Bonobos Opens Flagship Guideshop that includes AYR Women’s Section


Online men’s fashion powerhouse Bonobos opened their flagship retail location last week on Fifth Avenue, just one block west of Union Square Park.  Bonobos on Fifth is the largest Guideshop from the company, with over 4,000 square feet of space for customers to see, touch, and try on clothing before purchasing online.  It’s the perfect way to see the latest styles and test out the various fits before taking the plunge online. The store features personal guides that can help you find the perfect article of clothing, and even assist with ordering directly from the store.  For the ladies, Racked NY reports that the new store has an entire section dedicated to the company’s women’s brand AYR.

Urban Compass Brings More Tech to the Nabe

Urban-Compass logo
The Real Deal reports that Urban Compass (presently named 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

Spotted in the Square: Panera Bread Signage!

Our friends over at the Vineyard Theatre noticed the new signage going up on Union Square East.  The new Panera is due to open this spring!  Looks like we’re full steam ahead for delicious new sandwiches and bread to eat in the park.

Look what we saw going up next to the theatre! [Facebook: Vineyard Theatre]
Panera Bread to rise on Union Square [Crain’s]
Panera Bread Signs 10-Year Lease at 10 Union Square East [GlobeSt]