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More Wifi, More Bars, More Solar Power
- Image via Brooklyn Tech Triangle Coalition/WXY architecture + urban design
Another huge part of this whole thing revolves around the kind of amenities that make people actually want to work somewhere. Like beer. "I can't tell you the number of people who said, 'I've considered moving to downtown Brooklyn, but where's the bar," Reed said in his press conference. As such, the Coalition is working on plans to draw restaurants, bars, and retailers to the area, hugely expand the scope of available wifi, and has already collaborated with Mayor Bloomberg on free, solar-powered charging stations that will start cropping up in parks this summer.