Last week, the National Venture Capital Association (NVCA) and PricewaterhouseCoopers released their most recent quarterly MoneyTree report, which provides information on U.S. venture capital deals and investment dollars. StatsBee wanted to take a quick look and assess how New York State did during the first quarter of 2013.
NYCruise has done it again! Mayor Bloomberg announced that New York City’s cruise industry generated a total economic impact of nearly $200 million in 2012! The 2012 Economic Impact Study detailed some of the highlights for the Cruise Industry here in NYC including:
New York City welcomed a record 52 million visitors in 2012, a new all-time high and a 2.1 percent increase over 2011. Visitors to the city generated an estimated $55.3 billion in economic impact to the city’s economy, with direct spending reaching $36.9 billion.
Tennis fever will once again take over New York City next week, as the country’s largest tennis tournament returns to Queens! The US Open, which begins play on Monday, August 27, is the last of the four major tournaments of the tennis season. This StatsBee explores some of the facts and figures around this iconic tournament.
In honor of Independence Day, StatsBee is looking at the great American traditions of barbecues and consuming hot dogs. New York City is well-known for its love of hot dogs, from the sight of street carts selling them at nearly every corner, to the nationally-televised Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Contest in Coney Island.
Memorial Day Weekend marked the opening of Coney Island for the season with a number of improvements complete and many more on the way. And while Coney Island is certainly an entertainment detination for New Yorkers and City visitors alike, it's important to look at the economic impact.
May is National Hamburger Month, and there is no shortage of places to celebrate in a city where everyone seems to have an opinion on the best burger joint. Like pizza, everyone has their favorite, but rather than weigh in on which one is the best, we are going to stick to looking at the numbers.