Arlington Citizen Media present's "The Downtown"; the go to podcast for everything you need to know in Arlington, Texas! From exciting new events in the revitalized Downtown area, to the best places to eat in the whole city, and feature stories about the people, places and events that are happening in this great city. We'll have interviews with all of the city's best community leaders, entrepreneurs, artists, musicians and more. Let us show you everything great about this city and help you rediscover your city!
Episode 96 - Larry Ladale & Cameron Atkins
On today's show we talk with Arlington musician Larry Ladale about his latest song, what he’s been working on most recently and talk about some of his favorite places to play music. We also sit down with Cameron Atkins to talk about what a zoning commissioner really is, where his passion for helping to build the city comes from, and what he sees Arlington‘s future.
Episode 95 - Letatia Teykl from the Levitt Pavilion & Piccolo Mondo
We talk with Letatia Teykl from the Levitt Pavilion about the fall schedule, how the Levitt is showcasing more local musicians and bands as openers, the Styx concert on October 16th and more. We also talk with Angelina with Piccolo Mondo about their history that goes back to 1983, the importance of music to the restaurant, and what community means to them.
Episode 94 - Union Worx and Women Inspiring Philanthropy
On today's show, we talk with Luke and Lauren Brewer from Union Worx about their Dallas Morning News People People’s Choice Best Services/Shared space, how the pandemic affected them and what to expect in the future (spoiler alert - it’s some more cool stuff). We also sit down with Linda Dipert and Karen Ellen Anderson from Women Inspiring Philanthropy about how they started, what they’ve done in the community, and their upcoming event at the Levitt Pavilion on September 3rd.
Episode 93 - Greg Gardner with Cartel Taco & Grease Monkey & Veracity Coffee
On today’s show we talk with Greg Gardner, owner of Grease Monkey and Cartel Taco, about how the two restaurants started, why music is so important to him, and what it's been like to see the city grow. We also sat down with Jared Brandt from Veracity Coffee Roasters for a taste test of a couple of his coffees while explaining how his love for coffee came to be.
Episode 92 - Dream Feed & Eric Nadel
On today’s show we talk with Dream Feed about how they got together, their favorite place to play in Arlington and if there is an album or EP in their future. We also talk with the voice of YOUR Texas Rangers, Eric Nadel about how he got into sports broadcasting, which hall of fame means the most to him, and where he gets his need to give back comes from.
Episode 91 - Brandon McLaughlin Live at The Cove Recording Studios
We are introducing a very cool new series for us. We teamed up with The Cove Studios right here in Arlington to talk with musicians and record a few songs. Our first guest is none other than Brandon Maclaughlin! Listen to his songs “Burn It Down” and “Workin Progress” and a really fun interview. Thanks to The Cove Studios and Eoin for having us!
Love This Podcast!
Extremely relevant and entertaining! I love this podcast and the caring crew that create it. I learn something new about my own town every time that I listen in. Anytime the thought crosses my mind “What’s going on in Arlington this week or month or even this weekend?”, I can always check in with The Downtown to find out. I enjoy being made aware of cool events that are going on, as well as being kept up to date on local politics and news. I appreciate this podcast and the information that it provides.
Really enjoyed this latest episode. Great flow between the hosts and the guests.
I now know a lot about Arlington!