Usenix versus Uniforum
nazgul at alphalpha.com
Sun Dec 16 04:55:11 AEST 1990
In article <1990Dec14.084852.2406 at looking.on.ca> brad at looking.on.ca (Brad Templeton) writes:
>The Marriott (I thought USENIX swore never to return to Marriotts?) alternate
>hotel is "2 blocks" away in the brochure, so I called their Bell Captain
>and asked how far to the Grand K. He said 15 minutes, then 10 minutes, and
>then when I suggested holding a reception in their hotel he said 1 minute!
I can understand the confusion. They are quite close, however you have
to risk life and limb. Dallas is not made for walking. It's probably
1 minute if you get hit by a car and carried the rest of the way.
>Perhaps there are some restaurants etc immediately adjacent to the Grand
>K? I have zero knowledge of the area. If anybody who does know it and would
>be willing to help me could send me e-mail, that would be appreciated.
There's a mall across the street, but I didn't dare cross it.
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