Father’s Day Planning in Three Easy Steps

Cards, Gifts and Brunch for Dad

Find Father’s Day cards and gifts at Paper Source

Show Dad or the father figure in your life how much you care in three easy steps on Father’s Day this Sunday, all in time for brunch.

Start With a Card

Barnes & Noble (33 East 17th Street) has cards to buy, and a children’s Father’s Day story time reading of When Dads Don’t Grow Up this Saturday, June 17th at 11 AM.

Choose from one of many card designs from Paper Source (75 Fifth Avenue), or DIY in-store with a card personalized for Dad.

 

Then Find the Perfect Gift

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Union Square’s Premier Athletic Destination Paragon Sports Debuts Dept. 1908

Shop for Athletic, Outdoor and Casual Footwear in One Department

Visitors and residents alike know there’s one store in the city to fill all your athletic needs at once, and now it’s taking its footwear experience to the next level. Today, Paragon Sports introduces Dept. 1908 – your destination for 2,500 curated styles of footwear in a fresh, new space with its own dedicated entrance at 21 East 17th Street.

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The name gives a nod to Paragon’s New York City heritage as a family owned and operated and innovative specialty store since 1908.

”We felt that there was a void in the marketplace for the consumer experience while shopping for both technical and lifestyle product,” said Bruce Blank, CEO and President of Paragon Sports. “Dept. 1908 fills that void by offering an authentic NYC shopping experience through unmatched selection and on point expertise. Our Athletic, Outdoor and Casual Footwear departments have been brought together in an exciting new space while maintaining the specialty feel and staying true to the Paragon brand. ”

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How to Celebrate Pi Day During a Snow Storm

Things To Buy for a Storm: Water, Food, Pie…

Mighty Pie located in the North Plaza of Union Square Park


 
Snow Storm Stella may be on her way to New York, but that doesn’t mean Pi Day can’t be celebrated in all its glory. March 14th acknowledges the mathematical constant π (pi), or the ratio of a circle’s radius to its circumference’s first three digits, but for foodies everywhere, it gives us an excuse to devour some of the best pies in New York. While you stock up on snow day essentials, be sure to add pie to your grocery list.

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Our world famous #bananacreampie! 👌🍌🍴

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The Coffee Shop (29 Union Square West) is New York’s go to spot for Banana Cream Pie with fresh banana custard drizzled in warm chocolate sauce.

The Union Square Greenmarket in Union Square Park has seasonal pies with the freshest fruits from local producers and is open every Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday.

Pick up ingredients at Whole Foods (4 Union Square South) and put a pie in the oven on a freezing day. This recipe for pumpkin apple pie promises to satispie.

Hill Country Chicken

At the 21st Annual Harvest in the Square, Hill Country Chicken (1123 Broadway) served its famous trio of pies: Pecan, Pumpkin and Whiskey Buttermilk Pies. Order a full pie or a bite sized pie cup.

The Savories

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Pick Up Your Winter Warrior Card at the Union Square Greenmarket

Shop 10 Times To Receive Coupons, Prizes

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Stop by the Union Square Greenmarket market information booth and pick up your Winter Warrior card! Each time you shop before March 31st, stop by the tent to have your card punched. After 10 punches you’ll earn Continue reading

New Year’s Eve Glam Looks in USQ

Create Your Best Look with NYX Cosmetics, Red Door Spa, MAC + More

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From a classic red lip, to a cat eyeliner-flick, to face masks and mud scrubs, blow outs and more, get glam for New Year’s in Union Square without stepping beyond the Square.

Professional Makeup For All At NYX Cosmetics ($)

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Since NYX Cosmetics opened at 41 Union Square West this fall, beauty mavens have been flocking to the Square for the latest looks at the absolute best prices. We’re taking a cue from #NYXCosmetics loyalists to sparkle this New Year’s Eve with Face Body Glitter in Bronze, Silver or Ice. *BONUS: Share your holiday pictures in Union Square on Twitter and Instagram by Monday, Dec. 26th and tag #USQHoliday for a chance to win goodies from NYX!

 

Braids + Blow Outs + More At Red Door Spa ($$)

If there’s a night to invest in a professional hair-do, it’s the picture-laden New Year’s Eve. At Red Door Spa (200 Park Avenue South) go for a classic blow out, or even a braid to keep your hair out of your face while you dance all night long. And while you’re there, makeup touch ups, manis and pedis are also available. Start 2017 on the right foot with a classic spa experience. Best to book in advance. Continue reading

North Sails Sailing Into Union Square Shopping Scene

Gifts Perfect For the Adventurer This Holiday Season

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If you’ve ever considered just sailing away from it all, good news! The internationally renowned sailing supply company North Sails has raised its sails at 108 5th Avenue just in time for the holiday shopping season. Olympic gold medal sailor Lowell North started the company to design, engineer and manufacture sails for racing and cruising sailboats, before expanding to gear and other accessories. The 5th Avenue store will offer Continue reading