New York City Economic Development Corporation

Mayor-Elect Bill de Blasio speaks to supporters after winning on Nov. 5, 2013. (credit: Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

De Blasio Announces Five More Appointments To Administration

On the eve of his swearing-in, New York City Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio announced five more high-level administration appointments.

12/31/2013

Mayor Bloomberg announces new Wi-Fi hotspots in business districts across the five boroughs, Sept. 30, 2013. (credit: Rich Lamb/WCBS 880)

Bloomberg Announces New Initiatives To Expand Wi-Fi, Improve City’s Wireless Infrastructure

New York City plans to offer free public Wi-Fi in commercial districts in all five boroughs, officials said Monday.

09/30/2013

Rendering of new Thunderbolt Roller Coaster. (credit: NYCEDC)

New Roller Coaster Slated To Open On Coney Island

The Thunderbolt will be 125 feet tall and will reach speeds of 65 mph, according to the New York City Economic Development Corporation.

06/11/2013