The Group That Shall Not Be Named (TGTSNBN) or HP-NYC, is a Meetup.com group/club dedicated to all things Harry Potter. They are the largest IRL HP fan club in the world, with 669 (as of Oct. 2010) registered members. They are constantly developing and organizing new events and activities that challenge and inspire the creativity of their members. They meet regularly on the 1st Thursday of every month, have a monthly Quidditch game in Riverside park, and have at least 1 additional special event or activity each month.
Some of these events have included:
- Cosplay photoshoots in special locations. Such as Salem, Sleepy Hollow, Central Park, Fort Tryon Park and the Cloisters, and Governors Island
- Themed parties such as Evil Day 2: Slughorn's Ball, Halloween Parties, and an annual party celebrating Harry Potter's birthday.
- Scavenger hunts in cemeteries and museums in the New York City area.
- Ice skating in robes every December / January
They have an extensive web presence as well and can be found at the following sites:
YouTube - Our YouTube Channel
Facebook -