Want to Work Outside Today? Take Advantage of Lower Manhattan’s Free Outdoor Wi-Fi Spots

04/27/2022 in
Want to Work Outside Today? Take Advantage of Lower Manhattan’s Free Outdoor Wi-Fi Spots

The weather is getting good, and the cubicle is maybe not your favorite current designation as spring finally defrosts outside. If you’re feeling the need to take in the warming temperatures and budding trees during the workday, grab your laptop or tablet and head outside to take advantage of Lower Manhattan’s many free outdoor W-Fi spots. Here’s where you can jack into free networks at some of the neighborhood’s best parks and throughout its many plazas. 

Downtown Alliance Free Wi-Fi 

The Downtown Alliance offers access to free Wi-Fi across more than seven million square feet of public spaces and plazas in the neighborhood. Find it at Bowling Green, the Elevated Acre, Pier 15; and along Stone Street, the Hudson River, the East River esplanade, Front Street, Rockefeller Park, Wagner Park and much more. 

See the full map here, and make sure to connect to the #DwtwnAllianceFreeWiFi network.  

NYC Parks Free Wi-Fi 

The New York City Department of Parks & Recreation offers free Wi-Fi in certain parks; others offer limited Wi-Fi with short free access and the option to pay for more; while some offer Wi-Fi in partnerships with local groups. Here’s where to find free parks Wi-Fi in Lower Manhattan: 

The Battery, Bosque area and ferry landing area: free Wi-FI 

Bowling Green: Limited free Wi-Fi 

Vietnam Veterans Plaza, entire park: Partner Wi-Fi 

City Hall Park, south side: Limited free Wi-Fi 

The Queen Elizabeth II September 11 Garden, southeast section: Partner Wi-Fi 

Imagination Playground: Partner Wi-Fi 

See the full map, with options and log in information, here

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