The Pavilion Restaurant Returns for 2015 Season

Photo credit: @JennFalk

Photo credit: @JennFalk

Following its successful first year, The Pavilion restaurant reopened for the 2015 season in Union Square Park’s North Plaza. The restaurant invites patrons to dine on world-class lunch and dinner options using local, Greenmarket ingredients, created by Chef Mario Urgiles.

The restaurant continues its commitment to the Union Square community, using local ingredients on their menu and continuing to invest in the neighborhood. In 2014, The Union Continue reading

USP Board President Lynne P. Brown Honored at City & State’s Above & Beyond Awards

Lynne P. Brown speaking at the ribbon-cutting ceremony for the Union Square Pedestrian Plaza at Broadway and 17th Street. September 2010

Lynne P. Brown speaking at the ribbon-cutting ceremony for the Union Square Pedestrian Plaza at Broadway and 17th Street, September 2010.

Each year, City & State honors 25 women who exhibit exemplary leadership in their fields and have made important civic and public contributions. Lynne P. Brown, Senior Vice President for University Relations and Public Affairs at New York University and Union Continue reading

Tocqueville Celebrates 15th Anniversary this Month

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The award-winning Tocqueville Restaurant will be celebrating their 15-Year Anniversary this month.  Known for their ability to create exquisite European-inspired American cuisine using local Union Square Greenmarket ingredients, Tocqueville has been a dining Continue reading

Assist Those in Need with Volunteer Snow Removal Project

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Winter weather has officially arrived in NYC. We would like to give a huge thank you to the Union Square Clean Team who has been working tirelessly to supplement the City’s clearing efforts.  Our team has been spreading ice melt, and clearing snow from crosswalks, catch basins, and around fire hydrants. We have requested that our businesses and property owners remain vigilant and work with us to clear in front of their properties so Union Square remains safe and accessible.

Additionally, the weather makes it difficult for some of our senior citizens living with Continue reading

Union Square Pedestrian Count Climbs to 383,000 Visitors*

2014 Pedestrian CountThe Union Square Partnership analyzes and promotes visitor activity by conducting pedestrian and bicycle counts every two years over several Fridays and Saturdays in July.
Working with BFJ Planning, counts were taken from 8 AM to 10 PM at 26 locations around Union Square Park. To gain the most accurate account of how many people move through Continue reading