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A nightout in DC in April

Discussion in 'Social Life, Food & Drink, Travel' started by nightowl6261a, Feb 26, 2005.

  1. nightowl6261a

    nightowl6261a Senior member

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    Maybe we could just make a reservation under the name Style Forum.
    An Idea maybe?
     
  2. Ambulance Chaser

    Ambulance Chaser Senior member

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    Originally Posted by Ambulance Chaser,Feb. 28 2005,12:11
    This sounds like fun, although I don't think I Ricchi is an ideal spot for a large group, particularly for SF members still in school. Â Another possibility I would throw out is Lauriol Plaza (between Dupont Circle and Adams Morgan on 18th Street) -- good Tex Mex food and great margaritas. Â How is everyone going to recognize each other? Â Maybe we need a gang signal.
    Maybe we could just make a reservation under the name Style Forum. An Idea maybe?
    I was thinking that everyone who wanted to attend would PM Nick (modsquad) with a reservation, and he would reply PM with his last name (or a pseudonym, if he wanted to remain anonymous). Â Then each person would just go up to the maitre d' and ask to be seated with the <name provided by Nick> party. Â But your idea works as well.
     
  3. nightowl6261a

    nightowl6261a Senior member

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    Either way, I think it will be a lot of fun, hope we can get a decent response to people coming out and erasing their annonymity...of course there is no chance on me being annonymous.
     
  4. modsquad

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    Ambulance Chaser,

    Let's do it your way. Attendees please PM me with your online name (and your real one, if you like) and the number of guests, which I assume will be wife, date, girlfriend, etc. I also assume that everyone is OK for Lauriol Plaza, which has the following pluses: it's well-located near Adams Morgan, it's big, it has excellent people watching, it accommodates all budgets and the staff is used to large groups. It's more a social experience than a dining experience, but the food is passable. If someone absolutely objects to this restaurant, please say so.

    I'll place the reservation - which I understand to be for Friday, April 8, 7:30 pm - on the last day of this month, so please RSVP by March 30. Again, if this is an insurmountable problem, please post. I'll probably make the arrangements under my own name, unless I can think of a sufficiently clever double entendre, which I will not hide from the Styleforum, with which to amuse the hostess at the reservations counter.

    Nick
     
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    I never thought about whether we were going to have gals at the dinner, but I suppose it's a good idea. Â Frankly, I don't think I could pull off "Honey, I'd love to go out with you tonight but I'm having dinner with a bunch of guys I met on an internet fashion forum" with a straight face. Â [​IMG]
     
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    So far, the only official guests at the April 8th get together of the DC-area Styleforum are Nightowl and myself. Anyone else interested in coming please RSVP with a PM to me, and let me know if you are bringing a date.

    Best to all,

    Nick
     
  7. nightowl6261a

    nightowl6261a Senior member

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    only 2 weeks to go...come on guys it will be a blast
     
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    I might be coming into DC from The Heartland; wondering if this is still going on?

    If so, I'd probably make it with the lovely and talented Mrs. Checks.


    John
     
  9. nightowl6261a

    nightowl6261a Senior member

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    It is definitely gonna happen, just depends how many people want to make it, but we will be there.....for sure. And I am sure Nick will be among us as well.
     
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    Well, I'm definetly in. I'm not sure if I'm gonna bring a guest or not at this point unfortunately, if it ends up being an issue I can always come alone.

    Looking forward to meeting some of you guys.

    Eric
     
  11. nightowl6261a

    nightowl6261a Senior member

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    Eric, come with, come without, but just come...Nick and I are going to feel real stupid having a table for 15 with only a couple of us there, it will be a blast.
     
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    I was in DC this weekend with my mother in law, and I will be in Budapest next weekend, so I will miss you guys. maybe next time.
     
  13. nightowl6261a

    nightowl6261a Senior member

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    Damn I was looking forward to meeting you globe, maybe another time.
     
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    An update. The guest list so far is NightOwl, Mr. Cheeks, Eric, Hopkins Student and myself. Anyone who would like to join us, please RSVP to me by PM before Friday. I would like to give the restaurant a weeks notice for a large group.

    Best to all,

    Nick
     
  15. nightowl6261a

    nightowl6261a Senior member

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    Nick, looking like a great turnout, what kind of dress code for the SF are we having, casual elegant...haha...what is the dress code if one for this place, jeans etc, or a litle more upscale?

    Also, email me the details so I can get a cab, seems noone is offering a pick-up and drive off....haha...but PM or email me the rest. details and our time etc..cclove@mindspring.cm
     
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    Nightowl, I can pick you up at your hotel and take you to the place, if that would be easier for you. It would certainly be cheaper.
     
  17. nightowl6261a

    nightowl6261a Senior member

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    That would be great, you know where we are staying, Arlington Hyatt....is that convenient?
     
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    I can figure it out, I'll mapquest it. Shouldn't be too inconvenient. Do you know if the hotel is close to the water? Everything in DC/Arlington is so close that nothing is too inconvenient.
     
  19. nightowl6261a

    nightowl6261a Senior member

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    Hotel Address Hyatt Arlington 1325 Wilson Boulevard Arlington, Virginia 22209 USA Hotel Directions From Baltimore-Washington International Airport (BWI): Follow I 195 out of airport to MD 295 South/Washington. Proceed on MD 295 South and take exit Richmond/To I 295 South (DC 295 South to Howard Road/Downtown (Howard Road exit is after Pennsylvania Ave. exit). At the bottom of ramp bear right proceed to merge onto Frederick Douglass Bridge (South Capital Street). Follow South Capital Street through under pass and stay right until you see sign I 395 South/Richmond. Take I 395/Richmond exit and follow across 14th Street Bridge (Stay in middle lanes). After crossing 14th Street Bridge into Virginia proceed to Exit 8B/VA110/ Rosslyn (Stay in second lane from the right to insure that the exit will not be missed). Proceed on VA110 to Wilson Blvd./Rosslyn Exit (Stay in middle or left lanes on VA110). Proceed on Wilson Blvd. to Nash Street (Five traffic lights) turn right and an immediate right onto property. [​IMG]
     
  20. globetrotter

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    yeah, I was looking forward to this, too. you guys have fun.
     

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