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Mayor Bloomberg Announces Request For Proposals To Study Development Of ‘Seaport City’ To Protect Lower Manhattan From Impacts Of Climate Change

Resiliency Project First Recommended in “A Stronger, More Resilient New York” – Would Also Boost Economic Development Rendering of Seaport City Concept Available on: http://www.flickr.com/photos/nycmayorsoffice/ Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg today announced a request for proposals (RFP) to study the potential development of ‘Seaport City,’ a resiliency project that will protect Lower Manhattan from coastal flooding and provide opportunities for economic development. Seaport City was first proposed by Mayor Bloomberg as part of “A Stronger, More Resilient New York” – the ambitious...
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Mayor Bloomberg Outlines Ambitious Proposal To Protect City Against The Effects Of Climate Change To Build A Stronger, More Resilient New York

Multi-Year Investments to Fortify Vulnerable Neighborhoods and Increase Economic Development Across the City – Including Areas Recovering from Hurricane Sandy Mayor’s Address and the Report – “A Stronger, More Resilient New York” – Available on www.nyc.gov             Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg today presented “A Stronger, More Resilient New York,” the comprehensive and ambitious report that analyzes the city’s climate risks and outlines recommendations to protect neighborhoods and infrastructure from future climate events. In the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, Mayor Bloomberg...
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Mayor Bloomberg Launches New “We Are Made In NY” Initiative To Support New York City’s Thriving Tech Industry And Continue Record Job Growth

Initiative Includes Advertising Campaign, New Website with Job Opportunities at More Than 900 Local Tech Start-ups, and Expansion of “Made in NY” Logo Beyond Film & Television. Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg, Media & Entertainment Commissioner Katherine Oliver and Chief Digital Officer Rachel Haot today launched “We Are Made in NY,” a multi-platform initiative promoting the city’s thriving technology and digital sector. The initiative includes a comprehensive website that brings together City resources to help entrepreneurs and attract new startups to...
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In Final State Of City Address, Mayor Bloomberg Outlines The City’s Unfinished Business

IN FINAL STATE OF CITY ADDRESS, MAYOR BLOOMBERG OUTLINES THE CITY’S UNFINISHED BUSINESS Details New Initiatives to Continue the City’s Economic, Educational and Environmental Gains High-Resolution Renderings of Major Priority Projects are Available at www.flickr.com/nycmayorsoffice Full Text of the Mayor’s State of the City Address is Available at www.nyc.gov Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg delivered his 12th and final State of the City address today at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, detailing his agenda for the year and the unfinished business the Administration intends to...
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NYCEDC: Competition THRIVE Empowering and Rewarding New York City’s Immigrant Entrepreneurs

Enter Competition THRIVE - it's a unique competition seeking original, innovative strategies and programs that help immigrant entrepreneurs succeed in business. Your submission could be a winner. About the Competition: As part of New York City's efforts to support growth and job creation in immigrant communities, Competition THRIVE seeks to develop innovative strategies and programs that help immigrant entrepreneurs succeed in business. NYCEDC, in consultation with the Deutsche Bank Americas Foundation and the Garfield Foundation, has partnered with the Lawrence N....
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NYCEDC and HPD Announce Release of Request for Proposals in Manhattan’s Lower East Side

NYCEDC and HPD Announce Release of Request for Proposals to Develop 1.65 Million Square Feet of Mixed-Use Real Estate on Manhattan’s Lower East Side. Development of Fully Approved Site Will Fill Gap in Urban Fabric That Has Persisted for 45 Years; Creating 1,000 Housing Units, Hundreds of Thousands of Square Feet of New Commercial Space, 1,000 Permanent Jobs and 5,000 Construction Jobs. New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) and Housing Preservation and Development (HPD) announced the next major step...
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Empire State Building to showcase EU colors for Nobel Peace Prize 2012

On 11 December 2012, New York City's iconic landmark, the Empire State Building, will be lit in the European Union's flag colors, blue and yellow, to mark the award of the Nobel Peace Prize. Empire State Building on 11 December 2012 - Award of the Nobel Peace Prize to the European Union To mark the award of the 2012 Nobel Peace Prize to the European Union, New York City's famous landmark will light up in the EU's flag colors for the...
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Bloomberg signed an emergency order to alternate the days during which drivers may purchase gasoline

THE CITY OF NEW YORK OFFICE OF THE MAYOR To reduce wait times and lines at gas stations throughout New York City, Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg today signed an emergency order to alternate the days during which drivers may purchase gasoline.  All diplomatic and consular vehicles are subject to this order, which establishes the following: ·    On even number days, vehicles with license plates ending in an even number or the number “0” can purchase motor fuel. ·    On odd number days, vehicles with either: (1)...

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