NEW YORK, Nov. 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- For the entire month of December 2012, New York shoppers can take advantage of special promotions at participating retail stores and restaurants in West Harlem.
On December 12, 2012 at 5:30 pm at West Harlem Piers Park: 125th St. and Marginal, The West Harlem Food and Beverage Association will join elected officials and the NYC Department of Parks & Recreation in hosting the annual 'Holiday on the Hudson Tree Lighting' which officially lights the Christmas tree and kick off holiday events in West Harlem. Guests and Patrons will relish in the holiday promotions at establishments such as Cafe One, The Chipped Cup, Coffee & Victuals, Chokolat Patissere, Community Restaurant, Dinosaur Bar-b-que, Harlem Public Gastropub, Harlem Wine Gallery, Havana Central, Hudson River Cafe, J's Petit Cacao, Jin Ramen, LeMonde, Lot125, Massawa, Nussbaum & Wu, Riverside Church/Pasha Events, Toast, Tonalli and Trufa while enjoying the unveiling ceremony. Holiday menus, showcasing the diversity of cuisine from around the world in uptown NYC, will also debut for the season; where patrons will enjoy sumptuous dishes and drinks like themed holiday cakes, Belgian hot chocolate and eggnog coquito.
The 2012 tree will be synonymous with the holidays in New York City. The holiday promotions will also offer exciting activities such as gospel music in partnership with Dinosaur Bar-b-que restaurant, shoppers purchasing merchandise at a participating uptown restaurant and special treats!
"We wanted to reward holiday shoppers for coming uptown by giving them an incentive to stick around and try one of our great dining venues," said Savona Bailey, Representative of West Harlem Food & Beverage Association.
Historically and architecturally, West Harlem is one of New York City's richest and most diverse neighborhoods. The development of the area in the past few years welcoming eateries, bars, etc. is exciting and allowing the area to evolve with the city.
For additional information about the holiday promotion, please visit http://www.whfba.biz/.
About West Harlem Food & Beverage Association
The West Harlem Food & Beverage Association is uniquely positioned as an all-industry trade association, representing the interests of every segment of the food and beverage industry in West Harlem.
Special thanks to Councilwoman Inez Dickens and Manhattan Community Board 9 for supporting this promotion.
SOURCE West Harlem Food & Beverage Association