Wells Fargo Opens in Union Square

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Banking just got a little more convenient.  Wells Fargo recently opened their newest branch in Union Square on 14th Street between 3rd and 4th Avenues, with the official Grand Opening date on September 9th.  This new location is part of the company’s new branch concept, referred to as “the neighborhood bank format” which will allow them to reach more micro markets that aren’t suitable for conventional larger stores.  Now Wells Fargo customers in the Square no longer have to suffer from branch withdrawl!

Burgeoning Tech Stars Get BID Support

Photo: Jane Kojima, Flatiron Partnership

Photo: Jane Kojima, Flatiron Partnership

The tech explosion has rocked the New York City economy, bringing in new jobs and expertise. Union Square and the Flatiron District are at the very heart of the industry’s growth in the City. To support these businesses, the Union Square Partnership and the Flatiron Partnership sponsored one of General Assembly’s weekly happy hours, for members of the coding power house. Tech companies have had a major impact on the neighborhood, driving the commercial vacancy rate down to 2.9% – the lowest of any New York City market according to Ash Zandieh, Director of TechStarter at ABS Partners.

Make Your Reservations NOW! Restaurant Week Returns to Union Square.

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Restaurant Week is upon us, and some of the best restaurants participating are right here in Union Square! From July 22 to August 16, you can explore all the wonderful dining ventures the neighborhood has to offer – over 25 local restaurants are providing three-course lunches at $25, and three-course dinners at $38. Check out who is participating below…
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Tickets Now on Sale for Harvest in the Square

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Tickets are now on sale for the 18th Annual Harvest in the Square, the original food and wine fundraiser for Union Square Park.  This year Harvest is scheduled for Tuesday, September 17th.  The event is a true celebration of the Union Square community, with over 50 participating neighborhood restaurants.  Proceeds from Harvest in the Square are invested directly back into the park, helping to  pay for thousands of new plantings, cleaning and maintenance. Funds raised also support Continue reading