AT CITYPLACE IN DOWNTOWN LONG BEACH
The New Farmers
Market At CityPlace Features Fresh
LONG BEACH, Calif.,
(December 3, 2004)
--- Just in time for the holidays, the freshest ingredients for the
family’s favorite recipes can now be found at the new Farmers
Market at CityPlace, which debuts today from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. for its
weekly run at its new location.
The local shopping favorite
features fresh and delicious vegetables including many Asian varieties
and a selection of various organics; nuts including roasted and candied;
and plants including cacti and bonsai. Shoppers will also find fresh
fruits, eggs, honey, mushrooms, seafood, baked goods, jams, jellies,
tamales, pralines and cut flowers. The ambiance is enhanced by a variety
of street musicians performing throughout the day.
The new Farmers Market at
CityPlace is located just two blocks north of its previous location
and is in the heart of downtown between Fourth Street, Fifth Street,
Pine Avenue and Long Beach Boulevard – directly across from Wal-Mart.
Ample two-hour free self-parking is available with a Farmers Market
or store validation. The Arts & Crafts Fair will remain on the Promenade
south of Broadway Avenue.
“Each week the Farmers
Market is a community event, which we are excited and proud to bring
to CityPlace,” says Ann Forella, marketing director of CityPlace.
“Our commitment to the Long Beach and surrounding area residents
is to continue to bring the best in shopping, dining and entertainment
to the downtown experience.”
The opening of the new Farmers
Market at CityPlace follows the recent opening of Big 5 Sporting Goods
on Fourth Street and The Promenade North and precedes the December opening
of the new Found Theatre at the corner of Sixth Street and Long Beach
CityPlace, the urban, pedestrian-oriented
shopping destination is the place for holiday shoppers this season with
more than 25 retail stores, nine specialty shops and 12 eateries and
Anchored by Wal-Mart and
joined by Nordstrom Rack, Ross Dress For Less and Big 5 Sporting Goods,
CityPlace also features Anna’s Linens, Crescent Jewelers, Ashley
Stewart, Payless ShoeSource, Motherhood Maternity, Claire’s, EB
Games, T-Mobile, GNC, Cingular Wireless and Luxury Perfumes among others.
CityPlace, owned and operated by Developers Diversified Realty, covers eight blocks from Third Street, Sixth Street, Pine Avenue and Elm Avenue. Ample and convenient two-hour free parking is available with store validation. For more information, please call (562) 432-8325 or visit www.longbeachcityplace.com.
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