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From: Nan Brennan <>
Subject: Re: [IRISH-IN-CHICAGO] April Get Together Lunch
Date: Thu, 1 Mar 2007 03:35:44 -0600
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Elaine,

Glad you'll be joining us. I see you are in the city.
I am, too. I live near Lake Shore& Belmont.

Nan

On Feb 28, 2007, at 5:50 PM, wrote:

> Hi -
> I've been on vacation, but have had a chance to quickly read all
> the emails
> and would love to join you for lunch. I too live in the city and
> can meet
> where ever is convenient for most. The Art Institute Garden
> Restaurant is open
> from 11:30 - 3:00 and has great food, but I agree it is somewhat
> pricey.
> Bennigan's, though noisy, shouldn't be so bad on a Sunday afternoon
> and as noted,
> they are open all afternoon.
>
> Thanks for suggesting a get together. It sounds like fun.
>
> Elaine Beaudoin
> Chicago
>
> In a message dated 2/28/2007 5:09:58 PM Central Standard Time,
> writes:
> I was thinking about that place, too, but how is the noise level?
>
> Nan
>
> On Feb 28, 2007, at 5:02 PM, wrote:
>
>> I have another option on Michigan Avenue: the Bennigan's Grill at
>> 150 South Michigan (across the street and up a half block south
>> from the Art Institute). It's always steadily busy, but they can
>> handle large groups. I just called to check about reservations --
>> they don't take them, but the young lady who answered the phone
>> (Katie) reassured me that they can usually seat a group of 10 or 12
>> quickly on a Sunday -- and would not rush us out. They are open
>> from 8 a.m. until midnight. The menu has a variety (sandwiches,
>> pasta, etc) and is as reasonable in price as any downtown casual
>> place. I've been there numerous times over the years (my son-in-
>> law runs in the Chicago Marathon and he likes to eat there
>> afterwards).
>>
>> Kathleen Richmond
>> Oak Forest IL
>>
>>
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From:
>> To: ;
>> Cc: ; ; ;
>> ; ;
>>
>> Sent: Wed, 28 Feb 2007 1:08 PM
>> Subject: RE: April Get Together Lunch
>>
>> Hi Nan,
>>
>> That has been my main concern – not enough time to “chat” and get
>> to know one another. I don’t have another choice, so I am willing
>> to go along, but I would hope we wouldn’t have to rush.
>>
>> Joyce Hennessy
>>
>> From: Nan Brennan [mailto:]
>> Sent: Wednesday, February 28, 2007 12:07 PM
>> To:
>> Cc: ; ; ;
>> ; ;
>> ;
>> Subject: Re: April Get Together Lunch
>>
>> Hi everyone,
>>
>> I agree with Kathleen that it's a nice restaurant, lovely room and
>> view. A little pricey for what you get, but it's not bad. For me
>> the location is great, what about the rest of you?
>>
>> I am more concerned about being "pushed out" or hurried if its
>> crowded with museum visitors on a Sunday afternoon. We're probably
>> going to want to spend more than an hour together, aren't we? Has
>> anybody been there recently on a Sunday afternoon?
>>
>> Nan
>>
>>
>> On Feb 28, 2007, at 7:03 AM, wrote:
>>
>>
>> Hi Maureen & group
>>
>> I've been to that restaurant at the Art Institute and remember that
>> it was very nice. Seems fine to me -- especially if we can make a
>> reservation for the group. I'd make it for earlier than 1 p.m. (12
>> noon?). By the time everyone gets there and settled, we need enough
>> time to order, eat and talk! Are we bringing items like pictures
>> and yearbooks, etc?
>>
>> Kathleen Richmond
>> Oak Forest IL
>>
>>
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