Ready, set, glamour! Just in time for holiday shopping, beauty favorite NYX Cosmetics is opening its flagship store in Union Square, Friday October 28 at 41 Union Square West (corner of 17th Street). The newest NYX location will feature over 2,000 products and a full beauty bar. Continue reading →
W New York – Union Square Gourd-ous Social Media Contest
See your face on a pumpkin this October. The W New York – Union Square is offering you the chance to see your face alongside celebrities in their “Gourd-geous Pumpkin Patch” window display. All you have to do is post your selfie with the hashtag #WSMASHINGSELFIES and tag @wnyunionsquare on Twitter or Instagram for a chance to win. Famed pumpkin carver Hugh McMahon has carved just about every famous face onto a pumpkin, and will carve the winning selfie.
If you want a selfie-pumpkin you can take home, you can book the #WSMASHINGSELFIES Package for stays Continue reading →
On the heels of its grand-opening, the new Capital One Bank Flagship Branch in Union Square is hosting a food donation drive throughout the month of October. Help Capital One donate 500 non-perishable food items to Nazareth Housing, a nonprofit committed to the promotion of housing stability and economic independence among low income families and individuals in the city.
As a thank you for donating, you’ll receive a free coffee card to redeem at Peet’s Coffee inside the branch.
“The reason for the food drive is to give back to our community and show how Capital One is committed to bringing humanity back to banking,” said Shane Richardson, Universal Branch Associate at Capital One. “We believe that our success is not based on how many customers Continue reading →
Educator Appreciation Days Offer In-Store Discounts on Select Items
Attention all educators Pre-K through 12th Grade: Barnes & Noble Educator Appreciation Days are happening now through Sunday, October 16th. Stop by Barnes & Noble Union Square (17th Street between Broadway and Park Avenue South) for up to 25% off select purchases and more.
Tour The New School, Union Square Greenmarket, Rubin Museum of Art Oct 15-16
For two days each October, the annual Open House New York Weekend unlocks the doors of New York’s most important buildings, offering an extraordinary opportunity to experience the city and meet the people who design, build, and preserve New York.
Here are details on where you can visit in #UnionSquareNY:
Rubin Museum of Art | 150 W 17TH ST
Sat & Sun. 11am-6pm. Tours with curators at 2pm both days.
This contemplative space inspires visitors to make connections between contemporary life and the art and ideas of the Himalayas. Visit the Continue reading →
Students to Learn STEM Fields With Robots and More
Google’s Geek Street Fair is back in New York City, taking over Union Square’s North Plaza on Thursday. Local technology businesses and organizations join Google to inspire youth of all ages to take interest in fields of science, technology, engineering, math (STEM) and computer science. On top of music, giveaways and tasty treats, tinker with electronics, robotics and virtual games and get geeky!