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Ax-Throwing Bar Opens in Charlotte

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CHARLOTTE — The Belmont neighborhood in Charlotte is the first in the Southeast to host an ax-throwing bar. Well, technically, Lumberjaxe is a space where members can throw the wood-chopping tool at a target, and it just happens that the space sells beer too. Those looking to test their lumberjack skills can book an hour for $20. The business sits at 933 Louise Ave. [EaterWire]

WILMINGTON — Parents Amy and Ben Wright have four children, two of which, Bitty and Beau, have Down syndrome. The Wrights started coffee shop Bitty & Beau to employ people with disabilities as a way to advocate for acceptance and inclusion. Amy Wright was named CNN’s Hero of 2017 for her work. Bitty & Beau will open a second shop in Charleston. [CNN]

DURHAMSaltbox Seafood Joint, an Eater essential for Durham, will open a second location at 2637 Durham-Chapel Hill Blvd on Tuesday, December 19. The original location is no bigger than a food stand with a few picnic tables, but the new spot will have indoor seating for 50 and perhaps sell beer and wine if the ABC permit comes through. [N&O]

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