Tim recapped our Tucson WordPress meetup for January 2015 nicely, with the winners of the “Best of 2014″ showcase.
Located in the historic Rialto Building at Tucson’s hottest corner, 5th and Congress, Connect is redefining the local coworking landscape. It’s a big step up from previous offerings—in many ways. If you haven’t been in yet, schedule a visit to see it for yourself.
A few recent photos from work and life at Connect.
The good photos here — in the first gallery — courtesy of Paul Holze, Groundwork Promotions. Thanks Paul! (The rest of the fuzzy, mobile photos are mine.)
Hope to see you there.
It was a fun and impactful event! I’m happy to see the WordPress in Latin America growing and strong, and it was great to connect with the Nicaraguan open source community. Maybe next year we’ll see a WordCamp, somewhere like Guatemala?
It’s 2014 and a great time to kick off the new year with a WordPress event in Tucson.
Join the newly formed Meetup.com group to RSVP and be notified of new events: Tucson WordPress Meetup.
Our next Tucson WP Meetup is Tuesday February 18th from 7–9 PM at CoLab Workspace, see details and directions.
See you there!
The May 2010 edition of Tucson Green Times includes an excellent writeup of my favorite Tucson coworking spot, Spoke6. Centrally located in the Warehouse Arts District, Spoke6 is run by Tim Bowen of Creative Slice, a Tucson-based web design agency.
I work there once a week—usually on Friday—and love the quite, productive atmosphere, fast WiFi, and the ability to connect with like-minded individuals (learn more about coworking). It’s also within walking distance of three areas: Downtown, 4th Avenue, and University Boulevard, all of which offer great choices for lunch or a post-work happy hour.
You should come try it out if you live in the area. Your first visit is free!
In a nutshell: we’re inviting civic-minded coders, designers, and others interested in using their skills to make Tucson a more livable community to come together to create apps that can make a difference.
I would encourage you to come to the kick-off meeting. There are a variety of apps that could be built as part of the hackathon, so there should be a chance for everyone to get involved.
I know some of you have asked—I know I have—for more technical meetups and “hack days” in Tucson. This is the perfect chance to be a part of something that will satisfy your itch to hack on a project together. And, more importantly, it is a great chance to get involved in improving your local community.
Hope to see you there!