Whether you’re visiting from out of town or convinced that your local office building is plagued with asbestos, there are times when your day’s list of to-dos just won’t fit inside a cubicle. But working remotely at just any old coffee shop isn’t fail-safe. This is Austin, and this is springtime: the mere notion of being outside conjures harebrained schemes of quitting that nine-to-five to join a perpetual drum circle, or faking your own death to live a life of patio beer-drinking under a false identity. First-world problems are the worst! Try one of my favorite places for working remotely – and actually getting something accomplished.

Places

  1. Vuka Co-Op

    Looking for a quiet, dedicated workspace with a fresh set of amenities? You’ve got to try Vuka Co-Op: by night, it’s an event venue for everything from weddings to yoga to live-studio-audience…

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  2. Thunderbird Coffee

    Got your dream job? Great. We’re all super happy for you. The rest of us are still striving for the vocation that makes us spring out of bed in the morning – or at least lets us ease up…

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  3. Caffe Medici

    If I were in grad school, I’d write my thesis on the correlation between intelligence, classical music and that little leaf design a good barista draws into the foam of my latte. And, naturally,…

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  4. WriteByNight

    For the purposes of working offsite, WriteByNight is a bit of a misnomer: the team of writing consultants on hand to help you craft your novel’s protagonist or talk you off the ledge after…

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