The Mayor’s Corner

EVERY day, we are working to create more jobs and build a stronger, more diverse economy for the 21st century.

THE city is launching four new central digital media channels for city information as part of Social Media Week.

COUNCIL of Fashion Designers of America President Diane von Furstenberg and I recently announced that Fashion Week, the iconic semi-annual event which kicked off last week, will generate a total economic impact this year of $865 million for the city.

ON Feb. 2, I presented a Fiscal Year (FY) 2013 Preliminary Budget and an updated four-year financial plan.

MEDIA & Entertainment Commissioner Katherine Oliver and I recently visited the set of “Gossip Girl” — a “Made in NY” television series that films at Silvercup Studios in Long Island City — to announce that 2011 broke all records for television production in New York City, and to celebrate the show’s 100th episode, which aired on Jan. 30 on The CW.

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