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Insomnia Cafe's gone, now where to write?!

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I was horrified to discover that Insomnia Cafe, where I do most of my writing, has indefinitely closed. Anyone know why? And more importantly, does anyone know of a place that has a similar cozy feel, tons of plugs, decent coffee, and lack of internet? I'd ideally be looking for a place not too too far from there, as I live near the Grove... any leads would be really appreciated!

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    1. How about Stir Crazy on Melrose? I think they're open pretty late, and it definiely has a coffee house, as opposed to a Starbucks vibe.

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      1. re: schrutefarms

        They're closed 10:30PM during the week. Insomnia went to 1ish.

        1. re: sloanedone

          REJOICE. Insomnia is open again.

          1. re: sloanedone

            Thank goodness. Now I'll finally be able to sleep again! ;-D>

      2. Just a quick a request that everyone keep to discussing locations that meet ematsueda's criteria and the quality of coffee and other food served at them, rather than general discussions about WiFi and the behaviour of the people who use it -- that's a little far afield for our food site.