EVENT! Business Design Workshop

Next Economy Now – Key Business Trends To Build Into Your Company Today Event Date: Tuesday, 4/23 Time: 6:30 – 8:30 pm Cost: $20 Is your company doing all it can to ensure it’s long term growth and development while maximizing your triple bottom line impact. At this Next Economy Now Workshop, come and learn […]

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Late Night Art Hang with Joshua Sperling

Sometimes we think about art. Lately, when we think about art, in Ithaca, we think about  Joshua Sperling. When we think about Joshua Sperling, he responds, “Well, guys, I should bring some art down to the Hive.” When Joshua says he’ll bring some hang art down to the Hive, we help him hang it. And […]

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Power to The People

The Hive and CoLab are thrilled to be participating in a fantastic local event tomorrow being organized by The SEEN and our friends Greg and Danielle of Think Topography. Together  they run Studio West, another coworking space in Ithaca and a super chill spot to post up and focus. Here’s a quick announcement for those in […]

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Downtown Ithaca is Ready

Ready to help great organizations like the ASPCA. Which it did today with a little help from Mayor Svante Myrick and Congressional candidate Nate Shinagawa. Seen above on the frontlines of Lou’s hot dog tent (vegan too). I just had one and dang they are tasty. Lou’s there just about every decent weather day durring lunch time. It […]

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Ithaca Co-Working… With Heart

At long last, we have broken ground on a very exciting part of the Hive co-working spaces evolution, artwork! Timothy Cole’s  intricate heart illustration is a free-hand drawing created simply with paint on wood.  No sort of graphic technology whatsoever in the creation of his design. Pure love, pure awesomeness. Big ups to Mr. Joshua Sperling […]

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Hive Member Ethan Winn, Giving Drupal Some Backbone

The latest Ithaca co-worker to join the Hive, Ethan Winn recently completed a “tremendously, overwhelmingly, and kind of absurdly” exciting project in the developer / Drupal / javascript world. Essentially, his new module provides a foundation for the development of Backbone.js apps with Drupal. If you are saying to yourself; ‘awesome!’ or ‘finally!’ or even ‘but how?!’, Then […]

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A Ted Talk On Collaborative Consumption

Rachel Botsman gave a nice talk about how we are “wired to share”. An idea we are fostering here at the CoLab Hive.

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T-Shirts For Humanity Found Here, In Ithaca

Over the MLK weekend, the Hive played host to a special photo shoot with CoLab & Tez Mercer for a soon to launch brand. WakeUp Tees is a new online community supporting the evolution of conscious t-shirts. It’s mission is to bring forth a positive look on life via clothes that you feel joyful wearing every […]

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Lean, Agile and Sustainable; How A Cowork Chair Should Be

We have been careful not to just start throwing furniture into the space. Whatever we can find, whatever we can afford style. We prefer to hold out and find pieces that are good design and good for the planet. Though we found this set of chairs in NYC via craigslist, it’s almost as if Herman […]

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The Hive Welcomes Anna Coogan

At first glance, you might assume the Colab Hive is a shared office space filled with web techies and other such digital nerdness. Since it was started by a local web coop and all, you might be half right. The Hive though is intended to be more than place to pontificate about the best open source […]

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