NYC Relaunches Neighborhood Challenge Initiative To Spur Small Businesses During COVID

New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) and NYC Department of Small Business Services (SBS) in collaboration with, The Urban Tech Hub @ Company (UTH), and CIV:LAB today announced the relaunch of the Neighborhood Challenge: Tech Forward. Continue Reading →

NYC Ferry To Extend Astoria Route To Serve Upper Manhattan

New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) today announced the extension of NYC Ferry’s Astoria route to serve the East 90th Street landing in Upper Manhattan. Continue Reading →

City Scales Up Homemade Testing Capacity And Antibody Tests First Responders

Mayor de Blasio announced today that the first “Made in NYC” test kits are now in use at NYC Health + Hospital community testing sites citywide. Continue Reading →

The COVID Crisis: Mayor de Blasio Announces New Partnership To Manufacture 400,000 Hospital Gowns

As NYC’s health care heroes fight COVID-19 despite a shortage of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), Mayor Bill de Blasio today announced a public-private partnership with the White House and others. Continue Reading →

The COVID Crisis: Mayor de Blasio Announces New Line Of Bridge Ventilators For NYC Hopitals

Today, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced a breakthrough in the fight against COVID-19, with a City-convened effort producing a new line of bridge ventilators to support local hospitals and health care workers from Harlem to Hollis.  Continue Reading →


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