Category Archives: Business

Latest ‘Invest in Our Economy’ Newsletter Highlights $82 Million Summit Racing Announcement

articles invest in our economy newsletter 09 20 2016

Summit Racing Equipment announced last month that it will open a new $82 million warehouse facility, retail super store and customer support center in Arlington. The 700,000-square-foot facility, which would be Summit Racing Equipment’s fourth United States location, is expected to open in early 2017 on what is currently vacant land at…

Free Play Arcade Set to Open Downtown Arlington Location by December

Articles Free Play Arcade 08-30-16

Free Play Arcade is expected to open a location in downtown Arlington before the end of the year, the company has announced. Free Play Arcade, located in Richardson, will open its second arcade, bar and restaurant location in the 8,000-square-foot building at 400 E. South Street near J. Gilligan’s Bar &…

Eggroll Festival Brings Community Together to Celebrate Asian Culture

Articles Eggroll Festival 01 09-06-16

Before stepping foot in Ben Thanh Plaza on Saturday, sounds of an Asian melody and an enchanted crowd wafted out into the parking lot. Hundreds of people from various backgrounds tasted the treats of Asia and watched Thai, Vietnamese, Korean, Chinese, Hawaiian and Cambodian dance and musical performances. After three years…

Levy Restaurants Named Exclusive Food, Beverage Vendor for Arlington Convention Center

Articles Levy Restaurant Convention Center 08-17-16 02

Levy Restaurants has been named the exclusive food and beverage vendor for the Arlington Convention Center. The Arlington City Council recently approved a three-year contract with Chicago-based company to provide catering, concession and beverage services for trade shows, banquets, conventions and other events hosted at the Convention Center.“Levy will bring new energy and…

Summit Racing Announces $82 Million Warehouse Facility, Retail Super Store Will Open in Arlington

Articles Summit Racing 08-25-16

Summit Racing Equipment, which bills itself as the world’s largest direct marketer of performance automotive parts and accessories, has announced that it will open a new $82 million warehouse facility, retail super store and customer support center in Arlington. The 700,000-square-foot facility, which would be Summit Racing Equipment’s fourth United States…

Tex Moton & YUMS Bring Innovative Fashion to The American Dream City

Articles Tex Moton YUMS 08-22-16

Already established in the art community as an innovator and talented graffiti artist, Howard “Tex” Moton began to implement his style and take off in the world of fashion when he founded YUMS in 2007. In 2015, Moton made the decision to bring his thriving business to Downtown Arlington with President…

New Arlington WinCo Foods Grocery Store Hiring, Planning September Grand Opening

Articles Winco Foods Grocery 08-22-16

WinCo Foods, a 24-hour supermarket, is expected to open in Arlington in late September. The 86,000-square-foot store, located at 4620 S. Cooper Street next to Hobby Lobby, has scheduled a grand opening for Thursday, Sept. 29. WinCo Foods is known for bringing organic, specialty and regular products all together under one roof. Shoppers…

Arlington Eats: Let Your Imagination Run Wild at Crunch Donut Factory

Articles Crunch Donut Factory 08-17-16

Come along for a mouthwatering ride and catch The American Dream City’s cultural diversity and unique cuisine with Arlington Eats on MyArlingtonTV. In this month’s edition of Arlington Eats, host Andrew Tanielian visits Crunch Donut Factory, a 24-hour self-serve doughnut factory located at 3200 S. Cooper St #104, Arlington, TX 76015. Crunch Donut…

‘Make a Difference’ Website Highlights Transformative Development Projects

Articles Chick Fil A 08-12-16 01

The Community Development and Planning Department’s “Make a Difference” website features articles that highlight transformative redevelopment and renovation projects within our city. These projects include facelifts to building facades, new sign packages, updated landscaping, total site redevelopment, and many other private reinvestment projects. Articles on the site include before and after…

Arlington Brought in Nearly 14 Million Visitors in 2015, New Study Shows

Articles Entertainment District 08-05-16

Nearly 14 million visitors spent an estimated $1.4 billion in Arlington last year, with more than half of those visitors staying overnight, according to a study by Longwoods International. The report, prepared for the Arlington Convention & Visitors Bureau, provides an overview of Arlington’s domestic tourism business in 2015, including information…