.NYC announced today the winners of first-ever “Best of the Boroughs” NYC contest. “The contest was designed to showcase the small businesses, organizations and entrepreneurs across New York’s 5 boroughs that are prospering from the unique opportunities a .nyc web address affords them.
“All of the Best of Boroughs winners will be featured in a citywide .nyc advertising campaign, including a professional photo shoot and a variety of unique promotional opportunities focused on showcasing their business and brand.”
The Best of the Boroughs winners are:
Best of Bronx – NewDayChurch.nyc is committed to building a healing faith community in the Bronx. Through Sunday worship, small group gatherings and social justice projects, the church transforms the lives of community members in the Bronx.
Best of Brooklyn – JustFix.nyc is a non-profit organization that partners with community groups and non-profit legal services across New York City to support tenants in gathering and sharing information about their housing conditions, and helping them secure repairs.
Best of Manhattan – Sideways.nyc is a website devoted entirely to supporting and promoting New York City’s small businesses on the side streets. Manhattan Sideways is a resource of information about the stories of people, places and details of the side streets of Manhattan.
Best of Queens – Laurelton.nyc is a hyper-local website dedicated to encouraging civic engagement, preserving the history of Laurelton and sharing information about the neighborhood. The Divas for Social Justice are the community partner powering Laurelton.nyc.
Best of Staten Island – MakerParkRadio.nyc is a live streaming radio and video web-based broadcasting station. The station uses arts and maker-based programming to unite a community of music and arts lovers.
You can read more about the contest and the winners from our press release