As one of the few (only?) Fossers in nyc, I am most definitely in for this.
On Feb 6, 2018 21:18, "Solomon Rubin" <serubin(a)serubin.net> wrote:
I can likely make it! If anyone needs a ride from the Va/DC area,
oblige. If extra drivers are needed from ROC I could potentially make it up
On Tue, Feb 6, 2018 at 9:03 PM Aidan Kahrs (RIT Student) <axk4545(a)rit.edu>
> I'm in. Just let me know any other details I might need. Still need to
> check with family but count me toward that number you mentioned needing.
> Aidan Kahrs
> On Tue, Feb 6, 2018 at 6:32 PM, Christian Martin (RIT Student) <
> ctm2142(a)rit.edu> wrote:
>> Greetings! Several of us have been discussing doing an NYC meetup over
>> spring break. In addition to students, we would also like to invite any
>> alums who would like to come (and discuss what they're involved in), even
>> if just meeting for tea/food, however, you're welcome to join us for more
>> than that :)
>> I happen to live in the tri-state area, so having reasonable
>> accommodations is an option. Since people are making their travel plans, I
>> would ask that you please respond as soon as (reasonably) possible to
>> express interest (you don't need to make a commitment yet, but we need
>> RITlug goes until 6pm on Friday, so the plan would be as follows:
>> - Saturday, March 10th: head out mid-morning. The drive is about 6
>> hours, so we would arrive mid/late-afternoon.
>> - Sunday, March 11th: go into NYC. The Sunday hours for the Met
>> start at 10am, and from experience, it would be good to get up early and be
>> there before then. The anticipated time for when people will hit what my
>> family calls "museum overload" is about 12:30pm, at which time we
>> break for food and enjoy a leisurely stroll through Central Park.
>> - If there is sufficient interest, we can also arrange something on
>> Monday, however, I know that is not an option for everyone.
>> - Tuesday (or Monday): people disperse for their normal break plans.
>> With regards to transportation and accommodations:
>> - Currently, we have a couple people who have cars and are willing
>> to drive there, but depending on how many people want to come we may need
>> additional drivers. Gas money would be split evenly between the people in
>> the car.
>> - Due to proximity to the NYC area, there are plenty of airports, as
>> well as access to Amtrak, at the end of the trip.
>> - I live about an hour and a half away from the city in Connecticut.
>> We have plenty of room for people, both in number and allowing each gender
>> to have their own space. The caveat is that in order to justify allowing
>> people in my house I need to know you in person (although many of you meet
>> this requirement from RITlug/FOSS hours, if this part concerns you just
>> find me).
>> Christian Martin (Phone)
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