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Check Out These 7 NYC Urbanspace Markets for Great Eats

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These 7 NYC urbanspace markets provide the most delicious artisan eats.

Whether you’re looking for a cool drink or a hot snack, Urbanspace has a market for every season, to meet all of your Manhattan cravings.

Urbanspace is known for its great food and shopping environments around New York City and beyond. Their pop-up markets feature trendy new vendors alongside more established New York eateries, and the company fosters a sense of community by transforming popular city spaces into vibrant meeting places where people can gather to share great food and drinks.

With seven locations around town, there’s an Urbanspace for every time of year and every appetite:

1. Vanderbilt

Urbanspace Vanderbilt features over 20 artisanal and chef-driven food concepts in the heart of Midtown Manhattan. Just a few blocks north of Grand Central Terminal, this food hall is a year-round culinary destination for visitors and locals alike. Stop by for a taste of Roberta’s pizza, Dough doughnuts, Mimi’s Hummus, and a whole array of other delicious options between 6:30 a.m. and 9 p.m., Monday through Friday, or 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays.

2. Madison Square Eats

Nestled in New York’s historic Flatiron District, Mad. Sq. Eats brings some of the city’s best restaurants and food vendors to Worth Square twice a year. Offering a diverse spread from the likes of Red Hook Lobster Pound, MeltKraft, Hong Kong Street Cart, and Ice & Vice, the bi-annual event is a great opportunity to sample unique bites from buzzworthy eateries around town. The fall market runs September 10 to October 7, 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. daily.

3. Broadway Bites

Just down the street from Penn Station, Broadway Bites at Greeley Square is the perfect place to grab a snack before wandering up to Herald Square. Open during the summer months, the market features delectable dishes from Hai Street Kitchen & Co., Melt Bakery, The Gumbo Bros, Renegade Lemonade, and many more.

4. Garment District

After debuting in fall 2014, Urbanspace Garment District quickly became a favorite spring and fall standby for Midtown shoppers. Showcasing a diverse mix of original concepts from experienced chefs, as well as innovative eats from talented up-and-coming food entrepreneurs, the Garment District market is easily the best snack stop along Broadway. Visit any day of the week between September 19 and November 2.

5. Union Square

As the holiday season approaches, the Union Square Holiday Market, operating from November 17 through December 24, is the ideal place to shop for unique gifts and well-crafted wares. Hailed by many as one of the best (if not the best) seasonal markets in the city, the Union Square Holiday Market features hearty food from Bar Suzette, Wafels & Dinges, The Truffleist, and dozens of others, not to mention jewelry, artwork, home goods, and gourmet pantry items from over 100 New York state-based artisan creators.

6. Holiday Shops at Bryant

The newest Urbanspace undertaking, the Holiday Shops at Bryant Park feature more than 125 boutique vendors and artisan food makers. Opening October 29, the shops have something for everyone, including jewelry, decorative goods, local foods, and more.

7. Columbus Circle Holiday Market

Open November 29 through December 24, the Columbus Circle Holiday Market is an elegant destination for holiday shopping, or just to enjoy the splendor of winter in New York. Browse aisles of beautiful art, jewelry, and home goods, and take a few breaks to sample delicious eats from local food purveyors, including traditional German gingerbread experts Leckerlee and the truffle enthusiasts at No Chewing Allowed!

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