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Jan 29, 2007 07:27 AM

Free wi-fi in Cobble Hill, Carroll Gardens, Red Hook or Boerum Hill

There hasn't been a thread on this in a while, so I thought I'd post and see what's available in the area.

What cafes do you know are good for a cup of coffee, a snack and getting some work done?

Free wi-fi that I know of:
Naidre's (Henry + Sackett)
Tea Lounge (Court + Douglass)
Fall Cafe (Smith + Union)

The Tea Lounge is usually too overrun by kids to get any actual work done and I find Fall Cafe dingy. Anyone know of any other places in these neighborhoods with free wi-fi?

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  1. Cafe Nova (Court and Warren)
    DUB Pies (Columbia btw Kane and Degraw)

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    1. re: max

      re Cafe Nova - really? I was unable to get anything free there, I thought they were just a hotspot for Boingo.

    2. Sorry to jab but..."The Tea Lounge is usually too overrun by kids to get any actual work done ".

      I always thought the Tea Lounge is usually too overrun by wi-fiers to get any actual work done.

      Seriously though...what ever happened to staying at home to get work done? The thought of sitting on couches across from 20-30 other folks with laptops ( and yes, 20-30 yuppie Moms and their kids ) is kinda nuts to me. Too bad, I think Tea Lounge makes a -fabulous- latte.

      I always get them to go. Then I go home and get some work done.

      ; )

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      1. re: Larry Brooks

        I do usually work from home, but it's just nice to change your surroundings every now and then. And in the summer, hey free air conditioning :)

        I do occasionally meet with clients in the neighborhood too, and I prefer to do that in a cafe rather than in my apartment.

        Does Tazza on Henry and Atlantic have wifi? What about Marquet on Court? Bagels by the Park on Smith?

        1. re: oolah

          Tazza does not have wifi - nor can I ever find a plug for my laptop.

      2. Flying Suacer (Atlantic btw Nevins and 3rd Ave.)

        1. I am pretty sure Baked has free wi-fi. Sometimes the kids can be a problem, but definitely not dingy. And ooo-ee yummy chocolate cloud cookies!