One World, First Wednesday, One Love (plus 20th Anniversary planning)
posted May 30, 2019 11:37 AM   RSS | iCal | +googleCal

Wed June 5 at 5:00 PM, The Original Billy Goat Tavern
430 N Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL, USA (Map & Directions)
It's World Environmental Day and also Arbor Day in New Zealand, so since we can't go plant some trees there sadly, let's drown our sorrows for fellowship, beers tiny and otherwise, and hopefully Wheel of Fortune. I'm also commandeering this time to discuss what Chicago will be doing for Metafilter's 20th anniversary in July. Eventually, we'll dismiss to karaoke if the last ~10 years are anything to go by.
We're usually down on the left side as you walk in the door and we keep an eye open for folks as they walk through the door. I'll be there with my phone, the number of which like my somewhat accurate face pic, are both in my profile. What I'm saying is that new folks are always very welcome.
posted by MCMikeNamara to Meetup (15 comments total)

I am off of work next Thursday, so there's a very good chance I'll be there!
posted by Fig at 8:39 AM on May 31 [3 favorites]


I'll be there briefly before heading to Carol's just to say hi!
posted by eamondaly at 6:26 AM on June 3 [1 favorite]


I won't be able to stay long, but I'm planning to be there for an hour or so and am excited for anniversary planning!
posted by jessypie at 11:04 AM on June 3 [1 favorite]


There's a community meeting about the racism in my neighborhood (after a protest in front of Progress Bar yesterday) and I think I'm going to be there instead of the Goat. Let me know whether we're hitting Carol's or Live Wire or whatsit.
posted by crush at 12:03 PM on June 4 [1 favorite]


Not in terms of tonight, but I started discussing 20th Anniversary detail planning in the established slack channel. You can see it here
posted by MCMikeNamara at 9:02 AM on June 5


(if you'd like to be in the Slack, both MCMikeNamara & I can add you)
posted by crush at 1:59 PM on June 5


I lied, my weekly appointment was moved out this week so it'll be too late for me to go. Have fun y'all!
posted by Fig at 2:08 PM on June 5


Gonna be a skosh later than 5 which I'm only pointing out because I'm the one who set it up.
posted by MCMikeNamara at 2:46 PM on June 5


I am here, holding down a table in our normal spot to the left of the entrance.
posted by jessypie at 3:37 PM on June 5 [1 favorite]


Meetup is leaving the Goat for to head to Carol's and parts unknown
posted by MCMikeNamara at 5:44 PM on June 5


We're still solving Boystown
posted by crush at 7:01 PM on June 5 [1 favorite]


Is there going to be a Billy Goat meetup on Wednesday July 3? I'm almost certainly still in town by then and would love to see folks.
posted by ocherdraco at 2:44 PM on June 25


It's highly likely, though there's some discussion about having it elsewhere (but still nearby).
posted by eamondaly at 11:25 AM on June 28 [1 favorite]


Please keep me posted!
posted by ocherdraco at 2:14 PM on June 30





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