Tuesday, June 26, 2012
The Union Square Partnership and New York City Department of Parks & Recreation are pleased to announce the installation of Microscopic Landscape 2010, by artist Malcolm D. MacDougall III. The work will be located on the plaza of Union Square’s Triangle Park on Broadway and Park Avenue South between 14th and 15th streets now through January 2013.
Monday, October 31, 2011
USP and the Public Art Fund are pleased to announce that Rob Pruitt’s monument to Andy Warhol will remain on view at the northwest corner of Union Square through May 13, 2012. “Rob always had a feeling that this sculpture might become something of pilgrimage site, and that’s precisely what’s happened,” said Nicholas Baume, Public Art Fund Director & Chief Curator.More
Wednesday, September 21, 2011
"Harvest in the Square," one of the City’s largest culinary events, returned to Union Square Park for the 16th year delighting foodies across New York City. This year, more than 50 restaurants and 40 wineries – the largest winery turnout in the event’s history – presented a mouth-watering menu of offerings with some new creations making their debut at this treasured annual celebration of community and cuisine.More
Tuesday, September 13, 2011
Marlborough Gallery is pleased to announce that the monumental sculpture Gran Elefandret, 2008, by renowned artist Miquel Barceló will be on view at the Union Square Triangle beginning September 13, 2011 through the end of May 2012. It is with great pleasure that the Gallery brings this monumental bronze sculpture to Union Square, a place that epitomizes New York’s unrivaled energy and serves as both a transportation and cultural bridge between uptown and downtown Manhattan.
Thursday, June 16, 2011
Summer has officially arrived in Union Square Park with the return of Summer in the Square, the free, weekly entertainment series. Presented by the Union Square Partnership every Thursday from June 16 through August 11 beginning at 7 AM, the series will offer an electrifying blend of fitness classes, children’s programming, free music and theatrical performances.
Sunday, May 22, 2011
"Beginning Saturday, May 21st on the High Line and Monday, May 23rd at Battery Park, Union Square Park, and Central Park, rules for vendors who sell art, photography, reading material, or sculpture in City parks resume. The new rules are available here. Vendors can learn more by reading the new rules, FAQs below, or by calling 311."
Tuesday, May 17, 2011
"Parks & Recreation Commissioner Adrian Benepe today announced the selection of the City Farm Café as the new operator of a seasonal café in Union Square Park, managed by O-V Hospitality Group, LLC (“O-V”), a New York-based restaurant management firm. From May through October, anticipated to begin in 2012, this seasonal café will provide park users with a casual and affordable food service in the newly restored historic Pavilion in Union Square Park, part of a long tradition of unique and diverse food services in City parks."
Tuesday, May 17, 2011
"Greenwich Village's economy is fueled by academic institutions, which employ some 10,350 people and generate an annual payroll of $611 million, significantly contributing to the neighborhood’s economic well being. This according to a report prepared by Appleseed, the prestigious economic analysis and reporting firm."
Monday, May 16, 2011
"Beginning a new chapter in the history of one of Manhattan’s most beloved neighborhoods, the Union Square Partnership (USP) announced the appointment of Lynne Brown and Carole Sobin as co-chairs of the organization’s Board of Directors.More
Wednesday, March 30, 2011
"Public Art Fund is pleased to present Rob Pruitt’s The Andy Monument, March 30 – October 2, 2011, at the northwest corner of Union Square. The monument to Andy Warhol, the father of Pop Art and one of New York’s enduring cultural icons is installed just outside the building that housed Warhol’s “Factory” for more than ten years in the 1970s and early 1980s, and just down the street from an earlier “Factory” site."
Thursday, December 16, 2010
At a ribbon-cutting ceremony today, Vikram Pandit, Chief Executive Officer of Citi, Manuel Medina-Mora, Chief Executive Officer of Consumer Banking for the Americas, and Brad Dinsmore, Head of Retail Banking, North America Consumer Banking, announced the opening of Citi’s new flagship branch located at 14th Street and Broadway, in the heart of Union Square. In demonstrating community support, Citi has signed on to be the first annual sponsor of the Union Square Partnership, the leading advocate for the Union Square community.More
Thursday, September 23, 2010
"New York City Department of Transportation (DOT) Commissioner Janette Sadik-Khan and community and business leaders today announced the completion of the redesign to improve the streets and sidewalks surrounding Union Square, bringing safety enhancements to one of the city’s busiest and most popular destinations while making Union Square Park safer, more accessible and more inviting for residents and visitors."
Tuesday, September 21, 2010
"Harvest in the Square," one of the City’s largest culinary events, returned to Union Square Park for the 15th year delighting foodies across New York City. This year, more than 60 restaurants and 24 wineries – the largest turnout in the event’s history – presented a mouth-watering menu of offerings with some sharing new creations featured exclusively at this treasured annual celebration of community and cuisine.More
Monday, September 20, 2010
"Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg today announced that “Fractured Bubble,” a design created by Henry Grosman and Babak Bryan of Long Island City, Queens, was the “People’s Choice” winner of “Sukkah City 2010,” a global architectural contest that engaged the most creative minds in the design, creative and architectural worlds to radically reinvent the humble structure. The public voted in person and online at www.nymag.com for their favorite design."More
Tuesday, June 15, 2010
The Union Square Partnership today announced the 2010 schedule for Summer in the Square, a free, weekly entertainment series in Union Square Park. Running every Thursday from June 17th through August 12th beginning at 7 AM, the series will offer an electrifying blend of fitness classes, children’s programming, free music and theatrical performances.
Friday, May 28, 2010
New York City’s Department of Parks & Recreation is pleased to announce the exhibition, Eleven Heavy Things by Miranda July from May 29 through October 3, 2010 in Union Square Park. The exhibition, a series of 11 sculptures that encourage viewer interaction, was first exhibited within Giardino delle Vergini in Italy for the 53rd International Art Exhibition at the Venice Biennale. This second incarnation of Eleven Heavy Things marks its United States debut.
Wednesday, January 27, 2010
Marking another major milestone in the park’s 170-year history, Union Square's new expanded, 15,000-square-foot playground opened to the delight of children and parents in early December. The new space is triple the size of the previous bifurcated play areas and features state-of-the-art equipment.
Wednesday, September 23, 2009
"Harvest in the Square," one of the city’s largest culinary events, returned to Union Square Park for the 14th year to the delight of foodies across the city. This year, more than 50 participants – the largest turnout in the event’s history – presented...
Monday, August 3, 2009
Food lovers looking for a recession-proof way to dine at some of the finest restaurants in New York City’s will have the opportunity to sample exclusive dishes at the 14th annual “Harvest in the Square” in Union Square Park on Thursday, September 24th.
Tuesday, July 14, 2009
Advance tickets to the culinary event of the year, Harvest in the Square, are now available for purchase. In its 14th year, the event returns to Union Square Park on Thursday, September 24th at 7:30 pm. Harvest is one of the city’s premier gatherings of restaurants and connoisseurs of gourmet food and drink.
Wednesday, May 27, 2009
The Union Square Partnership today announced the schedule for 2009 “Summer in the Square,” the free, weekly entertainment series in Union Square Park. Running every Thursday afternoon from June 18th through August 13th...
Wednesday, March 25, 2009
Union Square Park’s North End Project achieved a major milestone this week as it reached the 50 percent completion point. Recent work includes the concrete foundations that have been poured and new granite curb lines set along Union Square West.
Monday, January 26, 2009
The Vineyard Theatre, one of the nation's leading theatres devoted to producing new works, will honor Tony Award-winning actress Marian Seldes at their annual gala. Seldes made her Broadway debut in 1948 in a production of MEDEA and was most recently seen on Broadway opposite Angela Lansbury in DEUCE.
Wednesday, October 22, 2008
Community volunteers will paint, plant and clean Union Square Park to celebrate It’s My Park! Day. The Union Square Partnership, in collaboration with Partnership for Parks, will supply volunteers with equipment to assist with beautification activities such as...
Thursday, October 16, 2008
Union Square Park’s North End Project reached a major milestone this week as it reached the 25 percent completion point. The new play area has already begun to take shape and will unify the old east and west playgrounds to nearly triple in total size from 5,135 square feet to 15,307 square feet.
Monday, September 1, 2008
Surfing the web via Wi-Fi in Union Square just got much faster, easier, and more interactive. The Union Square Partnership is now offering a state-of-the-art public Wi-Fi network and local community portal, developed by Wired Towns, LLC.
Sunday, August 24, 2008
Foodies rejoice! The culinary event of the year will return to Union Square Park on Thursday, September 18th. More than 1,250 connoisseurs of gourmet food will feast on offerings from some 40 restaurants and other palate pleasers at the 13th Annual Harvest in the Square.
Sunday, August 24, 2008
Hundreds of food-lovers will return to Union Square Park on Thursday, September 18th, for “Harvest in the Square” – a foodie’s paradise.
Wednesday, June 18, 2008
The Union Square Partnership and NYC Department of Parks & Recreation are pleased to present the public art installation Tumbling Mirages by Dennis Oppenheim. The colorful, futuristic tumbleweed-like sculptures will inhabit the southeast triangle of Union Square Park through November 9, 2008.
Tuesday, May 27, 2008
The Union Square Partnership and TheaterMania.com today announced the schedule for this year’s “Summer in the Square,” the free, weekly entertainment series in Union Square Park. Running every Thursday afternoon from June 19th through August 14th, the series will offer...
Thursday, May 15, 2008
The Union Square Partnership today honored outstanding achievement in community service and academics by presenting Jane Chesnutt, Editor-in-Chief of Woman’s Day, New York City Council Member Rosie Mendez, and four Washington Irving High School students with awards...
Tuesday, November 27, 2007
Today the casts of several Off-Broadway plays including Altar Boyz, The Fantasticks, I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change, and Stomp raised the curtain on four fantastic Fridays of Off-Broadway performances and caroling at the Holiday Market in Union Square.
Tuesday, June 12, 2007
“Summer in the Square,” the annual entertainment series in Union Square Park, will kick off on Wednesday, June 27th and run weekly through August 15th. The Union Square Partnership (USP) will present a variety of music, dance and theatrical performances...
Rob Walsh and Jennifer Garvey Blackwell and the Vineyard Theatre Awarded for Service to Union Square Community
Sunday, June 3, 2007
The first executive director of the 14th Street-Union Square Business Improvement District and an off-Broadway theatre company and its executive director were honored today for their years of service to the Union Square community.
Monday, May 7, 2007
With summer almost here, the Union Square Partnership (USP) has made a series of targeted investments for the upgrading, maintenance and beautification of Union Square Park. The highpoints of this season’s efforts are the reseeding of the center, eastern and southern lawns of the 3.5-acre Park...
Tuesday, April 17, 2007
Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg has hailed the new 3-month public space recycling pilot program targeting busy parks, and transportation facilities where significant amounts of recyclable materials, such as paper, plastic, and glass, are being deposited in trash receptacles and entering the waste stream.
Thursday, February 22, 2007
The Union Square Partnership (USP) today launched a new façade improvement program to enhance the aesthetic appeal of the area’s shopping district. This is the latest component of the Partnership’s ongoing effort to ensure 14th Street’s vitality...
Monday, November 13, 2006
The Union Square Partnership (USP) Board of Directors today announced the appointment of Jennifer E. Falk, currently First Deputy Press Secretary for Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg and spokeswoman for Deputy Mayor of Economic Development and Rebuilding Daniel L. Doctoroff, as Executive Director.