October 4th at Ormsby’s

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Our October event is sponsored by FutureMedia Fest, which is one of the most comprehensive new media/technology conferences in town. Thanks to their generosity, we will have plenty of free appetizers available.

We will be meeting at one of our favorite places, Ormsby’s, a cool speakeasy in the West End, not far from Georgia Tech. We’ll be in one of their basement rooms, probably near the bocce court.

As always, we will start at 5pm, and will go until 9:30ish.

If you’re coming, please help us get the word out: tell your friends, tweet about @atlsuds, and sign up on Plancast.

Our Sponsor

Georgia Tech’s FutureMedia Fest – the must-attend event exploring media‚Äôs disruptive power on people and business – is just around the corner! Speakers include:

Joel Lunenfeld, Director of Global Brand Strategy, Twitter
Dan Darling, CIO, Turner Broadcasting System
Bill Hoffman, Executive Vice President, Cox Media Group
Matthew Hong, Vice President and GM, Turner Sports
Jon Fasman, Atlanta Correspondent, The Economist
Michael Tavani, Co-Founder, Scoutmob
Trish Jones, Chief Emerging Technologies Officer, Turner
Catherine Jamal, Social Media and Website User Experience, CDC

FutureMedia Fest’s interactive mash-up of talent, ideas, trends, and technology will explore such as Media Molding Business Models, Media Revolutionizing Sports Entertainment, Media Around the Globe, Entrepreneurship in a Noisy World, Future of Marketing in a Hyperlocal World, Computational Journalism, How to Get Elected, Future Commerce, Game Changers in Health, Civic Engagement Through Social Media, Next Generation Emergency Response, Future of Learning, Gaming: Changing Platforms, Changing Players, Film in Georgia, and “people’s choice” discussions.

Passes still available. See full schedule at futuremediafest.gatech.edu

How to Find It
If you’ve never been, Ormsby’s is a bit tricky to find. Hint: it’s in the basement, under the Room & Board furniture store. Look for the secret door:

Ormsby's Secret door

See you there!

Details

Date October 4, 2011
Time 5:00pm until 9:30(ish) — drop in anytime
Location Ormsby’s, downstairs.
Address 1170 Howell Mill Rd (at the intersection with 14th Street), Atlanta GA 30318
Parking There is plenty of free parking in the White Provisions covered parking deck.
Directions Check here

September 6th at The Marlay House

Our September event is at the The Marlay House in Decatur, an awesome Irish pub. Cozy joint, friendly staff, great beer and whisky list — what more could you ask for? If it’s a nice night, we can meet on their patio — otherwise, we’ll meet inside.

As always, we will start at 5pm, and will go until 9:30ish.

If you’re coming, please help us get the word out: tell your friends, tweet about @atlsuds, and sign up on Plancast.

See you there!

Details

Date September 6, 2011
Time 5:00pm until 9:30(ish) — drop in anytime
Location The Marlay House
Address 426 West Ponce De Leon Ave, Decatur GA 30030
Parking There is limited free parking beside and behind the pub. Otherwise, look for parking on the street or around Decatur Square.
Directions
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Photos from the August event

The August 2nd event at Park Tavern was a great time. Lots of interesting conversation, and cold beer to beat the heat.

Next event: Tuesday, September 6. Location TBD — watch here or @atlsuds on Twitter for announcements.

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August 2nd at Park Tavern

Our August event is at the Park Tavern in Piedmont Park, in their indoor tavern area. (If it’s not too hot, we can overflow onto their patio.)

As always, we will start at 5pm, and will go until 9:30ish.

If you’re coming, please help us get the word out: tell your friends, tweet about @atlsuds, and sign up on Plancast.

See you there!

Details

Date August 2, 2011
Time 5:00pm until 9:30(ish) — drop in anytime
Location Park Tavern
Address 500 10th Street NE (at Monroe Drive) Atlanta, GA 30309
Parking There is $3 parking in the adjacent lot, or free parking on the street (if you’re lucky)
Directions
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July 5 at Ormsby’s

Our July event will be at a rockin’ joint, Ormsby’s. We’ll be in one of their basement rooms, probably near the bocce court. That’s right, I said bocce court.

Ormsby's bocce court

As always, we will start at 5pm, and will go until 9:30ish.

If you’re coming, please help us get the word out: tell your friends, tweet about @atlsuds, and sign up on Plancast.

How to Find It
If you’ve never been, Ormsby’s is a bit tricky to find. Hint: it’s in the basement, under the Room & Board furniture store. Look for the secret door:

Ormsby's Secret door

See you there!

Details

Date July 5, 2011
Time 5:00pm until 9:30(ish) — drop in anytime
Location Ormsby’s, downstairs.
Address 1170 Howell Mill Rd (at the intersection with 14th Street), Atlanta GA 30318
Parking There is plenty of free parking in the White Provisions covered parking deck.
Directions Check here

June 7 at 5 Seasons Westside

Our June event will be at one of our favorite places, 5 Seasons Westside. We’ll be in their rooftop room, which has floor-to-ceiling windows overlooking the city skyline, and a great outdoor patio if the weather’s nice. Also, as a special event this month, we’ll be teaming up with Startup Chicks to celebrate the birthday of their founder and our good friend, Jen Bonnett.

As always, we will start at 5pm, and will go until 9:30ish.

If you’re coming, please help us get the word out: tell your friends, tweet about @atlsuds, and sign up on Plancast.

See you there!

Details

Date June 7, 2011
Time 5:00pm until 9:30(ish) — drop in anytime
Location 5 Seasons Westside, in the rooftop room.
Address 1000 Marietta Street (at the corner of Howell Mill), Atlanta GA 30318
Parking There is plenty of free parking on the rooftop parking deck behind the restaurant. Enter to the left of the restaurant, and drive up the ramp.
Directions Check here (or via Google Maps)

Photos from the May event

The May event at Stats was a great success. Thanks to Sam Lawrence, Peter Rosen, and Robert Wojciechowski for the great photos!

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May 3 at Stats

Our May event will be at Stats, which is a great sports bar complex on Marietta Street, near the Aquarium.

As always, we will start at 5pm, and will go until 9:30ish.

See you there!

Details

Date May 3, 2011
Time 5:00pm until 9:30(ish) — drop in anytime
Location Stats Restaurant and Bar, in the Fight Room
Address 300 Marietta Street, Atlanta GA 30313
Parking There is paid parking in the parking deck across the street. Stats will validate, if you buy a few drinks. Otherwise, on the street, or in one of the other local lots. Car pooling may be advisable.
Directions Check here (or via Google Maps)

Pardon our dust

Apparently, Atlanta Startup Drinks is about the most active Startup Drinks chapter in the world. (I’m not sure what that says about us, but no further comment will be made.)

Anyway, the Startup Drinks mothership has experienced some technical difficulties with their website, and have decided to move to Plancast. Accordingly, we are in the process of launching an all-new Atlanta Startup Drinks website. Watch here for further details.

In the meantime, please pardon the generic website feel. A graphic designer, I am not…