New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) announced today that Ocean Queen Rockstar, the first 350-passenger capacity vessel to be part of the NYC Ferry fleet, has arrived at the NYC Ferry Homeport at the Brooklyn Navy Yard. The larger-capacity vessel will help alleviate record-breaking ridership across the system, which, as of today, has served five million passengers since the service launched in May of last year.
Less than one year since the Downtown Far Rockaway rezoning was approved, the New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC), Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD), Housing Development Corporation (HDC), and Council Member Donovan Richards today announced plans to deliver over 670 units of affordable housing across two projects located in the neighborhood’s core.
New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) and the ABB FIA Formula E Championship today announced that 1,000 complimentary passes will be available for community members to attend this year’s Qatar Airways New York City E-Prix at the Brooklyn Cruise Terminal on July 14th and 15th. The complimentary passes provide access to the Allianz E-Village - an entertainment area for fans of all ages to watch the race, meet drivers, play race simulators, and listen to live music.
On June 30th, New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) welcomed Elma’s, the newest vendor to join La Marqueta in East Harlem. A neighborhood institution since 2013, Elma’s grand opening in the market over the weekend included local community residents, as well as sounds from local musicians Michelle DeAngelis, Barbara Purdy, and DJ RaRa.