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Civic Center »

De Blasio Appoints First Woman to Head Economic Development Corporation

Maria Torres-Springer was serving as the city's commissioner for small business services.

Lower East Side »

Proposed Lower East Side Ferry Stop Moves South

The proposed ferry stop will be at Jackson and Cherry streets near Corlears Hook Park, officials said.

Long Island City »

Expanded Hunters Point South Park to Include Kayak Launch and Overlook

The expansion will complete the park, the first portion of which opened in summer 2013.

South Street Seaport »

City and Developer Allowed Seaport Buildings to Crumble, Neighbors Say

Portions of long disputed, historic buildings will have to be torn down, officials said.

Hell's Kitchen & Clinton »

Parking Lot Near Hudson Should Be Affordable Housing, Board Says

The building should also "avoid looking like a dystopian glass box," the board wrote.

Chelsea »

Get a Free 'Mini-MBA' in Fashion at FIT

Participants have a shot at a share of $150,000 in prize money for their businesses.

Rockaway Beach »

Contractor Gets Extra $25M to Finish Rockaway Boardwalk on Time

The EDC asked for a total of $67.3 million for dunes, new access points and to pay for concrete planks. 

Rockaway Park »

'All-Weather' Ferries Considered for Future Fleet as Ice Shuts Down Service

The city is looking into boats that can operate in extreme cold while planning the five-borough ferry.

Sunnyside »

Cuomo Knocks De Blasio's Sunnyside Yards Development Again

Cuomo reiterated Monday that the MTA did not see any "redevelopment possibilities" at the 200-acre site.

Jamaica »

Proposed Affordable Housing Project Could Create Nearly 500 Jobs in Jamaica

The city is planning to transform a Jamaica garage into affordable housing and retail.

Hunts Point »

Hunts Point Produce Market Getting $22 Million in Rail Improvements

Improved rail spurs and a new rail platform should both be finished by the fall of 2016.

Sunset Park »

City Pulls Redevelopment Project for South Brooklyn Marine Terminal

The decision came after City Councilman Carlos Menchaca did not back the plan.

Sunset Park »

Fashion Design Hub Will Launch in Sunset Park

The city will invest $3.5 million in the fashion manufacturing space at Liberty View Industrial Plaza.

Sunset Park »

Bush Terminal Piers Park Opens to the Public on Sunset Park Waterfront

The waterfront park between 43rd and 51st Streets debuted Wednesday after multiple delays.

Lower East Side »

Bring East River Ferry to LES and Brooklyn Heights, Officials Say

A dozen politicians urged the Economic Development Corporation to add two more ferry stops.