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Re: [Debian-NYC] Wheezy release party?

I'll try to make it too, but I might only be able to make it if I can bring babies :)


On Apr 25, 2013, at 7:14 PM, Brian Gupta wrote:

> Ok, I heard from JH that he will be in town that weekend, and so far
> no one else has had an issue with May 4th.
> With that in mind, here is one option:
> I can host a potluck/BYOB apartment party from 7pm-midnight Saturday
> May 4th. (Whether or not Wheezy has actually shipped. The key thing is
> we can't host anything on a school night.)
> We probably could host about 25-30+ people without issue. We are
> located at 3117 Broadway, which is a couple of blocks north of
> Columbia University. The nearest train is the 1 train stop at 125th
> street. (very short walk from station.)
> If people want to keep hanging-out past midnight we could always go to
> a nearby salon.
> Does this sound appealing to folks, or should we see if there are
> other options? (I know 5 hours might be shorter than people had in
> mind, and the location isn't very central, especially for those coming
> from Brooklyn, but on the flipside, it is only a few of blocks from
> where we had DebConf10!!)
> No offense will be taken if folks want to try and find a more central
> location. Also, if someone else wants to host party feel free, as I am
> ok coming either downtown or to Brooklyn if that's what folks want.
> Thanks,
> Brian
> P.S. - I have pretty fast internet, and would be willing to setup a
> local mirror if someone wanted to come early and help me with that.
> (75/10mbit).
> On Tue, Apr 23, 2013 at 5:14 PM, Brian Gupta <brian.gupta@brandorr.com> wrote:
>> On Tue, Apr 23, 2013 at 4:31 PM, Jimmy Kaplowitz <jimmy@debian.org> wrote:
>>> Hi,
>>> On Tue, Apr 23, 2013 at 03:21:15PM -0400, Brian Gupta wrote:
>>>> On Tue, Apr 23, 2013 at 12:57 AM, Kevin Mark <kevin.mark@verizon.net> wrote:
>>>>> I've made a cake for the last 3 releases. The last one at Hydroxide's house.
>>>>> So I might try to do one for wheezy.
>>>> Sounds great Kevin. I wonder if Jimmy would be open to hosting again?
>>>> If so, it looks like I should be available to come down early on
>>>> either the 6th or the 7th and help setup, if desired.
>>> I don't remember the situation at home around when I hosted the Squeeze party,
>>> but long story short, it's probably not feasible for me to host the Wheezy
>>> party. I can still quite likely attend at most locations in NYC..
>> No worries Jimmy.
>> I am kinda keen on the idea of a house or apartment party, but my wife
>> isn't really keen on having a party on a schoolnight since we have two
>> kids. (If we could change the date to Saturday May 4th, then we could
>> probably host, as we have plenty of space.)
>> For those that proposed May 6th or 7th, how would May 4th work? (J H
>> that would be you.) If someone else wants to host a house/apt party on
>> the 6th, that would be cool as well.
>> A side note, between Monday May 6th and Tuesday May 7th, May 6th would
>> work better for me, as there is the NYLUG biweekly workshop already
>> scheduled on the 7th.
>> Cheers,
>> Brian
>>> - Jimmy Kaplowitz
>>> jimmy@debian.org
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