Union Square Neighborhood

Where To Eat Lunch, Grab Coffee, and Shop Near The Lion Brand Yarn Studio

May 18th, 2015 by Gali Beeri
In our neighborhood favorites feature, we’ve been sharing with you our staff’s favorite places to visit in the neighborhood we know and love. We have dozens of spots to highlight, and thought we’d give you a sneak preview of all of...

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Ramen at Umami Shoppu

Our Neighborhood Favorites! 3 Restaurants for Lunch Under $15 in Flatiron, Greenwich Village, and Union Square

May 8th, 2015 by Gali Beeri
Welcome back to the feature where we highlight our staff’s favorite places to explore in the neighborhood we know and love! We love food almost as much as we love yarn, and so today we’re sharing delicious restaurants where you can...

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Our Neighborhood Favorites! 4 Craft Shops to Explore in Chelsea, Flatiron, and Union Square

March 31st, 2015 by Gali Beeri
Welcome back to the feature where we highlight our staff’s favorite places to visit in the neighborhood we know and love! (See our first installment here.) We like to DIY with lots of supplies in addition to our yarn, and so...

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Our Neighborhood Favorites! 3 Places to Explore in Union Square and Flatiron While Visiting Lion Brand Yarn Studio

February 28th, 2015 by Gali Beeri
The Lion Brand Yarn Studio is centrally located near several great neighborhoods in New York City.  We are just a few blocks from Union Square, Flatiron, West Village, and Chelsea.  With so many tasty restaurants and interesting places to explore, when...

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Stitching for Sandy! Come Knit & Crochet With Us for Those in Need

November 8th, 2012 by LBYS Staff
Join us as we come together to use our hooks and needles to help keep our community warm! Many people in our area are still without a heated home to sleep in, so as the temperature drops, we are increasing our...

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Best Colors for Fall: Inspiration from the Union Square Green Market

October 24th, 2012 by LBYS Staff
October is almost over, there’s a cool breeze in the air, the leaves are changing colors, and we are being reminded that it’s officially Fall.  Inspiration for fall crafting can be found all around you; I happened to find inspiration from...

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Donate Warmth to Homeless New Yorkers: Knit & Crochet for Charity!

August 15th, 2012 by LBYS Staff
This fall we will be collecting charitable donations of handmade hats, scarves, mittens and gloves in partnership with local NYC charity Hats 4 the Homeless. Many of you have told us that you love to knit, crochet and weave for charity,...

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Back to School Shopping: Best Stores & Resources in the Union Square Area

August 3rd, 2012 by LBYS Staff
It’s that time of year again when back to school shopping is at the top of our things-to-do list. But never fear, we made some notes on great places to pick up all those supplies right here in our neighborhood! Tips...

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How to Join a Knitting, Crochet or Crafting Circle in New York City

July 26th, 2012 by LBYS Staff
If you love New York as much as we do, you know that there’s plenty to do and to see here all the time, as long as you know where to look. We’ve been hearing that it’s sometimes hard to find...

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It’s Picnic Season: Where to Eat Outside in Our Neighborhood!

July 24th, 2012 by LBYS Staff
Planning an afternoon visit to the Studio? There’s plenty to see and do in our neighborhood, including some wonderful places to dine al fresco! Enjoy an urban picnic with outdoor seating at any of these restaurants we love to visit ourselves:...

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