|Let me just start out this entry with a bit of my own history. I grew up in Hopkins, Minnesota, a small 1950’s era suburb of Minneapolis. I lived two blocks from Alice Smith Elementary school and would walk there on my own. I could also walk “downtown” to the small Hopkins Main Street where we had a library, a bank, a grocery store, a couple of old restaurants, a Goodwill, and a tattoo parlor. Oh, and a reptile pet shop. Not a lot else. I loved my cute little town which seemed to live in an older, more innocent age when I was growing up. I’ve been gone a long time, and my little town has grown up some. Main Street now has coffee shops, legitimate restaurants, a Center For The Arts, nice apartments, and now their very own brewery!
Open since June 2014, I had been hearing about LTD (Live The Dream) for a few while now, but just hadn’t had the time to get out there yet. However, recently my friend Bryan was in town from Chicago and we met up with his dad Russ for a taster at this …
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