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Articles about "The Parks Department"

  • Bryant Park #TBT: Bucolic Bryant Park By Serena Horrigan | October 01, 2015

    From a pastoral lunch respite for Midtown workers to the majestic Reading Room of The New York Public Library, Bryant Park is a sublimely historic urban oasis.

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  • Charging New York City: 6 Phones at a Time By Rafael Paredes | June 25, 2013

    There’s nothing more frustrating than having your phone run out of battery while you’re in the middle of spending time with loved ones around the city. But fear no more! A joint venture between New York City and AT&T has lead to the development and implementation of charge stations that will allow people to charge their phones on the go (you still have to stay at the station of course). Capable of charging 6 phones at one time, this will allow adventurers to worry less about the battery life on their device and more about enjoying the moment.

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  • Internet Access Looking to Remain in Central Park By Gabrielle Hughes | April 18, 2012

    Sending e-mails and streaming your favorite shows within New York City’s most historic park could soon become a permanent convenience, as the Parks Department is applying to have once-temporary Wi-Fi hotspots remain in Central Park. The free service is powerful enough to download a book or movie, making park time even more enjoyable for many of the Manhattan neighborhood's frequenters.

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  • Uptown Manhattan Parks May Get Free Wi-Fi Service By Daniel Muhlenberg | March 13, 2012

    A new initiative by the Parks Department is looking into the viability of installing free Wi-Fi service in multiple parks in Uptown Manhattan, something that should make residents of Washington Heights apartments very happy. According to a draft document from the department, Wi-Fi service would be installed at Inwood Hill, J. Hood Wright, Bennett, and Fort Tryon Parks; the department would install the program between this summer and the fall of 2013. A spokesman for the department said that the service will be provided by Time Warner Cable.

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