Union Square

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Union Square is home to the city’s busiest farmers’ market (Union Square Green market), offering a tremendous fruit and vegetable variety four days a week, and a place handcrafts for artisans to sell their unique, art, jewelry, etc. The square is a magnet for protests and public gatherings, from the 1861 protest of the fall of Fort Sumter to public mourning after 9/11. The area is a balanced mix of commercial and residential buildings and a popular destination for those seeking trendy bars and restaurants.