Union Square Park in New York City
Feeding the pigeons
Laptops, lunch, conversations, and more as people enjoy some of the last of the warm weather.
Abraham Lincoln towers above visitors in this statue by Henry Kirke Brown, 1869.
A fairly expansive playground, "Evelyn's Playground" is located at the North side of the park.
The base of the commemorative flagpole is surrounded by stars for every state.
At all times of day and night you'll find people gathered on the steps of Union Square.
Games of chess, checkers, backgammon, dominos and more abound.
Just drop in for a game!
Easy subway access to most lines.
Lots of artists, palm readers, and performers of all ilks flock to the heavily pedestrian area.
Grab a sample of these teas and tinctures.
"Two Guys from Woodbridge" have herbs and greens for sale.
In addition to all kinds of meats in the farmers market, you can even get bones for your dog.
Pies, breads, and other baked goods are available from Francesca's Bakery.
Several stands are selling (and sampling) alcohols - including moonshine.
Green beans are $3.60 a pound at Migliorelli Farm stand.
The fall colors and flavors are out and about.
Every purchase made at Hot Bread Kitchen supports culinary training for women. (Hotbreadkitchen.org)
Yellow peaches are $3lb at Tree Licious Orchard's stand.
If you're looking for plants or flowers, you can find them here
Pumpkins and gourds
There is always something to see or eat or at least a place to sit at Union Square.
There is never a shortage of people who want you to sign a petition or join a movement.
New York locals and tourists come together in Union Square Park