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

Dress up Dad with a gift from the award-winning men’s shop Rothmans (222 Park Avenue South). Give him a Continue reading

#ShopSmall This Saturday in #UnionSquareNY


Visit Union Square this weekend to celebrate Small Business Saturday! In honor of the holiday, the first 20 people to attend this weekend’s free “Crossroads of New York Historic Walking Tour” of Union Square will receive a free #ShopSmall tote. The tour is presented by the Union Square Partnership.

Share your moments on Small Business Saturday using #ShopSmall on social media. Plus, tag your photos full of holiday cheer with #USQHoliday to win unique Union Square gifts!

Check out 10 of our small businesses you can celebrate Small Business Saturday with:

Union Square Greenmarket (Union Square Park, North and West Plazas)
Stop by the Union Square Greenmarket to shop directly from farmers from New York, New Jersey and beyond. Enjoy a cup of hot cider while you peruse the River Garden dried flowers, endless tables of fruits and vegetables, pies, breads and so much more.


Rothmans (Park Avenue South between 18th & 19th Streets)
Rothmans is a unique family owned and operated men’s clothing store with shops in NYC, Scarsdale, and now, “harry” in Bronxville. Located in Union Square since 1986, Rothmans offers men’s clothing including casual and fine wear, plus pop-up shops for trending products like S’well Water Bottles and more. Plus, check out their new online store. *Stop in this weekend for special Small Business Saturday deals!


Union Square Holiday Market (Union Square Park, South Plaza)
You’ll meet 100+ artisans selling their crafts and creations in the Union Square Holiday Market, operated by Urbanspace. Stop by to shop Continue reading

Last Call Sale at Rothmans: Save 40-70%!

rothmans saleWith cold winter weather forecasted for the next few weeks, now is your chance to get in on the deals at Rothmans! The mens retailer is offering 40-70% off on their Fall/Winter collections. Save now through President’s Day (Monday, February 17th) on selected suits, sport coats, trousers, shirts, sweaters, outerwear, jeans, dress shirts and more! Their beautiful new space is located on Park Avenue South at 18th Street.

The Mayoral Appeal of Rothmans

photo credit: NY Times

photo credit: NY Times

Union Square institution Rothmans is the choice location for New York Mayor Bill de Blasio.  In a recent New York Times article, it is mentioned that the store has been Mr. de Blasio’s go-to suit location since the 1990s.  Rothmans has been a part of the Union Continue reading

Rothmans Opens New Store

Rothmans opened their new, larger space at 222 Park Avenue South, just one block north of their previous location. A neighborhood institution since 1986 and one of the last family-owned businesses in Manhattan, Rothmans is one of Union Square’s greatest success stories. At 11,000 square feet, the new store is the largest independent menswear store built in New York City in decades. The design and layout have been upgraded to reflect a hip, modern style and outfitted with an even greater selection of designer menswear. At the opening, Rothmans also unveiled a new exclusive special collection from designer Duckie Brown designed specifically for Rothmans.