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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…

Arlington Eats: Tarrant County College’s Culinary Arts Program

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 Tarrant County College’s Culinary Arts Program at the Southeast Campus in The American Dream City. The program is designed…

Transportation Advisory Committee Presents Recommendations to City Council

From on-demand ridesharing services available today to futuristic pods that could shuttle passengers high above busy city streets, the Transportation Advisory Committee presented recommendations Tuesday on how to address Arlington’s present, near-term and future transportation needs. The City Council-appointed committee, made up of 31 Arlington residents and stakeholders, has spent the…

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…

Schedule Your Free Ride on Milo, Arlington’s Autonomous Shuttle, in October

Interested in catching a ride on a self-driving shuttle? Come try out Milo and provide the City of Arlington with feedback about your experience. The City of Arlington is now booking rides on four upcoming dates to provide the public an opportunity to check out the Milo autonomous shuttle service. Arlington is leasing two of…

Westbound I-30 Reduced to One Lane Near SH 360 Today for Pavement Repair

New lane closures are planned for the next week as part of the $233 million Interstate 30/SH 360 Interchange Project. Aerial photos of the project are available on the Keep 30360 Moving website.  Weekly Lane Closure Look AheadClosures are subject to changes due to weather and schedule. Below are anticipated traffic…

Arlington, Pantego to Conduct Targeted Ground Spraying for West Nile Virus Sept. 24-25

Editor’s Note: Because of mechanical issues, the contractor was unable to conduct targeted ground spraying in the area at Douglas Court and North Cooper Street on Monday, September 25. Targeted ground spraying for that area has been rescheduled for Tuesday, September 26 between the hours of 9 p. m. and 5…

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…

Backstage Arlington: 2017 Taste of Arlington Brings Live Music to Downtown

MyArlingtonTV is taking a trip across The American Dream City to showcase some of the diverse musical acts happening in Arlington’s schools, restaurants, churches and neighborhoods. Hosted by Tika Cook, “Backstage Arlington” highlights some of the different music acts and performing venues that exist in Arlington. The newest episode features Taste of…