Category Archives: Business

Victor Vandergriff Tells Story of Dad’s American Dream

Articles American Dream City 1-26-15

Victor Vandergriff learned about the American Dream in Arlington by watching his father, former mayor Tom Vandergriff. For more than two decades, Vandergriff’s father played a critical role in the growth of Arlington, luring General Motors and the Texas Rangers to our city, creating Lake Arlington, and helping to build Read more…

Mindy Lu’s Pies: A Slice of the American Dream

Articles Brand Video 11-25-14

Mindy Lu’s has been living the American Dream in Arlington by making pies for almost 40 years. The pies are found in retail outlets and restaurants throughout the Southwest. Flavors include Apple, Apricot, Cherry, Chocolate, Peach, Pineapple, Lemon, Very Berry, and Strawberry Cheesecake. It’s a family-run business with three generations Read more…

Texas Trust Credit Union Moves Headquarters to Arlington

Articles Business 11-24-14

Texas Trust Credit Union is settling into its new  headquarters located at 5850 Interstate 20 in south Arlington, which will allow the credit union to expand back-office operations in North Texas. After purchasing the 78,660-square-foot Cordovan Park buildings in 2012, the credit union began renovating a portion of the space Read more…

WinCo Foods Bringing Low Prices, Jobs to South Arlington

Articles Business 11-17-14

Are you ready for a new 24-hour supermarket in Arlington? WinCo Foods, the Boise, Idaho-based discount grocer known for bringing organic, specialty and regular products all together under one roof, will be opening in south Arlington in late 2015 or early 2016. The 84,000 square foot store, which will be located at 4620 Read more…

‘Adventure to Santa’ to Open at The Parks at Arlington

Articles Entertainment 11-5-14

Revolutionary Holiday Experience Opens to Public on Nov. 11 The Parks at Arlington Wednesday announced it will host Adventure to Santa, a DreamWorks DreamPlace Santa adventure that embodies DreamWorks’ distinctive blend of world-class technology and storytelling for a next generation holiday experience. DreamWorks Animation, the global family entertainment brand known Read more…

Arlington Chamber of Commerce to Host Governor’s Small Business Forum

Articles Business 10-17-14

Arlington Chamber of Commerce  will host the Governor’s Small Business Forum (GSBF) at the Arlington at the Convention Center on Wednesday October 29, 2014. GSBF, sponsored by the Texas Governor’s Office, the Texas Workforce Commission, the Arlington Chamber and local partners, is designed to give entrepreneurs and small businesses valuable tools, Read more…

American Dream City: Chevy Suburban Turns 80

Articles Brand 09-24-14

This month, the Chevy Suburban turns 80 years old. According to NBC News, that makes the Suburban the “oldest, longest running automobile nameplate in the world.” Arlington’s General Motors plant is the sole production facility in the country for the Suburban and all of the other SUVs the company produces Read more…