Tag Archives: Entertainment District

Taylor Swift’s reputation Stadium Tour Coming to AT&T Stadium in Arlington

Taylor Swift’s reputation Stadium Tour will make a stop in Arlington next October. Swift’s first round of tour dates, which includes an Oct. 6 show at AT&T Stadium, were announced Monday. Tickets for the North American leg of the tour go on sale to the general public on Wednesday, December 13. General…

Arlington Celebrates Groundbreaking of $150 Million Live! by Loews Flagship Hotel

Loews Hotels & Co, The Cordish Companies and Texas Rangers officially broke ground Wednesday on the new $150 million flagship Live! by Loews hotel and convention center at Texas Live!Executives from the development team were joined by Arlington Mayor Jeff Williams, former Texas Rangers Catcher Ivan Rodriguez, Arlington City Council and community…

Fortune 500 Company D.R. Horton Celebrates New Corporate Headquarters in Arlington

City and community leaders joined hundreds of D. R. Horton employees Monday to celebrate the opening of the Fortune 500 company’s sleek new headquarters, located in Arlington’s Entertainment District. Construction on the four-story corporate headquarters, home to more than 400 employees, was recently completed on a six-acre campus on the north side…

Mike Hunter Named Arlington Convention Center Director

From overseeing full-service event planning and catering operations to making sure the hand soap in the restrooms smells nice for guests, Mike Hunter pays attention to the details large and small that ensure Arlington Convention Center clients have the best experience possible. Hunter was recently named director of the Arlington Convention…

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…

Six Flags Over Texas’ Scariest Fright Fest Ever Starts This Saturday

Six Flags Over Texas, the Thrill Capital of Texas, will turn into the Fright Capital of Texas offering the Scariest Fright Fest Ever with an all-new scare zone, eye-catching and thrilling performance, plus a unique event that is appropriate for the holiday season. This year’s Halloween festival will have a…

Arlington Refinances AT&T Stadium Debt, Expects to Save $138 Million

The City of Arlington refinanced its remaining AT&T Stadium debt this month as part of a financial strategy that will allow it to simultaneously pay for its $500 million contribution to the Rangers ballpark. Even though the debt will now be repaid by the original 2034 maturity date instead of an…

Texas Rangers Secure Funding for New Ballpark in Arlington

The Texas Rangers announced this week that it will fund at least $100 million more than initially expected for the new Rangers ballpark, which now has a total estimated cost of $1.1 billion. On August 21, the Rangers secured a loan for its contribution toward the public-private project approved by Arlington…

Drury Plaza Hotel Approved for Entertainment District

A new full-service hotel is slated for Arlington’s growing Entertainment District. Earlier this month, the Arlington City Council approved a development plan for a nine-story, 268-room Drury Plaza Hotel. The proposed hotel would be located in the 100 block of West Road to Six Flags, west of the Lincoln Square Shopping…

Arlington to Roll Out Milo Autonomous Shuttle Pilot Program August 26

The City of Arlington will soon launch Milo, a free autonomous shuttle service that will operate on select off-street trails in the Entertainment District before and after major events at AT&T Stadium and Globe Life Park in Arlington. Fans attending the Dallas Cowboys pre-season home game on Saturday, August 26, will…