Harvest in the Square Tickets Now on Sale – Purchase Early and Save!

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Tickets are now on sale for the Union Square Partnership’s 19th Annual Harvest in the Square, a festive celebration of community and cuisine that brings together more than 1,200 residents and business leaders, elected officials, and visitors from across the City and the region.

purchase tickets buttonPurchase tickets today and save $20 on General Admission tickets with code EARLYB (offer valid until July 31, 2014). Continue reading

Hillary Clinton Chooses Union Square to Kick-Start Her National Book Tour

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Former First Lady and Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton will kick-off her National Book Tour today at 11 AM in Union Square. Secretary Clinton will be signing copies of her new book, Hard Choices, at the Union Square Barnes & Noble Continue reading

Summer in the Square Starts Next Thursday!

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Get outdoors this summer!  Summer in the Square returns next Thursday with a full line-up of free fitness classes, children’s entertainment, live jazz, dance classes and performances and more!  You told us that you wanted more fitness, and we’re bringing Continue reading

Union Square’s Nightmarket Returns Along With The New Greenmarket Cookbook!

June GrowNYC NightMarketFlyer_Page_1Union Square’s popular Nightmarket is returning next Friday, June 6th! Introduced last year, the Nightmarket is an opportunity for Greenmarket fans to shop the Farmer’s Market a little later (until 8 PM), enjoy food prepared by Union Square restaurants, live music and other fun, family activities. See photos from last year’s Nightmarket here.

In addition to the Nightmarket festivities, The New Greenmarket Cookbook is being released tomorrow, May 31st.  The cookbook features recipes from legendary chefs and Continue reading

USP and The Pavilion Honor Veterans at Special Luncheon

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Veterans at the VA New York Harbor Healthcare System enjoy a lunch prepared by Union Square Park’s new restaurant, The Pavilion.

In honor of the upcoming Memorial Day holiday, the Union Square Partnership and The Pavilion restaurant celebrated local veterans yesterday at the VA NY Harbor Healthcare System at a special “Salute Our Veterans” luncheon. USP and The Pavilion sponsored a luncheon at the VA’s Manhattan Clubhouse to thank our veterans for their courageous service to our country. Continue reading

Solar Charging Stations Return to Union Square Today

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The Union Square Partnership wants to keep you connected! We’re happy to announce that we are again partnering with AT&T, Pensa, and Goal Zero to bring back the wildly popular solar-paneled cell phone charging stations for our visitors to use while in Union Continue reading

Update: Evelyn’s Playground Reopens With Work Finishing Ahead of Schedule

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School children delighted to play on the newly-replaced safety surface at Evelyn’s Playground in Union Square Park.

We imagine the cheers of youngsters city-wide could be heard today as Evelyn’s Playground reopened in Union Square Park. Hooray!

As reported in an earlier post, since opening in December 2009, Evelyn’s Playground has experienced a ton of wear and tear, ranging from thrilling games of hide + seek, the harsh New York City winter (hello, Polar Vortex!), to perhaps one of the most damaging Continue reading

Volunteer to Make Union Square Bloom at ‘It’s My Park!’ Day on Saturday, May 17th

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Join USP on Saturday, May 17th from 10 AM – 1 PM to help make Union Square Park shine bright this summer season for our annual ‘It’s My Park!’ Day event! Gather your friends Continue reading