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.
New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) and Department of Cultural Affairs (DCLA), today released a Request for Expressions of Interest (RFEI) for a nonprofit organization to design, construct and operate a new Immigrant Research and Performing Arts Center (The Center) in Northern Manhattan. The Center is part of the Inwood NYC neighborhood plan, which was approved by the City Council last August.
New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) today announced that world-renowned artists JoJo and New Orleans-based band The Soul Rebels featuring Talib Kweli will perform at the 2019 Block Party at the Brooklyn Army Terminal (BAT) on Sunday, September 8 in Sunset Park. The BAT Block Party, FREE and open to all ages, will run from noon to 6:00pm.
New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC), joined by Council Member Antonio Reynoso and Brooklyn Borough President Eric L. Adams, today announced a $2.7 million investment to make improvements at Moore Street Market, one of Brooklyn’s oldest public markets. Provided by the New York City Council and the Brooklyn Borough President’s Office, the funds will be used to enhance the market’s facilities, which is a beloved retail and shopping destination in the East Williamsburg community.