Tag Archives: Entertainment District

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…

Latest ‘Home Plate Update’ Features HKS Interview on New Rangers Ballpark

The Home Plate Update is a quarterly publication dedicated to informing citizens about everything happening with the new Texas Rangers ballpark and Texas Live! development in Arlington’s Entertainment District. Last November, the residents of Arlington overwhelming approved an extension of the City’s sales tax to cover half of the $1 billion Texas Rangers ballpark…

Arlington Seeking Artist Submissions for Entertainment District Sculpture Trail

Arlington Parks and Recreation is now accepting submissions to complete phase four of the Entertainment District Sculpture Trail at Richard Greene Linear Park. A budget has been set at $140,000 to fund up to three sculptures and associated foundations.Unity Arch, a key centerpiece, was dedicated on April 6, 2017, as the…

Arlington Ranks at Top of Dallas Business Journal’s Economic Development Deals List

As far as economic development deals go, 2016 was a home run for the City of Arlington. With $1.55 billion worth of business deals done, Arlington scored the top spot on the Dallas Business Journal’s latest list of North Texas economic development deals ranked by value. The City of Arlington’s Economic…

Art on the Greene Festival Once Again Draws Crowds to Arlington’s Entertainment District

While there’s a long list of arts and cultural festivals hosted throughout the year across North Texas, Art on the Greene in Arlington has established a name for itself with art aficionados and outdoor lovers alike.“It’s relaxing,” said Grand Prairie resident Kevyn Reed. “You’re here under the trees. Each artist…

Arlington is Home to First Tesla Supercharger Station in Dallas-Fort Worth Area

Arlington’s world-class Entertainment District is now even more electrifying. The city is home to Tesla’s first urban Supercharger station in the Dallas-Fort Worth area. The station, which opened recently at the Arlington Convention Center, has 10 Superchargers available to the public 24 hours a day. The station, built by the City in…