Queens Economic Development Corporation

Ninth annual Queens Restaurant Week offers good food, great deals
Ninth annual Queens Restaurant Week offers good food, great deals
Central Billy Rennison 10/02/2012 at 6:23PM

Queens residents will be able to sample a slew of borough restaurants — and it won’t take a bite out of their budget. The ninth annual Queens Restaurant Week kicks off next week with many eateries offering prix-fixe menus at $25 for a three-course meal. The focus is on restaurants in the borough that are [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Cristabelle Tumola 9/10/2012 at 7:32AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Monday: Clear in the morning, then partly cloudy. High of 77. Breezy. Winds from the West at 15 to 20 mph shifting to the NNW in the afternoon. Monday night: Partly cloudy in the evening, then clear. Low of 57. Winds from the SW at 5 to 15 mph. EVENT of the DAY Monday is the [...]

Competition to help you StartUP! your business
Business Billy Rennison 9/04/2012 at 12:22PM

Have an idea for a startup business? It may be worth $10,000. The Queens Economic Development Corporation (QEDC) launched its seventh annual Queens StartUP! Business Plan Competition, which will award three businesses $10,000 to get their idea off the ground. “We are extremely happy to offer StartUP! again,” said QEDC executive director Seth Bornstein. The [...]

The QEDC crowns best in Queens Taste
The QEDC crowns best in Queens Taste
Dining Jay Lane 5/08/2012 at 1:45PM

The Queens Economic Development Corporation (QEDC) hosted the tenth annual Queens Taste 2012 festival at Citi Field on May 1. Fantastic food and refreshing beverages happily competed with unique networking opportunities and a festive atmosphere as 47 vendors and almost 1,000 individuals enjoyed at Citi Field’s Caesars Club on May 1. Roughly 1,000 people attended [...]

Visa Waiver Program may boost borough tourism
News Michael Pantelidis 4/11/2012 at 1:35PM

One Queens politician is attempting to boost tourism to the borough by opening the nation’s doors to more countries. Congressmember Joe Crowley recently announced he will introduce a measure in the House of Representatives that would encourage the federal government to expand its Visa Waver Program to include at least three new countries – Brazil, [...]

From (Rooftop) Farm to (Restaurant) Table
News David Dynak 10/31/2011 at 3:21PM

Food and real estate. Not always in the same sentence, yet actually always connected. Our food (after it arrives from farms) is washed, sorted, peeled, processed, packaged and shipped from a warehouse in the industrial part of town. It is then sold as grocery or served by a waiter at a retail location near you. [...]

News Briefs: Small Business Workshop in L.I.C.
News Bob Doda 10/17/2011 at 11:42AM

LONG ISLAND CITY – The Queens Economic Development Corporation will offer workshops and clinics for small business owners this fall. While the clinics are free, workshops will cost $25 in order to cover costs. Topics covered will include networking, taxes, pricing and compliance with city regulations. The workshops and clinics will take place at the [...]