At the risk of being too romantic, we've also imagined being a third place.
American sociologist Ray Oldenburg first described these places — spaces for people to meet, gather, and linger — in the 1970s, having noticed European cities had them, and American cities didn’t.
He named them ‘third places’ because if your first place is home and your second is work, your third place is where you relax in public.
These social places are easy to access. They're open to people from all walks of life.
When we started with the idea of being a neighbourhood brewer, we pictured this:
Paul & Karen