Category Archives: Economic Development

Thousands Celebrate Grand Opening of Texas Live! in Arlington

Thousands turned out Thursday night for the grand opening of Texas Live!, a dream years in the making for Arlington’s already vibrant Entertainment District. Texas Live!, a partnership between the Texas Rangers, The Cordish Companies and the City of Arlington, is one of the largest and most exciting sports-anchored developments in…

PlainsCapital Bank Opens Commercial Banking Center in Arlington’s Entertainment District

While commercial banking customers increasingly utilize online and mobile banking features, they still rely on brick-and-mortar locations for a range of services. Reflecting that demand, PlainsCapital Bank consolidating its two Arlington branch operations and staff into a new, larger, modern facility near AT&T Stadium. PlainsCapital’s branches at 1501 North Center Street…

Lockhart Smokehouse Coals Transfered From Dallas to Light BBQ Smokers at Texas Live!

In a deep rooted tradition that dates back to the early 1900s, Lockhart Smokehouse coals were transferred today from Oak Cliff to its newest location at Texas Live! set to open August 9th in the Arlington Entertainment District. The ceremonial procession, which started at the Lockhart Smokehouse Oak Park location,…

Chef and TV Host Guy Fieri Stoked to Bring Taco Joint to Texas Live! in Arlington

Chef, restaurateur, New York Times Best selling author and Emmy Award winning television host, Guy Fieri, unveiled additional details today for his signature concept at Texas Live! – Guy Fieri’s Taco Joint. Guy Fieri’s Taco Joint will debut with the project when it opens in the Arlington Entertainment District on…

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…