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On Target? Axe Throwing Venue to Open in Burlington’s Old North End

three people standing in front of the target

Burlington entrepreneur Mike Garber has an axe to grind: There aren’t enough places to have good, clean fun in the Queen City. So he’s opening one of his own.

By sometime next month, Garber hopes to have Burly Axe Throwing, a competitive axe throwing venue, up and operating at 294 North Winooski Avenue.

Participants chuck two-pound axes — really more like hatchets — at a bullseye painted on a wooden wall to earn the most points.

“It’s a lot like darts,” Garber said. “It sort of gives you the feeling of danger, but it’s under control.”

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