#BWGMemories with Blue Water Grill

The Renovated Restaurant Reopens on Sep. 13

While it’s one of many restaurants lighting up Union Square’s culinary scene this fall, Blue Water Grill stands out with its creative take on unleashing its renovated space.

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Washing away usual signs of construction with the open sea, BR Guest used ocean waves wallpaper marked with words Blue Water Grill guests associate with the restaurant (fresh, thoughtful, original, breathtaking) to cover the building windows while they worked.

Prior to reopening next week on Tuesday, September 13, the Union Square staple is celebrating the past 20 unforgettable years in Union Square with stories from the community written on the ocean walls. Read the heartwarming #BWGMemories (we’ve already melted at four of the love stories) which will stay up until opening day, Continue reading

Preview the Harvest in the Square Menu

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The 20th Anniversary of Harvest in the Square is happening this Thursday, September 17th! We’ve got the full menu from over 50 of the neighborhood’s best restaurants serving up unlimited tastings paired with wines and microbrews from NY State and beyond! Delicious dishes include Blue Water Grill’s Hamachi Crudo, Yuzu, Mint & Continue reading

Your Guide to Passover & Easter in the Square

Whether you plan to dine out or host your own Passover or Easter celebration, Union Square has some of the best spots to enjoy the upcoming holidays.  Be sure to book a reservation early or stop by any of these Union Square businesses to get your favorite items.

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Photo Credit: Breads Bakery

Photo Credit: Breads Bakery

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Union Square Restaurateur Starring in Bravo’s “Best New Restaurant”

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‘wichcraft Co-Founder Jeffrey Zurofsky with USP Executive Director Jennifer Falk at the 19th Annual Harvest in the Square in Union Square Park, September 2014

Bravo’s new series “Best New Restaurant debuts tomorrow, hosted by Celebrity Chef Tom Colicchio, and starring ‘wichcraft Co-Founder (and Union Square Partnership Board Member) Jeffrey Zurofsky. Colicchio and Zurofsky will join Blackboard Eats founder Maggie Nemser, giving viewers an inside look at the competitive world of the restaurant industry. Sixteen of the nation’s hottest new restaurants go up against each other in a series of challenges to determine which provides the best top-to-bottom experience.

Jeffrey Zurofsky’s ‘wichcraft is a loyal supporter of the Union Square neighborhood, participating in the park’s annual Harvest in the Square food and wine benefit. Zurofsky also serves on the Board of Directors for the Union Square Partnership.

Find out more about the show at bravotv.com, and be sure to catch Best New Restaurant Wednesdays at 10 PM EST.