similarities...

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Posted on: January 5, 2023

How GCISD Is Preparing a Next-Generation Workforce

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How do you prepare students to enter a workforce full of jobs that haven't yet been invented? From livestock to medicine, eSports to hospitality... GCISD is charting a course toward brighter student futures. Here's how...

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Posted on: December 7, 2022

'Growing Grapevine' Season 2 is Coming!

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Economic Development is proud to announce the return of the 'Growing Grapevine' podcast! While the inaugural season unpacked the growth of the City from 1973-2023, Season 2 will bring a more focused narrative: an in-depth exploration of Grapevine Mills.

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Posted on: November 1, 2022

Fransen Pittman Hopes to Build Something Special in Grapevine

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In a move that was six years in the making, Colorado-based General Contractor Fransen Pittman Construction finally settled into North Texas. They knew they wanted to be in DFW. What they weren’t expecting was to stumble into the perfect Texas launchpad.

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Posted on: October 5, 2022

What Does Grapevine 2030 Look Like?

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Larry Holt, Grapevine’s Director of Economic Development, loves to ask people what they think our City will look like in 2030. So we sat down with a panel of experts to hear their responses... and now you can too!

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Posted on: September 8, 2022

Grapevine Goes Corporate

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For a quarter-century, the City of Grapevine labored to become a premier destination in Texas... these companies recognized that the same infrastructure behind the City's drawing power also makes it an incredible place to do business.

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Posted on: August 2, 2022

Grapevine's Secret Economic Superpower

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Grapevine is synonymous with Destination Entertainment. We've earned a reputation for top-notch hotels, quality restaurants, and world-class entertainment. All those things are an integral part of this community.

But they aren’t the full story.

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Posted on: July 7, 2022

A Tale of Two Lobbies

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The Gaylord Texan and the Great Wolf Lodge are rival brands positioned within a mile of each other. We asked how they stay in business; their answers highlight one of the most important distinctive traits Grapevine has to offer: the community itself.

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Posted on: June 2, 2022

Grapevine's Master Plan

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Have you ever wondered how Grapevine became the City it is today? Many of our most iconic projects can trace their roots to a Comprehensive Master Plan developed in the 1980s that set the tone (and the agenda) for decades to come!

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Posted on: May 11, 2022

Meow Wolf Underlines Grapevine's Immersive Entertainment Boom

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It’s official: Meow Wolf (a.k.a. Project Black Corinth in confidential circles) is coming to Grapevine. An immersive art experience with a dedicated following, Meow Wolf is famous for its explosive neon color palette and massive interactive installations.

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Posted on: May 4, 2022

Celebrating a Half-Century of Strategic Success

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Looking at the City of Grapevine today, it’s difficult to picture its sprawling parks, first-to-market attractions, and Historic Main Street as an undeveloped community. But the Grapevine looked a little different 50 years ago...

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Posted on: April 1, 2022

Hauntreprenuership: Making the Most of Grapevine Ghosts

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With history as deep and storied as ours, businesses on Main Street have creative options for drawing in a crowd. In the case of Grape Vine Springs Winery, that includes a Ghost Tour.

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Posted on: March 3, 2022

DFW Airport Makes Grapevine the City at the Center of Everything

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As the 2nd-largest airport in the US, DFW moves more passengers and cargo than almost any other provider; ranking 4th in the world for passengers and 3rd for passenger traffic in 2021. Here's how that incredible accessibility has impacted our region.

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Posted on: February 1, 2022

Transit District Overlay Seeks to Build On TEXRail Success

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New improvements and development opportunities come together at Dallas Road, making the neighborhood around Grapevine Main Street Station ripe for growth.

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Posted on: December 21, 2021

Behind the Scenes in the Christmas Capital of Texas

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40 Days of Christmas here in Grapevine starts with a full month of physical setup, handled by a team of three or four “elves” from the Parks and Recreation Department. See how it's done in the Economic Development News Center!

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Posted on: November 5, 2021

Solo Stove & Chubbies Showroom Coming to Mustang Dr

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Solo Brands have inked a deal for a showroom property at 1001 Mustang Drive in Grapevine, with a ribbon-cutting ceremony scheduled for November 18, 2021. The Texan founders chose Grapevine for its central location and access to the airport.

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Posted on: November 9, 2021

Paycheck Protection - Did It Work in Grapevine?

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The City of Grapevine provides an interesting case study in favor of the oldest tricks in the book: investing in your people, adapting to the market, and making the most of the opportunities you’re given.

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Posted on: November 2, 2021

Grapevine Economic Development Sponsors Data for Small Businesses

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With the new SizeUp Small Business Evaluation tool, businesses can see how they stack up against the competition, find potential buyers or vendors in Texas, get advertising insights and more.

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Posted on: September 14, 2021

Waterlogic Brings 300 Jobs to Grapevine

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A year after choosing Grapevine, Texas — opening just before a pandemic in January 2020 — Waterlogic is confident that the Dallas market was the right choice.

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Posted on: February 5, 2021

Trade Group Headquarters Officially Opens

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The Trade Group recently signed on to build over 360,000 square feet of office space in Grapevine, Texas. Their move just happened to fall in the middle of a once-in-a-century pandemic that shuttered businesses around the world.

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Posted on: January 6, 2021

New Market? Global Pandemic? No Problem for Hotel Vin

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Thanks largely to a leisure resurgence, Hotel Vin has exceeded expectations ever since opening day... in spite of a difficult year for hospitality and travel.

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Posted on: June 18, 2021

Grapevine - A Case Study in Economic Hardiness

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Grapevine benefits from its geographic location and loyal consumers who live in the suburbs that connect DFW, providing a path toward full recovery as long as employers and community leaders balance virus containment with optimistic reopenings.

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Posted on: October 12, 2020

Henry Schein - The City's Secret, COVID-Proof Powerhouse

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Strategically located near a convergence of highways and an international airport in Grapevine, Texas, Henry Schein, Inc may be the secret powerhouse of the local economy.

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Posted on: September 14, 2020

A Look Inside Grapevine's Un-dying Retail

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While department store closures — and accompanying squabbles over property rights — threaten many mall properties, the Mills have the freedom and flexibility to rapidly fill cavernous storefronts with creative new offerings.

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Posted on: January 24, 2024

Plan Ahead - Stop the Freeze!

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Entering a request through the Fire Marshal's office to place your sprinklers out of service when the temperatures get below freezing can save your pipes and your business from costly repairs. Please complete this form to get the process started....

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Posted on: January 31, 2022

Annual Report

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Please view the Grapevine Fire Department's Annual Report.

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Posted on: January 28, 2022

Fall Proofing Your Home

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One of the most frequent calls for Emergency Medical Services we receive is because someone has fallen. In the month of January, nearly 11% of our total calls for service are due to someone falling. Here are some things you can do to ensure you do not bec...

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Posted on: January 28, 2022

CLOSE Before You Doze

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In the event of a fire, a closed-door can isolate the fire’s flow, reduce room temperatures, and keep carbon monoxide levels down.  Closing your bedroom door can make a 900-degree difference! A room where a fire starts can reach 1000-de...

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Posted on: January 28, 2022

Move Over Or Slow Down - It's The Law

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The side of a highway may be a complex environment, but it is also the daily workspace for law enforcement, first responders, and roadside construction and maintenance workers. Texas drivers can do their part to keep these workers safe by following the st...

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Posted on: January 28, 2022

Fire Moves Fast! Plan Ahead To Save Lives

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You only have about three minutes or less to escape once a fire starts in your home. Follow these steps to increase your chances of survival.

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STOP, DROP, and ROLL

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It can happen a hundred ways. A person's loose sleeve may catch fire on a hot stove. Someone may be working with gasoline or some other flammable liquid and then light a cigarette. They might spray lighter fluid on a smoldering barbecue fire and ...

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Posted on: February 21, 2024

Fairway Drive - Temporary Closure

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This closure will be in place from Monday, February 26 until end of day on Friday, March 1, and will deem Fairway Drive unavailable for pass-thru that week. Detour signs will be in place during this closure.

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Posted on: February 2, 2024

Remodels and Upgrades

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Remember, no matter how small your upgrade or update may be, always call the Building Services Department at 817.410.3165 to obtain a permit. Avoid a stop work order and citations by playing it safe with the city's regulations.

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Posted on: January 30, 2024

Report Street Light Outages to Oncor

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If you have a street light outage to report, please do so at OncorStreetLight.com. If you have general Inquiries/service requests for Oncor, please call 888.313.6862. Outages may be reported by calling 888.313.4747.

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NOTICE

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2021 International Building Code with Amendments

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Posted on: October 16, 2023

Speaking at a City Council Meeting

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Guidelines for speaking at a Grapevine Council meeting may be viewed at https://www.grapevinetexas.gov/1799/Speaking-at-City-Council-Meetings.  Council meetings are held at Grapevine City Hall, 200 South Main Street, on the first and third Tuesda...
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Posted on: February 16, 2023

Temporary Use Permits Now Online

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A temporary use permit is needed for any outdoor events hosted by a Grapevine business owner. Examples are as follows: outdoor movie nights, car shows, outdoor company parties, bands performing outdoors, and fun runs.  Please contact the Planning...

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Grapevine Partners with 6 Stones to Provide Home Repairs for Community Revitalization

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The City of Grapevine is now accepting applications for the 6 Stones Community Powered Revitalization (CPR) program. The CPR program coordinates corporate and community volunteers to provide exterior home repairs for qualified homeowners. In order to qual...

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Posted on: May 4, 2022

Utility Billing Updates

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All Utility Billing forms are now digital. Access various features such as Make a Payment, Apply for New Service, Disconnection of Service, and more.

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Posted on: October 19, 2021

Interactive Public Parking Map

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View the new interactive public parking map for Historic Downtown Grapevine at ParkGv.com.

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Posted on: August 26, 2020

Seeking Critical Information

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Our Grapevine Fire Department is seeking critical information (voluntarily) from all Grapevine residents so they may better serve you and the members in your household in the event of an emergency.

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Posted on: April 12, 2017

Kubota Tractor Corporation Unveils Their North American Headquarters in Grapevine, Texas

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Kubota Tractor Corporation unveiled its new North American Headquarters building in Grapevine today with a ribbon cutting ceremony with Governor Greg Abbott, Masatoshi Kimata, President and Representative Director of the Kubota Group, along with State and...

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Posted on: November 30, 2023

Read, Listen, & Watch with hoopla!

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Read, Listen, and Watch with hoopla and your library card, now available at hoopladigital.com!

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Posted on: July 24, 2023

Creativebug Online Arts & Crafts Tutorials Now Available Free!

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Get crafty now for free with your library card with Creativebug!
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Posted on: January 20, 2023

Music Instruments Now Available to Check Out from the Library

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What do you want to play today?Musical instruments are now available for free checkout with your Grapevine Public Library card!https://grapevine.aspendiscovery.org/music

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Posted on: January 3, 2023

LinkedIn Learning Online Courses Free with Library Card

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LinkedIn Learning provides over 9,000 on-demand courses available in multiple languages on a wide variety of topics including computer software, business skills, and creative skills from industry experts.&n...

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Posted on: October 12, 2022

New Ebooks & Eaudiobooks Now Available from CloudLibrary

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Grapevine library card holders now have access to thousands of new ebook and eaudiobook titles from CloudLibrary. Download the CloudLibrary app from your app store to get started or head tohttps://ebook.yourcloudlibrary.com/library/grapevinePL/ to see wha...

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Posted on: February 2, 2024

Citizens Police Academy

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If true crime tops your television watch list, then make plans to attend one of our citizen’s police academy. The Spring 2024 class registration is already full, but you can look for another class in the fall.

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Posted on: February 1, 2024

Protecting Property

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An innocuous stop at a grocery store or coffee shop can make one vulnerable to a smash-and-grab car break-in – a type of criminal activity that has been on the rise. Even if you plan to leave your vehicle unattended for just a few short moments,...

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Posted on: November 22, 2023

Field Officer of the Year

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Grapevine Animal Services Officer Kaylee Paniagua is being recognized as the 2023 Texas Animal Control Association Field Officer of the Year. 

The James Vyers Field Officer Award is given to an employee with proven actions that go above and beyond...

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