Detroit Meetup this Friday

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The plans are made, the swag has shipped, are you going to show up or what? Friday night at 8pm we’re having a Hackaday Meetup at i3 Detroit. That link is how you get your free ticket.

You can come for the hacking, the leisure time, or just to score a free shirt and enough stickers to avoid actually repainting that 1991 POS you call a car.

i3 is offering up their facilities for those that want to work on projects or just hang out. They share a roof with B Nektar so there are an amazing array for tasty beverages available (part of the reason we’re calling this an 18+ event). There’s even talk of parking a food truck out front for the night but they’re still working on that.

Bring some hardware to show off and see if you can keep up with the yarns that [Brian Benchoff], [Chris Gammell], and [Mike Szczys] are known to spin.

12 thoughts on “Detroit Meetup this Friday

  1. Looks like fun!

    I’m looking at the area using Google map and street view, and I see about 10 parking spaces across the street from the given address. Is there any more parking available? I’d park roadside, but there are no-parking signs all up Wanda Street; given it’s Ferndale, not Detroit city proper, getting towed is not something I want to risk while driving a full-size truck.

  2. Have fun and put something together for me-getting a stone removed and will be laid up Friday. Hope everyone is safe and if you have never seen the light tunnel at DTW, get ready. It is a time machine that takes you back to being 8 years old at epcot ;) If anyone needs a place to crash holler at me here and we will see what we can work out. I call dibs on the couch :)

      1. Well of course, OmniCorpDetroit is hosting the official RBC afterparty Saturday evening, and they have a really cool space, so that’s virtually mandatory. But during the day? Hmmm.. I think the Red Bull festivities at Eastern Market probably won’t hold one’s attention the whole time. Checking out Marvin’s Marvelous Mechanical Museum is absolutely worth it, and a fine use of an hour or three.

  3. Are kids encouraged or even allowed to come see and experience the “build” event at Recyle Here, or at this meetup in i3Detroit?

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