College student standby Chat 'N Chew has closed its doors after 20 years serving oversized slices of cake and southern fried comfort fare near Union Square. A reader tells Jeremiah's Vanishing New York that paper went into the windows and doors on Monday, but there's "no sign or any indication that the space will re-open or if it's becoming something else." [ more › ]
End of the road? Word on the street is that Chat n' Chew, which opened 20 years ago opposite Union Square Cafe sporting old barn siding on its dining-room walls and a menu of things like chicken-fried steak, has closed for good. Chat...Show More Summary
Construction for Chicago's first Shake Shack is well under way and Union Square Hospitality Group has "already secured a location" for a second outpost. Reps confirm to Eater Chicago that they will open a second location on the ground floor...
Admit it: you've spent more than a few lonely hours surfing Petfinder, picturing all the ways a cat would complete your life. 17 open tabs of tabbys. Visions of a perfect, furry, meowing love. Well, dear cat-craver, this is your purrfect opportunity. Put your weekend plan on paws and get over to Union Square. [ more › ]
Subway sex crime arrests have reportedly seen a significant spike this year, with NYPD data noting 128 arrests relating to sexual abuse or forcible touching, as compared with 104 such arrests in 2013. [ more › ]
CrossFit Union Square, opening in late August, has tapped Icelandic athlete Annie Thorisdottir—called the planet's fittest woman—to lead its training program.
Tomorrow night the Grateful Dead's annual movie event will take place on screens across the country (in NYC it will be at Union Square and Kips Bay theaters), and this year they'll be revisiting the Donna Era. Embrace the Donna Era!Show More Summary
Tons of celebrities showed up to the Union Square premiere of Zach Braff’s Kickstarter-funded film, ‘Wish I Was Here.’… READ ON
An ex-Duane Reade worker suspected of stealing 32,302 oxycodone pills at the chain’s Union Square pharmacy has been indicted on drug-trafficking charges, authorities said.
A witch doctor who routinely lands in handcuffs for selling stones in Union Square without a license is on trial again for misdemeanor unlicensed vending.
Cameron Diaz is super chic in a multi-colored dress while attending a screening of her latest film Sex Tape held at Regal Union Square on Monday (July 14) in New York City. The 41-year-old actress was joined on the red carpet by her co-star Jason Segel and director Jake Kasden. PHOTOS: Check out the latest [...]
A woman fatally killed by a southbound 4 train on Saturday afternoon was "fumbling for her iPod" when she tumbled onto the tracks at Union Square, an NYPD spokesperson said. Witnesses told the NYPD that the woman, 21-year-old Aracelis...Show More Summary
On Saturday afternoon, 21-year-old Aracelis Ayuso was hit and killed by the 4 subway train in New York City’s Union Square station. Officials say she lost her balance and fell onto the tracks while using her iPad, New York Post reports. Show More Summary
The New York Post reports that a 21-year-old woman has died after falling in front of a subway train while trying to catch the iPad she had dropped. The woman who was crushed to death by a subway train at Union Square on Saturday lost her balance after fumbling with her iPad, causing her to fall […]
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TapCommerce is a venture-backed mobile technology company headquartered in New York City’s Union Square – and it is also now in Twitter’s nest. Twitter has reportedly acquired the mobile advertising technology firm for $100 million to position itself to boost its mobile advertising capabilities, with a focus on advertising retargeting technologies. Show More Summary
A woman who was killed by a southbound 4 train in Union Square yesterday may have been intoxicated and using her phone when she fell onto the tracks. Witnesses told the MTA that the victim was visibly intoxicated as she stood on the platform at around 3:15 p.m., according to spokesman Kevin Ortiz. Show More Summary
A woman was killed after she apparently fell by accident onto subway tracks at Union Square on Saturday and was crushed by an incoming train, officials said.
Danny Meyer's decision to shut down Union Square Cafe met with disappointment in many quarters, including my house. I lived near Union Square in my early 20s, and although the chic, critically beloved Union Square Cafe was too pricey...Show More Summary