Home Plate Update March 2018 - Page 11

"backyard" of Texas Live! Arlington Backyard will host more than 250 annual events including cultural activities, art shows, regional and national concerts, charitable functions and community events, and will serve as the launching point for major festivals throughout the entire district. INSIDE TEXAS LIVE! Construction of Texas Live!, set to open late summer/ early fall of this year, is rapidly progressing. A pproximately 54,000 cubic yards of dirt have been moved off the project site between the Texas Rangers' Globe Life Park and the Dallas Cowboys AT&T Stadium. Additionally, about 1,000 tons of structural steel are being anchored by about 10,000 cubic yards of concrete to complete the exterior framework of the project. “As construction of Texas Live! progresses in the Arlington Entertainment District, we are one step closer to making our dreams a reality with a world- class destination that will cement Arlington as the premier sports, entertainment and hospitality destination in the country for decades to come,” said Mayor Jeff Williams. “Texas Live! is already generating maximum community benefits to our residents with more than 2,000 new construction jobs.” Texas Live! will become a year- round, central gathering place for the community and a destination for sports fans, visitors and families. This year, guests will be able to enjoy incredible sports viewing, regional and national concerts, hundreds of special events a year and several best-in- class dining and entertainment options including: Rangers Republic: the "ultimate fan clubhouse" for Rangers fans during home games, away games and all year-round. A celebration of the Rangers heritage past, present and future, Rangers Republic will be a two- level, 30,000-square-foot, family friendly dining and entertainment venue that will allow fans unprecedented access to the Texas Rangers. Live! Arena: the heartbeat of Texas Live! - a multi-level, central gathering place comprised of more than 35,000 square feet of best-in-class dining and entertainment options. Live! Arena will be the "living room" of Texas Live!, providing fans with one of the best sports viewing experiences imaginable and will be the ultimate place to celebrate the Rangers and all Texas sports. Arlington Backyard: a 5,000-capacity outdoor event pavilion that will become the PBR Country Bar: The flagship PBR bar at Texas Live! will be the largest PBR venue in the country. Born from the toughest sport on dirt, the PBR country bar at Texas Live! will be a powerhouse concept that brings an authentic country experience to Arlington, marrying an electric combination of "cowboy cool" and big-time, Texas-sized entertainment. The country's flagship PBR will exceed 1,500 capacity and will feature a 7,000- square-foot balcony overlooking Arlington Backyard. Guy Fieri: The Emmy-award winning chef, restaurateur, author and TV personality will be launching a one-of-a-kind, flagship restaurant concept for the project that will be developed specifically with Texas Live! in mind. Lockhart Smokehouse: The family behind the iconic brand has deep roots in Texas and will be bringing the Lockhart barbecue tradition to Texas Live!. Guests will be able to experience Lockhart traditions such as Kreuz Market sausage, as well as other Texas standards including brisket, ribs and other meats smoked low and slow over Texas post oak. Additionally, Revolver Brewing will debut a working brewery, bar and tasting room within the Live! by Loews hotel when it opens in 2019. Guests will be able to enjoy Revolver's flagship brands, like Blood and Honey, as well as one-of- a-kind specialty beers specifically crafted for the project. 11