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Re: [GHGLUG] Social Meetings

From: Christian
Sent on: Monday, August 5, 2013 10:13 AM
On Sun, Aug 04, 2013 at 06:38:44AM -0400, Haines Brown wrote:
> On Sat, Aug 03, 2013 at 05:30:49PM -0400, Christian wrote: 
> 
> > Does anyone have any suggestions for a restaurant or bar that we could
> > meet at informally once a month?
> 
> I have not attended the LUG meetings at U Hfd because I have no
> transportation. Meetings near downtown Hartford would make a big difference
> for me.
> 
> As for possible meeting places, there is the downstairs room at The
> Russel's (Pratt and Trumbull Sts). Reserving a room at the Hartford Public
> Library might be worth a try. Where I live (Woodland Street) has a
> semi-closed semi-private lower lobby that is suited for a meeting. Set up
> as is, it would accommodate perhaps 10-14. With added chairs set up in 
> rows rather than around tables, perhaps 20-30. While weekly meetings for
> the smaller group is not difficult, there might have to be occasional
> adjustments to accommodate other interests. Setting up chairs weekly to
> accommodate more would be more challenging.   
> 
> Haines Brown

My only concern with a downtown location is parking.  From what I understand, it's difficult to find a spot on the street and restaurants don't usually have their own lots.  What are others' experience?


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