Local beer institution NoDa Brewing will open its first location outside of Charlotte this fall.
What’s happening: Called NoDa Brewing Company Tapas, the taproom and small plates restaurant will open in the former Old East Tavern space in Chapel Hill on Sept. 16.
- The project is a partnership with Old East’s owners Julie Paddison and Lew Hendricks.
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Flashback: NoDa Brewing began working with Paddison and Hendricks in 2017 when another one of their business’, Bottle Rev, opened and served NoDa beer.
What they’re saying: “We are beyond excited to expand our taproom presence outside of Charlotte for the first time,” Jacob Virgil, NoDa’s head of strategy, said in a release. “We … know that [Julie and Lew] will do an exceptional job at bringing the NoDa Brewing culture and beer to the Chapel Hill area.”
Location: 1118 Environ Way in Chapel Hill, about two hours and 15 minutes from Charlotte.