Capital One Flagship Offers New Kind of Banking

The Location Has a Ground Floor Peet’s Coffee and Lower Level Community Space


Union Square Partnership Executive Director Jennifer Falk and Co-Chair Bill Ambramson of Buchbinder & Warren [center] accept a donation from Capital One.

This month, Capital One opened its newest branch in Union Square that introduces a different kind of banking experience. The flagship consists of a three-story store space at the corner of Broadway and 14th Street that offers study areas, a community meeting space, a full-service Peet’s Coffee shop, and Continue reading

Enjoy an Early Outdoor Brunch in Union Square


The days may be starting to get shorter, but outdoor Sunday brunch just got a little longer. Last month a new law officially went into effect allowing outdoor sidewalk cafes to serve brunch at 10:00 AM. Previously, brunch goers had to hold their cravings to eat eggs Benedict and Belgian waffles outdoors until noon due to an obscure city law that banned sidewalk cafes from operating earlier. This is good news for area restaurants as the additional seating will allow for more people to be served.  And early patrons will have a chance to beat the heat and the crowds. Take advantage of the new law before the warm weather disappears at these hot neighborhood brunch spots: Continue reading