Chick-fil-A opens in Richardson; Lo-Lo's Chicken and Waffles moves to Grapevine and more DFW-area news

Chick-fil-A's new location in the Spanish Village Shopping Center is now open for drive-thru and mobile curbside service. (Courtesy Chick-fil-A)
Chick-fil-A's new location in the Spanish Village Shopping Center is now open for drive-thru and mobile curbside service. (Courtesy Chick-fil-A)

Chick-fil-A's new location in the Spanish Village Shopping Center is now open for drive-thru and mobile curbside service. (Courtesy Chick-fil-A)

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Richardson

Chick-fil-A now open in Spanish Village Shopping Center on western edge of Richardson


Chick-fil-A is known for its original chicken sandwich and waffle fries as well as its chicken nuggets, salads, lemonade and milkshakes. Inside dining is not currently available at the Spanish Village location as it is only offering drive-thru and mobile curbside service.

Benders Sports & Spirits now serving drinks, food in Richardson



Benders Sports & Spirits opened 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.

Frisco

29 roadside trees to be transplanted to parks in Frisco

More than two dozen trees will transplanted from their current location along Legacy Drive and Town and Country Boulevard in Frisco to make way for road construction this summer.

iSaveLives CPR relocates in east Frisco to Centennial Plaza

iSaveLives CPR relocated in January from 6500 Preston Road, Frisco, to 4633 Coit Road, Ste. 320A, Frisco, in Centennial Plaza. The business offers life-saving skills and certifications for people wanting or needing to know CPR or first aid.

McKinney

New private gym, The Exercise Coach, now open in McKinney

The Exercise Coach, known for its personalized, one-on-one training sessions, opened April 6 at 1890 N. Stonebridge Drive, Ste. 330, McKinney. The fitness studio will use technology and scientific training methods to offer personalized workouts in 20 minutes to help clients reach their fitness goals, such as improving strength and stamina, muscle tone, weight loss and overall health.

Keller-Roanoke-Northeast Fort Worth

True Results medical wellness and fitness facility opens in Keller

True Results, a gym and wellness facility, held a grand opening Jan. 16 at 1680 Keller Parkway in Keller. In addition to high-intensity interval workout classes, the facility provides wellness evaluations, nutritional consultation and medical wellness services.

Grapevine-Colleyville-Southlake

Grubbs Acura now open in Grapevine

The Grubbs Family of Dealerships opened a new Acura dealership in Grapevine in March. Located at 1600 E. Hwy. 114, the dealership has a new showroom with just over 8,500 square feet and a service center with 30 shop lifts along with a two-story parts department that houses thousands of new Acura parts, according to a news release.

Lo-Lo's Chicken and Waffles-DFW will relocate from Southlake to Grapevine Towne Center

Arkansas-based soul food restaurant Lo-Lo's Chicken and Waffles will relocate from its Southlake location to Grapevine Towne Center at 1270 W. SH 114, Grapevine, according to the center's property manager, Chandler Walker. A timeline for the relocation has yet to be announced.

William C. Wadsack, Valerie Wigglesworth, Miranda Jaimes, Kira Lovell and Sandra Sadek contributed to this report.



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