Last week we shared what savory food you can expect at the market, but there are many sweet options as well. And if the shopping has tired you out or you want to escape the crowds, there are plenty of great options nearby to sit down with some coffee or hot chocolate and a sweet or two.
If you're a fan of Union Square Greenmarket vendor Tamarack Hollow Farm's pasture-raised bacon and organic produce, now's the time to lend a helping hand. The farm is raising money to move to higher ground, out of a flood plain that's seen three major and costly floods in the last three years.
Isaac the robot will help light this well-known giant San Francisco public menorah Tuesday evening. (Credit: Chabad of SF) Tuesday night, when Rabbi Yosef Langer lights a 22-foot menorah in San Francisco's Union Square, he'll get a helping hand -- an aluminum helping hand, that is -- from Issac the robot. Show More Summary
Shopping in downtown San Francisco today? Stop by Macy’s Union Square for the 27th annual Holiday Windows event. The San Francisco SPCA says “Last year, nearly 300 animals found homes during the Holiday Windows event and $80,000 was raised to support the SF SPCA’s lifesaving programs.” The Holiday Windows are up through January 5th. Hours […]
It was Saturday morning and I was at the Union Square Green Market buying dried black beans for soup. It was a beautiful clear cold day, the kind that makes me even more chatty with the people selling the goodies (and, yes, I consider black beans to be goodies. Show More Summary
The Union Square Holiday Market opened up last Thursday for the holiday season, and will remain open daily until Christmas Eve. Here's a look at the food options you can find there.
From a textbook version stuffed with apricot jam at hot Union Square bakery Breads to a not-quite-sufganiyah-but-still-awesome blood orange curd doughnut at Bed Stuy's beloved Dough, here's our guide to finding your ideal fritter this holiday season.
Kim Kardashian stays close to her fiance Kanye West as they leave Regal Union Square after catching a movie together on Sunday afternoon (November 24) in New York City. The 33-year-old reality star and 36-year-old entertainer then headed to SoHo where they did a little shopping, including a stop at Balenciaga. PHOTOS: Check out the [...]
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Apple’s iBeacon system is to get its first retail launch in Macy’s branches in Union Square, San Francisco and Herald Square, NYC, within the next few weeks, reports TechCrunch. Apple will of course be using the system in its own retail stores, though likely after the Macy’s launch. Macy’s is already operating a closed trial of the […]
Prolific restaurateur Danny Meyer has taken a break from opening Shake Shacks to announce yet another addition to the Union Square Hospitality family. Porchlight, a new bar with a "Southern Accent," arrives next autumn under the guidance of Blue Smoke co-founder Mark Maynard-Parisi. Show More Summary
Twitter’s investors weren’t the only VC’s cashing in on the company’s IPO. Certainly general partners at Spark Capital, Union Square Ventures, Benchmark Capital and Charles River Ventures celebrated their success in the deal. They were Twitter’s initial investors, and they made hundreds of millions of dollars on the IPO. Show More Summary
Get your Thanksgiving shopping done at the farmer's market this year with our guide to Thanksgiving shopping at the Greenmarket! Pick up your turkey, of course, but also your produce from herbs and aromatics to root veggies and brussels sprouts. There's also bread, butter, lard, sausage, bacon, you name it.
In the feel-good story of the year, an estimated 12,000 volunteers showed up to Union Square, AT&T Park, City Hall, and other locations around San Francisco to make a wish [...]
West side. Union Square Hospitality Group announced it will add another establishment to its restaurant portfolio that will open by this time next fall, called Porchlight, which reps describe as a cocktails- and microbrew-heavy offshoot of Blue Smoke. Show More Summary
by Wyatt Marshall Compressorhead in Union Square 11/12/13 (via @serisuekoishi) "Heaviest metal" robot band Compressorhead played Union Square on Tuesday (11/12), bringing the (not metal) hits like The Ramones' "I Want to Be Sedated" to the masses. You can check...
? The Union Square Holiday Market is back again this year, and it'll be open from November 21 until December 24 (except for Thanksgiving Day). It will feature over 150 vendors, including Momofuku Milk Bar. [Grub Street] ? Luke’s Lobster is rolling out its winter menu at all locations beginning today. Show More Summary
Husk cherries The bounty before the breach, the treasure trove of the dirt farmer, the end-of-season Union Square greenmarket -- it somehow seems fitting to go out in a blaze of glory. An eager gatherer, I approach the market with two...Show More Summary