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Food & Shops at LaGuardia Airport Celebrates First Wave of Upgrades at Terminal B

October 27, 2014 Airport No Comments Email Email

The first wave of upgrades have hit LaGuardia’s Terminal B.  Airport retail developer,MarketPlace Development, announced today the opening of exciting new shops, restaurants and services as part of an overall plan to upgrade the Food & Shops program as planning continues on a new terminal.   Located in the center of the terminal, Tumi, Lacoste and Eddie Bauer kickoff the transformation on the Departures Level.  These stores add an upmarket sophistication to the retail program. Tumi, a recognized leader in luxury, offers travel, business and lifestyle accessories. A revolutionary clothing legend since 1921, Lacoste provides innovative apparel, shoes and accessories for the discerning traveler. Eddie Bauer offers premium-quality clothing, accessories and gear for men and women that complement today’s modern outdoor lifestyle.

Delicious new restaurant options include Sorrentine Panini Bar, featuring Mediterranean fare; Bowery Bay Tavern offering traditional tavern staples with an innovative twist, and Six Blocks Bakery, which serves pastries from the famed Balthazar Bakery in Manhattan.

“We’ve been hard at work this summer so that we can provide passengers with a new and improved experience at LaGuardia,” saysPaul McGinn, president of MarketPlace Development. “We think passengers will be delighted with the new dining and shopping options at Terminal B.”

Passenger services have also been upgraded. The Centurion Lounge(SM) by American Express opened in late summer and offers modern, luxurious lounge services to Amex card holders. Located on the 3rd floor, the lounge has received high praise and accolades by both passengers and media.

Temporary ChargeBars have been installed in two store locations that are awaiting construction. The ChargeBars provide passengers with a beautiful, quiet workspace where they can charge up for free, from 10am-7pm, daily.

“These new shops, restaurants, and amenities will enhance the travel experience, and we look forward to adding more dining and retail options for our travelers as we continue our overall initiatives to further modernize LaGuardia Airport,” said Lysa Scully, the airport’s general manager.

Grand opening specials and a ribbon cutting ceremony will be held to celebrate the new additions.  For more information, or follow @shoplaguardia on Twitter.

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