Tickets for Harvest in the Square On Sale!

Manhattan’s Premier Food + Wine Tasting Supporting Union Square Park

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Join more than 50 of the best culinary institutions in Union Square for a delicious night supporting Union Square Park at the 21st Annual Harvest in the Square on Thursday, September 22nd.  Chefs from our district’s top restaurants will serve their signature dishes featuring fresh Greenmarket produce, paired with local wines and microbrews.

VIP and General Admission ticket sales launch today!

For a $20 off your General Admission ticket, use code ERLYBRD before July 31.

Join Us

Proceeds from the event support USP’s neighborhood beautification efforts, including Union Square Park. Contributions are tax-deductible as allowed by the law, with the exception of $50 per ticket. Please note, all ticket sales are non-refundable donations.

GrowNYC Announces Launch of “Oh SNAP!” Campaign with Live Mural Painting in Union Square Park

IMG_3153Today, GrowNYC and Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer launched the “Oh SNAP!” campaign with a live mural painting by artist Queen Andrea at the Union Square Greenmarket.  SNAP, which stands for Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program, is a federal program that provides food-purchasing assistance to low-income individuals.  GrowNYC’s “Oh SNAP!” campaign is designed to Continue reading

Experience #USQEats This Restaurant Week

Make your reservations today for NYC Restaurant Week. From July 25 through August 19*, you can enjoy a three-course meal ($29 lunch, $42 dinner) at the city’s finest establishments.

#FBF to this beauty 🍕 #pizzafriday #EEEEEATS

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Here’s where you can ‘gram #USQEats during Restaurant Week in Union Square: Continue reading

20 Years of Blue Water Grill Brings Renovation, New Exec Chef

Starting July 11th, Blue Water Grill at 31 Union Square West is hanging up the “Gone Fishing” sign while it renovates its iconic space, reopening after Labor Day on September 6th.
Blue Water Grill
Twenty years ago, the Union Square institution opened in the former Bank of Metropolis historic landmark building and quickly Continue reading

Summer Staycation

Playing Tourist in Union Square


Union Square is bursting with awesomeness just awaiting your discovery – why travel anywhere else? Steps away from our idyllic park is the beating heart of New York City. At the center of food, culture and shopping, we’ve rounded up our top spots to keep you busy, relaxed and deliciously full Continue reading

Recycling Rules Clarified for Businesses to Help City Reduce Landfill Waste

The Sanitation Rules Go Into Effect Aug. 1


The Department of Sanitation has clarified the recycling rules for businesses that will help the city meet its target reducing waste at landfills.  All NYC businesses will be required to comply with recycling rules and certain businesses will be required to Continue reading


Smit’s MORPHOUS to Grace Union Square Park through April 2017


To welcome MORPHOUS to Union Square’s triangle park, we were joined by the artist, Lionel Smit, one of South Africa’s most noteworthy young artists debuting his first public art installation in the United States. Smit’s bronze sculpture is located at the intersection of Continue reading