New bar taking over space in NoDa

Cory Duran is looking to create a bar for bar lovers in NoDa.

The People’s Market owner has snapped up the former Protagonist space for a new concept. He hopes to open The Writer’s Room — a nod to the books he’s written — before summer at 3123 N. Davidson St. That storefront is located at North Davidson and East 35th streets.

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“The opportunity just kind of landed in my lap,” Duran says. “It just felt like it was something I needed to do to get back to the neighborhood.”

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