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New Yorkers Take To The Streets, Looking For Outlets And Wi-Fi

With thousands without power, staying connected is getting difficult. Smartphones and tablets are the only news source many people have.

Last updated on October 30, 2012, at 6:15 p.m. ET

Posted on October 30, 2012, at 6:15 p.m. ET

1. In Midtown, people gathered outside a closed Starbucks for Wi-Fi.

2. A group huddles around a working power outlet inside Chase bank.

3. Desperate Koreatown residents plug in on the street.

4. Another closed Starbucks, another group of Internet addicts.


5. This forward-thinking guy brought a power strip to share.

6. Starbucks again! Everyone in the city has the same idea.

7. People guard their outlets at the Ace Hotel in Midtown.

8. Some gave up at Union Square, resorting to using pay phones.