Category: Union Square

Concord Grape Rickey Recipe

By Seth Fera-Schanes I was looking for some Fall inspired drink recipes and reached out to a few restaurants around the city.  One of the drink recipes I received was an updated version of the classic Rickey.  All the standard ingredients are included (Gin, lime and club soda) […]


Union Square Got Dressed Up

By Seth Fera-Schanes Spring in New York City and all the trees are in full bloom.  The cherry trees are in bloom, the city smells and feels good; people are happy.  This is one of the best times during the year to come to New York.  When you […]

Spring Flower Markets

By Seth Fera-Schanes Throughout the year an individual can pick up flowers and small apartment plants at their local bodegas (corner all purpose stores.)  The flower varieties change throughout the year but typically the quality is good and the prices are right. One can also head over to […]

New York City Loves Oysters

By Seth Fera-Schanes I am reading The Big Oyster; History on the Half Shell by Mark Kurlansky.  The book details New York history through the oyster loving lens of it earliest inhabitants and later millions of newly arriving immigrants. Fast forward a couple hundred years and New Yorkers […]

Let the Shopping Begin

By Seth Fera-Schanes It might not be the equivalent to Black Friday, Cyber Monday or any other gimmicky “go spend money day” but right around Thanksgiving many of the city’s local artists leave their Brooklyn and Chelsea studios to peddle their wares on the streets of New York.  […]