Benders Sports & Spirits offers affordable food and drinks as well as wall-to-wall TVs for sports spectators. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
Benders Sports & Spirits plans to open March 19 at 300 N. Coit Road, Ste. 130, Richardson. The sports bar offers affordable food and drinks as well as wall-to-wall TVs for sports spectators. Benders offers happy hour every day from 11 a.m.-7 p.m. A March 17 opening party at the Richardson location at 7 p.m. will include free food. The business hopes to open one location per year in the metroplex, according to its website. 972-925-0301. www.benderssportsandspirits.com
Olivia Lueckemeyer graduated in 2013 from Loyola University New Orleans with a degree in journalism. She joined Community Impact Newspaper in October 2016 as reporter for the Southwest Austin edition before her promotion to editor in March 2017. In July 2018 she returned home to the Dallas area and became editor of the Richardson edition.