Restaurants Announced for UTA's College Park District

New development to boost growing downtown area

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    Five new restaurants are slated for the University of Texas at Arlington's new mixed-use college park district that is set to open this summer. (Published Thursday, Mar 15, 2012)

    The University of Texas at Arlington's College Park District has named its first five restaurants.

    Grip Mediterranean Grill, Pie Five Pizza, Coolberry Yogurt, MAVS Sports Grill and Pho Express be in mixed-use development that opens in downtown Arlington in August.

    UTA's College Park District Takes Shape

    [DFW] UTA's College Park District Takes Shape
    Five new restaurants are slated for the University of Texas at Arlington's new mixed-use college park district that is set to open this summer. (Published Thursday, Mar 15, 2012)

    "It will play a huge role in what we're trying to accomplish," said Terry Bertrand, vice chairman of the Downtown Arlington Management Corp.

    Developers hope the 20-acre development will attract people to live, work and shop in the growing downtown area.

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    "There will be some great opportunities for people to stay, grab something to eat, go to an event and just the place to be really," Bertrand said.

    "It'll be great for the students, the faculty and the university, but also great for downtown," he said. "Downtown Arlington is growing in an amazing way."

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    While there's still work to do, the area is a long way from where it used to be.

    "Arlington made some decisions years ago that changed the way downtown looked and felt," Bertrand said. "Things have changed over the years. We're getting closer and more connected with each other."