PURCHASE, N.Y. and ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J. — Lipton Iced Tea alongside singer and actress Katharine McPhee, celebrated the arrival of the summer solstice — the longest day of the year — by unveiling a one-of-a-kind illuminated installation to provide 24-hours of light to New Yorkers. The giant, luminous orb, named the Lipton Sun, was created in partnership with the PRATT Institute.
On June 20th, Katharine McPhee hosted the Lipton Summer Tastes Party to celebrate the inaugural lighting of the Lipton Sun. The installation remained illuminated throughout the day on June 21 to extend the celebration of the summer solstice.
"Summer is the time of year we all look forward to because longer and brighter days are perfect for fun times with friends and family. The Lipton Sun symbolizes that summer is officially here and that the possibilities are endless!" said McPhee.
"We're thrilled to have partnered with Lipton Iced Tea to bring the Lipton Sun to life in a creative way," said Eric O'Toole, assistant professor at PRATT Institute. "At the heart of this partnership is a common thread — the spirit of embracing possibilities. The students at PRATT emulate this every day and we couldn't agree more that, from a design perspective, the sun is the ultimate symbol of all the possibilities that summer has to offer."
In addition to the Lipton Sun, which will be accessible for public viewing at New York City's Beekman Beach Club from June 20th through June 24th, Lipton is hosting an array of activities to further celebrate the season and encourage people everywhere to embrace summer living, including:
Lipton Iced Tea comes in a variety of easy to serve formats, including Lipton Tea & Honey and a ready-to-drink line of teas.
Made from real tea leaves and fruit flavors, Lipton Tea & Honey has only 5 calories per 8 oz serving.
Some of the varieties available this season include:
Lipton's ready-to-drink line of teas offer a delicious portfolio of flavors that are sure to please everyone's taste buds. Some of this season's most sought after flavors include:
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