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Oh, the drudgery: Waking up in the morning, dressing, making coffee, and then putting off your next step—packing yourself into the C train until you hit 34th street—for as long as possible because, then, you'll be at the office. Bland and uncomfortable, it is still somehow filled with distraction and does the opposite of promoting that sweet, productive spot: the focus zone. Thankfully, Brooklyn is filled with motivated creative people who have done their best...
Greenpoint’s Silicon Valley–esque cowork space The Yard is home to dozens of local start-ups, some as small as a single laptop. It's here that the pocket-sized headquarters of Vyer Films can be found, amid minimal white tables and long, low couches—all that's missing is a ping-pong table. An elevator pitch for Vyer Films might go something like, “Netflix for independent films,” but to leave it at that would be missing the point. A more nuanced pitch...
  One bright spot to come out of 3rd Ward's abrupt closure: a lot of Brooklyn businesses have been stepping up to help out members who were left in the lurch by the company's shady "no refunds" announcement. Course Horse reached out today to let us know that they'll be offering free classes to former 3rd Ward students. "We've had hundreds of students sign up for 3rd Ward classes in recent weeks," co-founder Katie Kapler said...

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