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May 2005 YAAMNY Newsletter

It's spring and your YAAMNY is back!

We've been working so hard on the website, we almost forgot what you really want is your YAAMNY news to come to you! So here it is - you've got music, you've got art, galas you can sponsor, causes you can champion and bars you can celebrate in. Plus, real estate listings and classifieds galore. Let no day pass without a chance to keep that Boola Boola in your heart.

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Yale Alumni Happy Hour

When:   May 26, 2005 6:00pm-9:30pm
Where:   Deacon Brodies Neighborhood Bar
370 West 46th Street
between 8th/9th aves,+New+York,+NY&spn=0.016174,0.028436&hl=en
Cost:   FREE
Got spring fever? So do we! Since the past two Yale Alumni Happy Hours were such a blazing success, we're doing it again. Yale Happy Hours are open and free to all alumni and give you a chance to meet / mingle / network / dance on the bar / ...

SPEAKEASY: lit open mic night

When:   May 17, 2005 8:00pm
Where:   Stain Bar, 766 Grand Street (L to Grand, one block west)
Cost:   free
SPEAKEASY, a new literary open mic series every other Tuesday, featuring poets and writers of all sorts reading to an audience all warm on wine, 8 p.m., no signup required.

World Premiere concert

When:   May 20, 2005 8:00pm-10:00pm
Where:   Alice Tully Hall, New York, New York
Concert by soprano Jama Jandrokovic, featuring The world premiere of "Five Lovers" by American composers Lori Laitman (Yale '75), Luna Pearl Woolf and 2004 Pulitzer Prize recipient for music, Paul Moravec. (pianist Andrew Rosenblum, Yale '08, will be accompanying Ms. Jandrokovic) For more information, please visit

Freaky Funky Familiy

When:   May 20, 2005 8:30pm
Where:   Stain Bar, 766 Grand Street, L to Grand
Cost:   $3 at door
Artistic expression in the name of anti-oppression, this monthly diverse night includes poets, writers, music, open mic and more.

Yale vs. Harvard Charity Polo Match

When:   May 21, 2005 3:00pm-8:00pm
Where:   Greenwich Polo Club
Every year on the weekend before Memorial day, the Harvard vs. Yale Charity Polo Match is held at Greenwich Polo Club amidst the splendor of some of the most beautiful scenery on the East Coast. For New Yorkers, the day can begin at Grand Central Station with the 2:07 pm ...

Yale Track and Field Teams at NCAA Regionals

When:   May 28, 2005 11:00am-9:00pm
Where:   Icahn Stadium
Randall's Island, New York
Cost:   To purchase tickets for the NCAA Eastern Regional Championship, log onto WWW.TICKETWEB.COM and search for either NCAA or Icahn Stadium. Pricing: Adults: $15 per day or $25 for a two day pass Students and Senior Citizens: $7 per day
Yale's track athletes compete in New York for a chance to advance to the NCAA finals (held June 8-11 in Sacramento). The event is hosted by Manhattan College, with further information and a complete schedule of events available at

Lusty Month of May

When:   May 31, 2005 8:00pm
Where:   Stain Bar, 766 Grand (L to Grand)
Cost:   no cover
Celebrate the end of LUSTY MONTH OF MAY, Stain Bar's (a Yalie-owned bar) first annual Elizabethan faire, featuring the music of mandolin/guitar duo World View, turkey drumsticks on the grill, Shakespeare in the garden, wenches, mead and more, 8 p.m., no cover

CUE Associates Summer Benefit Party

When:   June 9, 2005 7:00pm-11:00pm
Where:   511 West 25th Street, (between 10th and 11th aves.) NYC 10001
Come to the CUE Associates Summer party to help support Modern ArtWorks, a program promoting art in local public schools. Live Music by Imaginary Johnny Paintings by middle and high school students Cocktails by IZZE Sparkling Juice Munchies by Bottino AFTER PARTY Tickets $50. Buy yours online TODAY!

Calling All Arists, Monday Craft Night

When:   March 7, 2005 5:00pm
Where:   Stain Bar, 766 Grand Street (L to Grand, one block west)
Cost:   free
PLAY DIRTY, a new weekly night of art collaboration and individual creation, come with whatever you're working or should be working on, and craft in the supportive and inspiring company of other artists, 5 p.m. onwards

movies in bklyn, baby every sunday

When:   March 6, 2005 6:00pm-10:00pm
Where:   clinton hill, brooklyn
Cost:   n/a
whether you consider yourself a movie aficianado, dilettante, or just want to hang out in my living room, i've started a weekly movie night (sundays, double-headers) in bklyn to exploit my 'one-eye' (projector) and my spacious yuppie pad. great mix of ivy leaguers, craigslist randos, and film fanatics. join us! ...

Volunteer Recruiting Coordinator

The Taproot Foundation is seeking a charismatic, outgoing, high-energy volunteer recruiter to join our team. As the most active member in our recruiting process, you will interview senior industry executives and interact with all members of our organization including board members. Due to our rapid growth, we anticipate significant promotion potential for this entry-level role, and will hire with this potential in mind.

More Yale Players Join NFL Rosters

Former Yale TE Nate Lawrie '04 was activated by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Dec. 15, bringing the total number of Bulldogs playing in the NFL to three. RB Chris Hetherington '95 was signed by the Oakland Raiders a week earlier, and TE Eric Johnson '01 has been with the San Francisco 49ers all season. Lawrie, who owns all the Yale tight end receiving records (116 career, 72 season, 16 game), was drafted in the sixth round by Tampa Bay last spring and then bounced between the Bucs and the Eagles before landing on Tampa Bay's practice squad. He was activated when another Bucs TE, Will Heller, went down with an injury. Hetherington, a ninth-year pro who has been with ...

Academic journal at Yale

Dear Yale alumni, This spring term, Yale University is premiering an undergraduate publication whose presence has so far rather conspicuously been missing: an interdisciplinary scholarly magazine. Titled ‘Symposium,’ our publication is an academic journal, loosely modeled on the Yale Journal of Criticism, that will print the best student work from a variety of humanities-based disciplines. Working in conjunction with multiple Yale faculties, we aim to have each issue contain a balance of essays from the perspectives of literature, philosophy, political science, and cultural study. As Symposium looks ahead to the production, we are looking for any sponsors who may be interested in our organization. If any members of the Yale Alumni Association of Metropolitan New York would consider joining ...


Park Slope (Central)
$:$1,050/mo. neg. NO FEE
Share in HUGE 2-bedroom. Private bedroom and private bathroom. Duplex, eat-in kitchen, skylights, exposed brick, hardwood floors, private patio, less than 1 block from subway. Male or female. Available immediately. No pets.

Large 2 BR Townhouse in Danbury CT

Danbury CT
$:$1400 per month; 1 year lease
2 BR/1.5 BA townhouse for rent. Washer/dryer, fireplace, garage/storage, new kitchen floor, all appliances. Complex has pools, tennis courts, and playground. Close to 84/684: easy commute to Westchester or Fairfield Counties.

Nonprofit Leadership Opportunity in Seattle

NPower, a nonprofit organization with a national office in Seattle and a network of 12 affiliate offices nationwide, is seeking an executive director.

$100/hr Part-Time GMAT Instructor

The pay is $100 per hour for all classroom teaching and private tutoring. Teaching and tutoring primarily take place during evenings and weekends.

Management Planning and Analysis Interns

The City of New York/Parks & Recreation – Brooklyn Operations has a limited number of internships available for enthusiastic individuals. Qualified candidates must be interested in public service and enjoy working in an exciting and fast-paced work environment.

Maintenance & Operation Interns

The City of New York/Parks & Recreation – Brooklyn Operations has a limited number of summer internships available for enthusiastic individuals. Qualified candidates must be interested in public service and enjoy working in an exciting and fast-paced work environment.

Horticulture and Forestry Interns

The City of New York/Parks & Recreation – Horticulture and Forestry Division has a limited number of summer internships available for enthusiastic individuals. Qualified candidates must be interested in working outdoors with plants in an exciting and fast-paced work environment.

$400 Office Space - Creative Professionals Loft

18 w. 27th "Tin Pan Alley" - 10th Floor
$:$400 per mo. high speed internet and utilities INCLUDED
$400 Office Space on Tin Pan Alley Looking for two new members to rent office space in our 2,000 sq foot office loft with 8 other independent creative professionals including writers, designers, artists and an architect. Great building - 12 foot ceilings, tremendous light, views of Empire State Building, ...

2-month Brooklyn sublet, starting 7/1

Boerum Hill, Brooklyn
1BR in 2BR apartment available 7/1, for 2 months -Located 1 block from express subway stop (Atlantic Ave. -2,3,4,5,B,D,Q,W,N,R). -30 minutes from midtown (east or west) -Laundromat, supermarket, Walgreen’s within one block. -Good ethnic eats and good shopping in neighborhood. -Furnished ...

Sublet wanted for summer internship

I'm currently a sophomore at Yale, planning to intern in Manhattan over the summer with two literary agencies and the Columbia University Press. I'm neat, quiet, and currently live in a suite with six other girls, so I definitely have experience sharing space. I would love to find a room from May 29th to August 6th, in some location with an easy commute midtown.

Hoboken, NJ - 2Bd, 2Bth Apt, Open House - Sun 5/1/05, 1-5pm, 219 Bloomfield St # 1

Hoboken NJ; 219 Bloomfield Street #1
$:1 yr lease $2,295 plus utils (electric, phone), 1 month security, No Fee. No pets, No smokers.
Hoboken, NJ - 2Bd, 2Bth Apt, Open House - Sun 5/1/05, 1-5pm, 219 Bloomfield St # 1; 5 minute walk to PATH train to New York, 10 1/2 ft ceilings, crown molding, many closets, fresh paint, refinished hardwood floors, corian & tile bathrooms, central a/c and heat, 2 phone lines ...

Apartment with Home office in the village

West 12th Street
Great apartment in the middle of the village. One bedroom with a home office on west 12th street between 6th and 7th avenues. Prewar details. Bright and sunny. Building has live in super, laundry on premies and a lovely garden available for use by residents and tenants. Near everything. Subways, ...

Huge East Village bedroom

2nd Ave b/t 6th and 7th
Our roommate is moving out of our beautiful East Village 3BR apt on July 1st and we need someone new to move in. The available bedroom is huge and private -- you can fit a full-size bed, dresser, desk, and sitting area. Apt is sunny, open, and very new. Gorgeous ...

Great 2 bedroom in Brooklyn Heights, perfect for a family

Remsen Street in Brooklyn Heights
$:3300, 12 percent comission, 1 month security
A wonderful family home! This is a 2 Bedroom, 2 bath in a Perfect Location, Charming Details...with a Private Garden! Located on the first floor of a 1800s federal mansion, this floor thru 2 bedroom, 2 bath makes the pefect family home. Lovely original details, including hard wood floors ...

Upper West Side One bedroom with views to die for!

Riverside Drive and 94th Street
Great one bedroom on Riverside Drive btwn 93rd and 94th streets. Absolutely fabulous full river and city views. Exposed brick and an open kitchen. Just steps to the park...Close to the express subway and all this neighborhod has to offer. The apartment is in a pre-war low-rise building. There ...

Here's hoping to see you around town!

Your humble editor,

Alberto Molina BK '92

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