THRōW Social DC and Kick Axe Throwing open in Ivy City

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A new breed of social games concepts has come to DC with the grand opening of THRōW Social DC and Kick Axe Throwing in the burgeoning Ivy City neighborhood. this
Friday, Feb. 6.

The highly interactive venues are operated by Ginger Flesher-Sonnier, founder and CEO of the Ginger Companies, LLC,.  A pioneer in the social gaming industry, she has similar venues in Philadelphia and Brooklyn,  Ginger is also responsible for opening the first escape rooms in both Washington, D.C. and Northern Virginia in 2014,

Operating together in a shared multi-level space spanning 22,000 square feet, the new Ivy City experience has Kick Axe Throwing with a dozen axe-throwing ranges on the first floor, and THRōW Social DC with five curling rinks and six football bowling ranges on the upper level

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The venue has an “Aspen-to-Palm Beach” aesthetic that allows guest to get cozy by fireplace hangouts or sip something warm while taking in the rustic Aspen ski lodge-inspired decor at Kick Axe Throwing. While  upstairs has a subtropical Palm Beach décor that includes cabanas and glowing, kitschy neon signs.

THRōW Social DC  and Kick Axe Throwing will both operate weekly from Wednesday thru Sunday. Participants of all ages are welcome at THRōW Social DC and participants age eight  and older are welcome at Kick Axe Thro with optional foam axes available for young participants. Kick Axe Throwing patrons must wear closed toe shoes and high heels are prohibited. Pricing is $29 per person for an hour of each gaming experience.

Guests are asked to make advance reservations online and should be aware that either or both venues do become closed to the public when hosting large private events.

Troy Petenbrink

Troy, also known as The Gay Traveler, is a well known travel and food writer. His has been a regular contributor to a variety of outlets including National Geographic, Travel Channel, DCRefined, CBS Local, and Metro Weekly. He also appears on local Washington news outlets as a travel expert.

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