Ditch the Sidewalk – Citi Summer Streets Opens NYC Streets in August to Pedestrians

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Take the opportunity to hit the open streets of New York as Citi Summer Streets comes to Union Square for the first three Saturdays of August.

Visitors and locals of all ages and abilities are invited to play, run, walk and bike along Park Avenue, Union Square East and Fourth Avenue from 7 AM to 1 PM on August 6th, 13th and 20th. End your ride in Union Square with a trip to the Greenmarket located on the North Plaza and Union Square West, and further explore the neighborhood with our free walking tour at 2 PM, starting at the Abraham Lincoln Statue on the 16th Street Transverse.
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#USQSummer Dinner and a Movie

The Pavilion Offers Boxed Dinner For Movie Night Attendees

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Join us as we close out an electric summer of events with two movie nights on Union Square’s North Plaza with throwback flicks The Goonies on August 4th and Grease on August 11th.

Leave dinner and dessert to The Pavilion with choices of a Mezze Movie Dinner Tray, Cookie Box and Cotton Candy available for purchase.

Mezze Movie Dinner Tray – $10
Quinoa Salad, Pita Crudité, Hummus, Pesto Pasta

Milk & Cookie Box – $6

Pre-order your box by emailing thepavilion@chefdriven.com. A limited number available will also be available on site.

Capital One Flagship Offers New Kind of Banking

The Location Has a Ground Floor Peet’s Coffee and Lower Level Community Space

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Union Square Partnership Executive Director Jennifer Falk and Co-Chair Bill Ambramson of Buchbinder & Warren [center] accept a donation from Capital One.

This month, Capital One opened its newest branch in Union Square that introduces a different kind of banking experience. The flagship consists of a three-story store space at the corner of Broadway and 14th Street that offers study areas, a community meeting space, a full-service Peet’s Coffee shop, and Continue reading

Tickets for Harvest in the Square On Sale!

Manhattan’s Premier Food + Wine Tasting Supporting Union Square Park

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Join more than 50 of the best culinary institutions in Union Square for a delicious night supporting Union Square Park at the 21st Annual Harvest in the Square on Thursday, September 22nd.  Chefs from our district’s top restaurants will serve their signature dishes featuring fresh Greenmarket produce, paired with local wines and microbrews.

VIP and General Admission ticket sales launch today!

For a $20 off your General Admission ticket, use code ERLYBRD before July 31.

Join Us

Proceeds from the event support USP’s neighborhood beautification efforts, including Union Square Park. Contributions are tax-deductible as allowed by the law, with the exception of $50 per ticket. Please note, all ticket sales are non-refundable donations.

GrowNYC Announces Launch of “Oh SNAP!” Campaign with Live Mural Painting in Union Square Park

IMG_3153Today, GrowNYC and Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer launched the “Oh SNAP!” campaign with a live mural painting by artist Queen Andrea at the Union Square Greenmarket.  SNAP, which stands for Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program, is a federal program that provides food-purchasing assistance to low-income individuals.  GrowNYC’s “Oh SNAP!” campaign is designed to Continue reading

Experience #USQEats This Restaurant Week

Make your reservations today for NYC Restaurant Week. From July 25 through August 19*, you can enjoy a three-course meal ($29 lunch, $42 dinner) at the city’s finest establishments.

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