Coworking Space Makeshift Society Closing After A YearAugust 2015 | Fikriyyah George
No trend, or business is immune from the laws of supply and demand. Even with coworking’s booming growth throughout Brooklyn one of the latest coworking spaces is saying goodbye. Last week in a newsletter Makeshift Society founders Rena Tom and Bryan Boyer announced the coworking … Read More
Remote Working from Brooklyn: Make The Most of the Coffee ShopOctober 2014 | Nicole Dominguez
Modern work culture tells us that we have to spend every minute of our nine-to-five working in an office — one that may be loud, distraction-prone, and uninspiring. Now that startups and companies that embrace flexibility are becoming more prevalent, … Read More
Risking It All for All the Beauty of ItJune 2013 | Fikriyyah George
Creating something out of nothing is scary. What do you risk and how much? Don’t ask Katie Chang owner of the Williamsburg beauty boutique Miomia. She’s comfortable with risk. She quit her corporate job, moved to Brooklyn and opened Miomia … Read More
Push Culture Meets Art in Billy BurgJune 2013 | Fikriyyah George
Bustin Boards is a fixture in the New York City push culture. And they’re growing. When we first met the longboarding company some years ago they only had the one store on Grand Avenue in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. Now … Read More
The Evolution of a Creative Entrepreneur -HickiesJune 2013 | Fikriyyah George
Kickstarter goal of $25,000 met in 3 days. Campaign goes on to net almost $135,000 more for a total of $160,000.
Who says no to that? As it turns out investors, factories, and retailers.
As entrepreneurs … Read More
How the Williamsburg Seamster Comes Out on TopMay 2013 | Fikriyyah George
Brands are not reserved for companies with expensive ad campaigns and Super Bowl commercials. With a unique take in an established industry perhaps nobody can demonstrate that better than Nayantara Banerjee aka The Williamsburg Seamster. You’ve read about her in Refinery … Read More
The Bar Friends and Family Built in WilliamsburgMarch 2013 | Fikriyyah George
“We could do nothing this year or we can pull our resources together and open a business,” recounted Matthew Ricke. And “Brandon always wanted to open a bar.” It was unanimous. After Matthew, co-owner Brandon Chamberlain and a few other … Read More