Dodson Companies announces the opening of South Street Patio.

February 1, 2015. South Street Patio is going to get a makeover and new management. Ryan Dodson, manager of the partnership that owns the property, announced today that South Street Patio will continue to operate as an event venue, but additional investment will be made to solidify the business. “After seeing the demand grow for this type of space, and seeing downtown Arlington continue to develop, we feel that South Street Patio deserves full attention as a stand-alone business.” Dodson said, “Our group plans to take the venue to the next level with a cosmetic makeover, marketing improvements and professional management.”

South Street Patio, a former Good Year Tire store in downtown Arlington, was renovated by Dodson in 2013 and temporarily home to a bar and music venue. When that didn’t work out Randy Ford – owner of J. Gilligans – started the South Street Patio Concept. Dodson has owned the building the entire time and plans to continue to work with Ford to provide a first class venue in Arlington.

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