NYCEDC President and CEO James Patchett, NYC Parks Commissioner Mitchell J. Silver FAICP, Queens Borough President Melinda Katz, State Senator Michael Gianaris, Council Member Jimmy Van Bramer, and community members today celebrated the official grand opening of the second phase of Hunter's Point South's newly constructed 5.5-acre waterfront park expansion, and 3,400 linear feet of new roadways and vital infrastructure to support a growing community. The second phase of the park begins south of 54th Avenue and wraps around Newtown Creek to complete phase one of the park, resulting in a total of 11 acres of waterfront open space.
New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) and the Dyckman Houses Resident Association hosted a joint resource fair on Saturday for the residents of the Dyckman Houses in the Inwood section of Manhattan. The event was produced with support from Councilmember Ydanis Rodgriguez, Assembly Member Carmen De La Rosa, State Senator Marisol Alcántara, Congressman Adriano Espaillat, and Manhattan Borough President Gale A. Brewer.
MTA New York City Transit and the New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) announced today that Bx27 trips will be extended to the Soundview Ferry Landing in Clason Point Park to coordinate with the new city ferry service slated to launch this summer.