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Restaurant finally opens in Union Square pavilion

Restaurant finally opens in Union Square pavilion

BY LINCOLN ANDERSON  |  Well, in the end, Mayor de Blasio didn’t nix the contract for the new seasonal restaurant concession in the renovated Union Square pavilion. Local advocates and politicians, at recent rallies outside the historic park building, had vocally called on him to do just that. As public advocate, de Blasio had written […]

Looks like the fix is in for the children’s playground

Looks like the fix is in for the children’s playground

Photo by Milo Hess Union Square’s Evelyn’s Playground has been closed for a few weeks for a $150,000 renovation of its safety surface. Generous contributions of local residents and businesses who support the Union Square Partnership’s work in the park is making this happen. This work is necessary because of the heavy use that the […]

Union Square Faces

Union Square Faces

Photos by Tequila Minsky Farmers showcased their fresh produce at the Union Square Greenmarket. The Greenmarket is open on Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday, from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.