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Subject: [hangout] Re: Press Release: NYLXS Free Software Learning Center and Internet Cafe
From: Dave Williams
To: Ruben I Safir
Cc: Marco Scoffier , hangout-at-nylxs.com
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Date: 09 Apr 2003 14:35:33 -0400
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Geeze Ruben, I thought you were looking for a quick edit! Didn't give
me much time, though.
Here it is anyway, for what it's worth:
April 9th, 2003 -- NYLXS OPENS BROOKLYN FREE SOFTWARE CENTER
NYLXS is pleased to announce the opening of New York's first GNU/Linux
Free Software Education Center and Internet Cafe, in cooperation with
The Center is located at the intersection of Kings Highway and East 12th
Street in Brooklyn, New York. NYLXS is providing six computers and is
looking for donations of additional computer hardware and equipment.
The brand new 80' x 50' facility has new carpets and is fully wired for
The games room is upstairs, and downstairs are the offices of the Free
Software Center. Computer rentals at Kings Games are $5.00 per hour,
with a discount available for NYLXS members.
There will be an NYLXS Open House meeting on Monday, April 21st,
featuring a public introduction of the NYLXS and its committees, and an
opportunity to volunteer or join the organization.
Who: NYLXS - Kings Games
What: Open House for new Membership
Where: Kings Games, East 12th Street and Kings Highway, Brooklyn NY
When: April 21st, 2003, 8:00PM until midnight
Kings Games is conveniently accessible from nearly anywhere in NYC. In
Manhattan, take the Q diamond train to Kings Highway -- it's
approximately a thirty minute ride from Herald Square. By car take the
Belt Highway to Coney Island Avenue. Drive North to Kings Highway, then
right to East 12th Street. Parking facilities are across the street and
throughout the area.
About Kings Highway:
The Business District on Kings Highway and Coney Island Avenue is one of
the largest and most vibrant in New York City. With central access from
the Brighton Line Subway, it features nightclubs, world class
restaurants, plenty of parking, and Bus Line access from Canarsie, Mill
Basin, Brighton Beach, Bay Ridge, Sheepshead Bay, Flatbush, Midwood and
Gerritson Beach. An established shopping district, the neighborhood is
home to traditional communities of Russians, Orthodox Jews, Chinese,
Irish and more. The area is known for being particularly friendly and
On Wed, 2003-04-09 at 13:54, Ruben I Safir wrote:
> Date Line: April 9th, 2003
> NYLXS is announcing the opening of New York's First Free Software GNU/Linux Education
> Center and Internet Cafe in co-operation with Kings Games. It is located at Kings Highway
> and East 12th Street. It is a brand new facility with built in CAT 5 cable. Computer rentals
> are $5 per hour, and a discount is being worked out for NYLXS voting members.
> NYLXS is investing in an initial 6 computers and is looking for hardware donations of
> Pentium 2 computers or better for the space. The space is at least 80 Feet long and 50 feet
> wide with new carpets and Ethernet connections spaced all along the walls.
> Upstairs is a traditional Games center, and the Free Software Center is downstairs.
> We are scheduling a meeting on Monday, April 21st for an NYLXS Open House at the new facility.
> We will be having an introduction to the public of the NYLXS sub-committees and taking volunteers
> and members.
> Who: NYLXS - Kings Games
> What: Open House for new Membership
> Where: Kings Games: East 12th Street and Kings Highway, Brooklyn NY
> When: April 21st, 2003 at 8:00PM until midnight
> Other details: Kings Games is convientent access from nearly anywhere
> in NYC. From Manhattan, 30 minutes from Herald Square via the Q diamond
> train to Kings Highway. Car Access: Take the Belt Highway to Coney Island Avenue
> Drive North to Kings Highway. Right to East 12th Street. Park facilities accross the
> street and around the area.
> Kings Highway facilities:
> The Business District on Kings Highway and Coney Island Ave is one of the largest
> and most vibrant in New York City. With central access from the Brighton Line Subway,
> it has night clibs, world class restaurants and eating facilities, parking, Bus Line
> acces from Canarsie, Mill Basin, Bright Beach, Bay Ridge, Sheepshead Bay, Flatbush,
> Midwood and Gerritson Beach. It's shopping is world class. The neighborhood is
> largely Russian Jews, Orthodox Jews, Chinese, Irish and more. The area is particularly
> friendly and safe.
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