Category Archives: Business

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 GM Assembly Set to Become First Plant Operating Entirely on Wind Energy

Arlington’s General Motors Assembly is set to become the first plant operating entirely on wind energy. By 2018, the plant’s dream of meeting all of its electricity needs with wind power will be complete. Business leaders from General Motors and the U. S. wind energy industry met in Arlington in February to mark…

Justin Shipley, Newly Named Executive Chef at Arlington Convention Center, Realizes Dream

Justin Shipley knew from a young age he wanted to become an executive chef. Now after years of experience at Dallas-Fort Worth area restaurants and hotels, Shipley has realized his dream as the newly announced Executive Chef at the Arlington Convention Center. Shipley graduated in 2004 from The Art Institute of Dallas, where…

U.S. Pan Asian American Chamber of Commerce-Southwest Recognizes Community, Business Leaders

The U. S. Pan Asian American Chamber of Commerce-Southwest recently recognized local community and business leaders, including many from Arlington, at its 16th Annual Lunar New Year Celebration. Grace McDermott, President of USPAACC-SW, honored Arlington Mayor Jeff Williams with the Legacy Visionary Award for his efforts to keep the Texas Rangers in…

Flagship PBR Country Bar Latest Announcement for Texas Live!

The Cordish Companies, Texas Rangers and Professional Bull Riders (PBR) today announced the flagship PBR country bar in the United States will open in Texas Live! in Arlington in 2018. The announcement was made at AT&T Stadium, where PBR’s Frontier Communications Iron Cowboy event will take place on Saturday for the eighth consecutive…

New Hilton Garden Inn Opens Near Arlington Highlands

Business travelers and South Arlington residents seeking hotel accommodations for out-of-town friends and family have a new option along Interstate 20. A 135-room Hilton Garden Inn Dallas/Arlington South opened January 31, 2017, near the Arlington Highlands shopping center, west of Collins Street. The Hilton Garden Inn hotel features The Garden Grille &…

Arlington’s Sugar Bee Sweets Bakery Makes TV Debut Tonight on Cake Hunters

Arlington’s own Sugar Bee Sweets Bakery will be making its TV debut at 9 p. m. tonight on Cooking Channel’s Cake Hunters. In the episode, the owner of custom bike shop, Strokers Dallas, is throwing a big party to celebrate 20 years in business. Sugar Bee Sweet Bakery, which recently relocated to…

Lights, Camera, Action! Studio Movie Grill Opens in Lincoln Square Shopping Center

With food, drinks and fun, Studio Movie Grill celebrated the grand opening of its newest crowd-pleasing theater complex Thursday night at Arlington’s Lincoln Square shopping center. City and community leaders and hundreds of movie goers attended the studio’s red carpet event, which included showings of the first movie releases of 2017. SMG Lincoln Square marks the Dallas-based…

New Downtown Arlington Business Offers Entreprenuers Affordable Work Space

A new co-working space in Downtown Arlington offers affordable office and meeting space, collaborative opportunities and other support and resources designed to help entrepreneurs and freelancers make their dreams of running a successful business come true. PinnStation, located at 201 E. Abram Street in the Pinnacle Corporation building, offers daily, weekly…