[Cynnabar] Borders Report

Aaron Elkiss aelkiss at umich.edu
Wed Mar 16 14:57:26 UTC 2011

Yes, the #16 bus goes there.


On Wed, Mar 16, 2011 at 10:52 AM, Randy Asplund
<randyasplund at comcast.net> wrote:
> Ample parking, easier to get to for more people, including those in Ypsi, we
> can hear each other, and we don't have to worry about a limit on how many
> weeks we use it?
> Brilliant! The person who came up with this has my compliments!
> And, one last item to ask is whether there is a bus out there for any UofM
> students?
> Regardless, the advantages outweigh the potential ride sharing...
> RanthulfR
> On Mar 16, 2011, at 12:18 AM, Matt Lagemann wrote:
>> At the March 14th meeting someone brought up the idea of using the event
>> center at the Borders located at 3140 Lohr Rd (the one near I-94 and Saline
>> rd).  I went there Tuesday and talked to the manager.
>> He said that groups can use the event center to hold meetings and that we
>> can set up a recurring day (so for instance every fourth Monday of the
>> month).  They will not set up the event center until the first person from
>> our group arrives.  This is to prevent other people from sitting down in our
>> space.  We can be bumped for special events, but we can move to the coffee
>> shop area if that happens.  The "event center" is a recessed area in the
>> store, so we would still be a part of the store proper.  I don't think this
>> is a bad thing and honestly think if we like the area we can look into doing
>> a meeting in garb every now and again so we could also attract interest.  We
>> just need to call up the store to reserve days if we are interested.
>> Pros also inclue a nearby McDonalds so Greg's appetite can be sated
>> (Flurries after meetings sound nice!) and free wifi for the tech types. Cons
>> include the fact that I will spend too much money on books on those Mondays,
>> but perhaps this would still be less than my tab at the Cornery Brewery.
>> Any questions?
>> Ermenrich
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