New York State Assembly Passes Resolution Commending FreshDirect

Resolution praises FreshDirect for its “impressive commitment, an unbridled enthusiasm, and an uncompromising standard of excellence in all endeavors” Bronx, NY, July 30, 2015 – FreshDirect would like to thank the New York State Assembly for commending FreshDirect for the “efforts  of  its  dedicated  staff, whose involvement is, and always has been, characterized by an…

Bronx Unemployment Drops Again

Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. is praising new job numbers from the New York State Department of Labor, which show another drop in the borough’s unemployment rate and a significant increase in the county’s labor participation rate. “We are creating more jobs in The Bronx, and more and more Bronxites are finding work,” said…

Mayor de Blasio and NYCEDC Launch Sixth Annual NYC BigApps Competition — Challenging NYC’s Tech Innovators to Find Lasting Solutions to Four of the City’s Most Pressing Issues

NYC BigApps 2015 Will Address Challenges Identified in Mayor’s OneNYC Plan: Affordable Housing, Zero Waste, Connected Cities and Civic Engagement Microsoft, AOL and More Than Two Dozen Tech and Civic Partners to Support Civic Tech Innovators with Prizes and In-Kind Support NEW YORK—Mayor Bill de Blasio and the New York City Economic Development Corporation announced the launch…