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Coworking in New Orleans: Launch Pad

By Ann Holland | Coworking

Last month, Cambridge Space & Community Manager Ann Holland took a trip to our favorite coworking space south of the Mason-Dixon line: Launch Pad. With people flocking to New Orleans for upcoming Jazzfest, we here at Workbar thought it would be the perfect time to feature Launch Pad and its amenities for visitors looking to find a temporary workspace while in town.  

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10 Ways to Take Action on Earth Day

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This article was originally published on the Wheels for Wishes blog. Wheels for Wishes is a non-profit car donation program established to benefit charities like the local chapters of the Make-A-Wish Foundation. Since 2009, Wheels for Wishes has donated over 25 million dollars to various chapters of the Make-A-Wish Foundation, helping to grant wishes to thousands of children living with life-threatening medical conditions. 

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The Boston Marathon: A Spectator's Guide

By Ann Holland | Boston

Whether you’re watching Monday’s 119th Boston Marathon or just trying to commute around it, this legendary event impacts everyone in the Greater Boston Area in some way. To save you the trouble of figuring it all out, we’ve compiled a spectator’s guide to the Boston Marathon just for you.

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EVENT RECAP: Mass Innovation Night #73

By Ann Holland | Events

Last night was the 6 year anniversary celebration for Mass Innovation Night, and we were honored to be one of four host locations in Cambridge, along with Danger!Awesome, NGIN, and CIC. This massive event featured special vendors, cake, a Google hangout to help connect the events at each location, and did we mention cake? Here are our choices for the top 4 vendors at last night’s event.

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Top Five Takeaways from Entrepalooza 2015

By Ann Holland | Events

This week, MassChallenge held their annual Entrepalooza event at Royale Boston- an event aimed at bringing together Boston’s entrepreneurial and innovation community in order to connect them with existing resources in the city. 

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10 Things You Need to Start Bike Commuting Tomorrow

By workbar | Modern Office, Members

The following is a guest post by Laurel Valchuis – a member of Workbar Boston and participant of the Babson WIN Lab.

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Coworking on the Isle of Enchantment: Workbar Travels to San Juan

By Tiffany Knight | Coworking

It’s 12 degrees in Boston and I’m ready to board a flight to Puerto Rico, where the current temperature is 84. Just a short 4-hour flight from Boston and I arrive in San Juan Puerto Rico, where the concept of coworking is new but the idea of a working community for small businesses is the same.

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5 Must-Read Books for Entrepreneurs

By Ann Holland | entrepreneurship

Ah, reading. Such a lovely pastime. But if you’re an entrepreneur, chances are the last time you picked up a book it was mandatory reading for your Comp & World Lit class, and who the heck can even remember the last time you had room in your schedule to read for pleasure? Don’t despair, innovators! Reading can have both pleasure and purpose. In honor of Workbar’s Author Talks series, which kicked off this this week with a launch party for author and angel investor Rick Webb’s new book Agency: Starting a Creative Firm in the Age of Digital Marketing, we’ve listed five essential books for current or aspiring entrepreneurs to read.

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Escape the Blizzard Blues at 4 Boston Bars with Fireplaces

By Ann Holland | Boston

The recent avalanche of snow continues to take its toll on Boston residents. Are we at 7 feet of accumulation yet? Will our still-buried cars make it out alive, or will they fossilize before being unearthed millions of years from now? Will we ever be able to get to work on time (or at all?) Fine, blizzard blues. You win. We’ll reconvene our regular lives once Spring comes. In the meantime if you need us, we’ll be in one of the cozy bars listed below, warming ourselves in front of the fireplace with a glass of Scotch.

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How to Work from Home in a Snowpocalypse

By Ann Holland | Coworking

Coworking is on the rise, and it’s not too hard to figure out why. With a shifting job market, less conventional hours, and a workforce adjusting to what these changes mean, a home away from your home office just makes good sense. We all know the challenges of working from home: isolation, distraction, the dazed feeling of not leaving your house for an entire day, the temptation to do laundry and run errands instead of getting down to business. But some days working from home is unavoidable, as the historic blizzard Juno that hit the East Coast last week proved.

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