Pre-10th! June 14, 2009 11:33 PM   Subscribe

I'll be in Houston between 6-29 and 7-9 and would like to get together. I'll be staying near the medical center/ Hermann park and will be renting a car.
posted by brujita to MetaFilter Gatherings at 11:33 PM (44 comments total) 3 users marked this as a favorite

What are you in town for, and what's your schedule like? Since I'm still in newbie-wants-to-meet-people-and-do-stuff mode I'd be up for something (work permitting).
posted by casarkos at 6:25 PM on June 16, 2009

Not anything in particular....just thought I'd make a side trip before the 10th. I'm pretty much free, but I want to make a day trip to Port Arthur while I'm here.
posted by brujita at 10:09 PM on June 16, 2009

I'm free. I'm out in the 'burbs so I don't really know what's in that area (other than the zoo & museums) but I'm always game for a meet-up.
posted by Mamapotomus at 7:09 PM on June 17, 2009

Ok, I'm calling it for 7-7....location tba
posted by brujita at 9:43 PM on June 18, 2009

Well, for food there's Raven Grill near your location. You should go there even if you don't meetup there.
posted by Pants! at 8:59 AM on June 19, 2009

I think I'll be free, but please give me enough time to drive up from work.
posted by casarkos at 3:05 PM on June 19, 2009

Has anyone been to Beaver's? Looks interesting.
posted by brujita at 12:11 AM on June 21, 2009

Beaver's at 7:30. Casarkos, will that time work for you?
posted by brujita at 5:09 PM on June 21, 2009

I'll probably show up. Sounds like fun!
posted by Avenger at 11:49 PM on June 22, 2009

Send me a reminder beforehand, though. I constantly forget good stuff like this.
posted by Avenger at 11:50 PM on June 22, 2009

It'll stay put in the meetup sidebar until midnight of the 8th.
posted by brujita at 1:51 AM on June 23, 2009

Beaver's is tasty and has a nice patio. I'll try to make it.
posted by LittleMissCranky at 2:27 PM on June 23, 2009

oh, hey! I'm in, too! I've always wanted to meet you. brujita. AND I want to see pics of LittleMissCranky's baby, or maybe she'll bring bambino along?

Brujita when are you going to PA? I'll be going through there Sunday. I have people there, do you? Are we related?
posted by pomegranate at 5:03 AM on June 24, 2009

I haven't decided background is Ashkenazic Jew, so I doubt we're connected. The main reason I'm going is for Janis.
posted by brujita at 11:19 PM on June 24, 2009

I'll be there, if for nothing else that I really need to get out of the house.

(but hey, if random women want to drop by with casseroles and pies before then, feel free, just give me advance notice so I can put clothes on)
posted by mrbill at 11:35 PM on June 24, 2009

Mrbill, I'm not sure how much help I can be on the domestic front, but please know my thoughts are with you.
posted by brujita at 12:03 AM on June 25, 2009

Sorry for the derail - but if someone has recommendations for a good maid/cleaning service in Houston, please mefimail me.
posted by mrbill at 7:42 AM on June 25, 2009

Holy shit, mrbill, I missed that AskMe. Wow. You are in my thoughts. I have no recommendations for a cleaning service, but if there's anything I can do please let me know.

I'll be at Beavers, 7:30
posted by Houstonian at 9:00 AM on June 25, 2009

omigosh. mrbill, I am so sorry to hear that. Cannot help with the cleaning service either, but I hope you're doing okay. I'll be at the meetup with some form of baked goods.
posted by casarkos at 4:18 PM on June 25, 2009

I'm sorry for derailing this topic, y'all.
posted by mrbill at 7:24 PM on June 25, 2009

mrbill, what area of town are you in? I have a couple of cleaning recommendations, and I'm usually good for a casserole.
posted by LittleMissCranky at 8:29 PM on June 25, 2009

And pomegranate, I will likely bring at least one baby along, but I'm not sure if it will be the 1-month-old or the 8-month-old. But I'll bring pictures of both.
posted by LittleMissCranky at 8:32 PM on June 25, 2009

LMC, will PM with info as to not ruin this thread.
posted by mrbill at 8:53 PM on June 25, 2009

Will we need to make a reservation? I had been several times to the place I called as a backup for the last NY meetup and there had always been plenty of room. This last time it was mobbed and we were lucky to be given a spot in the garden.
posted by brujita at 7:29 AM on June 27, 2009

Wooo Hooo.... A meetup in Houston. And really close to me. I might just have to show up!
posted by nimsey lou at 8:59 PM on June 28, 2009


I came down with the flu the Thursday before I left. I'm over the main part, but I'm still coughing up gunk and don't have a voice. I hope I'm better Tuesday, but if not just go ahead and meetup without me.
posted by brujita at 10:51 AM on July 5, 2009

Have just discovered that work assigned me to late hours on Tuesday, so I definitely can't be there :( Have fun, all.

Next time...!
posted by casarkos at 9:54 PM on July 5, 2009

So, how are you brujita, feeling any better? Are we still planning to meetup if Brujita can't join us? I'd like to, but I'll have toddler in tow, so Mamapotomus and Little Miss Cranky, if you're coming, please bring your small ones too....
posted by pomegranate at 3:40 AM on July 6, 2009

pomegranate, I was still planning on going if it's still on.
posted by Houstonian at 4:40 PM on July 6, 2009

I'll be there if its still going on. Beavers at 730!
posted by Avenger at 8:07 PM on July 6, 2009

I'll be there assuming I don't get lost finding it.
posted by mrbill at 7:28 AM on July 7, 2009

I had thought I would be able to make it tonight, but won't be able to after all. Hope you're feeling better and able to make it brujita and I'll definitely see you in New Orleans!

Have fun at the meetup everyone!
posted by WolfDaddy at 8:09 AM on July 7, 2009

I'm still coughing up green crud, don't have a voice and I don't think it would be a good idea for me to be around small children, so I'm going to have to pass. Go ahead and meetup without me.

If there's an exhibit or opera in the future that looks interesting, I'll definitely come back and call a meetup then.
posted by brujita at 11:07 AM on July 7, 2009

Pomegranate just asked me to let people know that she and Maggie aren't going to make it tonight.
posted by mrbill at 3:20 PM on July 7, 2009

Well, wait! Are we all bailing out then? Quick roll call of those who are going, please.
posted by Houstonian at 4:07 PM on July 7, 2009

I'll be there, a fat guy with a brown tshirt. I'll look for the freaky internet folk.
posted by mrbill at 4:07 PM on July 7, 2009

If it's just the two of us, maybe we should reschedule for a time when everyone can make it? Because so far, that's WolfDaddy, brujita, Pomegranate, and casarkos who are not attending...
posted by Houstonian at 4:10 PM on July 7, 2009

There's LittleMissCranky, is she showing up?
posted by mrbill at 4:11 PM on July 7, 2009

I just sent a Mefi mail to Avenger, LittleMissCranky, and Mamapotomus, asking if they are still coming. I guess, if I don't get a response I'll bow out too, and wait for the next meetup.
posted by Houstonian at 4:23 PM on July 7, 2009

I'll wait another 10-15 minutes and if we don't know for sure then I'll wait this one out too.
posted by mrbill at 4:38 PM on July 7, 2009

Okay, see everyone next time. I gotta go buy cat food.
posted by mrbill at 4:50 PM on July 7, 2009

Yes, me too -- disappointed, but looking forward to the next one.
posted by Houstonian at 4:51 PM on July 7, 2009

Sorry, everyone...we had a total baby meltdown this evening, so the meetup completely slipped my mind until late tonight. Hope we can reschedule soon.
posted by LittleMissCranky at 9:12 PM on July 7, 2009

Hey guys sorry about that. I was at work until 6pm and couldn't make it in time. Reschedule?
posted by Avenger at 11:56 PM on July 7, 2009

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