This is a great idea!
Definitely down if I can bum a ride with someone :)
On Tue, Feb 6, 2018 at 9:24 PM Mike Nolan <me(a)michael-nolan.com> wrote:
As one of the few (only?) Fossers in nyc, I am most definitely in for
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, happy
> to oblige. If extra drivers are needed from ROC I could potentially make it
> up there first.
> 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),
>>> if just meeting for tea/food, however, you're welcome to join us for
>>> 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
>>> there before then. The anticipated time for when people will hit what my
>>> family calls "museum overload" is about 12:30pm, at which time
>>> 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
>>> each gender to have their own space. The caveat is that in order to
>>> allowing people in my house I need to know you in person (although many
>>> you meet this requirement from RITlug/FOSS hours, if this part concerns
>>> just find me).
>>> Christian Martin (Phone)
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