Greenmarket Recipes: Roasted Carrots from Phillips Farm

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With cold weather and a chance of snow predicted, it definitely sounds like we’ll be staying in, keeping warm and watching Netflix all weekend. With all of this time on your hands and the fresh, local ingredients from the Union Square Greenmarket, we thought we’d partner up with food blogger Dimia Fogam to share this wonderful, easy and healthy recipe of roasted local carrots that are the perfect companion to any winter meal. Continue reading

Join in on Conversation Tonight at The New School: The Crisis Continues

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Tonight is the final event in the Voices of Crisis series at The New School entitled, “The Crisis Continues.”  Join Harry Belafonte, actor and longtime activist; Phillip Agnew, director of the Dream Defenders; and Raquel Cepeda, journalist and filmmaker, in conversation with Dr. Khalil Gibran Muhammad, director of the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, The New York Public Library, as they discuss justice and equality today.  The evening will be kicked off by a performance led by Joe Harley, an alumnus of The New School for Jazz and Contemporary Music.

The event will begin at 6:30 PM in the John L. Tishman Auditorium in the new University Center located at 63 Fifth Avenue. Continue reading

Urban Compass Brings More Tech to the Nabe

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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

For the Love of Elephants: A Conversation with Chelsea Clinton

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Tonight, join ABC Carpet & Home & National Geographic as they present “For the Love of Elephants: protecting the endangered African elephant by ending illegal wildlife poaching” a conversation with Chelsea Clinton, Vice Chair, The Clinton Foundation. Continue reading

BOND Real Estate Moves to the Square


BOND New York, a NYC residential sales and rentals brokerage, is moving to Union Square!  The company is expanding to nearly double the current size, signing a 10.5 year lease for a 8,000 SF fully-gutted space at 853 Broadway.  The new location boasts an impressive panoramic view overlooking the south side of Union Square Continue reading

Get Sweaty for a Cause! Sweaty Saturday is Tomorrow, February 22nd

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photo credit: Flex Studio

This year, Sweaty Saturday™ is happening tomorrow, February 22, 2014. New York City’s finest fitness studios, health brands and wellness experts will be devoting the day entirely to fitness, health and wellness!  Several of Union Square area fitness facilities will be offering special classes and energetic music, in addition to nutritional advice, goodies, raffles and giveaways. See a full list of neighborhood participants below. Continue reading

A Subscription Lunch Service in Union Square? City Lunch Club Delivers a New Way to Dine

Are you sick of that same sandwich/soup combo you get for lunch every day?  A new startup is looking to provide the cure for the common lunch.  City Lunch Club just launched, offering a curated lunch from some of our neighborhood’s best restaurants delivered to you daily!  Some of your favorite Harvest in the Square restaurant participants could be delivering high-end-yet-affordable lunches right to your desk!

How it works:
Each morning, subscribers receive an email from City Lunch Club with three lunch Continue reading