We took a paper poll at Boston last Friday, and overwhelmingly, the reponse to the Palla Grande question was:
October 21 and 22 at the Hartford Elk's Club for $40 a head.
34 Prospect Street Hartford, CT 06103
We will likely reserve a small block of rooms at the Hartford Hilton or similar, but the event itself will take place at the Elk's Club. I snapped a few pictures for general review: http://www.flickr.com/photos/courtofstorms/sets/72157625778029081/