Business Plan Competition

Business Plan Competition

The BLDC hosted its eigth annual Business Plan Competition in partnership with the Broome Enterprise Triad’s Entrepreneurial Assistance Program (EAP) located at SUNY Broome Community College which awarded a $5,000 prize with additional services from several...
Dapper Rascal

Dapper Rascal

In July 2018, Eva Duarte, a recent Binghamton University graduate, chose to stay in Binghamton and open her own business, Dapper Rascal barbershop. With a prime location, 60 Court Street, in the heart of downtown and next to Dos Rios, this barbershop is a welcome...
FEMA Grant: $1.5 Million

FEMA Grant: $1.5 Million

October of 2018 saw the City of Binghamton kick off a wave of demolitions, continuing a 2016 Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) grant that targeted blighted, flood prone properties. Approximately $1.5 million will be used to cover the cost of appraisals, land...
Binghamton Vines Urban Farm

Binghamton Vines Urban Farm

The Urban Farm is located in the heart of the city at 16 Tudor Street in a flood-prone area that was formerly a series of four abandoned houses. Youth employees continue to contribute to the farm’s tremendous growth each summer with the maintenance of...
Dos Rios Restaurant

Dos Rios Restaurant

The newest restaurant and bar at the corner of Court and State streets is the first business to set up operations in the building that had been home to a Family Dollar store. The owners of Dos Rios Cantina opened in June, 2018. Approximately seventy employees have...
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