Anyone up for a GTG in NYC?

Old Aug 10th, 2012, 08:58 AM
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Can't wait!!
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Old Aug 10th, 2012, 09:25 AM
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I am sad for goddesstogo, who is stuck in the Toronto airport because of the weather between here and there. Hopefully they'll get out soon! And safe travels to everyone else!! SEE YOU TOMORROW!!!
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Old Aug 10th, 2012, 09:32 AM
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I'm spending the day in the airport trying to get in too. Nasty weather in NYC evidently. Doing the standby thing. Fun
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Old Aug 10th, 2012, 09:54 AM
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Ugh starrs, what a way to start your vacation!

It was a little rainy here a little while ago, but the forecast says it isn't supposed to get bad until the afternoon, when there's a high probability for thunderstorms. Right now it's clear over my slice of Brooklyn, but I see big billowy white clouds over NJ in the direction of Newark...
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Old Aug 10th, 2012, 10:49 AM
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I'll be driving in for about 3 hours from central PA - rain can't stop that, although it might slow me down. It's a bit dreary here now so it will probably travel with me...sorry!

Can't wait to meet you all!
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Old Aug 10th, 2012, 01:09 PM
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no rain in white plains at 5PM
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Old Aug 10th, 2012, 01:36 PM
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Heavy rain in the EAST END of Long Island.
Affecting my TV and internet connections.Waiting for repair man. May have to cancel tomorrow.Not sure if this will reach you.
If I miss I will definitely come to the next gathering.
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Old Aug 10th, 2012, 01:40 PM
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I am looking forward to meeting everyone. Travelbuff, just to let you know my screen name is ITLHERMITS. Although I think I like LTLHERMITS better! I will probably show up a little early so please let me help you in any way I can!

And the sun has come out in Ossining. Fingers crossed for the weather tomorrow!
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Old Aug 10th, 2012, 01:47 PM
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please add me to your list, Aloma
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Old Aug 10th, 2012, 02:17 PM
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Frustratingly, it's been beautiful all day here in Brooklyn. (Frustrating because it's such a contradiction to the airline situation!!) However, there have been reports of a tornado on eastern LI.

tdk320n, I guess you must have gotten the brunt of it! We hope you make it through the storm and to the UWS tomorrow... good luck!

<purple>i</purple>tlhermits, travelbuff and I definitely thought it was with an L. Like "little hermits".

awygn, so nice to hear from you! travelbuff and I were reminiscing about our mini-GTG with you. See you tomorrow!

Unless some miracle happened, I believe goddesstogo had to cancel her trip here. And to think, she planned a long weekend in NYC based on our GTG! Sounds like the air situation at Toronto was terribly frustrating. My fingers are crossed for all our air travelers for safe travel!!

The forecast is for heavy rain again tomorrow morning. Hopefully those of us left can sally forth - at least the atmosphere will be sunny inside the restaurant!
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Old Aug 10th, 2012, 03:31 PM
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Awygn is coming OH THAT IS SO GREAT. It will be great to see you tomorrow and catch up on all your travels.

Hopefully the weather will be co-operating with us, and if not there's lots of room inside the restaurant and wine to keep us comfy, lol.

See all you tomorrow.

AND a HUGE ----THANK YOU to ggreen for being my C0-Host.
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Old Aug 11th, 2012, 06:11 AM
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The long awaited day is here, and I am so looking forward to this event and hope we can make the the 1st Annual NYC GTG.

See you at Bella Luna 584 Columbus Ave at 88th St.
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Old Aug 11th, 2012, 06:51 AM
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Hi everybody,
I'm so sorry we're not going to make it to the GTG today and to have our wonderful weekend in NY! To make a bad situation even worse, the airline has lost our bags!!!!!

That's a whole other rant and I won't get into it or the other frustrations of poor service and bad weather right now. I just wanted to say that I hope you have a wonderful time and I look forward to reading the details and hopefully seeing some pictures.

And thanks again, ggreen, for all your help and patience. I'm sorry we didn't get to meet this time but next time for sure and maybe in Toronto too.

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Old Aug 11th, 2012, 02:55 PM
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Well, at least we got our bags back today.
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Old Aug 11th, 2012, 02:59 PM
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goddesstogo, sorry we missed you and so sorry for your air travel troubles. We had a wonderful time today and hope you can make it to the next GTG. Glad that you were reunited with your luggage!
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Old Aug 11th, 2012, 04:46 PM
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My luggage just arrived! So glad I don't have to borrow clothes for the rest of the trip!

What a fun GTG! Thanks travelbuff and ggreen for planning it. The food was wonderful as was the company. Just a fabulous afternoon. Many thanks!
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Old Aug 11th, 2012, 05:49 PM
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what a wonderful time we had today... such a nice group and a great restaurant too.
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Old Aug 11th, 2012, 06:27 PM
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Just checking in to say that today was really wonderful. I enjoyed meeting everyone, including the Fodor's reps, and thank travelbuff and ggreen for all their work to set this up.

Loved the restaurant too - I recommend the mussels!
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Old Aug 11th, 2012, 06:28 PM
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Loved the GTG! It was so nice to meet everyone and I thank travelbuff and ggreen for setting it up. See you all next time!
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Old Aug 12th, 2012, 07:01 AM
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A great time was had by all. Thank you Travelbuff and ggreen for arranging this GTG. The foos was good but the company of fellow Fodorites better.
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