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“There are great experiences to be had in this park” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Union Square

Union Square
14th-17th Street, (Broadway and Park), New York City, NY 10001 (Manhattan)
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Ranked #135 of 846 attractions in New York City
Type: Neighborhoods, Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Parks
Activities: Shopping
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Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: Union Square has a year-round greenmarket, where you can sample goods from local farmers. It also has several playgrounds, a lively holiday market, and benches where you can watch a slice of New York go by.
Eastchester, New York
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“There are great experiences to be had in this park”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2013

The outdoor market is a happening place and there's often music and chanting here and there...the shops all around the park are also quite wonderful..Whole Foods + more.....

Visited February 2013
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New York City, New York
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“It is a sight to see but dirty and busy”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2013

I guess you should see it, but after nightfall there is a lot of drugs being sold there and some kind of scary figures are hanging out - sleeping there. It is not the greatest park.

Visited September 2012
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Singapore, Singapore
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“Union Square”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2013

A great location to catch up with friends. I would step into Barnes and Noble to catch up on that good book, Starbucks for the regular morning coffee or late night latte, Pacific Grill for fresh seafood or Republic for a catch up with friends and some great Asian fusion cuisine.

Visited January 2013
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New York City, New York
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“Good afternoon”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2013

On saturdays have a local farms fair and near you can get a great desert from Max Brenner and visit the oldest book store of the city (Strand)

Visited January 2013
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“Don't miss the Greenmarket”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2013

In season, there's nothing like the Union Square Greenmarket. Farmers offer a dizzying variety of fruit, vegetables, meats, cheeses, baked goods — even wine. The historic square has been beautifully redesigned.

Visited January 2013
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