Darrow’s Brings Farm Fresh Takeout to Union Square

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Bringing core values like quality, service, and authenticity to their menu items, Darrow’s healthy and delicious fare is now available at their newly-opened Union Square location at 115 East 18th Street. Every meal is customizable, offering the chance to fine tune their killer combinations like the Stress Relief Plate which includes rainbow chard, smashed Continue reading

5 Things To Do This MLK Day Weekend in Union Square

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1. Discover Historic Union Square on our Free Walking Tour
This Saturday, meet us in front of the Lincoln statue 2 PM for a free guided walking tour entitled Union Square: Crossroads of New York. Explore the social and political history of the Union Square neighborhood through discussions of the people, history, architecture, and forces that have shaped this community.

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2. Watch Selma at the Regal Union Square Stadium 14 Theater
 Selma is a poignant drama chronicling Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s campaign to secure equal voting rights in an epic march from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama in 1965. Please check the Regal Union Square website to find various showtimes throughout the weekend. Continue reading

Park Avenue South, Your Table is Ready

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Florian Cafe, 225 Park Avenue South

Several new dining spots have popped up along Park Avenue South ranging from formal sit down dining experiences to delicious casual dining on the go. Florian Café opened late last year on Park Avenue South offering classic Italian dishes interpreted Continue reading

Bite into Union Square at the Big Apple Crunch

BigAppleCrunchThis Friday is Food Day! (what, you didn’t realize?) To celebrate this special day, our friends at GrowNYC are holding the Big Apple Crunch to break the world record of 1,000,000 apple crunches at a time. The main event is here in Union Square at 12:00 PM. Enjoy complimentary apples, cider, and cookies at our The Fourth. Tickets (FREE) are available here. Happy crunching!

The Harvest in the Square Menu is REVEALED!

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The 19th Annual Harvest in the Square is happening next Thursday, September 18th! We’ve got the full menu from over 40 of the neighborhood’s best restaurants serving up unlimited tastings paired with wines and microbrews from NY State and beyond! Delicious dishes include Barbounia’s Cured Tasmanian Ocean Trout with Jerusalem Bagel, Crushed Cucumbers, Labaneh, Dill and Trout Roe, Union Square Cafe’s Chilled Linguine with Clams, BLT Prime’s Roasted Dry Aged NY Strip and Continue reading

Thank You for Participating in Summer in the Square!

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The days are getting shorter, and the nights are a little cooler…all signs that summer is officially over. We wanted to thank all of you for making our Summer in the Square series spectacular this year! We had thousands of people come out each week for our free fitness classes, children’s programming, dance, jazz and more! Our Summer in the Square series is made possible through our annual food & wine fundraiser, Harvest in the Square. We hope that you can join us for the 19th Annual Harvest in the Square taking place on Thursday, September 18th at 7:30 PM in the North Plaza of Union Square Park. Use code “HUNGRY1” to save $10 on tickets at www.harvest2014.eventbrite.com.

 Fitness in the Square series was expanded this year to include both morning and evening classes. Each Thursday morning started with “Wake Up Yoga” from Continue reading

Where to Restaurant Week in the Square

nycrestaurantweekRestaurant Week has returned to Union Square! From June 21st to August 15th you can have the unique opportunity to experience some of New York City’s renowned restaurants for a fraction of the normal price. Participating restaurants are offering three-course lunches for $25, and dinner for $38. Reservations are filling up fast, so book yours soon. Check out the local participating restaurants around the neighborhood, including newcomers such as 201 Bar and Restaurant, The Fourth and The Gander!

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