This is a walking tour of San Francisco's waterfront labor history, with talks by labor historians along the way. Starts at noon at 240 2nd Street, in front of the Marine Firemen’s hall near Howard. It's a part of LaborFest 2014
. [more inside]
I'd like to take a wander through Chelsea Market
, how about you? (Suggestions for alternate bar locations nearby are welcome, in case the Market is some Eataly-like mosh-pit and we need to retreat.)
In honor of the 15th birthday of Metafilter, we'll be having a meetup at Science Club, the same place we had our meetup for the tenth. Please really do consider coming, even if you've never been to a meetup before. Let's make this one count! [more inside]
Metafilter is 15! We should celebrate according to tradition for Australian 15 year olds, that is, hang out in a park and get drunk!
[EDIT: Venue changed to the Courthouse Hotel, Newtown, due to overenthusiastic weather deities]. [more inside]
It's summer. We've gone to Ivar's Salmon House each
of the last two
summers. They have a deck. We're doing it again, on Sunday, July 13 at 3pm.
According to the cheerful Ivar's receptionist I just spoke to, 3pm is a pretty safe bet for a table on the deck outside. Reservations have been made, see you Sunday.
Let's go kayaking down to see the downtown skyscrapers and construction from the river. [more inside]
I'll be in Copenhagen July 25-28 and would love to meet up for beer/lunch/dinner/drinks/whatever with any MeFites in the area. Flexible schedule. Looks like there hasn't been a Copenhagen meetup in a while. Anyone game?
Let's celebrate MeFi's 15th anniversary by drinking things at Marvel Bar! [more inside]
So we didn't have our traditional winter holiday meetup this past year, so what the heck, lets have in July! [more inside]
Spin off from this
thread -- Thursday evening at the SOMA Streatfood Park
. One SF MeFi anniversary event among many. [more inside]
Big gorgeous city, lots of mefites, and yet we almost never manage to have a successful meetup. Let's make it happen this month! [more inside]
SO and I are in Maine til the 13th of July and we wanna meet Maine Mefites. Let's all eat BBQ at SALVAGE in PORTLAND on the 6th Of July at 2PM
The venue has changed!
We are now meeting at the Jason George on Front St.
So hey, Metafilter turns 15
in July and we should take this excuse to get together on a patio somewhere and drink and eat food, especially since our last meetup was in March
. We're going to meet at 8 PM
at the Jason George
on July 19th
. Join us!
At last Sunday's dinner there was some interest in going for Ethiopian food and Sunday, July 6th seems to be a good date. I can't make this official without a venue, so here are links to the restaurants that have been mentioned:
(open until 9:30)
(open until 11:00)
Meals by Genet
(open until 9:00)
If you have a preference leave a comment. I'll wait until Sunday evening to post the official IRL, so at least that will give everyone a week's notice. [more inside]
Team Austin hasn't met up in a while and we missed our opportunity when we had visitors. Let's get together on a weekend afternoon in July. ETA: July 20, 2pm, Dog & Duck. [more inside]
Ok fine. We need to step up with the meeting up this month. There's an anniversary to celebrate! Here are my proposals, and we can start a round of negotiations, counter-proposals, wild-eyed propositions, grumpy disagreements, and in the end some more scandalous stories to share
. I'll spin off any of these that get support into its own IRL post for easier rsvp'ing. [more inside]
The marvelous Sokka shot first
is going to be in town next week, and it'd be great to use his visit as an excuse to get together. We're designating this the official Exploratorium After Dark
meetup! [more inside]
Hey, it's been too long, and we should celebrate the big 1-5 in style. I'm thinking dinner somewhere and then casual drinks nearby for people who want to join up after dinner. I'm suggesting Raleigh because that's closest to me, but we could certainly do it elsewhere in the Triangle if that works better for people. [more inside]
Now confirming: Saturday 7/19, 15:00 at Sweeney's. Another Minneapolis meetup is also in the works. [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]
Celebrate the 15th Birthday of the blue website! Plates of beans, pancakes, craft ales, cocktails, or just Soylent. HAPPY BIRTHDAY MEFI! Saturday 19th July 2014 in Manchester, 6:30pm at Koreana
for food and then Port Street Beer House
for drinks from 8pm. [more inside]
Join us for a tour of Chicago's moving bridges!
Jim Phillips, retired civil engineer and author of the e-book "Two Miles – Eighteen Bridges", will take us on a walking tour of six of the Chicago River bridges before boarding a water taxi and gliding under 12 bridges on the way to Michigan Avenue. [more inside]
Did you know it's been FIVE YEARS since the MeFiChi block party? So how can we top that for MeFi's fifteenth anniversary? A WHOLE MONTH
We'll kick things off July 1st in Millennium Park to watch the beloved bro classic: Top Gun
. [more inside]
Hey! Let's get back together and flip some metaphorical tables somewhere in or near DC in mid-August. How does Friday, August 15 sound? [more inside]
Don't touch that dial, because Wednesday is Geeks Who Drink
trivia at Joe Sent Me
. It's full of delicious herbs & spices! It slices, it dices, it juliennes! But wait, there's more! Join us at 7:30 for details...
Hi, folks - I'm in Chicago for some business and was wondering if anybody would like to do an evening meetup? I've never been to a meetup before and since I'm coming into a bigger city I thought maybe...? I'll be staying in the Near North Side area, not far from MCA Chicago.
An in-person meetup to play Blizzard's online card game, Hearthstone
. We can play against each other, shoulder-surf each other's Arenas, etc. Location and time TBD. Beer would be nice, wifi required. (EDIT: Hearthstone runs on Mac and PC, and iPad 2 or later.) [more inside]
Hi everyone, I'm in Beijing for work this week. Have been a few times before so know my way around a wee bit, but normally I come with a colleague and this time I'm on my own. It would be fun to have people to hang out with. I'm working during the daytimes and am free in the evenings from today (jet-lag allowing) through to Saturday night, minus a work dinner at some point. Up for drinks, dinner, music, cultural activities, interesting local stuff. [more inside]
I'll be in Berlin the week of June 15th! Let me know if any of you are in the area and would be interested in meeting up for coffee or a meal. I'll be staying near the zoo. :)
Update: we will meet at Top of the Park, unless it's rained out, in which case we'll meet at Silvios on North U. [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.
Let's go to Watts Towers
The Watts Towers structure consists of seventeen major sculptures of steel, covered with mortar and embellished by decorative finishings of mosaic tiles, glass, clay, shells, and rock. This folk art employs assemblage construction. There are three tall spires, several small towers, two walls, gazebo, patio, ship, and other structures. In addition to the towers, the The Watts Towers Arts Center is the home of International Ethnic Instrument Collection consisting of 144 primarily non-western instruments collected from around the world. Watts Towers on Wikipedia [more inside]
I'm visiting NYC next weekend and would like to finally meet all you lovely folks. Is anyone up for a meetup in the afternoon/early evening of June 15th? Maybe somewhere outdoors- or patio-y to take advantage of the nice weather? I'm staying in Chelsea but am happy to travel wherever on the subway/transit system.
Open to suggestions for time/venue! Zombie Hut at 2 PM on June 15th it is! Join us!
Celebrate summer, or at least something kinda like it, with Geeks Who Drink
trivia, Wednesday night at 7:30 at Joe Sent Me
Brewery meetup shall go to points north, New Paltz and thereabouts. More details will be hammered out eventually. Sounds like we should go to Bacchus and probably Hyde Park Brewery.
(stay tuned for a more NYC-local brewery meetup at some point.) [more inside]
Weekly meetup at the The Magician 7:00pm, probably with ridiculously good weather. Everyone welcome.
There have been a few tentative meetups/meetup proposals but nothing recently. Any interest in having a meetup sometime next month? [more inside]
Stofan at nine - downtown, on the street Aðalstræti, house number 7! [more inside]
Brooklyn Bridge Walk 2014 - starting on the Manhattan side (meeting point should be the plaza area by the subway entrance near the pedestrian access entryway) we will walk across to check out the food at Smorgasburg
and wander around and/or collapse in Brooklyn Bridge Park
, on June 15th.
Hey guys, I'm in Rome most of June for a project. Anyone there for a meetup? [more inside]
I don’t know about the rest of you, but the recent upheavals around these parts have left me in sore need of several stiff drinks and the company of some like-minded friends. Let's meet at the Crown Tavern on Saturday 31 May to doff our caps and wave goodbye to the inimitable jessamyn, goodnewsfortheinsane and LobsterMitten! [more inside]
Austin & area MeFites! I will be in town for the first week of June for DrupalCon, and would love to meet some local MeFites!
Dinner and drinks at the Dog and Duck Pub at 7 PM on Wednesday, June 4th? Join us!
Looks like this week is not so good for people, so I'm going to call this off. Next time!
Hi Mefi! I will be in New York at the beginning of June, staying in Chelsea, anyone fancy a meetup after work/early evening Monday 9th June?
I have literally no idea for venues so suggestions are very welcome!
It has been a long while since a KC Metro meetup, and the weather is starting to be nice again...
First we'll try for the June First Friday (June 6, 2014).
Hopefully we can get this going; we can try for future ones as well! [more inside]
We all talked about it last night, it's time to give Queens a chance. Crescent lounge
is a great, chill place for a meetup, and it is two short blocks away from the Broadway St N stop. There are lots of couches, drinks are very cheap by NYC standards, and there are board games. [more inside]
In the Weird DC
thread, troika mentioned that Churchkey
+ going to the incredibly bizarre yet oddly charming Monarch Novelties could be a great meetup combination, so I say: why not?
We'll meet up at Monarch at noon, and then hang out at Churchkey until whenever. Feel free to drop in at any time in the afternoon.
Dear Ottawa, I moved here in September and shared a long, cold winter with you. How about a meetup now that it's (almost) summertime? [more inside]
So I do not have plans next Thursday* so I am proposing we meet at Houston Hall
a "massive beer hall and brew pub" to drink and conduct our business. I'm calling it for 6:30 pm as happy hour lasts till 7. [more inside]
Drink some beer (or other beverage of your choice) in Harvard Square. [more inside]