‘Small Business First’ Initiative Underway

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The de Blasio Administration has taken a giant step towards helping small businesses avoid penalties and fines. With help from the Department of Small Business Services and collaboration from over 10 city agencies, the new ‘Small Business First’ initiative Continue reading

Where to Restaurant Week in the Square

nycrestaurantweekRestaurant Week has returned to Union Square! From June 21st to August 15th you can have the unique opportunity to experience some of New York City’s renowned restaurants for a fraction of the normal price. Participating restaurants are offering three-course lunches for $25, and dinner for $38. Reservations are filling up fast, so book yours soon. Check out the local participating restaurants around the neighborhood, including newcomers such as 201 Bar and Restaurant, The Fourth and The Gander!

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Harvest in the Square Tickets Now on Sale – Purchase Early and Save!

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Tickets are now on sale for the Union Square Partnership’s 19th Annual Harvest in the Square, a festive celebration of community and cuisine that brings together more than 1,200 residents and business leaders, elected officials, and visitors from across the City and the region.

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OLIVIA the Pig Making Special Appearance at Summer in the Square Tomorrow!

OLV_SiS_2013Nick Jr.’s popular OLIVIA™  the Pig character is making a special return to Summer in the Square tomorrow! At 10:30 AM, join OLIVIA™ for Story Time and a book giveaway* and photo opportunity on the South Plaza. Continue reading

Greenmarket Recipes: Seared Duck Breast with Cherry Salsa

photo credit: Dinner with Deems

photo credit: Dinner with Deems

Strolling through the Union Square Greenmarket, one thing is for certain…it’s cherry season! Food blogger Dimia Fogam of dinnerwithdeems.com shared this beautiful and easy summer dish with us, showcasing this season’s bounty! Read on for the recipe for this Seared Duck Breast with Cherry Salsa using duck from the Hudson Valley Duck Farm and cherries from Locust Grove Farms.

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