Power Hour

By The Editors
March 4, 2014 9:00 am

In this town, there’s no shortage of dimly lit, musty curtained rooms you can rent by the hour.

This is not about those rooms.

This is about Breather, the new app that gives you access to clean and private by-the-hour workspaces around the city, now accepting members.

A deft marriage of Zipcar and Airbnb, Breather grants members hourly access to a network of handsomely appointed pseudo-residences from Flatiron to SoHo, each boasting speedy WiFi, comfy furniture and plenty of outlets to charge your assorted gadgets.

In other words, this is where you’ll go to make sweet love between the spreadsheets.

Just fire up the app and book a time block (6:00 a.m. to 9:30 p.m.; half an hour to the whole day). Then get thee to the provided address.

Once there, tap the unlock icon on your phone and you’ll be provided with a code to the door. Simple, seamless and 100% free from the typical check-in rigamarole.

Not even a secretary to flirt with.

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