Artists and Greenmarket Farmes Pushed Out by USP

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Miriam West (whose illustration is featured above) is an artist sells her work at Union Square on Wednesdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays, go by and say hi. She, like the other artists, are being pushed out by the Union Square Partnership whose main agenda is to make business more efficient for the big uglies around the park–Barnes and Noble, Whole Foods, forever 21, and Danny Meyer, silent partner in the privatization of Union Square. Consider visiting one of Meyer’s 12 restaurants such as the Union Square Cafe, to let him know you love and support the artists and farmers selling their goods in Union Square and oppose their increasingly constrained space.

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