NYCEDC and the Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT) today announced the second class of New York City-based fashion companies selected for Design Entrepreneurs NYC, a free, intensive “mini-MBA” program that teaches emerging fashion designers how to run a successful label.
Weekday ferry service between Beach 108th Street and Beach Channel Drive in the Rockaways and Pier 11 in Lower Manhattan will continue for at least the next six weeks, with the potential to continue the service through Labor Day weekend if ridership remains strong. In addition, beginning July 4th, enhanced weekend service between the Rockaways and Pier 11 in Lower Manhattan will also begin with the addition of one service run in each direction every Saturday and Sunday through Labor Day.
New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) and The Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship (NFTE) today announced the launch of the second year of NYC Generation Tech (GenTech), a program designed to provide high school students across New York City with education and mentorship in entrepreneurship and technology, as well as inspire them to become a part of the City’s growing innovation ecosystem.
Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg today announced the official opening of Coney Island for the summer season, including the grand opening of the new Steeplechase Plaza, a two-acre public open space featuring the restored B&B Carousell in a state-of-the-art pavilion.
Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg, City Council Speaker Christine C. Quinn, Deputy Mayor Robert K. Steel and New York City Economic Development Corporation President Seth W. Pinsky today announced the launch of an expanded, free Red Hook Summer Ferry that will operate weekends throughout the summer.
NYCEDC today launched the second round of Take the H.E.L.M.: Hire + Expand in Lower Manhattan, a competition designed to encourage innovative companies to join other businesses that have recently opened or expanded office space in Lower Manhattan.
Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg and the New York City Economic Development Corporation today announced the selection of a developer for the long abandoned Rockaway Courthouse, a 24,000-square-foot building that has sat vacant for over 30 years.
Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg today announced plans to transform the iconic Kingsbridge Armory in the Bronx – vacant since 1996 – into the world’s largest indoor ice facility. The landmark armory, which occupies a full City block at 29 West Kingsbridge Road, will be redeveloped into a 750,000-square-foot ice sports facility to be known as Kingsbridge National Ice Center (KNIC).
NYCEDC, Deutsche Bank Americas Foundation, the Garfield Foundation and the Lawrence N. Field Center for Entrepreneurship at Baruch College today announced the five finalists of the Competition To Help Reach Immigrant Ventures and Entrepreneurs (THRIVE).