Saturday, February 24, 2007

Lah lah lah... pictures!

The first BADUPPIES gathering came out with a big bang. We did not expect the gathering to be a big turnout! So thank you for making this gathering a successful one! The MOST important thing is that everyone enjoyed it. There was some wonderful new and old connections between friends! (We notice that there were many pagers' email addresses exchanged there!)

Here are the slide show taken from the gathering:

BADUPPIES' inaugural gathering

Now, the next BADUPPIES gathering will be held in Berkeley. We had a few suggestions thrown to us by the Berkelians who came to the gathering. We'll take a glance at those bars first and let you know shortly. If you want to be informed about the next BADUPPIES event, please go to:

to add your e-address to the list (usually your pager email address). We will send announcement once a month about its location, time, and date, usually one week before the last Friday of the month!

See ya next time then!

Saturday, February 17, 2007


It's OFFICIAL! The first deaf professional happy hour gathering will be held at Bruno's:

"Happy Hour: 6-9pm Tues - Sat $3 Draft and $4 Well Cocktails "

Date: Friday, February 23, 2007
Time: 6pm - 2 am
Location: 2389 Mission Blvd. San Francisco, CA 94110
(between 19th and 20th Street)
Closest BART station: either 16th/Mission or 24th St/Mission

See Google Map for its exact pinpoint location.
See Mapquest map for its exact pinpoint location.

Our recommended restaurants nearby to check out:

Esperpento (Spanish Tapas)
3295 22nd Street
(at Bartlett St & Valencia St)
San Francisco, CA 94110 (415) 282-8867

Cha-Ya (Vegetarian Japanese Restaurant)
762 Valencia St
San Francisco, CA 94110
(between 18th and 19th Streets)

Luna Park (American cuisine - limited menu which is good for anyone who usually can't make up their own mind in choosing a dish)
694 Valencia Street
(at 18th St & Sycamore St)
San Francisco, CA 94110

Ti Couz (Crepes!)
3108 16th Street
(at Valencia St)
San Francisco, CA 94103

Hope to see you there and of course, feel free to bring your buddies along! (We will probably be at the bar after 8pm, but if you want to grab those 'happy hour' drinks, feel free to go there earlier and enjoy the atmosphere!)

Wednesday, February 7, 2007

our first BADUPPIES posting!

Hi there ~~~

Just want to welcome you to BADUPPIES ' blogsite. Hopefully, this will give you a general idea of what to expect in Bay Area's Deaf Professional Happy Hour event (aka BADUPPIES) .

The organizer(s) will find a bar (usually in San Francisco or Berkeley/Oakland) for all of us the deaf/HoH professionals to mingle around on the last FRIDAY of the month starting FEBRUARY 23rd, 2007. This will be an experimental project to see how this event turns out as the time goes by in a few months.

Next BADuppies gathering date: February 23, 2007
Name: TBA
Location: San Francisco
Time: 6pm to ???

This is the rules of what a hipster bar has to meet 'deaf' requirements:

1) Big space
2) Great lighting
3) Friendly Bar staff
4) No cover/minimal cover (less than $10)
5) and of course, most IMPORTANTLY, close to public transportation stops (especially BART)

This is a great way to kick back, socialize, and mingle after work for deaf/HoH professionals.

If you have any questions about the baduppies event, feel free to email us!

update: oops.. we forgot to add the e-mail address here: baduppies [at]