Introducing… a brand new program at Fort Work: Exchange! An evolution of the Front Line work-exchange program, Exchange will allow students and professionals of all levels to trade volunteer effort for access to the Fort Work coworking space and community. Along with a list of basic Fort Work operational tasks, volunteers will have the opportunity… View Article
As we gather with our loved ones on Thanksgiving, we focus on what’s important to each and every one of us. There’s no table big enough to seat all of Dallas’ residents, but imagine we could get around a large enough table to celebrate and give thanks to our city, this is what Dallasites are… View Article
It’s true. Almost anyone can become an investor in a startup thanks to the Texas State Securities Board, which approved the rules to regulate the way startups and investors conduct equity crowdfunding. As a result, more than 20 million unaccredited investors will soon be able to invest up to $5,000 per year in equity investments… View Article
In open source software forking means taking the existing base of source code, making a copy of it, and modifying the copy for one’s own needs.
Decks in the Park returns to Klyde Warren Park this Thursday at 7pm. Decks is Klyde Warren’s largest event of the year drawing nearly 5k in attendance to do one thing… dance the night away. Featuring Dallas’ most talented DJ’s and Producers like Paradise and DJ Souljah, it is no reason Decks has become one… View Article
Fort Work hosted its the first ever Downtown Dallas Hackathon on Friday and Saturday April 24 & 25, 2015. With support from Downtown Dallas Inc. and others, participants were encouraged to hack on projects that solve problems specific to Downtown across a 24 hour period from 8 PM-8 PM. Hackers were welcome from all over,… View Article
Fort Work front line was mentioned on this Fast Company article about models of free coworking by Jared Lindzon: http://www.fastcompany.com/3044436/hit-the-ground-running/why-these-free-coworking-spaces-in-train-stations-are-banking-on-soci The article was primarily about the freemium model of Seats2Meet, a Dutch company that offers over 300,000 seats to work at in dense parts of cities across Europe. Towards the end, I’m quoted about my… View Article
PLEDGE OF NEUTRALITY On behalf of Dallas Fort Work, I, Oren Salomon, pledge to maintain a neutral stance on gender, race, religion, age, or any other demographic factor that would exclude an individual or group of individuals from participating in an activity within our community. DEFINITIONS Neutral – demonstrating no favor or advantage to any… View Article
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For many of us, coffee is the most important “meal” of the day- it’s part of our daily routine and if we don’t have it, our whole routine is off. Below is a comprised list of Independent Coffee Shops near Fort Work, which are both easy on your wallet and taste buds. The Pearl Cup… View Article
Dallas Fort Work first opened in 2012 in North Dallas off DNT and Arapaho. The address was 15400 Knoll Trail Drive, Suite #204, Dallas, TX 75248. That location closed officially on Thanksgiving Weekend 2014. Fort Work opened promptly at 211 N Ervay St, Dallas, TX 75201 on December 1, 2014.
It’s 8:30 a.m. and you’re racing out the door on your way to a meeting, as your morning checklist is running though your head. Wallet? Check. Phone? Check. Keys? Check. And as you look down to open the door to leave you see the saddest eyes staring back up at you. You know what they are saying, “Why are you leaving me?”
The Front Line program trades time for a Fort Work membership. You volunteer 1 day (approximately 10 hours) of your time per week for 6 months where you work at the Front Desk. In exchange, we give you 6 months of a Full Time membership, which include 24/7/365 access to Fort Work, a mailbox, and all the other benefits of Fort Work.
Much like any open conversation topic at Fort Work, members immediately jumped in to share their thoughts. Safety hazards were ruled out so we went from 13 suggestions down to one: one of the interns would have to accept having a cupcake smashed onto their face.
At Fort Work, we love to eat. At any given time, at least one of us is hungry, therefore it was of paramount importance to document and classify all the dining options in the immediate area. Without further adieu, I proudly present the complete list of restaurants 3 blocks away or less from Fort Work’s Downtown Dallas location.
For anyone outside of walking or biking range, our #1 recommended way to get to Fort Work is to ride the DART rail. This is a step by step guide to reaching Fort Work by DART Rail from anywhere in DFW
Fort Work isn’t just any old place to park your ass and get work done. Fort Work is a place to expand your network and open your mind to new possibilities. One of those possibilities is that you can make your own coffee and have it taste exceptional without caramel, cream, and fifteen pumps of… View Article