You want to know where you can find free public wifi, and maybe also enjoy a coffee and sandwich at the same time. We tell you where the best free wifi hotspots are in New York.
The majestic Beaux-Arts building, flanked by the two famous marble lions, Patience and Fortitude, has been the heart and soul of the New York library system for nearly a century. Begun in 1902, the library at the time became the largest marble structure ever built in the United S...Fifth Avenue between 40th and 42nd Streets
Brookfield Place, formally known as the World Financial Center, is a complex of office towers, high-end retail, and restaurants located opposite One World Trade Center. The Winter Garden, a huge and beautiful atrium stand as the center piece, with large glass windows facing West,...220 Vesey St. (West, Vesey and Liberty Sts.)
This incredible block-long marketplace was the former home of the National Biscuit Company, birthplace of the Oreo Cookie. More recently, the Food Network, Oxygen Network, and NY1 News have firmly placed it on the map with their live broadcasts. But you visit for the retailers, w...75 Ninth Avenue (West 16th and West 17th Streets)
One of the more intriguing accomplishments of the Giuliani adminstration was the faithful reconstruction of this once-dying park. Old plans were consulted, and a massive restoration project was undertaken to return this park to its former glory. However, a few odd characteristics...Broadway and Chambers Sts.
The new 7 World Trade Center opened in May 2006, and has 52 stories, is 741 feet tall, and has been touted as the safest skyscraper in the world. The elevators have two feet of reinforced concrete and are fireproofed, while the stairways are wider and the steel columns are thickl...250 Greenwich St.
The creation of the Queen Elizabeth II September 11th Garden, in the heart of Lower Manhattan, was prompted by a desire to honor and memorialize the 67 British subjects who lost their lives in the tragic attacks of September 11, 2001. In 2002, the St. George’s Society, under the ...Hanover Square
For over 300 years, the seaport has been vital to New York's success as a port city. The South Street area in particular, however, fell into decline after the US Civil War when the Hudson River eclipsed the East River in accommodating large ships. Restoration of the area began in...Fulton Street at South Street
From the City of New York/Parks & Recreation Historical Signs Program: Washington Square Park is named for George Washington (1732-1799), who served as Commander-in-Chief of the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War and presided over the Constitutional Convention in Ph...W. 4th St. (Between University Pl. and MacDougal St.)
The Bowery Poetry Club is a unique and unpretentious joint where poetry and art meet entertainment, technology and commerce. It comes as no surprise that the wizard behind the currtain of this enterprise is Bob Holman, the building’s owner and the club’s guiding light. Holman has...308 Bowery (Between Houston and Bleecker Sts.)
This famous landmark was established in 1894 by its founder, Antonio Veniero, and has ce\been continuously owned & operated by the Veniero family since then. When Antonio operated his establishment, it was a pool emporium and caffé where he served his baked products to his custom...342 E 11th St (bet. 1st & 2nd Aves.)
Built on the site of the old Prince Street post office (and currently residing around the corner on Greene Street while the latest iteration of the store is being renovated), the Apple Store SoHo was seen as one of the biggest and most innovative of all—until the Fifth Avenue fla...72 Green St
A marketplace with free wifi and a Twitter profile that will keep you updated on the day's specials.59 Maiden Ln
If you want a new Apple product, the Apple Store is the place to be. Once you've bought it, though, Tekserve is where you get it repaired. For over twenty years, the guys and girls at Tekserve have been fixing everything Macintosh and have grown to include selling and re-selling ...119 W 23rd St
Ace Bar looks suspiciously like a library, except all of the books have been replaced by vintage lunchboxes, and the librarians are actually serving alcohol! Great place to play, with darts, skee-ball, several pool tables all in a space with a rock & roll vibe befitting its Ea...531 East 5th Street
Stone Street Tavern deftly balances the usually cross-purposes of pleasing the local constituents and the Wall Streeters with a come-on, come-all atmosphere.52 Stone Street
The charming park area at Amsterdam Avenue and West 62nd Street in Lincoln Center.62nd St. (Between Columbus and Amsterdam Aves.)