Union Square

Morning Brief: December 3

by Jeff Coltin
Union Square Holiday Market

edenpictures, flickr

Black Friday, Small Business Saturday, Cyber Monday… they’re all behind us.  But if you still want more shopping, check out the Union Square Holiday Market.  It’s been open for a couple weeks now at 14th St. and Broadway in Manhattan and is chock full of vendors selling everything from hot chocolate to jewelry to dog leashes.

Outdoor Holiday Markets Provide Added Options for Shoppers

by Connor Ryan
Holiday market.

feministjulie, Flickr

Amid the increasingly long lines of New York City department stores, mobile holiday markets have once again popped up in Union Square, Columbus Circle, Bryant Park and Grand Central Terminal. Each of the outdoor markets, except at Grand Central, houses over 100 vendors and provides consumers with added opportunities to find that perfect stocking-stuffer.

Holiday Markets' Hours of Operations and Locations

Bryant Park

Monday to Friday, 11 a.m. until 8 p.m.

Saturday, 10 a.m. until 9 p.m.

Union Square's Universe

by George Bodarky
A wideangle shot of Union Square
Andrew Mace, flickr

Where can you find a greenmarket, a statue of Gandhi and a sculpture that blows smoke? Union Square, of course. On this week's Cityscape, we're delving into all things Union Square with the author of a new book called The Universe of Union Square.

Union Square Statues

by George Bodarky
Ghandi statue in Union Square
WFUV photo Marisa Galdi

Brush up on your history with WFUV's George Bodarky as he walks through Union Square with cultural historian Cal Snyder, who shares some unique facts about the Union Square statues.

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