Free, limited cable TV that one can access by connecting directly, without a box, to the cable outlet in an urban apartment building, typically New York City. Such access usually includes the major broadcast channels, public access, the "UN Channel" and the Food Network.
Hipsterette: "You going to watch The Sopranos tonight?"
Hipster: "No, I'm gonna watch some NOVA and a shitty movie on TBS. I only get building cable."