News Flash Home
The original item was published from 12/30/2019 8:17:00 AM to 1/12/2020 12:00:15 AM.

News Flash

City News

Posted on: November 8, 2019


Don't Sweat It - Shop NRH

December 27 Post:

Have you made a New Year’s resolution to live healthier in 2020? North Richland Hills is home to a variety of establishments that will support your choice to get more active and even have fun while doing it! Whether you like cardio, cross-training, yoga or fitness machines, there are specialty gyms that can accommodate any busy schedule. If simply moving more is the goal, head to a dance studio, a gymnastics venue or give a go at fencing or martial arts. Resolve to support your local businesses and Shop NRH in 2020! 

December 23 Post:

Whether you forgot to purchase a gift for someone or simply thrive under pressure, with just two shopping days left before Christmas you can get it all done in the nick of time when you Shop NRH. With stores for clothing, toys, outdoor gear, pet supplies, home décor and more, when you shop in North Richland Hills you support the local economy and give a gift to the businesses that serve you every day.  Stay tuned for more local shopping options this holiday season and remember to Shop NRH.

In the nick of time Santa

December 20 Post: 

Give the gift of fun to this holiday season! Pick up a gift card, tickets or passes at these North Richland Hills establishments to make your holiday shopping a snap! 

Mystery fanatics will enjoy Alcatraz Escape Games DFW for an escape room adventure they won’t soon forget. Ninja Warrior wannabes will love the challenging obstacle course Airborne DFW offers along with the wall-to-wall trampolines. There are attractions for all ages at Mountasia Family Fun Center where the fun includes mini golf, go-karts, laser tag, an arcade and roller skating. Know someone who would enjoy a unique activity? Head to SOM Snookball + Games for a fast-paced indoor sport that combines pool and soccer.

Movie buffs will enjoy watching a new release while sipping a cocktail or dining at upscale theater Alamo Drafthouse Cinema. Chuck E. Cheese is sure to please anyone on your list who enjoys arcade games and pizza! For those creative types, The Wild Nest is an art studio that offers a variety of workshops on everything from jewelry making to mixed media portraits. 

Know a sports fan? Treat them to a Brahmas professional hockey game at NYTEX Sports Centre. If healthy living is a pastime for someone you love, the NRH Centre offers state-of-the-art fitness equipment, a 9-ft. rock climbing wall with a plunge pool, and a variety of exercise classes. And for those who live for warmer weather, NRH2O Family Waterpark season and one day passes for next summer are on sale now. Stay tuned for more local shopping options this holiday season and remember to Shop NRH.

December 13 Post: Seasonings Greetings salt and pepper shakers

Looking for a restaurant to enjoy a holiday meal? North Richland Hills offers many options for you to enjoy dining with your family and friends! If Asian-inspired cuisine is your preference, you can find tempura, egg rolls, spicy noodles and sushi at several area establishments. When Italian fare is your focus, you’ll find pizza, pasta, meatballs and more. Why not do a progressive dinner and hop from one Mexican restaurant to another—start with margaritas at one location, another for appetizers and a third for the main course? Is barbecue more your style? There are places to satisfy your hunger for brisket, ribs and all of the savory sides to accompany your company! From burgers and fries to seafood and salads, look no further than North Richland Hills to satisfy your yearning for all types of cuisine. Many establishments also offer gift cards to make your holiday shopping a snap. This holiday season, focus on celebrating with the ones you love and leave the dining preparations to your NRH businesses. Stay tuned for more local shopping options every Friday throughout the holiday season and remember to Shop NRH.

December 6 Post:

Holiday Calories Don’t Count gingerbread man

With holiday shopping in full swing, you are bound to get thirsty during a spending spree! North Richland Hills is home to numerous beverage locales that will satisfy your desire for quick sipping or even winding down the day with a toast. Visit Bobaddiction for tea infused with fresh fruit or a milk-based option—they even offer free samples! If on-the-go coffee is more your style, drive-thru 151 Coffee offers all of the classics, as well as blended energy drinks, Italian sodas and kid-sized options. You’ll want to sit for a while at “community-centric” Roots Coffeehouse to enjoy their signatures coffees, vegan and gluten-free baked goods or a glass of wine. From lattes and frappes to smoothies and cold brews, Kindred Coffee is the perfect hang-out to take a break. Starbucks is the place for all of the drinks you’ve come to enjoy and the light bites to go along with them. Head over to brewpub Brutal Beerworks for their eight flagship beers, craft beers or a new take-out option. The Vetted Well, next door to Alamo Drafthouse, offers a variety of cocktails and spiked shakes along with 30 craft beers on tap. The Cottage Rose Tea Room and Bistro located in Golightly’s Antiques offers an extensive specialty tea menu and 3- or 5-course afternoon teas by appointment. Stay tuned for more local shopping options every Friday throughout the holiday season and remember to Shop NRH. 

November 29 Post:Happy Howlidays, dog in Santa hat

Looking for the “purfect” gift for your four-legged friends? Look no further than the pet-focused businesses in North Richland Hills to get their tails a-waggin’! Woof Gang Bakery specializes in gourmet dog treats, supplies and food, as well as professional grooming. If you are looking for holistic premium food, supplements, treats and a spa experience for your pets, head to Groomtique. Pet Supermarket is your one-stop shop for more than 8,000 pet products including toys, clothing, specialty products, as well as pet adoption. If you are leaving town for the holidays or need to do some holiday shopping, Jerry' Paw Spaw and Pup Hub Boarding are ready to host your pet for boarding or playcare. And don’t forget the NRH Animal Adoption & Rescue Center if would like to adopt a furry companion. Small Business Saturday takes place on Saturday, November 30, so it’s the perfect time to support NRH businesses! Stay tuned for more local shopping options every Friday throughout the holiday season and remember to Shop NRH.

November 22 Post: Deck  the halls ornaments - Shop NRH

Know someone who loves to decorate? Check out these North Richland Hills businesses that specialize in beautifying not just halls, but every room in the house! For eclectic antiques and one-of-a-kind  knick-knacks, Golightly’s Antiques, Décor & More offers two floors of shopping and a charming tearoom for a bite to eat. Embark on an all-day treasure hunt at Painted Tree Marketplace with more than 200 vendors in over 37,000 sq. feet of store. Fill Your Nest is a quaint store packed with items for every season and features unique bird-themed décor and so much more. Visit the showroom at Lighting, Etc. and you’ll be struck by the sheer volume of decorative lighting, chandeliers and beautiful fixtures.  For the plant-lover in your life, head to Tropical Greenery for a wide selection of plants, trees, planters and an extra special gift section. Big box retailer At Home is your one-stop superstore that carries over 50,000 home-focused items at an affordable price. Stay tuned for more local shopping options every Friday on social media throughout the holiday season and remember to Shop NRH.

November 15 Post: 

Don’t just stand deer: Shop NRHHoliday shopping for your special someone who loves the great outdoors? North Richland Hills is home to a variety of businesses whose passion is getting customers back to nature. Fishing enthusiasts might love a new kayak or gear from Anglers Pro Tackle & Outdoors at 6238 Rufe Snow Drive Suite 124. Allout Offroad Performance at 6920 NE Loop 820 is your one-stop shop for decking out a truck, jeep or SUV with all of the proverbial bells and whistles. The Scuba Shop at 8451 Boulevard 26 not only offers a variety of scuba gear, diving instruction courses for all levels are offered onsite in a heated pool. Cover all of your bases for that weekend warrior with a high performance cooler or drinkware from Bison Coolers at 5113 Commercial Drive so they can enjoy their next hunting or camping excursion. And for everything under the sun, head to Academy Sports + Outdoors at 7441 NE Loop 820 to pick up a wide range of sporting goods and outdoor gear. Stay tuned for more local shopping options every Friday throughout the holiday season and remember to Shop NRH.

November 8 Post: 

Fa la la la la la la la Local! Shop NRHAre you planning to host friends and family this holiday season? You can complete all of your home improvement projects long before your guests arrive by shopping for needed supplies and tools right in North Richland Hills! Visit Harbor Freight Tools at 7523 Boulevard 26 or The Home Depot stores at 6501 NE Loop 820 and 6411 Precinct Line Road to check off all of the to-do’s on your task list. Stay tuned for more local shopping options every Friday throughout the holiday season and remember to Shop NRH. 

Why Shop NRH?

As the holiday season approaches, shopping in North Richland Hills should be at the top of everyone’s to do list. From unique locally owned stores to national chain retailers, you can complete your holiday gift buying and enjoy your shopping experience right here at home in North Richland Hills. And when your day is done, finish it off right at one of North Richland Hills’ many eateries.

When you shop and dine locally you not only support your neighbors who work and own businesses in our community, you also ensure that your sales tax dollars are reinvested where they belong — in your community. Every dollar you spend in the City of North Richland Hills helps support important public services like public safety, streets and parks. 

View our online database of local businesses who are ready to help you find the perfect gifts for everyone on your list. Throughout the holiday season, look for our weekly Shop NRH social media posts each Friday here on the city's website and on Facebook, Twitter and Nextdoor.

Facebook Twitter Email

Other News in City News

Utility construction on Browning Drive

Word on the Streets

Posted on: February 22, 2024
Vote buttons

Election Update

Posted on: February 16, 2024
Roadway construction equipment on Iron Horse Blvd

Iron Horse Boulevard Improvements

Posted on: February 9, 2024
Wing drone delivery service

Drone Deliveries

Posted on: February 9, 2024 | Last Modified on: January 15, 2024
Lane Closed Sign

Glenview Drive Reconstruction

Posted on: February 5, 2024
Flash Vote


Posted on: January 26, 2024
Mayor Oscar Trevino

Message from Mayor Oscar Trevino

Posted on: January 16, 2024
NRH water tower covered in snow

Freezing Weather

Posted on: January 11, 2024
road work ahead

Lariat Trail Improvements

Posted on: January 11, 2024 | Last Modified on: January 15, 2024
Citizen Survey Report

Citizen Survey Report

Posted on: January 10, 2024
Entrance to NRH City Hall

City Leadership

Posted on: January 9, 2024
Words: NRH Year in Review 2023 with 70th anniversary logo

2023 Year in Review

Posted on: December 26, 2023
Words Scam Alert and photo of a water faucet

Scam Alert

Posted on: December 29, 2023
Chicken in a coop

Backyard Chicken Ordinance

Posted on: December 13, 2023
Don Bowen

Special Recognition

Posted on: December 12, 2023
Bedford Euless Road - new pavement

Bedford Euless Road Improvements

Posted on: December 11, 2023
car brake lights

Traffic Alert

Posted on: November 28, 2023
820/183 highway interchange

North Tarrant Express Construction

Posted on: November 13, 2023
Main Street pavement with building in background

Main Street Improvements

Posted on: October 12, 2023
containers of oil, gas, cleaning chemicals and paints

Household Hazardous Waste

Posted on: September 27, 2023
two young swimmers in water, Pool Safely logo

Grant Award

Posted on: September 19, 2023
Council Chambers.jpg

City Budget & Tax Rate Adopted

Posted on: September 12, 2023
Roadway Asset Services van on street

Citywide Street Assessment

Posted on: August 18, 2023
Nitro Blast

NRH2O New Attraction

Posted on: August 16, 2023
Peppa Pig costumed character waving

Peppa Pig Theme Park

Posted on: June 28, 2023


Posted on: May 5, 2023
Street Maintenance - slurry seal being placed on asphalt street

Preventive Street Maintenance Program

Posted on: April 25, 2023
water meter and app

New Water Meters

Posted on: February 28, 2023
Street icon

2020 Bond Program

Posted on: November 4, 2020
City Point Rendering

City Point Development

Posted on: December 18, 2019