Returning + Reconnecting

Hudson Square Welcomes You Back

There’s a lot to discover – or rediscover – in Hudson Square.

Returning to the office, reimagining your old routines, and reconnecting with colleagues—spending time in Hudson Square is a great experience thanks to improvements to streets and sidewalks, more public art, and lots of outdoor dining options. Plus there’s an improved cycling network, so getting here is easier and safer.

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Public Improvements and Public ArtPublic Improvements and Public Art

Cycling to Work

Citi Bikes
New lanes, and expanded Citi Bike and bike parking.

With numerous bike paths and more options for bike parking, biking to Hudson Square has never been easier.

Increased Citi Bike Footprint

New docks added on Spring + Hudson Streets and King + Varick Streets, while the existing dock on Greenwich + Houston increased capacity with additional parking docks.

More Bike Parking

Using your own bike has become easier. With the addition of 44 new bike racks throughout the neighborhood there are now more than 110 locations throughout Hudson Square.

Hudson Square Bike Infrastructure

Bike Racks

Download the Hudson Square Bike Infrastructure map

Local Favorites

Local Favorites

New Openings

Here are all the new places that have opened in our neighborhood since the pandemic.

Rediscover The Places You Love

Absence really does makes the heart grow fonder.

Here are some local favorite dining, drinking, and retail options to rediscover, or try for the first time.

Food Outdoor Heated Reservations Delivery
Adoro Lei 1 1 1 1
Altro Paradiso 1 1 1 1
Amelia’s 1 1
Arbor Bistro 1 1
A.R.T. 1 1
Baresha Pizza 1
Brooklyneer 1 1 1 1
Chipotle 1 1
Chopt 1 1
Dunkin Donuts (Hudson Street) 1
Dunkin Donuts (Varick Street) 1
Ear Inn 1 1
Essen 1 1
Fats Duvall’s Rhum Bar 1
Getting Hungry 1 1
Hale and Hearty 1
Houseman 1 1 1 1
Houston Hall
Hudson Square Food Court
I Love Panzerotti 1 1
Jerrell’s BTR BRGR 1 1
Juice Press 1
Just Salad 1 1
Kana Tapas Bar & Restaurant 1 1
King Wok 1 1
La Colombe 1
La Sirene 1 1 1
Maman King 1 1
McDonalds 1
Nonna Beppa 1 1 1 1
Ollie 1 1 1
San Marino Ristorante 1 1 1
Seven Grams Caffe 1 1
Shake Shack 1 1
Spring Street Deli 1
Starbucks (Hudson St) 1
Starbucks (Varick) 1
Subway 1
Sweetgreen 1
Taco Bell Cantina 1 1
Tauro 1
The Mill 1
Torch & Crown 1 1 1 1
Vestry 1 1 1 1
Westville 1 1 1 1
Whitman’s 1 1 1 1
Zuul 1

Download the Dining in Hudson Square guide

Bars Outdoor Heated Reservations Happy Hour
Adoro Lei 1 1 1
Altro Paradiso 1 1 1
A.R.T. 1 1 1
Azul on the Rooftop 1 1 1 1
Bar Hugo Rooftop 1 1
Brooklyneer 1 1
Coco Pazzeria 1 1
Ear Inn 1 1
Fats Duvall’s Rhum Bar 1 1
Gitano 1 1 1
Houston Hall 1
Kana Tapas Bar & Restaurant 1
Lazy Point 1 1
Local & Vine 1 1 1
Nonna Beppa 1 1 1
Ollie 1 1 1
Torch & Crown 1 1 1
Vestry 1 1

Download the Happy Hour in Hudson Square guide

Retail and Services Reservations Tickets
Arrojo 1
Aveda Institute 1
Color Factory 1 1
Cryofuel 1
Cutler Salon 1
Hudson Square Pharmacy
Kims Cleaners
Nail Spa on Downing 1
New York City Fire Museum 1 1
Newsstand Houston + Varick
Peachy 1
Renewing Wellness Spa 1
Sherwin Williams
Shoe and Jewelry Repair
TD Bank
Trader Joe’s
Wine Spring

Outdoor Experiences

Out door Experiences
Fresh spaces for fresh air, Clarkson St to Canal St.


Spring Street Park and Freeman Plaza West are open with modifications to accommodate social distancing. Freeman Plaza East is temporarily closed for renovations, it will be open again starting in the late fall.


On Tuesdays and Thursdays Little Sixth Avenue becomes a pop-up space with music, games, and art.


Many restaurants offer outdoor dining. Several are part of the Hudson Square program, and feature colorful graphics on the ground, planters, furniture and umbrellas provided by the BID.

Reconnect Series

Reconnect Series
Our first in-person programming in more than a year!

Our first in person programming since the onset of Covid-19. The Reconnect series welcomes office workers, residents, and visitors to come together and enjoy free arts and culture.

Reconnect Series

Public Improvements and Public Art

Public Improvements and Public Art
Making your day in Hudson Square a little nicer.

Beautifying Our Neighborhood

Hudson Square Canvas

Splashes of color and art throughout the neighborhood to the already creative identity.

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Safer Pedestrian Experience

Splitter Island on Clarkson

New pedestrian island provides a safer crossing at Varick + Clarkson Streets.

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Healthier for People & the Planet

Tree Planting

50 trees make our neighborhood more environmentally friendly and green.

Increasing Connectivity

Hudson Street Renovation

With increased pedestrian space, a protected bike lane, new seating and greening, Hudson Street is well on its way to becoming the grand boulevard Hudson Square deserves.

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Adding art to unexpected spaces

Art on the Gantry

We will be installing art by Shawna X on the back of the Holland Tunnel directional signage on Varick Street

Restorative Ground

An interactive installation on King Street providing spaces to think, connect, and unwind.

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