Brooklyn is awash with creative young people. But what is an aspiring furniture designer or digital artist to do without the right equipment? Join 3rd Ward. A "member-based design center for creative professionals," 3rd Ward has photo studios, a professional wood and metal shop, a media lab, and office space. You can start a record label and a sculpture series. There's also free coffee. Memberships start at $49 a month.
At 1:30 in the video above, co-founder Jason Goodman says "While we were waiting for it to catch on, we just threw really big parties. And we would pay our rent with beer-soaked cash." That should sound familiar to any early friends of GOOD.