Category Archives: Business

Six Flags Over Texas Voted Best Theme Park Halloween Event In the State

After a month of spirited voting, USA TODAY readers have name Six Flags Over Texas’ Fright Fest as the Best Theme Park Halloween Event in the state of Texas. Six Flags Over Texas was one of the country’s first theme parks to host a Halloween celebration beginning in 1976. As Halloween…

Arlington, Texas Rangers Celebrate Groundbreaking of Future Globe Life Field

The City of Arlington and Texas Rangers on Thursday celebrated the groundbreaking of a $1.1 billion retractable-roof ballpark that will draw tens thousands of fans to the Entertainment District year-round and keep the Texas Rangers playing here for decades to come. Mayor Jeff Williams and Arlington City Council members, Texas Rangers…

Summit Racing Equipment Opens in Arlington to Car Enthusiasts’ Delight

Rain couldn’t stop the celebration of Summit Racing Equipment’s newest facility Thursday. The ribbon cutting marked the opening of the company’s fourth and largest location, and Arlington’s facility is outfitted with warehouse space, a retail super store and a customer support center. Mechanics and car enthusiasts have been waiting with eager…

From Vietnam to Arlington, David Dang Embodies the American Dream

David Dang left Vietnam in 1978 to pursue his American Dream. After spending some time in New York and California, Dang arrived in Texas in 1997. Dang bought Ben Thanh Plaza in 2011 and saw an immediate opportunity to expand the property to create something special for East Arlington.“East Arlington Renewal…

GM Logistics Center, Drury Plaza Hotel Highlighted in ‘Invest in Our Economy’ Newsletter

Earlier this summer, General Motors and the City of Arlington celebrated the groundbreaking of the future Arlington Automotive Logistics Center. The $250 million redevelopment project, being constructed on the former Six Flags Mall site at Division Street and State Highway 360, is expected to bring hundreds of new, good-paying jobs to…

Latest ‘Home Plate Update’ Features New Texas Rangers Ballpark Renderings

A week before officially breaking ground on Globe Life Field, the Texas Rangers and HKS released revised renderings of the $1.1 billion ballpark planned for Arlington’s Entertainment District. Featured in the latest edition of Home Plate Update, these renderings offer glimpses of architectural design elements such as the retractable roof, soaring…

Texas Rangers, HKS Release Revised Renderings of Globe Life Field

The Texas Rangers and HKS released revised renderings of the new $1.1 billion Globe Life Field, providing glimpses of design elements such as the retractable roof, soaring brick arches that line the concourse and seating configurations that place fans even on the upper decks closer to the field. The renderings, which…

Arlington City Councilwoman Lana Wolff Receives Dream Builder Award

Long-time Arlington City Council member and community leader Lana Wolff has received the Dream Builder award from the Downtown Arlington Management Corporation and DAMC premier partner, Texas Trust Credit Union. DAMC Board Member Debi Knoblock, Assistant Vice President of Relationships and Opportunity at Texas Trust, presented the Dream Builder award to Wolff. Texas Trust conceived…

Ask the Experts: Cordish Companies Chairman David Cordish Talks Texas Live!

The City of Arlington’s Office of Communication recently talked to The Cordish Companies Chairman David Cordish about the $250 million Texas Live! entertainment complex under construction in The American Dream City. Texas Live!, anchored by the Live! by Loews hotel, is part of a $4 billion vision for the Arlington Entertainment…

Arlington Chamber of Commerce to Host Annual Meeting and Star Awards Dinner

The Arlington Chamber of Commerce announced the Star Award recipient for 2017 would be prominent business-leader, Ralph B. Shelton, II. Shelton will accept the award at the Arlington Chamber’s Annual Meeting & Awards Dinner on Thursday, September 21, 2017, at the Arlington Convention Center. The Arlington Chamber’s Star Award is the highest…