Join 50 Extraordinary Restaurants at Harvest in the Square!

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The restaurant list for Harvest in the Square has just been released and it’s incredible! Come celebrate the Union Square community and cuisine at New York’s premier food and wine tasting event. Our 18th Annual Harvest in the Square is less than 3 weeks away (Tuesday, September 17th), so get your tickets today!  We’ll give you 50 reasons why you should: Continue reading

Enjoy an Early Outdoor Brunch in Union Square

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The days may be starting to get shorter, but outdoor Sunday brunch just got a little longer. Last month a new law officially went into effect allowing outdoor sidewalk cafes to serve brunch at 10:00 AM. Previously, brunch goers had to hold their cravings to eat eggs Benedict and Belgian waffles outdoors until noon due to an obscure city law that banned sidewalk cafes from operating earlier. This is good news for area restaurants as the additional seating will allow for more people to be served.  And early patrons will have a chance to beat the heat and the crowds. Take advantage of the new law before the warm weather disappears at these hot neighborhood brunch spots: Continue reading

The New School Students Move In

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You’ve probably seen the students shuffling their suitcases and boxes into The New School dorms across the district.  Today is the final Move-In day for incoming students.  This is also the first time that the brand new University Center at 14th Street and Fifth Avenue will be utilized.

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Can-It-Forward Tomorrow at the Union Square Greenmarket

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Tomorrow (Saturday, August 17th) is National Can-It-Forward Day which will be held in our very own Union Square Greenmarket from 10 AM – 2 PM.  The event will feature Food Network’s Chopped host, two-time Emmy and James Beard award-winning chef, Ted Allen.  Come out and pick up some fresh, local food and learn ways to safely pickle and otherwise preserve your finds.

Can’t make it out to the Square?  The event will be streaming live online.  Read the full article and find the schedule here.

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Happy National Filet Mignon Day

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It’s finally here. Who knew? To celebrate, Vic & Anthony’s Steakhouse is selling petite fillet Mignon sandwiches for just a buck! The special is just today, limited at 4 sandwiches per person and cannot be combined with other offers. Sample more delicious food from Vic & Anthony’s and some of the other great neighborhood restaurants at Harvest in the Square on September 17th! Proceeds from Harvest support Union Square Park.