Selected AT&T Retail Locations in New York City to Open Saturday to Provide Essential Supplies in Anticipation of Hurricane Irene

New York, New York, August 26, 2011

To ensure that customers can get the extra batteries and any other equipment they may need for their phones and other devices during this weekend’s extreme weather, the following AT&T* company-owned stores located in New York City will remain open until 5 p.m. on Saturday: 


  • 217 Broadway
  • 209 West 34th Street
  • 614 West 181st Street (near Wadsworth Avenue) 


  • 1014 Southern Boulevard
  • 16 East Fordham Road
  • 381 East Fordham Road
  • 2882C 3RD Avenue
  • 2152 Bartow Avenue
  • 1949 Turnbull Avenue
  • 1443 Metropolitan Avenue 


  • 2655 Richmond Avenue
  • 2865 Richmond Avenue

All other AT&T company-owned stores in New York City will be closed on Saturday, and all locations will be closed Sunday.

“We want to ensure that our employees have enough time to get home and take care of their loved ones and their homes as Hurricane Irene approaches our area,” said Tom DeVito vice president and general manager for AT&T in New York and New Jersey.  “We are doing everything possible to prepare our customers, network and employees for the storm. And, we will be just as prepared to help our customers after it passes through the area.”

AT&T is providing important communication tips for consumer and business customers to use before, during and after the storm.  Additional information and tips for disaster preparedness can be found at

*AT&T products and services are provided or offered by subsidiaries and affiliates of AT&T Inc. under the AT&T brand and not by AT&T Inc.

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