Meeting of the minds?
If you know Willie's then this is nothing new to you. If you don't know Willie's then here you go. On any given morning as the work day begins you may find a group of locals hanging around solving the worlds problems, praising their loving wives, complimenting their bosses/employees and drinking whichever beverage suits the time of day. And if you believe anything I mentioned about what's discussed I have a bridge for sale in Brooklyn. Although the beverage part is spot-on.
Through all of this we do manage to work. If you'll notice Willie is still in motion. There is a Ford on the hoist (imagine that) and the usual group of people know that we have a business to run so they steer clear of us when we are doing our thing. Customers who stop in are known to join into the discussion and enjoy a atmosphere that is relaxed and open. We've found over the years many of our customers like the fact we allow them to do this. As my brother Troy has discussed in detail with us these folks would be considered "Community Opinion Makers".
So if you do swing by don't feel bashful about stopping in for some BS and a cold drink.