Recycling Rules Clarified for Businesses to Help City Reduce Landfill Waste

The Sanitation Rules Go Into Effect Aug. 1


The Department of Sanitation has clarified the recycling rules for businesses that will help the city meet its target reducing waste at landfills.  All NYC businesses will be required to comply with recycling rules and certain businesses will be required to Continue reading


Smit’s MORPHOUS to Grace Union Square Park through April 2017


To welcome MORPHOUS to Union Square’s triangle park, we were joined by the artist, Lionel Smit, one of South Africa’s most noteworthy young artists debuting his first public art installation in the United States. Smit’s bronze sculpture is located at the intersection of Continue reading

Summer in the Square 2016 Presented by Union Square Partnership

#USQSummer Kicks Off Free Fitness, Kids Events and Entertainment in Union Square Park Every Thursday Thru Aug 11


For a full list of events, a downloadable schedule and details on the social media giveaways visit, and follow us on Twitter and Instagram @UnionSquareNY and Facebook.

Thursday, June 16th we kicked off our #USQSummer series, Summer in the Square, offering free morning and evening fitness, morning and afternoon kids events, and lunch and evening entertainment in Union Square Park.


We met Rocky the Chinchilla with Art Farm, put a kid inside a bubble with the Gazillion Bubble Show, danced the plaza away with Pon De Flo cardio, and had our breath taken away by the Peridance Contemporary Dance Company. This Thursday,  June 23rd, we’re ecstatic to welcome a special marionette performance of Puss in Boots, Yoga Unplugged, the New School Jazz Trio over lunch and more.

#USQSummer runs through August, closing out the summer with two movie nights in the park. Pick and choose Continue reading

Doughn’t You Want to Celebrate National Doughnut Day?


What better way to ring in the weekend (TGIF!) than with National Doughnut Day. Below, our top #USQEats spots for doughnuts in the Square.

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