Second Stage Theatre

Second Stage Theatre (2ST) serves approximately 75,000 New York City residents and visitors each year. NYCEDC is working with 2ST on renovations and facility improvements.


NYCxDesign 2016

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New York City’s official annual celebration of global design.

Workforce & Local Business


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NYCxDESIGN is New York City’s official annual celebration of global design.


Mayor Bloomberg Opens Five New Soundstages at Steiner Studios and Announces New Programs to Help New Yorkers Get Jobs in Entertainment Industry

Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg and Media & Entertainment Commissioner Katherine Oliver today joined Steiner Studios Chairman Douglas C. Steiner to open five new soundstages at Steiner Studios in the Brooklyn Navy Yard.

Economic Data

October 2011 Economic Snapshot

NYCEDC looks at the economic impact of New York's professional sports teams.

Economic Data

September 2011 Economic Snapshot

We look at tourism trends as represented by the rise in Broadway-goers.


Coney Island Gets 4 New Thrill Rides

 |  Source: New York Times


Coney Island's future

 |  Source: CNN


Restoration of Loew’s Kings Theater

 |  Source: New York Times


Coney Island

For generations, Coney Island has been synonymous with summer, home to the world’s greatest urban amusement park. But it’s so much more than that—with over 30,000 residents and multiple subway connections, Coney Island is a vibrant and hardworking neighborhood at the heart of New York City’s economic and cultural life.