Seeking 2br rvr view: must seat 45

October 28th, 2011 5 comments


We (Lou Rosenfeld and I) want to bring our workshops to New York in the Spring, and we’re looking for a nice place to hold them.

A workshop venueHave you attended a talk/seminar/conference somewhere in the Big Apple recently? 

We’re looking for a room that seats about 45 people, with some tables for PCs. It has to be something we could rent for two or three consecutive days, from 8 to 5.

And, of course, a decent screen and PC projector. And wi-fi. Lots of wi-fi.

We’re not looking for a hotel conference room. We actually *like* funky spaces (we’ve done science museums, a silent movie theater, and even a zoo in the past), as long as they’re clean and comfortable.

If you know of anything, please either add a comment here or send me email:


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  1. manuela
    October 29th, 2011 at 03:38 | #1

    Did you twitter that, too? Good luck :-)

  2. manuela
    October 29th, 2011 at 03:39 | #2

    (Ah yes: “I’m going to tweet whenever I add a post.”)

  3. November 3rd, 2011 at 17:33 | #3

    Steve — back in 2009, I attended the one-day Joomla Day New York City conference at this location:

    You want funky, but relatively cheap, and some wifi and tables and projectors, this is it. As I recall, it was on the 16th floor of a building near Penn Station. You walked in and it looked like an antique shop, filled with all kinds of things. In the back, there were rooms for meetings.

    Best of luck for this. I attended your very first workshop in 2002, back at the Brattle Theatre in Cambridge.

  4. Helen D
    January 10th, 2012 at 11:56 | #4

    I’ve attended a couple of workshops at the New York Open Center – not sure if it would meet your needs and it’s a lovely space.
    PS A friend recommended Don’t Make Me Think and I’m loving it.

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