Meet me in St. Louis!
posted January 11, 2015 8:58 PM   RSS | iCal | +googleCal

Thu March 26 at 7:00 PM, Earthbound Brewery
2710 Cherokee Street, Saint Louis, MO, USA (Map & Directions)
Come drink "St. Louis's Weirdest Beer" on Thursday, March 26 starting at 7 PM. I'm around March 24-29 with trips to the zoo, the loop, blues, and ?? so let me know if you want to do anything else.
I'm in town for an anthropology conference, but there's more to see in St. Louis than anthropologists! I've got some Wash U area things to do Tuesday during the day, and I'll be at the conference (downtown by the stadium) Thursday and Friday. The only other thing I know I am doing is going to hear/dance to Kim Massie on Thursday night at Beale on Broadway.

So! Let's get dinner, drinks, or something! I know the Loop and South Grand fairly well as of 2010, but I am sure there are many more fabulous things going on! I'm staying close to Wash U, but am very comfortable navigating around with Metrolink and the buses, so... anywhere is good!
posted by ChuraChura to Meetup (24 comments total) 4 users marked this as a favorite

Sure, I'm probably in.

Just FYI, the StL MeFites are pretty laid back. I'm sure we'd be happy to throw some suggestions out there, but so long as there's food and drink, people will show.
posted by Ufez Jones at 10:07 AM on January 12, 2015

I agree with Ufez about "laid back"; nobody has ever been overly-finicky. In the past, a central(-ish) City location is usually chosen (county MeFi folks usually have cars; City folks less so).

Past that; I leave it up to the more well-versed among us to suggest a location. Anybody got a favorite place, or a place they've been wanting to check out?
posted by jjjjjjjijjjjjjj at 1:03 PM on January 12, 2015

I don't know what folks are up for, but I love Pho Grand a lot!!! And, like I said, I'm headed to Beale on Broadway Thursday to listen/dance to Kim Massie, so anyone is invited. We could maybe do dinner/drinks Thursday, and then any interested parties could come to blues?

Or something else entirely, too. I am also pretty laid back :-)
posted by ChuraChura at 1:20 PM on January 12, 2015

I'm positively inclined - let's see if I remember this in a month or two!
posted by Kid Charlemagne at 6:48 PM on January 13, 2015

You all might be interested in this:
posted by Kid Charlemagne at 2:43 AM on January 21, 2015 [1 favorite]

Yes please!!!
OK. Do you guys prefer drinking St. Louis's weirdest beer on Thursday or Friday?
posted by ChuraChura at 6:17 AM on January 21, 2015

That place sounds interesting! And there's a few other places in that area that we could bounce around to if a change of scene is needed.

I don't really have a preference for day of week either.
posted by Ufez Jones at 9:03 AM on January 23, 2015

OK! Let's go with Friday, then.
posted by ChuraChura at 9:19 AM on January 23, 2015

notsnot and I should be able to make it.
posted by Green Eyed Monster at 8:26 AM on January 28, 2015 [1 favorite]

Would you guys be hugely upset if we switch to Thursday??
posted by ChuraChura at 1:12 PM on February 21, 2015

Thursday would work better for me, for what that's worth.
posted by jedicus at 1:31 PM on February 21, 2015 [1 favorite]

Shouldn't be an issue for me either.
posted by Ufez Jones at 8:55 AM on February 23, 2015

So far, I'm in the minority but won't be able to make it if it's Thursday. Just piping in for what it's worth.
posted by brokeaspoke at 3:03 PM on March 4, 2015

And now I noticed never RSVPed one way or the other any way. Ooops. I'll try to drop in after my other event.
posted by brokeaspoke at 3:04 PM on March 4, 2015 [1 favorite]

In case no one has told you yet, you MUST go to The City Museum.

I was very happy to meet St. Louis MeFites when I visited! I hope y'all have fun!
posted by maryr at 12:47 PM on March 16, 2015

Yay so excited for this!
posted by likeatoaster at 8:56 AM on March 21, 2015

Yay! Me too! I may have to do some social interacting at the conference until 7 so I may be slightly late, but I'll get there!
posted by ChuraChura at 8:45 AM on March 22, 2015

We'll try to make it! Fantastic choice of venue.
posted by schyler523 at 5:01 PM on March 22, 2015

Will be there slightly late tonight; I'll be at the 20thW debates (same block, actually -- 2720 Cherokee). Debates start at 6:45, but shouldn't take long. Looking forward to seeing y'all at 7:30-ish.
posted by jjjjjjjijjjjjjj at 10:30 AM on March 26, 2015

I'm here early. Right by the door, but it's tiny, so finding us should be pretty easy.
posted by Ufez Jones at 4:47 PM on March 26, 2015

We will be a little late (current status: naked and covered in lye), but will come soon bearing pretzels!
posted by likeatoaster at 4:51 PM on March 26, 2015 [1 favorite]

Here, but phone is dying... I am sitting by the bar ... Glasses and a black sweater!
posted by ChuraChura at 5:00 PM on March 26, 2015

Ufez Jones and I have found eachother! We are by the door.
posted by ChuraChura at 5:22 PM on March 26, 2015

It was great meeting all of you - thanks for coming out! Let me know if you find yourself in Columbus, which (though it might not inspire the passion St. Louis clearly does) is still pretty great and also had exciting beer.
posted by ChuraChura at 5:25 AM on March 27, 2015 [2 favorites]

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