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‘Downtown Arlington: Open For Business’ Features 817 Barbershop

There's no better time to come on in for a trim, because the latest installment of Downtown Arlington: Open for Business takes you inside 817 Barbershop613 E. Abram St. Suite A. The full service barbershop offers clients a complete range of services from all kinds of men's haircuts to hot beard shaves to kid's and student styles.

Open for Business, which airs on MyArlingtonTV, highlights shops and restaurants that are open for business during the two-year Abram Street Revitalization Project. The show is part of ongoing efforts between the City and the Downtown Arlington Management Corporation to work closely together to support Downtown businesses, communicate lane closures, construction milestones and other important information during construction.


The first five episodes of Downtown Arlington: Open for Business feature J.R. Bentley's, J. Gilligan's Bar and Grill, Fuzzy's Tacos, PinnStation Coworking and Truth Vinyl.

Getting Around Downtown

By March 2020, the transformation of Abram Street will be complete. In the meantime, Abram St. is open for business! Track #myAbram and visit for the latest information about traffic routing, temporary parking and construction milestones. Download Waze for free and see real-time traffic, find optimal routes and avoid road closures, or leave your car at home and hail Via Arlington ride share for only $3.

About Downtown Arlington

Designated by the State of Texas as the Arlington Cultural District, Downtown Arlington blends a unique mix of activities, sights, tastes and sounds that attract visitors and locals alike. Within its less than a two-mile radius, Downtown is home to a top tier public research university, prolific fine and performing artists and arts institutions, live entertainment, exciting NCAA and professional athletics, one-of-a-kind dining and retail, and a supportive business climate.