Following his State of the City address last week, Mayor de Blasio today released additional details about the expansion of the NYC Ferry system, which will begin serving all five boroughs in 2020. The expansion includes the addition of two new routes that will run from Staten Island and Coney Island, plus the modification of two existing routes to include new stops in the Bronx and Brooklyn. A new ferry stop in the Throggs Neck/Ferry Point Park section of the Bronx will join the Soundview route, and a stop at the Brooklyn Navy Yard will be added to the Astoria Route.
New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) has announced it has selected Future\Perfect Labs and Global Blockchain Business Council Future to launch and operate the City’s first public-private NYC Blockchain Center and SecondMuse to operate the NYC BigApps Blockchain Challenge. Both initiatives will help foster the continued growth of New York City’s burgeoning blockchain industry.
New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) today previewed programming that will be part of NYCxDESIGN 2019, New York City’s annual celebration of design. The seventh edition of the festival will include hundreds of events throughout the five boroughs from May 10 to 22, 2019. The citywide celebration of design unites culture, craft, education, and entertainment with a wide array of programming, including product launches, exhibitions, installations, trade shows, talks, open studios, and more.
New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) today launched the Accelerated Sales Tax Exemption Program (ASTEP) to support the growth and competitiveness of small industrial, non-retail commercial, and food-retail businesses located in highly-distressed neighborhoods of New York City.