Materials for face shields. Courtesy of ArtCube Nation.Big companies across Brooklyn are shifting to making face shields and other medical equipment to help with the shortages at NYC hospitals. Yesterday, Mayor Bill De Blasio applauded their efforts, which he said will greatly reduce the shortage in the city within
Cow, the title character of Cow and COVID19: Don’t Lose Your Sh*t! Courtesy of Isabelle Garbani.Equal parts informative, and entertaining, Cow and COVID19: Don’t Lose Your Sh*t! YouTube series consists of seven two- to three-minute YouTube videos, produced by Brooklyn-based sculpture artist Isabelle Garbani [http:
Journalist Adam Sternbergh works in the Quiet Room at The Ditmas Workspace. (Photo: Maya Lewis)New York Magazine journalist Adam Sternbergh makes a short walk everyday from his home to a sprawling corner-lot Victorian house in Ditmas Park. There’s always an office with a view waiting inside for him.
Cafe Madeline on Cortelyou Road, one of many area establishments where freelancers work. Photo: crissachappellAre you a freelancer who is struggling to get paid in a timely fashion? New York City Councilmember Brad Lander wants the City to go to bat for you. The City Council’s Consumer Affairs committee
For those self-employed types tired of haunting local coffee shops [/blog/food-drink/the-coffee-shop-matrix-freelancers-vs-babies], unprepared to rent out an entire office, and unable to work at home, there’s always coworking [http://www.inc.com/ss/8-reasons-consider-coworking-space]. You can get in on a shared office space for as little as $50/
Tea Lounge [http://www.tealoungeny.com/], that neighborhood haven for both freelance MacBook owners and Bugaboo-pushing mommies/daddies/nannies (and presumably, a sizable contingent of mommies/daddies/nannies who ALSO freelance on MacBooks), is mysteriously quiet this morning. Where are the babies? I have only played peekaboo once, and it