The owners of Lot 2 in Benson are bringing another restaurant to the neighborhood.
Brad and Johanna Marr plan to open Baxter, which will serve pizza by the slice, sandwiches and salads in the former location of Ella's at 6113 Maple St.
"We love Benson," Brad Marr said, "and we want to continue to make it a great place to be."
Baxter is named after the grandfather of the Marr's business partner. The late Johnny Baxter opened his first car dealership in 1956 in Benson where the Waiting Room is now.
"It was fitting to bring that name back to Benson," he said.
Marr said Baxter will serve beer and wine, and they hope to have it open yet this fall.
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