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Aug. 16, 2011, 10 a.m.

Come have a drink with Nieman Lab!

Happy hour Wednesday at The Field, in Cambridge’s Central Square.

Where did the summer go? The start of the academic year has snuck up on us, somehow, and sweaters can’t be too far behind. There’s only one way to deal with it, eastern Massachusetts residents: Come have a drink with us Nieman Labbers.

We’re having our third-ever Lab happy hour Wednesday (that’s August 17) for our Boston-area readers and friends. We’ll be at The Field. That’s just a few steps away from the Central Square stop on the Red Line, so anyone near a T station should be able to get there without too much trouble. Here’s a map.

As always, nothing too formal — just a chance for people of a future-of-news-ish mindset to meet and have a few beverages. We’ll show up around 6 p.m. and stick around until at least 8, maybe later.

Joshua Benton is the senior writer and former director of Nieman Lab. You can reach him via email (joshua_benton@harvard.edu) or Twitter DM (@jbenton).
POSTED     Aug. 16, 2011, 10 a.m.
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