Deputy Mayor Vicki Been and Council Member Donovan Richards joined with numerous City agencies and elected officials today to break ground on a $139 million project that will transform and revitalize Downtown Far Rockaway, bringing new streets with new pedestrian space, landscaping and green infrastructure plus improved stormwater drainage to an area of Queens that has not seen large infrastructure investments in decades.
On Sunday, September 8, 2019, over 3,000 residents and visitors attended the 2019 BAT Block Party to celebrate the iconic Brooklyn Army Terminal in Sunset Park. World-renowned artists JoJo and New Orleans-based band The Soul Rebels featuring Talib Kweli headlined the celebration with performances that brought fanfare and excitement, and had the audience on their feet.
The gender wage gap is real, and it continues to perpetuate cyclical poverty, cost women hundreds of thousands of dollars over their lifetimes, and keep them from realizing their economic potential. That’s why women.nyc just launched Ask for More, a bold new series of salary negotiation workshops that are free to all NYC women. Offered online or in person, and in partnership with the American Association of University Women (AAUW), Ask for More will teach women the skills they need to confidently negotiate for higher pay and more comprehensive benefits, no matter their job title, career field or background.
NYCEDC is seeking proposals for a long term ground lease opportunity to develop a new, modern, resilient facility for use by the Hunts Point Terminal Produce Cooperative Association, Inc. to replace the existing Hunts Point Terminal Produce Market facility.
New York City Economic Development Corporation (“NYCEDC”), on behalf of the City of New York (the “City”), is seeking responses to this Request for Expressions of Interest (“RFEI”) from entities (“Respondents”, each a “Respondent”) interested in developing, installing, and operating a self‐filtering swim facility to be located in the East River off lower Manhattan (the “Project”).