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Programs to build and support businesses, resiliency, and New York City infrastructure.

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A Stronger, More Resilient New York: An Ambitious Proposal to Protect the City Against the Effects of Climate Change

 |  NYCEDC
Mayor Bloomberg presented “A Stronger, More Resilient New York,” the comprehensive and ambitious report that analyzes the city’s climate risks and outlines recommendations to protect neighborhoods and infrastructure from future climate events.

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Coney Island Comeback

 |  NYCEDC
The Coney Island community sustained enormous damage from Hurricane Sandy, but after months of diligent work, the businesses of America’s original amusement district will open this weekend for business.

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More than $11 Million Approved for Small Businesses Through City's Emergency Loan Fund

 |  NYCEDC
NYC Department of Small Business Services and NYCEDC announced more than $11 million in loans approved for small businesses through the City’s Emergency Loan Fund, which was made available just days after Hurricane Sandy.

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Getting Back to Business

 |  NYCEDC
Superstorm Sandy has greatly affected many New Yorkers across the City, including small businesses—new and old. Over the past month, we’ve interviewed small business owners across Lower Manhattan, Coney Island, Far Rockaway, and Red Hook who wanted to share their stories of reopening or begin the process of reopening.

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Rockaway Ferry Holiday Modification: January 21

 |  NYCEDC
On Monday, January 21, SeaStreak will operate the normal Rockaway Ferry service with one slight change: The ferries that usually provide the connecting free transfer between Pier 11 and East 34th Street will be running on a modified schedule and therefore not timed to the Rockaway vessels. In order to provide this connection for the Rockaway riders, SeaStreak will be providing a free connecting shuttle bus between Pier 11 and East 34th Street.

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Solar Sandy Project Brings Power to Storm-Affected Areas

 |  NYCEDC
Solar technology is helping New Yorkers recover from the unprecedented power outages caused by Hurricane Sandy. With several of the City’s hardest hit areas still without power, businesses, nonprofits and volunteers have come together to install mobile solar generators where they are needed most.

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Free Parking Available for Rockaway Ferry Service

 |  NYCEDC
Beginning Thursday morning, free parking will be available for residents of the Rockaways taking the new ferry service to Manhattan.

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New Rockaway Ferry Service

 |  NYCEDC
Mayor Bloomberg, NYCEDC and Seastreak announced a partnership to provide temporary ferry service between the Rockaways and Manhattan while subway service on that route is suspended. The service begins on Monday, and the fare will be $2 each way.

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Can Your Company Help?

 |  NYCEDC
Find out how your company can help local businesses impacted by Hurricane Sandy by providing resources such as space, supplies, services or other forms of assistance.

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