Of course, part of the challenge stemmed from the structure owner Paul Tamburello chose to house Little Man – a giant replica of an old-fashioned milk can made out of steel. Western Steel and Boiler Co. was the only manufacturer we could find to build the “can,” (as it’s affectionately called). The structure arrived on a flatbed trailer and was delivered to the site on July 2nd, giving us two days to get it painted, have the windows and interior installed, awnings attached and electricity hooked up. It took a village, but Little Man managed to open on Independence Day as planned. (Check out this great photo album, which chronicles the “can” coming together).
This year, Little Man is celebrating with an exciting line-up of activities designed to build on it’s reputation as a gathering spot for the community. (Westword even took the time to mention the full slate of fun). The offerings include:
- July 14
- July 21
- July 21
- July 28
- Aug. 4
- Aug. 11
- Aug. 18
In addition to these events, Little Man will also host a variety of special events throughout the summer, including a Hula Hoop contest on July 21st to encourage pint-sized patrons to exercise. Registration fees from the event will benefit GrowHaus, an urban farm and market focused on building healthy communities. Click here to register.
The Stasko Agency has been the agency of record with Little Man since its inception and we’re proud to be associated with such a fun and philanthropic-minded business. Stop by this summer and have a scoop.