Category Archives: Economic Development

Duluth Trading Co. Creates Buzz with Opening of New Arlington Store

The grand opening of Duluth Trading Co. ‘s new Arlington store  generated a lot of buzz on Thursday — and not just because of the lumberjacks entertaining the crowds with their chainsaw skills. Ax throwing, sawing and log chopping were among the free lumberjack demonstrations held to entertain the crowd shortly after a…

Duluth Trading Co. to Celebrate Opening of Arlington Store on July 12

Duluth Trading Co., known for its durable workwear and entertaining commercials, will celebrate the grand opening of its new Arlington store on Thursday, July 12. A ribbon-cutting ceremony, attended by Arlington Mayor Jeff Williams, is scheduled for 9 a. m. at the south Arlington store, located at 620 E. Interstate 20. The…

Texas Live! Announces Partnership with Balcones Distilling

Texas Live! is pleased to announce its partnership with Balcones Distilling as the official Texas-­whisky provider of the $250 million world-­class dining, entertainment and hospitality district opening August 9 in Arlington’s Entertainment District. Originating in Waco in 2008, Balcones Distilling was developed from a passion to create something original and authentic in…

Texas Rangers Hall of Fame Catcher Announces Pudge’s Pizza to Open at Texas Live!

Pudge's Pizza to open at Texas Live!

Hall of Fame catcher Iván “Pudge” Rodríguez unveiled exciting details today for his first restaurant, Pudge’s Pizza, which will open within Texas Live! in Arlington’s Entertainment District. The vision for the concept and a sampling of featured menu items were shared by Rodríguez at an exclusive media event at Globe Life…

Ask Arlington: Downtown Development, Master Plan, Abram St. Rebuild & More

“Ask Arlington” is a show dedicated to answering the questions you have about what’s happening in our city. This week’s show features Downtown Arlington Management Corporation President/CEO Aldo Fritz and Lyndsay Mitchell, Planning Manager for the City of Arlington, to answer your questions about Downtown development, the new Master Plan and…

Texas Live! Grand Opening in Arlington’s Entertainment District Aug. 9-12

The Texas Rangers, The Cordish Companies and the City of Arlington announced today that the Grand Opening celebration for Texas Live! will take place Thursday, August 9 to Sunday, August 12 in Arlington’s Entertainment District. One of the largest and most exciting sports-anchored developments in the country, the $250 million world-class…

Learn More About City’s Amazon HQ2 Proposal in ‘Invest in Our Economy’ Newsletter

The City of Arlington recently competed with some of the most innovative communities in the country to attract Amazon’s future HQ2 to The American Dream City. During this highly competitive process, the City was able to showcase its vision for a repurposed Globe Life Park, home to the Texas Rangers, and…

Texas Live! Hiring Event Set June 13 at Globe Life Park in Arlington

A hiring event for Texas Live! is scheduled to be held from 2 p. m. to 7 p. m. Wednesday, June 13, 2018, at Globe Life Park in Arlington. The event will take place Inside All You Can Eat Porch, which is located at the top of the Right Field Home Run Porch. Guests…

City Celebrates Success of Arlington Highlands, Ends TIRZ Seven Years Early

A Tax Increment Reinvestment Zone established to pay for public infrastructure to support the Arlington Highlands shopping center is being terminated seven years early because of the south Arlington development’s success. The Arlington City Council voted Tuesday, May 22 to end TIRZ No. 4., which has collected property tax revenue generated…

City of Arlington Releases Details of Amazon HQ2 Proposal

The City of Arlington recently competed with some of the most innovative communities in the country to attract Amazon’s future HQ2 to The American Dream City. Arlington was among the cities from across the Dallas-Fort Worth region who submitted proposals to Amazon last year. Due to the compelling vision Arlington presented,…