Chicago Monkeys: where should we hold a WSO meetup?

It'd be great to get a WSO meetup planned in Chicago soon. What are some ideas for where to hold a meetup/happy hour? (on either Wed Nov 28th, Thur the 29th, or the following week)

Criteria:
Easy access for those coming from financial district
Not too crowded / loud around 7-9PM on Wednesday night (or Thursday if we choose this day)
Has a good meeting area / table / bar area that can accommodate 5-10 people
+ if they have a happy hour going on, good drinks, good service
+ if it is an all-ages place so some college students can attend as well

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Comments (21)

Nov 19, 2012 - 1:43pm
Alt-Ctr-Left, what's your opinion? Comment below:

I second Par Bar for the same reasons.

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Nov 19, 2012 - 10:19pm
TheBigBambino, what's your opinion? Comment below:
1337:
Ceres Bar near the Board of Trade.. best drinks but can get crowded. There are large tables available, if those can be booked it would workout if not it will be too busy.

I like Ceres too. The happy hours are solid and when I go there with my friends who are traders it's a blast. I'm up for meeting up anywhere though.

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Nov 19, 2012 - 5:42pm
AndyLouis, what's your opinion? Comment below:
valuationGURU:
Can we do it after the CFA?
what day is that? + any interest in being Chicago co-chair? :)

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Nov 19, 2012 - 9:30pm
AndyLouis, what's your opinion? Comment below:
valuationGURU:
Can we do it after the CFA?
we're going to do dec 5th or 6th, 6pm or 7pm, will get an event page up tomorrow

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Nov 19, 2012 - 8:55pm
AndyLouis, what's your opinion? Comment below:

someone emailed me these suggestions, thoughts?

moe's cantina in downtown. It's an upscale bar, nice ambience, and very close to where people work at. Might get a bit crowded on thursday but should be fine. Another option is Bar English, which is a few blocks away from moe's. It's 3 stories so plenty of room.

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Nov 19, 2012 - 9:31pm
AndyLouis, what's your opinion? Comment below:
Greyman:
Is there an e-mail list? I would like to know where we are going in the end.

great idea yes we're going to get an email list going for each city plus there will be plenty of promo on the homepage etc. Event will be at Moe's Cantina either on Dec 5th or 6th

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Nov 20, 2012 - 10:11am
TheBigBambino, what's your opinion? Comment below:
AndyLouis:
Greyman:
Is there an e-mail list? I would like to know where we are going in the end.

great idea yes we're going to get an email list going for each city plus there will be plenty of promo on the homepage etc. Event will be at Moe's Cantina either on Dec 5th or 6th

I vote for the 6th

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Nov 20, 2012 - 12:16pm
AndyLouis, what's your opinion? Comment below:
Gomez Addams:
Dec 6th. Not too late of a start, please. I missed the last one because I was tanked by 8:30.
http://www.wallstreetoasis.com/event/chicago-wso-meetup-dec-6th-7pm

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Nov 28, 2012 - 12:04pm
Gomez Addams, what's your opinion? Comment below:

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