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Tom Hanson’s little frozen pizza shop Zorbaz has grown into so much more. Photo by Brian Basham

Zorbaz: ‘fun-loving, carefree business’ expands to multiple locations

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It was almost 45 years ago — the summer of ’69, to be precise — when a 23-year-old entrepreneur named Tom Hanson opened a new restaurant inside a vacated beachside candy shop on West Lake Drive in Detroit Lakes.


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Vicki Gerdes
Staff writer at Detroit Lakes Newspapers for the past 14 years, currently editor of the entertainment and community pages as well as obituaries. Living in DL with my cat, Smokey.
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