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14. Harvest in the Square | We kicked off the season on the first day of fall celebrating our vibrant community and culinary scene at the 21st Annual Harvest in the Square, raising a record $378,000 for Union Square Park and the surrounding neighborhood. Over the past 21 years, USP has raised over $5.7 million for district beautification and community programming. Thank you for joining us! (Photos)
13. New Fast Casual on 4th Avenue | Lunch is easier than ever with so many fantastic grab-and-go options on 4th Avenue, just south of 14th Street. Crowds are lining up for the New York debuts of Cava Grill and The Pokè Spot, which join lunch favorites Dos Toros and Glaze, creating a corridor of delicious fast casual eateries. Later this season The Melt Shop opens its doors on the same block (Grilled cheese and tomato soup, please!).
12. The Class of 2020 | School is back in session and a new crop of students are adding vitality to the district from The New School and NYU, as well as NYU’s 16th President Andrew Hamilton for his first fall semester. Plus, The New School’s Mannes School of Music celebrates 100 years with nine special eventsContinue reading →
Jen Garvey-Blackwell Departs After 20 Seasons, Most Recently Serving as Executive Producer/CEO
(L to R) Union Square Partnership (USP) Executive Director Jennifer Falk and USP Board President Lynne P. Brown with Jen Garvey-Blackwell
After 20 seasons at the helm of neighborhood partner, The Vineyard Theatre, we say thank you to Executive Producer/CEO Jen Garvey-Blackwell, who leaves on the heels of a New York Times’ critics’ pick and three knock-out shows on the horizon.
This past spring, Garvey-Blackwell brought playwright Paula Vogel’s “Indecent” to open at The Vineyard Theatre to rave reviews, including a New York Times’ Critic’s Pick.
“She has been the person at the Vineyard we call at midnight during both times of crisis and times of celebration,” said Vogel. “I have been so lucky to work with her. She will continue to be a force in our community.”
The cast of INDECENT. Photo: Carol Rosegg.
“It is safe to say that when I started at Vineyard Theatre in 1997, I could not have foreseen what a vital and sustaining part of my life it would become,” said Garvey-Blackwell upon her departure announcement. “That enrichment came with the opportunity Continue reading →
Union Square Greenmarket’s Team Finds Permanent Home in Union Square
Construction has officially begun at nonprofit GrowNYC’s new center for sustainability and education: Project Farmhouse. Located in Union Square on 4th Avenue and 13th St, and sustainable in design, Project Farmhouse will be a forum from which to explore environmental issues through the lens of food, horticulture, arts, recycling, cooking, and more.
GrowNYC is most well-known for Union Square Greenmarket (and 52 other farmers markets) which has operated for 40 years in our park. Now they’ll finally have a home where New Yorkers can come for Continue reading →
The Shop at 841 Broadway is Open 7 AM to 10 PM Every Day
Get a little closer to Paris with the new Maison Kayser in Union Square. The popular French bakery and Parisian style café is located at Broadway and 13th Street, joining retail neighbors Max Brenner Chocolatier and Santander Bank. In addition to pastries, the new Union Square location features a full coffee bar, tea, chocolate to go, and a sit-down café offering with a wide Continue reading →
Fennel and Celery Slaw | Winter Squash with Cider & Sage | Tuscan Kale Caesar Salad | Parsnip and Kale Saute
The Union Square Greenmarket team at Harvest in the Square 2016 serving Einkorn pasta with fresh tomato sauce and micro basil.
Since the first day of fall, pictures of Union Square Greenmarket pumpkins, squash and your favorite autumn vegetables have been taking over our Instagram-feed. To prepare us for a delicious season, we turned to our friends at GrowNYC for their top fall recipes. Pick up your vegetables Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday in the Greenmarket in Union Square Park for ingredients, and get cooking. For additional recipes, be sure to follow @UnSqGreenmarket on Instagram and Twitter.