Danny Meyer is known for founding some of the city's best restaurants, including Union Square Cafe, Gramercy Tavern, Eleven Madison Park and the Modern at MoMA. But he's going to make his biggest... To view the full story, click the title link.
Welcome to Ask a Somm, a new column in which experts from across the country answer questions about wine. Wondering about a bottle? Drop us a line. Beloved New York restaurateur Danny Meyer, chief honcho of Union Square Hospitality Group, entrusts...Show More Summary
The Whole Foods in Union Square has everything: Panicked New Yorkers, abandoned kale and a line that wraps outside the door. See also: Live cam: Blizzard hits NYC New Yorkers flocked to their neighborhood grocery stores hoping to stock up ahead of the historic storm on Monday. Show More Summary
A big part of our investing at Union Square Ventures is to find businesses that have network effects. Marketplaces fit with that because participating in a marketplace tends to become more valuable as the marketplace grows (that’s assuming the marketplace does a good job spreading liquidity among participants). Show More Summary
It's fascinating to understand what trends interest the best startup investors. This year there are some overlapping themes as articulated by firms like Andreessen Horowitz or Union Square Ventures or First Round Capital. There is good...Show More Summary
Earlier this week we were saddened to report that the San Francisco-based humanitarian nonprofit Architecture for Humanity had shuttered its headquarters near Union Square after a fund-raising shortfall. Yesterday the organization—which just celebrated its 15-year anniversary and at last count...
It's Friday afternoon in San Francisco and, to be honest, I'm sick of being in the office. So I've slipped out and headed over to Union Square Park, where I'm sitting on a bench watching Japanese tourists taking selfies on the ice rink. Show More Summary
Foot traffic is stepping up in Union Square. The area now sees 11% more visitors on summer Fridays than it did in 2012, according to a recent survey conducted by the Union Square Partnership, the... To view the full story, click the title link.
The San Francisco-based nonprofit Architecture for Humanity has shuttered its office near Union Square, and all staff were laid off January 1. Founded by Cameron Sinclair and Kate Stohr in 1999, the organization ran a largely volunteer network of architects...
Chris Jaeckle's Union Square eatery All'onda may be known for its Venetian-inspired cuisine, but the flavors of Japan have long been an accessory in the restaurant's arsenal. That trend continues with a new Ramen dish that debuts today for lunch and continues this weekend for brunch service. Show More Summary
An NYPD detective is still on the job after being accused of making sexual advances on a rape victim during an investigation. The unidentified victim was raped by a man in his Union Square apartment in January 2013; after reporting the...Show More Summary
Geyser in front of the Apple Store in SF's Union Square. Construction crew hits fire hydrant. Thx to viewer 4 photo pic.twitter.com/YNGigg3JqG— Janelle Wang (@janellewang) January 13, 2015 · Huge geyser erupts near Apple Store downtown · Will a tech...
The Apple Store in downtown San Francisco got its own water fountain yesterday… sort of. In the afternoon, a construction worker carrying out work on the the corner of Stockton and Ellis Streets, near to the Union Square brick-and-mortar store, … Read more ›
One of the city's most respected restaurant groups is reportedly having a cow over a new Upper West Side steakhouse's name, logo and menu. [ more › ]
This year 267 animals found homes through the San Francisco SPCA‘s annual Holiday Windows event at Macy’s Union Square! They also raised more than $90,000 to support their year-round programs and services. “We want to extend a huge ‘thank you’ to the community for opening their hearts and homes to so many homeless animals this […]
It might be hard to believe this but up until a few weeks ago, the Westin St. Francis in touristy Union Square in touristy San Francisco had something no one else in America had--a Goyard boutique. If you're not familiar, Goyard is one of the oldest luxury "trunk maker" from Paris that's still in business. Show More Summary
Hundreds of New Yorkers converged on Union Square in the bitter cold on Wednesday evening to show support for victims of the horrific attack on Charlie Hebdo journalists in Paris. We sent photographer Pete Voelker to the scene, where he found a healthy mix of French expats and sympathetic Americans. Show More Summary
Despite last night's frigid temperatures, hundreds of people flooded Union Square for a vigil in support of the victims of yesterday's Charlie Hebdo massacre in Paris. French expats, American citizens and representatives braved the...Show More Summary
Don't go to the Union Square Whole Foods.
A video uploaded to uploaded to LiveLeak yesterday captures the vicious beating of an unidentified man outside the Whole Foods in Union Square. In the five minute long video, what appear to be Whole Foods employees repeatedly punch and kick a man who is attempting to barge his way into the store after closing hours. Show More Summary