The Verge Can Throw A Hell Of A Party

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Tech news site The Verge, filled with former writers and editors from AOL’s Engadget blog, launched earlier this week.But all the fireworks happened at The Verge’s launch party in New York on Thursday. The Verge editor Joshua Topolsky and his crew can throw a pretty good party — with only a few broken hearts and broken glasses.

Here are some of the best images from the party.

The Verge's launch party happened at an open bar at Housing Works in New York

The party attracted more than 100 people

Here are some representatives from Brew PR and Atomic PR

The room fell silent when The Verge editor Joshua Topolsky took the stage

Topolsky spoke on a balcony above the crowd

Rachel Sklar checks her phone while Joshua Topolsky is speaking

The Verge was years in the making, Topolsky said

One of The Verge's writers, Sam Sheffer, was enjoying himself

Topolsky thanked everyone for their efforts — including parent company Vox Media

Dan Frommer with The Verge's Marty Mo

The rest of the crowd at the back posed for pictures

Dan Frommer with Business Insider's Steve Kovach

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