Today in the Union Square Greenmarket, join Seeds of Change as they launch their grant program. There will be an interactive booth set up from 10 AM – 4 PM that features a photo booth and a vending machine where you can tweets for organic seeds. See below for details and make sure you stop by the Greenmarket and #PledgeToPlant! Continue reading
Join the Community Board 2 Transportation Committee meeting on Thursday, March 6th at 6:30 PM as they discuss a proposed, protected bicycle path on Lafayette Street/Fourth Avenue from Spring Street to 14th Street. The meeting will take place at Continue reading
When we heard about the Omakase menu at 15 East, we knew we had to check it out! Omakase is a is a Japanese phrase that means “I’ll leave it to you” and is used at sushi restaurants to let the chef decide the menu.
As a long time participant of our annual food and wine event Harvest in the Square, we have become big fans of 15 East and Executive Chef Masato Shimizu, or Chef Masa as he is lovingly known by his fans. To start with, service at 15 East is impeccable. From Continue reading
IHOP is hosting their popular National Pancake Day today! Stop by the IHOP 235 East 14th Street (between 2nd and 3rd Avenues) to receive a free short stack of buttermilk pancakes. Guests will be asked to consider leaving a donation for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals© or other designated local charities. Find the full details on their website.
With cold weather and a chance of snow predicted, it definitely sounds like we’ll be staying in, keeping warm and watching Netflix all weekend. With all of this time on your hands and the fresh, local ingredients from the Union Square Greenmarket, we thought we’d partner up with food blogger Dimia Fogam to share this wonderful, easy and healthy recipe of roasted local carrots that are the perfect companion to any winter meal. Continue reading
Tonight is the final event in the Voices of Crisis series at The New School entitled, “The Crisis Continues.” Join Harry Belafonte, actor and longtime activist; Phillip Agnew, director of the Dream Defenders; and Raquel Cepeda, journalist and filmmaker, in conversation with Dr. Khalil Gibran Muhammad, director of the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, The New York Public Library, as they discuss justice and equality today. The evening will be kicked off by a performance led by Joe Harley, an alumnus of The New School for Jazz and Contemporary Music.
The event will begin at 6:30 PM in the John L. Tishman Auditorium in the new University Center located at 63 Fifth Avenue. Continue reading
The Real Deal reports that Urban Compass is moving into a 9,000 sf space at 19 Union Square West. This will be the second New York office for the tech-centric residential brokerage firm. The company is one of the most well-funded startups, raising almost $33 million since its launch in May. Continue reading
BOND New York, a NYC residential sales and rentals brokerage, is moving to Union Square! The company is expanding to nearly double the current size, signing a 10.5 year lease for a 8,000 SF fully-gutted space at 853 Broadway. The new location boasts an impressive panoramic view overlooking the south side of Union Square Continue reading
This year, Sweaty Saturday™ is happening tomorrow, February 22, 2014. New York City’s finest fitness studios, health brands and wellness experts will be devoting the day entirely to fitness, health and wellness! Several of Union Square area fitness facilities will be offering special classes and energetic music, in addition to nutritional advice, goodies, raffles and giveaways. See a full list of neighborhood participants below. Continue reading