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Are you a native New Yorker? If not, when and why did you move here?
No, I am Italian. I graduated in Venice and I moved to New York in 1998. I have been living in the city since then. I came to this incredible...
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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.
In addition, New York City sold a record 29 million hotel room nights and generated $504 million in hotel tax revenue. With increased visitation, New York City’s hotel room inventory continues to expand...Read More
Another year has come and gone here on the NYCEDC blog and tumblr. We've brought you StatsBees and maps, exciting announcements and project updates, competitions and economic data. As we get ready to usher in a new year, we took a look back at our most popular blog posts of 2012!Read More
By Christina Torcato, Marketing Manager
My family has been going for years to Moore Street Market, one of Brooklyn’s oldest indoor markets serving East Williamsburg and the surrounding neighborhoods for close to 70 years. One of its most faithful patrons was my grandmother, who, after emigrating from Puerto Rico to Brooklyn, and later central Jersey, would always make the trip to Moore Street Market in...Read More
NYCEDC and the Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship (NFTE) today announced the winners of NYC Generation Tech, a program designed to educate and inspire high school students from disadvantaged areas across New York City to pursue careers in entrepreneurship and technology. After a five-month process in which the students received hands-on learning experiences and mentorship opportunities, the program concluded last night with the NYC GenTech Demo Night held at the NASDAQ MarketSite in Times...Read More
Blueprint to Success, NYCEDC’s innovative new executive development program for minority, women and disadvantaged business enterprises (M/W/DBE) in the construction industry, graduated its first class of 14 businesses yesterday.
Through the Blueprint to Success Program, NYCEDC partnered with the selected construction businesses and provided them with in-depth business assessments, tailored business curriculums, and the opportunity to expand...
If your small or medium-sized commercial or industrial business could benefit from a free high-speed fiber broadband build-out, accept the ConnectNYC Fiber Challenge and apply before the December 27th deadline.
Join the LIC Partnership, Southwest Brooklyn Industrial Development Corp. and NYCEDC for an info session and application workshop:
Monday, December 17, 2012, 8:00 to 9:00 AM
27-01 Queens Plaza North, Queens, NY
Thursday, December 20, 2012, 8:30 to...Read More
NYCruise recently won the prestigious “Port of the Year” Award at this year’s Seatrade Med Cruise Convention in Marseille, France for New York City's world-class ship terminals. So why does NYC deserve to be called Port of the Year? The honor reflects the more than $255 million NYCruise invested over the last five years in renovations to its terminals, transforming New York City into one of the premier cruising ports in the world. The improvements have proven to be successful and here are the top 10 reasons why NYCruise can...Read More
Nine alumni of the 2012 Design Entrepreneurs NYC program are reuniting to host NY DESIGNERS CARE, a pop-up holiday sample sale at Showroom NY on Thursday, December 6 and Friday, December 7. Alumni designers include: Sena, Verspertine, Cala Ossidiana,Read More
Are you a small or medium-sized commercial and industrial business that could benefit from free high-speed fiber broadband build-out to your business? We’re talking about reliable, steady internet access with connectivity speeds hundreds of times faster than Cable and DSL.Read More