PyCon in Cleveland in May
posted February 7, 2019 7:34 AM   RSS | iCal | +googleCal

Wed May 8 at 6:30 PM, Ontario Street Cafe
2053 Ontario St, Cleveland, OH, USA (Map & Directions)
PyCon North America 2019 will be May 1-9 in Cleveland, Ohio, USA. Any other MeFites coming? Want to grab a beverage together somewhere in there? Note that the conference itself is close to selling out of registrations -- register soon if you want a ticket and you haven't got one yet!
The arts festival I'm running, with several plays plus a short video and some live music, will be the evening of Friday, May 3rd.

People attending PyCon: how about we try to grab a coffee together on Sunday morning May 5th around 11am, in the expo hall?

People not attending PyCon: how about Ontario Street Cafe like you did in March, on Wednesday night May 8th?
posted by brainwane to Meetup (19 comments total) 1 user marked this as a favorite


probably not attending pycon at this point, but I'm a local. :)
posted by fizzix at 1:32 PM on February 7


(also, if you haven't gone before; pycon is downtown and there's plenty of restaurants and bars within a 15 minute walk from the convention center (although the selection of places within a 5 minute walk is minimal).
posted by fizzix at 1:34 PM on February 7


Another local non-PyCon-attendee here, totally up for any Meetup in theory. A highly erratic work schedule means that I'll have to count as a "maybe" until we're much closer to the dates, though.
posted by soundguy99 at 6:19 AM on February 8


Local, code-adjacent, and prone to being downtown but not attending. I haven't seen you all since I was blonde, and I look forward to showing you my grizzled locks in person.
posted by chesty_a_arthur at 10:19 AM on February 8


Local folks should of course feel free to hold a meetup sooner than May :-)
posted by brainwane at 11:48 AM on February 8


Local, non-attendee. Never been to a meetup! I could be persuaded.
posted by Kangaroo at 5:55 PM on February 8 [1 favorite]


I’d love to do a CLE-based meetup but I’m not attending PyCon.
posted by slogger at 5:03 PM on February 9


So it sounds like there are a bunch of you who might like to see each other sometime soon! If y'all want to do something when I swing by in May, cool; in addition to that, may I suggest someone local propose a "come do this thing with me" (e.g., watch a play, knit, sing karaoke, play board games) activity sometime in Feb or March.
posted by brainwane at 7:45 AM on February 12


I'd also join a meetup in early May.
posted by stuart_s at 10:46 AM on February 15


I'd be up for a meetup in May. I'm not a programmer, so I won't be going to PyCon.
posted by kathrynm at 9:58 AM on March 1


Ontario St. on the 8th sounds good to me.
posted by soundguy99 at 6:33 AM on April 17



I can't do the 8th, but have fun!
posted by fizzix at 5:50 PM on April 24


It's on my calendar! My track record for these is, frankly, not good, but I'm making plans anyway!
posted by chesty_a_arthur at 10:37 AM on April 25


Looking forward to seeing the folks who can make it tomorrow night!
posted by brainwane at 10:31 AM on May 7


Surprise! It’s 6th grade open house from 7-8. I think my son was hoping we wouldn’t find out. I’ll be leaving Key Tower at 5, if anyone’s up for an earlier drink though! Like I should be moving on at 6, but either Ontario St Cafe or even the stupid bar at the Marriott. Bonus: Fancy Business-dress Chesty!
posted by chesty_a_arthur at 6:22 PM on May 7


Just saw your update, Chesty. Sorry I'll miss you.

Am at The Ontario now. Indian-American woman wearing a light tan shirt.
posted by brainwane at 3:30 PM on May 8


And soundguy99 has arrived!
posted by brainwane at 3:39 PM on May 8


We are moving to ReBol in Public Square.
posted by brainwane at 4:17 PM on May 8


That was great fun, thanks for organizing this brainwane. (We eventually wound up getting drinks in the penthouse bar of the downtown Hilton with a fantastic view of the lake and a surprise guest appearance by ChrisR. And a cannolo with glitter chocolate chips.)
posted by soundguy99 at 5:21 AM on May 9



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