Re: [mostlygo] Venues and meetups

From: Randy A.
Sent on: Tuesday, October 25, 2011 9:53 AM
As a rule, weekdays don't work out for me.
I get out of the office way too late to go anywhere really, so it's
largely up to you guys to self organize =)

fatcatmusic looks pretty interesting. I'll look into it a bit more and see
if I can set something up in a coming weekend, just to see.

~R


On Tue, 25 Oct[masked]:36:37 -0400, "Scott \"Tsukune\" Goldiner"
<[address removed]> wrote:
> Are we still meeting up tonight at the coffee shop on Amsterdam ave?
> 
> Scott Goldiner  
> 
> Sent from my iPod
> 
> On Oct 24, 2011, at 5:24 PM, Igor Finkelshteyn <[address removed]>
wrote:
> 
>> Good call, Richard! I found out, and they actually do already have some
>> Go boards. Randy, if you're interested in going ahead with the idea,
you
>> could email them at [address removed]. I'm pretty sure they'd be
happy
>> to have us, and it really is a very cool place. If there's anything I
can
>> do to help, let me know.
>> 
>> Eli
>> 
>> On 10/24/2011 2:15 PM, Richard Simon wrote:
>>> 
>>> Eli,
>>> 
>>>  I think that Fat Cat is an excellent idea.  It would be great if they
>>>  got boards but we've been a resourceful bunch when we've gone to
>>>  Central Park, for instance and could bring our own if they'd permit
it.
>>>  BTW, their website does include go under their list of games.
>>> 
>>> Cheers,
>>> Richard
>>> 
>>> 
>>> 
>>> On Mon, Oct 24, 2011 at 11:00 AM, Igor Finkelshteyn
>>> <[address removed]> wrote:
>>> What about meeting at a park? There are plenty of tables at Bryant
>>> Park, for example. It's probably not the best solution for winter, but
>>> should be good for now. This is what chess people do, so why not Go
>>> people as well?
>>> 
>>> Also, might be worth talking to a games bar/lounge. Fat Cat, at West
>>> 4th street and 7th Ave has a ton of space and games (Chess, Pool, Ping
>>> Pong, Scrabble, among others), a great atmosphere, occasional live
Jazz
>>> (pretty quiet during the afternoon), and no charge to enter during the
>>> afternoon. They usually charge $1 a person to use their chess sets for
>>> an unlimited time. Maybe we could talk to them and see if they'd be
>>> interested in getting Go boards, or letting us bring ours             

>>>     there? I'm sure they'd be interested in having more people in
there
>>> during the normally quiet afternoon, and paying $1 per person to play
>>> for as long as we want is pretty cheap.
>>> 
>>> Thoughts?
>>> 
>>> Cheers,
>>> Eli
>>> 
>>> 
>>>> 
>>>>>­ Hey guys,
>>>>>­ 
>>>>>­  
>>>>>­ 
>>>>>­ So, I've been on vacation this week and pondering how our group will
>>>>>­ be handling the lack of venue for the next few months while the
office
>>>>>­ is being torn up. (Beer and powertools dismantling-fest at my office
>>>>>­ next week, woo)
>>>>>­ 
>>>>>­  
>>>>>­ 
>>>>>­ So, a few things we can do.
>>>>>­ 
>>>>>­ 1) We could meet at someone's place, if it's a small enough group,
>>>>>­ (e.g. limit to 10-15 RSVPs, and someone volunteers their space)
>>>>>­ 
>>>>>­ 2) We could invade one of the many largish cafe/eateries in midtown.
>>>>>­ There's lots of places that were designed to handle lunch crowds for
>>>>>­ huge office towers that are almost empty during the weekends. They
>>>>>­ could easily fit our group. We just have to find and scout out a
>>>>>­ space.
>>>>>­ 
>>>>>­ 3) How'd that space in Brooklyn work out?
>>>>>­ 
>>>>>­  
>>>>>­ 
>>>>>­ After that, I can lug 2 boards with me to any location, and if
>>>>>­ everyone else chips in to carry equipment we'd be set.
>>>>>­ 
>>>>>­  
>>>>>­ 
>>>>>­ Looking for ideas, so everyone please speak up!
>>>>>­ 
>>>>>­  
>>>>>­ 
>>>>>­ Cheers,
>>>>>­ 
>>>>>­ Randy
>>>>>­ 
>>>>>­ 
>>>>>­ 
>>>>>­ 
>>>>>­ 
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