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One World, First Wednesday, One Love (plus 20th Anniversary planning)

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. [more inside]
posted by MCMikeNamara on May 30, 2019 - 15 comments

Tiny Beers of the World, UNITE!

So First Wednesday being on May 1st means it absolutely snuck up on me. Let's celebrate International Workers' Day by meeting at the Billy Goat under Michigan Avenue and striking up conversation. [more inside]
posted by MCMikeNamara on Apr 29, 2019 - 4 comments

April Showers Bring Tiny Beers

It's maybe-springtime and another First Wednesday is upon us. Let's gather for fellowship under Michigan Avenue at the Original Billy Goat. I'd love to see your face!
posted by MCMikeNamara on Mar 29, 2019 - 8 comments

This is my calendar. It is hard.

Greetings, Sapients! Forsooth, thar be a First Wednesday a-brewin'! Get it? Brew? Beer? Brew? Beer? Bruins? Beer? Aight? Pip pop, Cheerio, Wheaties, wot wot, and a few other m in the area of the car as it left the scene in the middle of the night and I was wondering if you had any experience with the right promotion program and how to palm coat gloves or something like that and a full size if you are able to fit them in around then and would like to be able to make it right on the right hand side of the street from the event that you are near the entrance to the entrance to the entrance to the entrance, breaker, breaker, breaker, end keyboard suggestion mouthfart cascade, ten-four good Computar, five by five, Tea, Earl Grey, Hotpants, tiny Bears, bear Cubs can't use bridges, you insensitive clods! Hope that helped! Your mileage may vary, ta ta for now. [more inside]
posted by Evilspork on Feb 26, 2019 - 8 comments

First Wednesday, a Filmways presentation, darling*

It's the 102nd anniversary of Zsa Zsa Gabor's birth. Celebrate by slapping a cop joining us at the Billy Goat for our monthly revelry. [more inside]
posted by MCMikeNamara on Feb 4, 2019 - 19 comments

Ho! Saturnalia!

The First Wednesday of 2019 is soon upon us. Join us at the Goat for companionship and strange new tiny beers. We really would love to see your face, Don't be like Lyft drivers--don't look for us on Upper Michigan; we'll be on Lower. (Goddamn calendars) [more inside]
posted by crush on Dec 26, 2018 - 7 comments

First Wednesday!

I have no clever title. But I will have a drink. See you Wednesday, after work at the Billy Goat Tavern on Lower Michigan Avenue. We'll decamp 8ish, 9ish, for some sort of karaoke shenanigans. I don't know what.
posted by crush on Nov 3, 2018 - 11 comments

It's so Hard to Say Goat-bye

OH MY GOSH! FIRST WEDNESDAY IS THIS WEDNESDAY! ALARUM! ALARUM! As always, we'll be starting at the Billy Goat on/under Michigan Avenue for tiny beers and gigantic bathrooms. Afterward... we'll just have to see.
posted by eamondaly on Oct 1, 2018 - 9 comments

Every Time I Say Goat-bye

First Wednesday is nearly upon us! Cheap grill food and beers at the still weirdly upgraded Original Billy Goat Tavern. Then karaoke for what is rumored to be the last time Angela's last First Wednesday behind the bar at Live Wire Lounge. She's delightful and so are you. Plus, it's a short work week--what do you have to lose? Join us, won't you?
posted by crush on Aug 31, 2018 - 5 comments

Goats on Fire!

Man, it's hot. Next week may not be so hot. But next week will be First Wednesday. Join us at the Original Billy Goat Tavern (Lower level Michigan Avenue), after work, for beers and stuff. Then join us after the Goat for karaoke and stuff at Live Wire Lounge (3394 N Milwaukee Ave). [more inside]
posted by crush on May 28, 2018 - 10 comments

Goat Goat Goat!

It's first Wednesday! Join us for beers, burgers, bonding and the Original Billy Goat Tavern. It might even be warm enough to make the trek to Live Wire for karaoke bearable!
posted by crush on Apr 28, 2018 - 7 comments

Happy New Goat

Wednesday, January 3rd is the first first Wednesday of 2018. Let's make it happy. Join us at Monks Pub in lieu of the Original Billy Goat Tavern with their crazy new beers because renovations. Then wander with us (quickly! though. It's cold) to LiveWire for something special.
posted by crush on Dec 28, 2017 - 25 comments

The Weather Outside is Goatful

First Wednesday is next week! Apparently the Goat has changed how it does beer! But we have not changed how we do fun--it's still good and you should join us! [more inside]
posted by crush on Nov 29, 2017 - 24 comments

Hey There's a First Wednesday Approaching

Join us after work at the original World Famous Billy Goat Tavern for tiny beers and food from the greasy grill. We're fun! We're friendly! Frankly. we're fantastic. Later in the evening, we'll meander over to Livewire Lounge for First Wednesday Karaoke with the incomparable Mary Mac. That's when you'll see how fantastic we truly are. There might be shenanigans in between. You can never be too sure.
posted by crush on Aug 26, 2017 - 11 comments

Man that Goat is Wired--1st Wednesday

First Wednesday is throwing us a curve ball for June. It's not next week, like you think it is, but the week after! Yes, Wednesday of the approaching week is only May 31. So don't try to meet up until a week from Wednesday, when it will be June 7. 5:30-6:00ish at the Original Billy Goat Tavern in the seedy underbelly of tourist-addled springtime Michigan Avenue. [more inside]
posted by crush on May 25, 2017 - 16 comments

The Billy Goat, in the Tavern, with the Triple Cheeseborger - NO PEPSI, COKE!!

Is posting a week early TOO early? Are we not cutting it close enough? I WANT IDEAS, PEOPLE, NOT EXCUSES [more inside]
posted by Evilspork on Apr 25, 2017 - 13 comments

Monthly Goat.

Tiny Beers, cheeseborgers, possibly springlike weather. What has everyone been up to since last month? Meet us at the usual place, at the usual time, and listen to the usual stories. It will be fun! No, really. It usually is! The question is: "What are you doing to ensure it stays that way?" That's what I thought; see you there.
posted by crush-onastick on Apr 26, 2011 - 133 comments

Monthly Goat--March 2011

So, next Wednesday is March 2, which means your friendly neighborhood TINCC* requests the honor of your presence at the Billy Goat Tavern under Michigan Avenue. [more inside]
posted by crush-onastick on Feb 22, 2011 - 79 comments

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