All posts by Susan Schrock

Urban Union Celebrated as New Downtown Hot Spot

Dodson Development broke ground a little more than one year ago on his Urban Union project, transforming a collection of dilapidated businesses along Front Street into new hot spot in downtown Arlington. On Thursday, Arlington community and business leaders and a few hundred customers celebrated the grand opening of the Urban…

From Parks to Streets, City of Arlington Investing $169 Million in Infrastructure

From replacing bumpy neighborhood streets to building a new recreation center/branch library on the east side of town, the City of Arlington plans to invest more than $169 million in infrastructure over the coming year. The Arlington City Council adopted this year’s $68.8 million capital budget, $84.4 million water utility capital…

Texas Rangers Unveil New Ballpark Fare – Including $27 ‘Most Valuable Tamale’

How do you keep traditional baseball fare fun and exciting? Combine it with other baseball fare, of course!From a hot dog wrapped inside a tamale to shredded brisket deep fried in funnel cake batter and topped with powdered sugar, Globe Life Park in Arlington unveiled several concession and club menu items…

Arlington City Council Approves Economic Incentives for UPS Regional Hub

The Arlington City Council has approved tax incentives to help United Parcel Service, Inc., open a regional hub in early 2019, a move that would bring an estimated 1,400 full-time jobs and fill one of the city’s largest warehouse/industrial spaces.UPS will lease approximately 1 million square feet of space under construction at…

Driverless Shuttle Pilot Program to Roll Out in Arlington’s Entertainment District

Not looking forward to that long trek from the parking lot to the ballpark this summer? As part of an innovative transportation pilot program, visitors to Arlington’s Entertainment District may soon be able to catch a free ride on a driverless shuttle to help make getting from their vehicles to…

Arlington Launches Texas Rangers Ballpark, Texas Live! Websites

Ballpark architecture, barbecue, and mechanical bulls – Arlington’s Entertainment District is generating lots of buzz with announcements related to the future $1 billion Texas Rangers retractable-roof, climate-controlled stadium and the adjacent Texas Live! entertainment complex. Keep up with all the news happening on these transformative projects, including key announcements like HKS,…

Arlington Exploring Innovative Transportation Technology

Love that feeling when you catch more than one green light in a row? The City of Arlington is exploring innovative transportation technology that would allow drivers to experience that thrill more often while also helping to keep streets safer and less congested. As part of its Smart Cities initiative, the…