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Current Releases

  • New York Works: NYCEDC Launches Global Challenge to Create New Applied Life Sciences Hub

    NYCEDC today launched a global challenge to create a world-class hub for life sciences research and development. The “Applied Life Sciences Hub” will be a center of gravity for the city’s rapidly growing life sciences industry, offering a dynamic, collaborative environment for founders, inventors, and entrepreneurs.
  • New Stops Added To NYC Ferry Rockaway Shuttle Bus

    NYCEDC and Hornblower, Operator of NYC Ferry, today announced that two new stops have been added to the free NYC Ferry Rockaway Shuttle Bus service. The new stops will be located at 77th and 96th Streets along Rockaway Beach Boulevard.

    New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) today previewed programming that will be part of NYCxDESIGN 2018, New York City’s annual celebration of design. The sixth edition of the program will include hundreds of events throughout the five boroughs from May 11-23, 2018. The citywide celebration of design unites culture, education, and entertainment with a wide array of programming, including exhibitions, installations, trade shows, talks, open studios, and more.
  • 2017 Wrap: NYC Ferry Serves Nearly 3M Riders

    New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) and Hornblower, Operator of NYC Ferry, released final ridership numbers for the inaugural 2017 season. As of December 31st, NYC Ferry had served a total of approximately 2,890,000 riders across all four routes currently in operation.
  • City of New York and Council Member Rodríguez Release Updated Inwood NYC Action Plan; Hold a Spanish-Language Resource Fair

    NYCEDC President James Patchett and Council Member Ydanis Rodríguez released an updated Inwood NYC Action Plan, a comprehensive strategy for protecting affordability, investing in infrastructure, and connecting residents to good jobs. The updated Action Plan was previewed during a Spanish-language resource fair that included the participation of several local elected officials, as well as representatives from City agencies and local service providers.


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