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Thursday’s Forecast: 90 Degrees and Ice Cream
To celebrate the launch of the Oregon-based ice cream brand at Daily Provisions, join us for an Ice Cream Social! Enjoy $1 scoops from 6:00 – 8:30 PM of two new flavors exclusive to Daily Provisions mirroring their loaves, coffee and NYC heritage:
- Salted Caraway Rye with Strawberry Cheesecake
- Joe Coffee & Freckled Chocolate
All funds raised at the social will benefit the Union Square Partnership’s (that’s us!) work in Union Square. Check out the hashtag #USQBlooms to see our work in action.
Additional flavors will be available starting Friday, May 19th Continue reading
Gift Ideas, Sweet Treats, and Brunch Reservations for the Perfect Mother’s Day
Celebrate the women in your life this Mother’s Day the way you know best: by showing them you care. For everything else, stop by Union Square’s best gift spots and restaurants to help craft her special day.
If you can’t be physically be with your mom, we recommend you stop by Paper Source (75 Fifth Avenue). They have a gorgeous selection of cards to send with their special mother’s day gift packs. (We like the Mother’s Day Office Bundle, paired with the “I am Strong because a Strong Woman Raised Me” card. We think it’s #fierce.)
Come get crafty with us! Tomorrow from 11AM – 4PM, all Paper Source locations will be hosting a FREE DIY Mother's Day card event. Share your creations using #PSThanksMom for the chance to win a $50 Paper Source gift card! 🌸🌸 • • • #atPS #PaperSource #MothersDay #Crafternoon #DIY #Cardmaking #Handmade #MothersDayGifts
Speaking of Strong Women, we know that moms often do it all and more. That’s why we think it’s extra special that the Red Door Spa (200 Park Avenue South) is offering exclusive Mother’s Day spa packages. Make it a mother/daughter (or daughter-in-law, or son!) day – when you buy her a gift card you can get one for yourself Continue reading
Gina Giofriddo’s Show Runs from May 4th – June 11th
The Vineyard Theatre rounds out its 2016-2017 season with the New York premiere of the Gina Gionfriddo’s dark comedy Can You Forgive Her? The two-time Pulitzer Prize finalist (Becky Shaw; Rapture, Blister, Burn) works with frequent collaborator Peter Dubois (Sunday in the Park with George) to return to the Vineyard for the first time since her 2005 hit, After Ashley.
Gionfriddo opens the show with protagonist Miranda (Amber Tamblyn – making her off-Broadway debut!) drowning in debt, possibly falling in love with the man paying her bills, and on the run from a date who threatened to kill her. On Halloween night, Continue reading
Learn Bike Safety, Test a Bike from Citi Bike®, Meet Mr. Met and More!
Join the Union Square Partnership and Citibank as we celebrate National Bike Month and countdown to Citi Summer in the Square in Union Square Park on May 18, 2017, from 10 AM – 3 PM. Test a bike from Citi Bike®, learn bike safety tips, find a bike near you, and enjoy giveaways all day long!
Enjoy New Bistro Furniture Daily in Four Public Seating Areas
Spring has officially sprung, and that means public seating in Union Square’s plazas are back. This spring, the Union Square Partnership invested in new furniture for our public seating areas, which are managed daily by our Clean Team.
Hold a morning meeting outside, enjoy your lunch from your favorite #USQEats spot, or bring a book from Barnes & Noble or Strand Bookstore to read. Find a seat in the sun, or find shade under our blue umbrellas.
Broadway Pedestrian Plaza
On Broadway between 17th Street and 18th Street, enjoy a corridor of tables and chairs lined by planters filled with #USQBlooms. Plus, located in the center, get a charge at our solar-powered phone charging station.
West Side Seating Area
Enter the park on the 16th Street Transverse and you’ll find the West Side Seating Area tucked away beneath beautiful park trees. Here is one of the quieter seating areas to enjoy, with chirping birds as the soundtrack. This summer, stop by from Continue reading
Chef Meir Adoni Brings His Middle Eastern Flavors to Union Square, Opening Friday
Israeli Celebrity Chef Meir Adoni and Union Square’s own Breads Bakery Founder Gadi Peleg have joined forces to bring a modern Middle Eastern experience to the Manhattan dining scene with the opening of Nur.
Over the past few months, Union Square has been anxiously awaiting the opening of Adoni’s first Manhattan (and United States) restaurant, following him shopping at the Union Square Greenmarket on Instagram.
The menu at Nur draws from the rich and flavorful cuisine of the Middle East, taking a modern, bold and playful take on the dishes of the region. The menu is designed for sharing and provides guests with the opportunity to travel the culinary world of the Middle East through their taste buds.
Signature dishes include Continue reading