Re: Trip to CHM - Hotel/Restaurant Advice

2017-04-01 Thread Al Kossow via cctalk
DeAnza College swap in Cupertino happens on the 2nd Sat of the month. eBay has pretty much killed off anything of value there. On 4/1/17 10:41 AM, Chris Elmquist via cctalk wrote: > Are there any swap meets / flea markets in the area on weekends anymore? >

Re: Trip to CHM - Hotel/Restaurant Advice

2017-04-01 Thread Chris Elmquist via cctalk
Are there any swap meets / flea markets in the area on weekends anymore? I will be there in a couple weeks with a free Friday and Saturday. With Friday likely reserved for CHM, I'd track down a swap meet on Saturday if such things still exist. Chris NØJCF On Friday (03/31/2017 at 09:17PM

RE: Trip to CHM - Hotel/Restaurant Advice

2017-03-31 Thread Sam O'nella via cctalk
I thought the Vintage Computer festival west link might have recommended hotels but I couldn't find anything for you. I did a similar trip but needed to be quite a few hours south for my actual destination. I didn't find a very cheap hotel either, and the under $100 one I did find near long

Re: Trip to CHM - Hotel/Restaurant Advice

2017-03-31 Thread Chuck Guzis via cctalk
On 03/31/2017 11:17 AM, Al Kossow via cctalk wrote: > > > On 3/30/17 9:29 PM, Chuck Guzis via cctalk wrote: > >> In the late 70s, on Evelyn in Sunnyvale, near Wolfe, I believe. > > That would be the original Halted location, Evelyn and Wolfe > > Halted moved to roughly laurence and central,

Re: Trip to CHM - Hotel/Restaurant Advice

2017-03-31 Thread Al Kossow via cctalk
On 3/30/17 9:29 PM, Chuck Guzis via cctalk wrote: > In the late 70s, on Evelyn in Sunnyvale, near Wolfe, I believe. That would be the original Halted location, Evelyn and Wolfe Halted moved to roughly laurence and central, then moved to 3051 Corvin last year. The previous building was

Re: Trip to CHM - Hotel/Restaurant Advice

2017-03-31 Thread Eric Smith via cctalk
On Thu, Mar 30, 2017 at 5:05 PM, Rich Alderson via cctalk < cctalk@classiccmp.org> wrote: > and what there are are not > easily within walking distance of good food (In 'n' Out does not qualify). > Them's fightin' words!

Re: Trip to CHM - Hotel/Restaurant Advice

2017-03-31 Thread Cameron Kaiser via cctalk
> Remember Haltek in Mountain View? (wasn't it at the dead end of Linda > Vista? I bought my Tek 465 there.) You don't mean Halted Electronics, do you? That should still be around. I was passing through Sunnyvale on my way back south and picked up some useful doodads at Weird Stuff, though it

Re: Trip to CHM - Hotel/Restaurant Advice

2017-03-30 Thread Chuck Guzis via cctalk
On 03/30/2017 08:56 PM, Bob Rosenbloom via cctalk wrote: > Corporate Systems Center, and Martin, still exist, as Digital > Loggers, on Walsh Av. I still work there, 20+ years... I still have the manuals and software for his Fastcache and Fastecache 32 SCSI controllers. Got rid of the cards

Re: Trip to CHM - Hotel/Restaurant Advice

2017-03-30 Thread Fred Cisin via cctalk
On Thu, 30 Mar 2017, Chuck Guzis via cctalk wrote: I recall when John Fry opened his store, the big seller was Canfield's Diet Chocolate Fudge Soda. I thought it was dreadful, but people bought it by the caselot. Fry's had a lot of Everex PC boards, much of which was probably returns. And

Re: Trip to CHM - Hotel/Restaurant Advice

2017-03-30 Thread Chuck Guzis via cctalk
On 03/30/2017 08:31 PM, Al Kossow via cctalk wrote: > Phelen Ave in San Jose, which was before the larger place on Sycamore > in Milpitas. In the late 70s, on Evelyn in Sunnyvale, near Wolfe, I believe. I could check my old records. I recall when John Fry opened his store, the big seller was

Re: Trip to CHM - Hotel/Restaurant Advice

2017-03-30 Thread George Rachor via cctalk
I have that book! George Rachor > On Mar 30, 2017, at 8:56 PM, Bob Rosenbloom via cctalk > wrote: > > On 3/30/2017 8:42 PM, Fred Cisin via cctalk wrote: >> On Thu, 30 Mar 2017, jim stephens via cctalk wrote: >>> Across from the side of the road that original Frys was on

RE: Trip to CHM - Hotel/Restaurant Advice

2017-03-30 Thread Rich Alderson via cctalk
From: Rick Bensene Sent: Thursday, March 30, 2017 2:18 PM > What I'm asking for is help/recommendations in terms of a good hotel to > stay at that is relatively close to the museum. I don't want to be in a > luxury hotel, nor do I want to be in a dive. I'd also like to be in a > place that has

Re: Trip to CHM - Hotel/Restaurant Advice

2017-03-30 Thread Bob Rosenbloom via cctalk
On 3/30/2017 8:42 PM, Fred Cisin via cctalk wrote: On Thu, 30 Mar 2017, jim stephens via cctalk wrote: Across from the side of the road that original Frys was on was a TOGO's that filled the parking lot and 2 or three nicely stocked junk stores, which changed frequently. The guys who did the

Re: Trip to CHM - Hotel/Restaurant Advice

2017-03-30 Thread Fred Cisin via cctalk
On Thu, 30 Mar 2017, jim stephens via cctalk wrote: Across from the side of the road that original Frys was on was a TOGO's that filled the parking lot and 2 or three nicely stocked junk stores, which changed frequently. The guys who did the Hard Disk drive guide book had their original store

Re: Trip to CHM - Hotel/Restaurant Advice

2017-03-30 Thread Al Kossow via cctalk
On 3/30/17 8:35 PM, Fred Cisin via cctalk wrote: >The guys who did the Hard Disk drive guide book had their >> original store in there Corporate Systems Center their main office was on Maude

Re: Trip to CHM - Hotel/Restaurant Advice

2017-03-30 Thread Fred Cisin via cctalk
Bonus points for those who remember their original original location. Across from the side of the road that original Frys was on was a TOGO's that filled the parking lot and 2 or three nicely stocked junk stores, which changed frequently. The guys who did the Hard Disk drive guide book had

Re: Trip to CHM - Hotel/Restaurant Advice

2017-03-30 Thread jim stephens via cctalk
On 3/30/2017 8:15 PM, Chuck Guzis via cctalk wrote: Bonus points for those who remember their original original location. --Chuck General area of lots of good junking back in the day was here. I think Halted is the last one of the originals to leave. They moved to a place on Ryder and

Re: Trip to CHM - Hotel/Restaurant Advice

2017-03-30 Thread jim stephens via cctalk
On 3/30/2017 8:15 PM, Chuck Guzis via cctalk wrote: Bonus points for those who remember their original original location. --Chuck Halted? We drove by there, could get address off google. Weird Stuff used to be across from the original Frys, then Frys move across the street with the Giant

Re: Trip to CHM - Hotel/Restaurant Advice

2017-03-30 Thread Al Kossow via cctalk
On 3/30/17 8:15 PM, Chuck Guzis via cctalk wrote: > On 03/30/2017 08:04 PM, jim stephens via cctalk wrote: >> As to recommendations, I like the Country Inn & Suites by Carlson in >> Sunnyvale, which is at Ca 237 and Caribbean. If you run around by >> the bay is Weird Stuff, and it is about 2

Re: Trip to CHM - Hotel/Restaurant Advice

2017-03-30 Thread Chuck Guzis via cctalk
On 03/30/2017 08:04 PM, jim stephens via cctalk wrote: > As to recommendations, I like the Country Inn & Suites by Carlson in > Sunnyvale, which is at Ca 237 and Caribbean. If you run around by > the bay is Weird Stuff, and it is about 2 or so miles from the CHM. > At 237 Caribbean becomes

Re: Trip to CHM - Hotel/Restaurant Advice

2017-03-30 Thread jim stephens via cctalk
On 3/30/2017 6:58 PM, CuriousMarc via cctalk wrote: Beware, the Museum is closed Mondays and Tuesdays. Live demos of the IBM 1401 are on Wednesdays 3 pm and Saturdays 11 am. The PDP-1 is demoed more rarely, on some Saturdays in the afternoon. More details here:

Re: Trip to CHM - Hotel/Restaurant Advice

2017-03-30 Thread CuriousMarc via cctalk
I'd look at hotels on El Camino in Mountain View or Palo Alto, maybe near San Antonio road. There are a whole bunch of smaller hotels along there. Warning: this is California, Silicon Valley and more specifically Google land, so hotels tend to be full and rather expensive for what they are, as

Re: Trip to CHM - Hotel/Restaurant Advice

2017-03-30 Thread Tony Aiuto via cctalk
You want the Hampton Inn. https://www.google.com/maps/place/Hampton+Inn+%26+Suites+Mountain+View/@37.3950988,-122.0791475,15.53z/data=!4m8!1m2!2m1!1shotels+near+Mountain+View,+CA!3m4!1s0x0:0xc7d978e934c5a2ca!8m2!3d37.3988499!4d-122.0754889 It is walking distance to the light rail station and

Re: Trip to CHM - Hotel/Restaurant Advice

2017-03-30 Thread Cory Heisterkamp via cctalk
On Mar 30, 2017, at 4:17 PM, Rick Bensene via cctalk wrote: > Hello, all, > > In mid-June, I am planning a trip to Mountain View for two days to visit the > Computer History Museum. > > I plan on flying out of Portland early AM on June 14, checking into hotel, > then heading straight to the

Trip to CHM - Hotel/Restaurant Advice

2017-03-30 Thread Rick Bensene via cctalk
Hello, all, In mid-June, I am planning a trip to Mountain View for two days to visit the Computer History Museum. I plan on flying out of Portland early AM on June 14, checking into hotel, then heading straight to the museum for the day. I will go back to the hotel for the evening, and return