Some say that Union Square Park is one of New York City's most exciting and vibrant neighborhoods. Every weekday, more than 70,000 people enter Union Square Station. It is the place where the first Labor Parade was held in 1882. It is also home to the digital Metronome clock on the art wall at 1 Union Square South. It's a unique clock, in that it always displays 15 numbers. Here are some other interesting facts and information about Union Square Park: The area has six hospitals with a total of one million patients every year. It's home to the Greenmarket Farmer's where 70 farmers sell their fresh produce, flower, and plants. It's held every Monday, Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday. On Saturdays during the spring, the market attracts more than 50,000 people every Saturday. 14th Street-Union has the highest concentration of the best restaurants in New York City. It is home to New York City's “Creative Corridor,” an area full of leading Internet firms, photographers, architects, graphic designers, publishers, and public relations and advertising firms. Popular tourist events in Union Square Station include: Annual Harvest in the Square: A tasting event in 45 of the areas restaurants. Manhattan Short Film Festival Union Square Walking Tour.
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