December 3, 2017: “Milestone 1. The Beginning. We embarked on our physical transformation.”
Big Jim purchased the Warehouse in the mid 90’s as infrastructure to support his construction company and items accumulated over the years. Filling with tools, trucks, trailers, scaffolding and construction materials. Friends and family used the extra space as free storage; often, “temporary” storage turned permanent. The first floor gradually turned into a hoarders nest of manliness and disappear.
Inventory of the important items taken, they were removed for safe keeping. The first hungry dumpster was dropped and, oh boy, was it fed.
Moods: The Brewery had no name. The project was fragile. We weren’t publicly advertising it, we only spoke to our closest confidants. Working towards feasibility. Networking. Scheme’n and Dream’n.