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KTVT 2011-09-26 23:17:00 UTC
KTVT 2011-09-26 23:17:00 UTC
KTVT 2011-09-26 23:17:00 UTC
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CBS 11 News at 6PM
KTVT (CBS)Dallas, TX DMA: 5
Sep 26 2011 6:17PM CDT
Programming Type: News
>> we know the cowboys and rangers bring inmoney to arlington. jot city's downtown stretching trfrom six siflags to i-30 and uta and arlington's core is evolving into a arlington gt destination now. joel thomas reports. >> reps.orter: the grows monkey eatery and sports barry is a symbol of the changing downtown arlington. 10ng years ago, the owner shied ne away from opening a business here. the area is thriving with th hundreds of millions invested mi in new construction and renovatid on. reason number one for the changes? cowo boys stadium. >> a buddy said let's not go anywhere, you know, and if we're here and they're there, ey we have some -- and they're doing the right thing. >> the original downtown arlington was built in the same spot along the railway. in none 10, it had electricity, d water -- 1910, yet had 10 electricity and watey r and service. theyic want to recapture the same energy to some of the art work that graces the city's gateway. like the old downtown, location is every thing. >>th next to the cod boys stadium -- the cowboys stadium m and the e rage -- rangers stadiu -m. ng there is a lot to drive people to downtown and hopefully they will stay. llthere. >> reporter: by staying downtown, they mean living li here. ut a utis constructing residential and commercial units next to the performing rfarts center. thene comm itment is the area's he success big lure. >> you have this power behind r you, people are committed to mm doing it and we wanted to be waa part of that a s l. >> reporter: and that has been -- as well. >> reporter: that has been ta winning formula of a business returning to what it was once. joel thomas, cbs heaven now. >>> merchants in the area tell us in the next month or so that they expect etwo new restaurants, a gogirt shop and a bar to open in do you to arlington. >>>
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