Home of the original Shake Shack and lined by food carts and the sprawling Eataly marketplace, it’s not difficult to find a good meal in Manhattan’s Madison Square Park. Nor is it easy to stand out.
Taste of Home found a way, when, last December, it offered passersby a chance to win a dinner inside a life-sized gingerbread house. It was part of the magazine’s fifth annual “Gingerbread Boulevard,” an installation Taste of Home has become known for, which involves a life-sized gingerbread house placed in the middle of the park.
One of the most difficult tasks in pulling the boulevard together each year has been coming up with “something more dazzling” than in years past, says Vanessa Bailey, senior marketing director at Trusted Media Brands, Taste of Home‘s parent company.
The Gingerbread Boulevard is an example