Summer Staycation

Playing Tourist in Union Square

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Union Square is bursting with awesomeness just awaiting your discovery – why travel anywhere else? Steps away from our idyllic park is the beating heart of New York City. At the center of food, culture and shopping, we’ve rounded up our top spots to keep you busy, relaxed and deliciously full Continue reading

UNION SQUARE WELCOMES ARTIST LIONEL SMIT’S FIRST U.S. PUBLIC ART INSTALLATION

Smit’s MORPHOUS to Grace Union Square Park through April 2017

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To welcome MORPHOUS to Union Square’s triangle park, we were joined by the artist, Lionel Smit, one of South Africa’s most noteworthy young artists debuting his first public art installation in the United States. Smit’s bronze sculpture is located at the intersection of Continue reading

Summer in the Square 2016 Presented by Union Square Partnership

#USQSummer Kicks Off Free Fitness, Kids Events and Entertainment in Union Square Park Every Thursday Thru Aug 11

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For a full list of events, a downloadable schedule and details on the social media giveaways visit www.summerinthesquare.nyc, and follow us on Twitter and Instagram @UnionSquareNY and Facebook.

Thursday, June 16th we kicked off our #USQSummer series, Summer in the Square, offering free morning and evening fitness, morning and afternoon kids events, and lunch and evening entertainment in Union Square Park.

 

We met Rocky the Chinchilla with Art Farm, put a kid inside a bubble with the Gazillion Bubble Show, danced the plaza away with Pon De Flo cardio, and had our breath taken away by the Peridance Contemporary Dance Company. This Thursday,  June 23rd, we’re ecstatic to welcome a special marionette performance of Puss in Boots, Yoga Unplugged, the New School Jazz Trio over lunch and more.

#USQSummer runs through August, closing out the summer with two movie nights in the park. Pick and choose Continue reading

Full Harvest in the Square Restaurant List Announced

We’re excited to announce the participating restaurants and wineries for the 20th Anniversary of Harvest in the Square.  For nearly two decades, Harvest in the Square has been bringing people together to celebrate local food and drink, creating a strong sense of community in the Union Square neighborhood. Our work wouldn’t be possible Continue reading

Tocqueville Celebrates 15th Anniversary this Month

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The award-winning Tocqueville Restaurant will be celebrating their 15-Year Anniversary this month.  Known for their ability to create exquisite European-inspired American cuisine using local Union Square Greenmarket ingredients, Tocqueville has been a dining Continue reading

Assist Those in Need with Volunteer Snow Removal Project

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Winter weather has officially arrived in NYC. We would like to give a huge thank you to the Union Square Clean Team who has been working tirelessly to supplement the City’s clearing efforts.  Our team has been spreading ice melt, and clearing snow from crosswalks, catch basins, and around fire hydrants. We have requested that our businesses and property owners remain vigilant and work with us to clear in front of their properties so Union Square remains safe and accessible.

Additionally, the weather makes it difficult for some of our senior citizens living with Continue reading