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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!

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!
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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!

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Episodes

Episode 13 - Arlington Turkey Trot, UTA Fab Lab and Sly Fungi

11/13/2019
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In this episode of The Downtown, we speak to Emmy Klein and Rocky from RunTime and Daphne Barlow CEO & President of the Boys and Girls Club of Greater Tarrant County about the 10th Annual Arlington Turkey Trot, hen we sat down with the Director of the UTA Fab Lab Katie Musick Peery and the Director of the Sigma Lab Emma Yang about 3D printing and recycling, and finally we sat down with Sly Fungi, a progressive rock trio about their history and what influences their songs and more!

Duration:00:55:17

Episode 12 - A Conversation about the AISD 2019 Bond

11/4/2019
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Rodie and Amy sat down with Kelly Horn and Cindy Powell of AISD to discuss what the Bond 2019 package looks like, how it would be paid back, and what it will actually do for AISD in the coming years.

Duration:00:21:11

Episode 11 - Jennifer Hurley with Arlington Foodies, Kameryn, and Joe's Pizza and Pasta

10/21/2019
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Jennifer Hurley drops by to discuss all of the great things happening at the Arlington Foodie's Farmers Market and some of the latest and greatest places you might have missed, Kameryn discusses her CD release and shares some insight on how her songs come together and we make another stop on the Tournament of Toppings at Joe's Pizza and Pasta.

Duration:00:48:53

Episode 10 - Justin Rojas, Alexis Pence and Blake Andress

10/1/2019
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We sit down with Justin Rojas, the VP of Events for Team Envy to discuss the Dallas Fuel E-sports team and the Arlington E-Sports Stadium, Alexis Pence from Let’s Get Lexi about video games, coffee and baseball and also sit down with Blake Andress from the Medium Rare Podcast; a new Arlington Citizen Media podcast about comedy and food!

Duration:01:11:24

Office of Emergency Management and Mark Joeckel

9/9/2019
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On this episode, we sit down with the man behind all of the cool acts at Arlington Music Hall and the founder of Arlington Proud, Mark Joeckel to discuss community building, vintage theaters and art festivals. We also make another stop on the Tournament of Toppings at Moni's! And we talked to the Arlington Office of Emergency Management to discuss their recent EMAP accreditation, emergency preparedness and their favorite Arlington pizza place.

Duration:00:38:39

The Sound of Arlington

8/26/2019
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An all Arlington Music Episode! We speak to Ric Delzell of Truth Vinyl about his wonderful record store in the heart of downtown that is helping shape a diverse and increasingly interconnected creative arts scene. We also chat with David Conant of ArlingtoN NightS about Chat and Do, the monthly Arlington music networking event, and the growth of the music scene in Arlington!

Duration:00:19:29

Coworking, Comics and Treehouse, Oh My!

7/29/2019
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In this episode of the Downtown brought to you by Arlington Citizen Media, we talk to Conan Saunders from MyComicshop.com about their history in the city of Arlington and if the digital world has taken over the print books, sit down with Lauren and Luke Brewer to talk about their rad little co-working space in Urban Union in downtown called Union Worx, make another stop on the Tournament of Toppings at Mama's Pizza and finally we recap our experience and time at the bimonthly Treehouse...

Duration:00:41:25

Conversations with Community Builders: New Main Brewing and Arlington Distorted

7/17/2019
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On this episode, we speak to some of the purveyors of cool in Arlington; Victor and Garret from Arlington Distorted about the music and art scene in Arlington and how it's grown and we also check out Pantego's rad brewery, New Main Brewing where David and Amanda talk about the origins of the brewery and how community is really helping shape the space. We also have another stop on the Tournament of Toppings when we try the 'za at Candlelite Inn!

Duration:00:50:06

Arlington's Top Foodie

6/28/2019
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Welcome to Arlington's Top Foodie! We sit down with John Salter from the Salter Bros Coffee Roasters here in Arlington, visit Bek's Nizza Pizza for some delicious pizza in the next stop on the Arlington Citizen Media Tournament of Toppings, and Jennifer Hurley from the Arlington Foodies and Arlington Foodie's Farmer's Market stops by to talk about the market and everything food related!

Duration:00:43:59

Arlington Fandom

6/10/2019
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In this episode, the Arlington Citizen Media team talks to Wesley from Colorguards RPG and Dungeons and Dragons and inclusivity in gaming, make a stop on the Tournament of Toppings at Old School Pizza Tavern and speak with Tamera Miller from the Arlington Public Library about ArlingCon!

Duration:00:36:27

The Tournament of Toppings Begins!

5/31/2019
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On this episode, the gang is joined by City Council District 5 runoff candidate, Andy Prior, talk a little about another fun open mic at Truth Vinyl and discuss the first stop on the Arlington Citizen Media's Tournament of Toppings Pizza Tournament!

Duration:00:21:02

Talkin' 'Bout Short Term Rentals

5/20/2019
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On the this episode, Arlington Citizen Media talk about the new Short Term Rental Ordinance in Arlington, Texas with Jessica Black from Moms Against Short Term Rentals, JJ Fenceroy with S.T.A.R.T, and an Arlington homeowner who will be impacted by the ordinance. We also preview the 2019 Arlington Citizen Media Tournament of Toppings pizza tournament and talk a little about the fun night we had at a Truth Vinyl open mic and the East Main Art Festival!

Duration:00:32:51

Welcome to the Downtown!

4/17/2019
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Welcome to the Downtown! Arlington Citizen Media is proud to present our very first episode. Rodie, Amy and Darrel sit down for interviews with some Arlington city council and mayoral candidates and stop by Arlington's newest BBQ craze, Hurtado BBQ and talk with the man himself, Brandon Hurtado.

Duration:01:07:59

The Downtown - a podcast about Arlington coming in April

3/30/2019
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Check back in April when we release our first episode!

Duration:00:00:28