Wikipedia:Meetup/NYC/February 2011

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The 25th New York City Meetup event was held on Saturday February 19 at 6:30 PM with wiki-dinner at The Red Egg in Lower Manhattan, and participation at the Students for Free Culture Conference 2011 and party also held on that day and evening.

Free Culture Conference
Two tables for Wiki-Dinner at Red Egg (a third tableful was added later).
Noshing, schmoozing, photographing

What, Where, When, and How?[edit]

Pre-meetup Free Culture Conference[edit]

Wikipedia is totally part of the bigger Free culture movement, so check this out! Register and have a look at the great program.

After this, we'll walk or take the short subway hop to the wiki-dinner.

Main Meetup and Wiki-Dinner[edit]

(social, munch and chat on Wikipedia issues and meta:Wikimedia NYC chapter stuff):

After this, we'll walk to the nearby Free Culture party.

Post-meetup Free Culture Party[edit]

These Free Culture folks throw an awesome party. Music is sure to be Creative Commons licensed!

Late arrival info and Transportation[edit]

If you plan on arriving late, and are concerned about not finding your way to the group, you can drop your mobile phone number ahead of time at Special:Emailuser/Pharos (e-mail will not be able to be checked during the actual meetup time; leave requests ahead of time).

Nearby subway stations:

Interested Wikipedians[edit]

Likely attendees[edit]

  • Well, I'm coming on Saturday!--Pharos (talk) 21:14, 15 February 2011 (UTC)
  • Jim.henderson (talk) 11:00, 16 February 2011 (UTC)
  • Liz Pullen (nwjerseyliz)
  • LumaNatic
  • SMP184

Possible attendees[edit]

  • - T. Canens (talk) 01:49, 16 February 2011 (UTC)
  • I've got a show at 8 PM nearby, so I might make it for a little while. We'll see. — HelloAnnyong (say whaaat?!) 03:50, 16 February 2011 (UTC)
  • -Depends on how much recovery I accomplish by then after this week. A fluffernutter is a sandwich! (talk) 03:54, 16 February 2011 (UTC) Sorry, cannot gather the energy and money after the week I've had. A fluffernutter is a sandwich! (talk) 17:01, 19 February 2011 (UTC)
  • -Wow! Short notice! I have to work in the morning, and then there's a free comic book convention at the Hotel Pennsylvania. I don't have the budget to eat out right now.--Scottandrewhutchins (talk) 19:28, 16 February 2011 (UTC)

Regrets[edit]

  • Out of town this weekend. :( Newyorkbrad (talk) 03:11, 16 February 2011 (UTC)
  • Sorry boys and girls, going to see the Globetrotters in Newark. -- Y not? 23:25, 18 February 2011 (UTC)