It’s no secret that the buzziest sector of New York’s economy has been tech, which has made its way to the number two spot in the city’s portfolio of industries, according to a report by South Mountain Economics, prepared for the Bloomberg Technology Summit. 702 more words
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The city is, for the first time, offering a new deal to developers of affordable housing: free air rights. The Economic Development Corporation has issued request for proposals that makes developers a novel pitch: development rights, at no cost, in exchange for a “permanently affordable housing program that maximizes both the number of housing units and the level of affordability,” according to the EDC. 399 more words
Good morning and happy news! While you were sleeping the Astroland Rocket was returned to its rightful place in Coney Island after a five-year exile. The space-age attraction’s future couldn’t be brighter. 574 more words
Don’t call it a comeback. Wait, actually do.
After the demolition of the original Thunderbolt–made famous by the movie Annie Hall– in 2000, the new and improved Thunderbolt will make its debut on May 22. 228 more words