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Board Games and Brunch: MoMu15

Per request, we will have a meetup on my couch! I'll make some food, we'll play some games. PLEASE WEAR PANTS, THOUGH, THANK YOU. [more inside]
posted by phunniemee on Jun 25, 2014 - 23 comments

Summer Dance! (a MoMu15 event)

Come learn to Mambo and Cha Cha with us while listening to Ricardo Lemvo & Makina Loca play some great music. [more inside]
posted by garlic on Jun 25, 2014 - 4 comments

Riddle Me That! Redux Redux Redux Redux Redux Redux - CHANGE OF LOCATION!

CHANGE OF LOCATION! Riddle Me That! is leaving Town Hall Pub for greener pastures, so as a fill-in event, let's challenge Reddit for trivia supremacy. [more inside]
posted by eamondaly on Jun 25, 2014 - 35 comments

20 ft from Stardom -- (a MoMu 15 event)

Let's watch a movie at Millenium Park and picnic outdoors. 20 feet from Stardom is an Oscar winner from last year. [more inside]
posted by garlic on Jun 25, 2014 - 5 comments

Janelle Monáe / Gary Clark Jr. at Taste of Chicago: MoM15

I was going to buy tickets for the bandshell but have realized that outdoor Janelle Monáe calls for claiming some lawn space and dancing. [more inside]
posted by MCMikeNamara on Jun 25, 2014 - 5 comments

Tuesdays on the Terrace: MoM15

Tomeka Reid is the featured musician on July 22. Tuesday is free admission day at the MCA (if you have an ID that says you're an Illinois resident) and the concert is free with admission to the museum. They kick everyone out at 8:30. [more inside]
posted by crush-onastick on Jun 25, 2014 - 16 comments

Like a (Chicago) bridge over (fairly un)troubled waters... it's another MoM15 event!

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]
posted by eamondaly on Jun 24, 2014 - 9 comments

MetaFilter's 15th Anniversary Month of Meetups Kicks Off... IN THE DANGER ZONE

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 OF MEETUPS! We'll kick things off July 1st in Millennium Park to watch the beloved bro classic: Top Gun. [more inside]
posted by eamondaly on Jun 24, 2014 - 23 comments

Metafilter 15th Anniversary Pop-Up MiniGolf Chicago Classic - Round 2 AND Afterparty

For those of you with a friendly competitive streak (you know who you are and I know who some of you are), I will be organizing the MetaFilter 15th Anniversary Pop-Up Mini Golf Chicago Classic -- two separate days where we play mini-golf at the pop-up courses run by City Mini Golf. [more inside]
posted by MCMikeNamara on Jun 24, 2014 - 8 comments

Metafilter 15th Anniversary Pop-Up MiniGolf Chicago Classic - Round 1

For those of you with a friendly competitive streak (you know who you are and I know who some of you are), I will be organizing the MetaFilter 15th Anniversary Pop-Up Mini Golf Chicago Classic -- two separate days where we play mini-golf at the pop-up courses run by City Mini Golf. [more inside]
posted by MCMikeNamara on Jun 24, 2014 - 21 comments

Speaking of. . .GOAT FROG MoMu15

It's next week, folks. It sneaked up on me; don't let it sneak up on you. Join fellow MeFites in Chicago for our Month of Meetups celebrating MetaFilter's 15th anniversary EVERY! DAY! OF! JULY! [more inside]
posted by crush-onastick on Jun 23, 2014 - 36 comments

MINt Improv

Music Improv Night-- I'll be going to the Improv Wednesday where an Awesome friend performs. BYOB. $5 to get in! We can go to Cheesie's for food before/after or something, if y'all want. [more inside]
posted by crush-onastick on Jun 15, 2014 - 16 comments

The Annual Ritual of Blowing Things Up (now a MoMu15)

AKA USA! USA! USA! Winnemac Park in Chicago has the BEST illegal fireworks display in the city. You should join us to watch things go BOOM. [more inside]
posted by bibliogrrl on May 27, 2014 - 34 comments

Kubb at Winnemac Park (Chicago)

Let me show you the wood chucking game of my people. [more inside]
posted by baniak on May 21, 2014 - 28 comments

I like you like white people like brunch. (a MoMu 15 event)

Let's go to the Ronald McDonald house in Hyde Park and make brunch for the families of sick kids. [more inside]
posted by garlic on May 14, 2014 - 22 comments

Anvil of Bacon Crom

Ok, that bacon bomb was pretty good. As we discussed, let's do it again next year. Act now, seats are going fast!
posted by adamdschneider on Mar 13, 2014 - 75 comments

How is there not a February Goat on the books yet?

The first Wednesday of February is fast approaching. LET'S DO THIS. Oh and hey guys by the way look what I found. [more inside]
posted by phunniemee on Jan 22, 2014 - 26 comments

Post Turkey Glut Goat

December Chicago meetup! [more inside]
posted by phunniemee on Nov 21, 2013 - 53 comments

It's Mary Mac's Birthday!

Wish Mary Mac a happy birthday and sing your face off next week at the Blue Frog. [more inside]
posted by eamondaly on Nov 14, 2013 - 7 comments

Billy Goat Gruff

I have a great idea! Let's get together at the classic Chicago bar, the Billy Goat Tavern! [more inside]
posted by garlic on Aug 23, 2013 - 23 comments

August: Goat County

(Coming up on time, so I figured I go ahead and post this before people started getting anxious.) This is our monthly Chicago meetup as the Billy Goat for those who don't yet know that this is what this is. You should definitely come to this if you did not already know this. It is good. (You should also come if you have already attended and did know this, but I'm not as worried about making you feel comfortable.) [more inside]
posted by MCMikeNamara on Jul 29, 2013 - 41 comments

Fall Chicago MeFi Formal

This past weekend, EamonDaly and McMikeNamera came up with a great idea -- a Fall Formal where we can put on our fancy duds and have a night on the town together. [more inside]
posted by garlic on Jul 22, 2013 - 55 comments

Pride Parade 2013 LET'S DO IT

Although the Illinois State Senate flaked out on us this year (booooooo), SCOTUS just gave us two more reasons to celebrate equal rights, rainbow flags, and drinking at Pride on Sunday. [more inside]
posted by tzikeh on Jun 26, 2013 - 5 comments

To the firing range we go!

I got my FOID card a couple of months ago and would like to gauge MeFiChi's interest in an outing to the shooting range. You don't have to own a gun to participate. [more inside]
posted by youngergirl44 on Jun 22, 2013 - 30 comments

Get Drunk Blow Things Up

The first Wednesday of July is the 3rd, which means that we have a pre-holiday goatup! I don't know if this means there will be a small showing or a magnificent karaoke fest, but it's TRADITION, so. July 3. GOAT. [more inside]
posted by phunniemee on Jun 20, 2013 - 43 comments

Goat Song

Goat Song : Chicago is the story of a year in the life of a group of mefites who abandoned their one-bedroom apartments in Chicago to live under Michigan Avenue raise Billy Goats. In poetic, reverent detail, EvilSpork talks of our ancient relationship to the land and our gradual alienation from the Billy Goats that feed us. His fascinating account traces his journey of the choosing of the billy goat, and learning how to breed, brew, and curse the cubs with them. [more inside]
posted by garlic on May 28, 2013 - 33 comments

Gapers Block Annual Karaoke Get-Together

Meet MeFi's own me3dia at Brando's Speakeasy for his annual karaoke get-together! Join Gapers Block staff and readers for drinks and singing after work. [more inside]
posted by eamondaly on Mar 25, 2013 - 6 comments

March Goat-Up (crush, you can stop twitching now)

OMG! It's my first goat/frog IRL post! [more inside]
posted by misskaz on Feb 25, 2013 - 57 comments

NO NO NO NOT AGAIN

Remember that time we went out for karaoke? Man, it feels like it was yesterday. [more inside]
posted by eamondaly on Nov 8, 2012 - 22 comments

Goatober and Presidential Smackdown 2012

October 3rd is both the first Wednesday in October (GOATUP!) and the first presidential debate of the season. [more inside]
posted by phunniemee on Sep 19, 2012 - 92 comments

GOATENATING THE COUNTRYSIDE

September has begun (or will have had begun when this meetup has happened) and thus it is time for a billy goat tavern meetup followed by the totally optional (and totally awesome) karaoking at the blue frog.
posted by garlic on Aug 24, 2012 - 64 comments

Once you go greasy, you'll probably have intestinal troubles

April showers may bring May flowers, but May flowers make my eyes itch. Hopefully, they'll all die in June. [more inside]
posted by BevosAngryGhost on May 25, 2012 - 66 comments

Journey to the End of the Night 2012

It's that time of year again, and this time bibliogrrl and baniak will be RUNNING A CHECKPOINT. I will be there, too! [more inside]
posted by phunniemee on May 3, 2012 - 13 comments

The First Goat of 2012: The End of the World

January 4. Goat. It begins.
posted by tzikeh on Dec 23, 2011 - 89 comments

December Goat: too soon?

♫ It's the most wonderful Goat... of the year! ♫ [more inside]
posted by tzikeh on Nov 9, 2011 - 120 comments

Auxiliary Trivia Meetup

Since phunniemee has requested a mid-month gathering - and she also brought up trivia earlier - We're going out for trivia on Thursday, 10/27. [more inside]
posted by youngergirl44 on Oct 17, 2011 - 68 comments

GOOOOOAT!

Only sixteen days to the next Goatup! [more inside]
posted by tzikeh on Oct 16, 2011 - 98 comments

First Goatup of Fall

You know you want to be there, so just say yes to tiny beers. Happy autumnal equinox evryone!
posted by youngergirl44 on Sep 23, 2011 - 141 comments

AUXILIARY AUXILIARY PIZZA MEETUP

Folks I am as serious as a boring lawyer commercial heart attack with no explosions. We are eating pizza at Pequod's and everyone is going to have to explain the bathroom Gandalf. In conclusion: Pizza. Pequod's. Eating. You. Me. [more inside]
posted by shakespeherian on Sep 7, 2011 - 179 comments

Goat-Up

Didn't see the monthly goat-up post. Figured I'd make it. I feel like Charlie from Charlie's Angels. Nobody ever sees me, but I'm running the cabal!
posted by tzikeh on Aug 26, 2011 - 70 comments

Do we have a goat for August 3rd?

There's no post for the (I assume) August 3rd Goat meet-up. Of course, I'm just wondering, since I've never actually made it to one....
posted by tzikeh on Jul 26, 2011 - 51 comments

So, Miko's in town.

Miko popped into the picnic thread to say she'd be here July 23-28 and is free in the evening while she's here (except on Sunday and Monday). Like most conference-goers, she's staying Loopish. Since the monthly Goat is one week later, I propose a different spot. But where? There's the conundrum. We have decided upon Ten Cat in Lakeview. [more inside]
posted by crush-onastick on Jul 18, 2011 - 66 comments

My Tiny Beers Bring All the Goats to the Yard

And they're like, yeah, it's ok...I mean, there are better places to get a burger, but this'll do just fine it's better than yours. [more inside]
posted by phunniemee on May 25, 2011 - 29 comments

Division Pub Crawl! (originally Coming to Portland!)

Me and baniak will be in Portland next month. Even though we here in Chicago consider PDX our IRL rival, we come in peace and want to see how it is possible your city can rival ours in meetups. So, a BAR CRAWL! [more inside]
posted by bibliogrrl on May 7, 2011 - 49 comments

Chicago Mid-month Pizza Party!

Turns out my Friday (this Friday, April 15th) is open, and though I'd like to check out jtron's show at Late Bar, there's zero chance of me doing that if I have the chance to go home and sit on my couch first. So: pizza party beforehand! There's a Giordano's half a mile south on Milwaukee though I'm open to other suggestions. Anyone interested?
posted by eamondaly on Apr 12, 2011 - 24 comments

You like karaoke? EVERYONE likes karaoke.

Awesome karaoke. Cheap drinks. What more do you need to know? [more inside]
posted by bibliogrrl on Mar 5, 2011 - 42 comments

Chicago Monthly Crying and Weeping Session

6pm. Bring Kleenex or comparably soft facial tissue.
posted by eamondaly on Jan 26, 2011 - 78 comments

P-I-Z-Z-Andersonville

I missed you guys and I want pizza, beer, and karaoke. [more inside]
posted by eamondaly on Jan 7, 2011 - 110 comments

January TINCC

So, folks, are we meeting up on January the 5th at the Goat, or will we all be a) too cold; b) too out of town; c) too tired from skiing; d) too emptied of holiday cheer to give it a try?
posted by crush-onastick on Dec 24, 2010 - 79 comments

The Bombardment Society

Chicago's Metafilter community clearly has the mental maturity of a gaggle of wisecracking third graders who have unwisely been allowed to purchase and consume alcohol. Thusly, I propose we gather to partake in that gloried cynosure of the schoolyard: DODGEBALL. [more inside]
posted by Juliet Banana on Aug 23, 2010 - 99 comments

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