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BYOB ax-throwing is coming to Towson, courtesy of Stumpy’s Hatchet House

April 18, 2019

By Chris Kaltenbach

The Baltimore Sun

The Towson location, at 1 Pennsylvania Ave., will be its first in Maryland, although plans call for additional franchises in Columbia and Frederick, according to the company’s website.

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Photo by Suzette Wenger

“Stumpy’s Hatchet House to open BYOB hatchet-throwing venue next week in Manheim Township”

January 18, 2019


LNP- Lancaster Online

Located just off Fruitville Pike at 401 Granite Run Drive, Stumpy’s Hatchet House takes a 9,000 square foot space with 12 throwing lanes where customers can throw hatchets at wooden targets.

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Stumpy’s Hatchet House: From school principal to throwing axes for fun

Oct. 17,2018


Asbury Park Press

Kelly Josberger (co-owner) quoted

“…’we’re BYOB and encourage people to bring their own wine or beer, for which we’ll supply an ice bucket. We also offer light snacks like pretzels or chips, but some people bring their own food, order food in, or else we can connect them with local catering outlets.”

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“Knife-Throwing as a Sport: Who Would Have Thunk It?”

Sept. 15,2017


The New York Times

Stu Josberger (co-owner) quoted

“…’Throwing is novel and “kind of exciting and edgy,’ he added, and definitely more dramatic than rolling ‘a bowling ball down an alley.’ Or at least it is, in Josberger’s opinion. Since Stumpy’s opened, in April 2016, Josberger said, the venue has received dozens of inquiries for franchises.”

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“Hatchet throwing contest (beer optional) at New Jersey’s Stumpy’s Hatchet House”

June 06, 2017

Video: Amanda Steen and Shira Stoll

Staten Island Advance

Stumpy’s Hatchet House: Eatontown feature

“Stumpy’s Hatchet House in New Jersey opened a little over a year ago and has been drawing crowds from Staten Island. Two of our reporters checked it out and had a best out of ten throwing competition.”

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“Bored with bars? Try mixing your alcohol with axes at this BYOB hatchet-throwing facility.”

April 13, 2017

Video/Write-up: Circa news

Circa News

Stumpy’s Hatchet House: Eatontown feature

“Isn’t it time to try something different for your next night out? At Stumpy’s Hatchet House in Eatontown, New Jersey, you can drink beer while perfecting your axe-throwing technique. We tried it out for ourselves and spoke to co-owners Stuart and Kelly Josberger about how it all began.”

“Hatchet throwing? Why the internet is buzzing over the latest trend”

April 7, 2017

Video/Write-up: brooke sassman

Stumpy’s Hatchet House: Eatontown feature

“If ever you find yourself wanting to hurl a hatchet at your boss or loving spouse then listen up because this trendy workout is definitely for you!”

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“Ready, set, throw: Stumpy’s Hatchet House turns a simple business concept into a multimillion-dollar operation”

March 20, 2017

By: meg fry

Stumpy’s Hatchet House: Eatontown feature

“ What happens when an elementary school principal, a school network administrator, a Ralph Lauren employee and a union carpenter walk into a backyard with an axe and a bottle of wine?

You get a collective retirement plan that happened faster than expected, Kelly Josberger said.”

“New Jersey is home to the nation’s first hatchet throwing range”

February 07, 2017


Stumpy’s Hatchet House: Eatontown feature

“ Stumpy’s Hatchet House in Eatontown, New Jersey lets people throw hatchets as hard as they can. It’s the first indoor hatchet throwing range in the United States. It’s a freakin’ blast!…”

“This Ridiculous-Looking Fitness Trend Is Surprisingly Effective”

January 12, 2017

Video/Write-up:  LISA JHUNG

Men’s Health

Stumpy’s Hatchet House: Eatontown feature

“In April, the first indoor hatchet-throwing center opened in the United States—Stumpy’s Hatchet House in Eatontown, New Jersey. Think of it as the new bowling, or darts: Get together with friends, work on a new skill, compete with each other, and have a good time (Stumpy’s is BYOB). And, oh yeah, build up your lats, shoulder muscles, and core….”

“Hatchet throwing is the craziest workout you can do all winter ”

November 29, 2016


Stumpy’s Hatchet House: Eatontown feature

“Have you always wanted to start exercising, but couldn’t find anything badass enough to suit your extreme tastes? Well, it’s time to turn off Netflix, get off your couch, and head on down to Stumpy’s Hatchet House, where you can hurl axes for two hours, or until you collapse from exhaustion….”

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Stumpy’s Hatchet House, an indoor hatchet-throwing venue, will open Wednesday in Manheim Township.

Located just off Fruitville Pike at 401 Granite Run Drive, Stumpy’s Hatchet House takes a 9,000-square-foot space with 12 lanes where customers can throw hatchets at wooden targets.