This time out, we'll be chatting about the challenges inherent in "the unalienable right to pursue happiness," whether unhappiness is mostly caused by the gap between who we are and who we want to be, and whether it's really happiness we lack when we feel unhappy. Please join us for drinks and conversation at the next Salon in Brooklyn, on Friday, September 30, 2016 at 7:30 PM. [more inside]
This time out, we'll be chatting about whether you are your friend's friend, what happens when we feel lonely, and the benefits of solitude. Please join us for good conversation and the last of the late-summer Margaritas at the next Salon in Brooklyn, on Thursday, August 25th, 2016 at 7:30 PM. [more inside]
This Salon ... we're gonna go there ... and talk about political correctness. Come one, come all to freely and gently explore the pros and cons of modern PC. Our next meeting is Friday, July 22, 2016 at 7:30 PM in Brooklyn. [more inside]
Hey, everyone! Let's meet up! In Dumbo! At the Archway Lighthouse, which is literally down under the Manhattan Bridge overpass. Scenic!
Interested in good conversation? Exploring ideas? Reading the odd article to jumpstart a thoughtful exchange? Then join us for the next Salon—now in Brooklyn—on Tuesday, June 7, 2016. [more inside]
Original text moved below fold. Taking ferret branca's suggestion and nailing down the date/place. Hope to meet you all, and maybe I'll bring Gillian with me. If you're thinking "OMG, 9 pm on a Sunday?!" remember that Monday is Memorial Day and most of you won't be working. [more inside]
Barbeque, Bernie Williams, and metafilter: let's meet at the pedestrian plaza next to the Flatiron Building opposite Madison Square Park at 2PM, and then head to the Big Apple Barbecue Festival. I'm not able to make it to this anymore, but if anyone ends up going, have fun! [more inside]
Interested in good conversation? Exploring ideas? Reading the odd article to jumpstart a thoughtful exchange? Then join us for the next Salon—now in Brooklyn—on Monday, April 25, 2016. [more inside]
Hey Mefites, let's go play games of skill, luck, and cunning! [more inside]
Come hang out with ocherdraco at 4th Avenue Pub on March 20th! She will be in town for the day and would love to see some Mefites. I can also bring some board games if there's any interest. [more inside]
Interested in good conversation? Exploring ideas? Reading the odd article to jumpstart a thoughtful exchange? Then join us for the next Salon—now in Brooklyn—on Wednesday, March 16, 2016. [more inside]
You know the drill. Location: Fawkner, a nice bar with a fireplace and a good menu. And a mountain goat. [more inside]
Interested in good conversation? Exploring ideas? Reading the odd article to jumpstart a thoughtful exchange? Then join us for the next Salon on February 9, 2016 (newly) in Brooklyn. [more inside]
It's the time of year again for some happy birthday dim sum for me and ferret branca at Pacificana in Brooklyn, who's in? (previously) - UPDATE, rescheduled to Sunday the 31st due to possible snowstorm.
Interested in good conversation? Exploring ideas? Reading the odd article to jumpstart a thoughtful exchange? Then join us for the first Salon of the New Year on January 20, 2016 in Brooklyn.*
*(I know, I know, it used to be New York City.) [more inside]
*(I know, I know, it used to be New York City.) [more inside]
me and the boyfriend are in town from the 13th to the 23rd of November. let's hang out at Berg'n on Thursday the 19th. [more inside]
Has it really been 3 years since the last dog meetup? I just adopted a new dog [!!] and I'd like to see how he gets along with other dogs, and also to make sure that he knows about metafilter. Perhaps Prospect Park again, on a weekend late morning or afternoon fairly soon?
I'm doing it again! This time there will be no questions about Canada. $20 bar tab for the winner!
Hey there, NYC MeFites! My wife and I will be filling in as trivia hosts this Wednesday at dog-friendly Gowanus watering hole Canal Bar and it would be great to meet some of you as we stumble our way through what will no doubt be a gaffe-prone debut.
Our regular Brooklyn meetups resume at the well-regarded drinking establishment Whole Foods, with a rooftop bar overlooking the scenic Gowanus Canal.
For those who want a weeknight option instead of/in addition to all the weekend meetups we've been having lately.
They've got a variety of draft beers, and a menu of both meat and vegan sausages and sides. Fries and pretzel sticks also good for nomming. Edit: Accidentally posted this for Thursday when I meant to do Wednesday. Fixed now!
Hey, I'm coming to Brooklyn on the weekend of June 5th to beat around and be a tourist for a bit. Anyone want to get drinks/dinner in the area? I heard the 4th Avenue Pub was good, but I don't know the area, so I'm open to other venues, and any time between Friday afternoon and Saturday night is fine by me. EDIT: Let's go to Mission Dolores! If people would prefer a different time, I'm definitely open to changing that until like a week before I come down.
Sorry for the late post! I hope to see y'all Thursday evening.
It's back to my neck of the woods this week, as I'm recovering from a pretty gnarly back injury, and I'm trying to keep my travel to a minimum. (Next week we'll venture forth again!)
To quote 1970s Antihero: "Let's meet up and drink beers. Because we're adults and we can."
Edit: We are decamping to one stop beer shop on Kingsland to avoid the open mic here at Boulevard. One more in my new neighborhood before I acquiesce and choose a Manhattan location for next week. I'm setting the starting time for this one at 7, since I'll be coming from work, but I can change it to 6:30pm if others want to start without me.
As discussed at the Keg & Lantern meetup: I'm resurrecting the weekly meetup. This time, it's on Wednesday.
For the next three months, Josh and I are going to be living in Greenpoint (right on the border of Williamsburg) and I'd love to get together with mefites somewhere in the general neighborhood this Thursday evening. I'm near the Graham Avenue stop on the L, or Nassau on the G. Where should we go?
I'm going to be in NYC the weekend of April 25th, and I'd love to organize an outing to the bottle beach at Dead Horse Bay in Brooklyn. Anyone interested? [more inside]
It appears that I am going to be finding myself alone on Valentine's Day night in NYC. Let's drink! [more inside]
Same old, same old. Bring your games, bring your food, bring your drinks. We start at 2pm. UPDATE: We will be ending at 8pm this time.
Weekly meetup! Lives again? [more inside]
edit: Friday, December 26 at the 4th Ave Pub it is then! See you all there! Original: NY Mefites! I'll be in New York from Christmas Day till New Year and I'd like to meet any and all of you. My schedule is open so far* and a date between 26-30 would probably work best. I'll be staying in Brooklyn (near DeKalb Ave) though venturing outside the borough is fine too if most people prefer that. Shall we have the last meetup of 2014? [more inside]
It’s time for my long-threatened shuffleboard meetup. [more inside]
Because of life and stuff,* there has not been an October meetup. Our November meetup will be Saturday the 15th. We'll start at 2pm. Bring your games, snacks and/or drinks. [more inside]
Soda Bar - Brooklyn - Wednesday [more inside]
Hello, MetaFilter! I'll be popping by Brooklyn from the 6th to the 11th of this month, and I wonder if anyone would care for a quick lunch meet-up (let's say on Sunday the 7th) with me, Mrs quidnunc and the quidnunc baby (him name: quark). Somewhere nice in Williamsburg or thereabouts may be easiest, and a pub is always an option if drunch is better than lunch. Or an afternoon cocktail or tea party, or whatever. Or feel free to tell me where to go, either literally or figuratively. [more inside]
Our September meetup will be Saturday the 20th. We'll start at 2pm. Bring your games, snacks and/or drinks. [more inside]
Our August meetup will be SUNDAY the 24th. We'll start at 2pm. Bring your games, snacks and/or drinks. [more inside]
I am going to be in New York. Does anybody want to New York with me. Thanks New York. edit: FRIDAY AUGUST 22ND edit2: KEG AND LANTERN IN GREENPOINT, 6pm [more inside]
Ok, so due to various fuckery the last proposed event of this type didn't happen. But! We're doing it for real this time! Seriously! So, drinks at One Last Shag?
Our July meetup will be Saturday the 26th. We'll start at 2pm. Bring your games, snacks and/or drinks. [more inside]
For her tenth birthday, my oldest daughter asked for a trip to New York City (we're from Louisiana.) No trip would be complete without a MetaFilter meetup. We're CONFIRMED! [more inside]
The Brooklyn Museum is free, and has special events, on Saturday evenings from 5-10 pm. Let's meet see some of the museum and events and have a drink. [more inside]
Beer and cocktails and outdoors, oh my! [more inside]
South Slope has an absolute gem of a little cocktail bar in Quarter. Also, Metafilter's Own™ davidjmcgee will be tending the bar Thursday night, so let's all go and tip well.
We won Pacific Standard's pub quiz a while ago and never redeemed our prize, a $200 party at the bar. Join us and drink free (within reason)!