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Big Apple Pen Club: This Thursday, February 5 !


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This month, the BAPC, New York City's fountain pen club, will meet on February 5, this Thursday evening!
It starts at 7PM and ends when the last person leaves. If you're in New York City for vacation, escape, or business, feel free to join us!
February Meeting Highlight? Ted Harrington of Terrapin Stationers will be joining us as a guest, bringing his wares...guest are always fun and always a chance to see what's new out there. As always, we'll bring pens, do a little repair if needed, trade, buy, sell, covet...

THE MEETING WILL BE IN ITS USUAL LOCATION AT SUMMIT PRINTING

Summit Printing is at 216 East 45th Street, 15th Floor, between 2nd and 3rd Avenues, 1.5 blocks due east of Grand Central Station.

Taking mass transit is recommended. Because it is so close to the United Nations, there is very limited street parking and parking garages are very expensive.

Subways to Grand Central: 4/5/6 from the north or downtown, 7 from Queens or Port Authority, or the S from Times Square and the West Side. Follow any sign to Lexington Avenue, walk uptown (against traffic on Lexington...) to 45th Street, cross Lexington to head east, then 1.5 blocks east.

Feel free to contact me via PM or email for questions or to join our mailing list.
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Looking forward to it! Is there a general time people start to filter out? I'd hate to be the first person who had to leave.

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Looking forward to it! Is there a general time people start to filter out? I'd hate to be the first person who had to leave.

 

I have only been to one meeting: did not notice when the first people left. There is a gradual dropping away because some people need to catch a rain or bus.

 

More surprising: many people, and not just me, were reluctant to leave; truly, no one felt pushed by a time limit other than transportation. It is just plain fun to sit around a table talking about, and showing, fountain pens.

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I have only been to one meeting: did not notice when the first people left. There is a gradual dropping away because some people need to catch a rain or bus.

 

More surprising: many people, and not just me, were reluctant to leave; truly, no one felt pushed by a time limit other than transportation. It is just plain fun to sit around a table talking about, and showing, fountain pens.

I have a similar time contraint. If I miss my bus home I'm stranded! This is helpful though. I'm really looking forward to tomorrow!

- The poster formerly known as HollyGolightly

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We generally close it up in the 9-9:15 range, but someone is always leaving a bit early and for all I know, someone curls up in a corner for the night...

 

 

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We generally close it up in the 9-9:15 range, but someone is always leaving a bit early and for all I know, someone curls up in a corner for the night...

 

 

Tim

Sounds good. I'll be there, probably nervously playing with my hair.

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Why nervously? Regardless of whatever sordid stuff we do all month long, we're all only there because we love fountain pens. Can't get much more relaxed than that! See you tonight.

 

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Because I'm strange!

 

My only regret is I didn't get to swap info with anyone who I was able to talk to. I wasn't thinking ahead, except about what time my bus was leaving. Ah, well. Maybe next month.

- The poster formerly known as HollyGolightly

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