Hi, I'm new here (to Philly, I've been on Metafilter for ages) and I don't know anyone. Any locals want to meet up, maybe at a place with good outdoor seating? Before the weather gets too cold? Weekends are generally good for me. [more inside]
My best mefi friend elephantsvanish is in Philly now, and we keep talking about wanting to do more regular meetups, so let’s welcome her to the city with a meetup. LAST MINUTE VENUE CHANGE, WE ARE NOW AT HADRAMOUT, 45TH AND WALNUT. [more inside]
I haven't seen any meetups proposed for Philadelphia, so I'm wondering if there is an active enough contingent there to warrant putting one together. Philly MeFites, are you there?
There are a few MeFites planning to participate this Saturday. Here's where we can meet. [more inside]
I'll be in Philly for the visiting exhibition on international pop art. It looks fascinating, and will be even more fun when viewed with fellow MeFites! [more inside]
Ok, let's schedule this! Tuesday, March 15th, at 7pm, at Smith's Restaurant and Bar at 39 S 19th St, Philadelphia, PA 19103. I don't know how crowded it gets, so we should try to get there a little early to grab a table. Go Team Metafilter!
Hey everybody- it's been ages since the Philadelphia contingent of Metafilter got together for board games. With the temperature starting to drop, what better time to break out the games again? [more inside]
You, me, and every zombie we know: Terror Behind The Walls @ ESP! [more inside]
Eastern State Penitentiary's Terror Behind The Walls is right around the corner. Let's plan a trip to the big house. [more inside]
Break out your mask, strap on your dancing shoes, and go directly to jail for the best dance party in the city. [more inside]
Obviously it's Philly Meetup Day on IRL, so would anyone be interested in heading out this way for beer, company, and platters of delicate meats and cheeses sometime on a weekday in March? Confirmed: March 20th, at Tired Hands in Ardmore-- 6ish [more inside]
Lazaruslong and SpiffyRob live in Philly now! Let's all drink to celebrate! [more inside]
Hey Main Line (and Philly folk!) Confirmed : December 19th, 6ish! I hear they have housemade candied bacon now, which is probably of interest to many! Come at any point; we'll probably move upstairs when we hit four people or so and I'll update this then. Last month was really fun, want to meet up at Tired Hands again? I know there are some interested parties who haven't been able been able to make it to last ones, and I know ye holidaye parties are upon us, so what time and dates work for everyone? [more inside]
Confirmed: Wednesday, November 14th, 6ish Hey Main Line (and interested parties in Philly/other suburbs!) Tired Hands Brewing in Ardmore worked out really well last time-- good beers, in pours of 4 ounces - Growler, homemade bread and butter, and good company. We survived the hurricane, so perhaps a pre-Thanksgiving Meetup is in order? Let me know dates/times that work best, and see you soon! [more inside]
OCTOBER 10th, Tired Hands! Hello, Main Line! Well, Jessypie has been doing an amazing job organizing meetups in Philly, but I know I'm not the only one out here on the ol' R5. So I propose a meetup for the suburban amongst us! Ardmore can now boast of its own microbrewery, Tired Hands, which offers artisanal beer and cheeses and other nice things. Are other MeFis into these things? [more inside]
I'm searching for a new job. You might be too. It's usually easier and much more fun when you are not doing it alone. Let's have a job hunting meetup! [more inside]
You will never forgive yourself if you miss the Steve Goldberg and the Arch Enemies album release show. [more inside]
Kick off 2011 with a night of homegrown indie-pop goodness. An American Chinese is celebrating the release of their new record, Utopian Tree, with a show at Kung Fu Necktie. Featuring Steve Goldberg and the Arch Enemies and When I Was 12. [more inside]
If you are unaware of Scalefree's situation, you can check out his Askme question, and my subsequent Metalk post. Let's head to the Standard Tap sometime soon to show him a merry time! [more inside]
Come out to Johnny Brenda's to enjoy some fine brews and three Philly bands: Steve Goldberg and the Arch Enemies, TJ Kong and the Atomic Bomb, and Julia Rainer. [more inside]
Friday the Firkinteenth takes place Friday, August 13th, 2010. 6235 Frankford Ave Phila PA 19135 Show up, mention the cabal and I'll buy you a beer.
Join us Upstairs at World Cafe Live for a week-long showcase featuring the Philadelphia region's finest emerging performers! From August 16th through August 22nd, beta hi-fi will showcase approximately five artists per night - and admission is FREE! The bands will compete each night, and YOU - the audience - will vote for your favorite. [more inside]