City of Hope's "Yoga for Hope" is a yearly yoga-based event held in Union Square.
A photo essay on Union Square, "a location for congregation, a planned place for unplanned happenings."
Joe Mangrum creates public art in an unlikely medium.
A brief tour of Union Square Park through the eyes of its permanent residents and how the park has changed over the past 172 years.
The history of Union Square Park and the labor movement through plaques.
This week marks the 9th anniversary of the war in Afghanistan. Untapped caught up with Cristina Castro, founder of Make Out Not War and member of CODEPINK NYC to discuss some of their plans for public space takeover this weekend. The name Make Out Not War says it all--its members have been seen in periodic public displays of affection in Union Square and Times Square.
How Ms. Joan Tom, an ex-investment banker from Goldman Sachs, came to be building a Sukkah in Union Square in the middle of the night is an excellent question. She spent a week constructing "Fractured Bubble," and the tasks ranged from weaving twine, collecting phragmites from Queens, de-leafing in Gowanus and finally a midnight installation in Union Square.
Best public service ever: free ten minute massages! This group has been all over public places in Paris: the Pompidou Center, Paris Plage, Notre Dome, Place Monge and more.