New York City’s ban on single- use Styrofoam containers begins tomorrow, July 1, 2015. As we reported in January, the ban specifically applies to expanded polystyrene (EPS) foam, which is not recyclable and harmful to the environment. These items will be banned Continue reading
Online men’s fashion powerhouse Bonobos opened their flagship retail location last week on Fifth Avenue, just one block west of Union Square Park. Bonobos on Fifth is the largest Guideshop from the company, with over 4,000 square feet of space for customers to see, touch, and try on clothing before purchasing online. It’s the perfect way to see the latest styles and test out the various fits before taking the plunge online. The store features personal guides that can help you find the perfect article of clothing, and even assist with ordering directly from the store. For the ladies, Racked NY reports that the new store has an entire section dedicated to the company’s women’s brand AYR.
On Monday, a rainbow of color greeted commuters on East 17th Street off Union Square Park at the Citi Bike docks. In celebration of this month’s pride, the company festively-wrapped 200 bicycles in bright colors. New Yorkers can catch a glimpse of the rainbow-colored bikes not just on the city streets, but also along the Pride March parade route this Sunday (June 28th) down Fifth Avenue. As a thriving transit hub, Union Square continues to be one of the most used Citi Bike locations in the bicycle share system. Be sure to keep an eye out for these brightly colored bikes as they roll through the neighborhood!
Whether you want to enjoy a relaxing day barbecuing, take advantage of amazing deals, or spend the evening on a trendy rooftop bar, we’ve got the ultimate guide to July 4th in the Union Square neighborhood. Continue reading
This Friday, June 26th, join us and our partners at the Union Square Greenmarket for “Seafood Fest.” Introduced two years ago, Greenmarket Night Markets bring the same great farm products that visitors flock to Union Square to enjoy, alongside prepared food, live music, and beer courtesy of Brooklyn Brewery. USP will be in the market from 4 PM – 8 PM with information and schedules for Summer in the Square. Stop by and score a free umbrella for the stormy summer nights (while supplies last).
To kick-off the very first Summer in the Square day, Union Square Eye Care is hosting a special Pop-Up Optical Shop this Thursday, June 18th. Stop by the Union Square Eye Continue reading
You’re invited to join the Coach in Union Square this Thursday, June 18th, 5 PM – 8 PM to be one of the first to shop the latest men’s collection. Shop ’til you drop in the Continue reading