[Chicago] ChiPy Chicago Python User Group Meeting Tomorrow
rcriii at ramsdells.net
Thu Aug 10 13:47:51 CEST 2006
I will be driving in to the meeting from Oakbrook if anyone is
interested in carpooling. I'll leave my office around 5:45.
On Wed, 2006-08-09 at 10:05 -0500, bray at sent.com wrote:
> This will be our best meeting yet! ChiPy's Monthly meeting this Thurs.
> August 10, 2006. 7pm. (except for folks who want to help setup at 6:30
> and get first dibs on
> pizza-compliments of Uncle Roy (Singham))
> * Adrian Holovaty's new Django Add-on for quickly publishing websites.
> * John Melesky on AppScript
> * Sir Galahad on Python 2.5 (beta 3) in a nutshell
> * BarCamp review and hangovers
> * Lighting talks: MD5, ...
> ThoughtWorks' Chicago office
> 651 West Washington Blvd., 6th floor
> Chicago, IL 60661
> Location description:
> "6 story, brick building on the Southwest corner of Washington Blvd. and
> Desplaines St."
> "Right next to the 90/94 freeway"
> "Across the street from the Social Security building"
> * Map <http://tinyurl.com/mgcxo>
> * "Official" info <http://www.thoughtworks.com/chicagoInfo.html>
> Call jason at 3 1 2 - 3 7 3 . 8 5 5 6 if you get locked out or lost.
> (The external doors should be open, but be sure to enter on the "east"
> side (Desplaines)
> Street (meter) parking is available in the area. Shoot for "free" (no
> meters) parking on the South side of the building if you're lucky. And
> be sure to feed those meters; Brother Leader Daley collects tons of cash
> from meter fines in this area. Garage parking is also available across
> the street (technically across the interstate) at the very tall
> SkyBridge condo building.
> 1) The closest "L" stop is Clinton on the "Green Line". (About an 8
> minute walk from TW.)
> 2) The closest Metra station is the Ogilvie Transportation Center (in
> the Citibank Building) 2 blocks east of TW. (a 4 minute walk)
> 3) The closest water taxi stop is at Madison Street Bridge at 2 North
> Riverside Plaza. (<http://www.wendellariverbus.com/rbdock.htm>) ;-)
> 4) I can't find good info on the nearest helipad. Sorry, Mr. Trump.
> 5) Besides garage parking at SkyBridge across the freeway and meter
> parking around the building, there is additional garage parking at the
> Presidential Towers at Jefferson & Madison. There are 2 non-garage
> parking lots adjacent to our building. (I don't know the lots' "after
> 5pm" parking rules, though). Theme: If you're addicted to oil, there
> are lots of parking options within a short walk.
> About ChiPy
> ChiPy is a group of Chicago Python Programmers, l33t, and n00bs.
> Meetings are held monthly at various locations around Chicago.
> Also, ChiPy is a proud sponsor of many Open Source and Educational
> efforts in Chicago. Stay tuned to the mailing list for more info.
> ChiPy website: <http://chipy.org>
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