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08/12/2016 Feast of St. Lawrence Festival Downtown $100 +

St. Lawrence Market Neighbourhood BIA is launching its first annual Feast of St. Lawrence Festival this August 12-14! To kick it all off is Toronto's newest -not to be missed- fine dining event on Friday night. Two hundred guests will enjoy live music by a 20-piece jazz ensemble, and dinner under the stars. A 100-foot table will extend along Front Street where diners will be treated to a sumptuous five course feast prepared by some of the top local chefs. Tickets are $200 and include dinner and wine pairings from the Somewhereness group of wineries. Funds raised that evening will be directed to FoodShare Toronto and a charitable tax receipt will be issued for a portion of the cost. Tickets are now on sale:

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We’ve seen retailers make a big gamble for events like the Super Bowl (and lose millions in merchandise, in one case), but this might be the first time we’ve caught wind of a car dealership willing togive out free cars just to woo Black Friday shoppers.
In what one Chicago-area Buick dealership is calling a “White Friday” sale, customers who buy any brand new Buick or GMC vehicle on Nov. 28 and 29 will have the chance to get all that money back come Christmas, reports the Chicago Tribune.
The catch is, it has to snow six inches or more on Christmas Day, a measurement that must be recorded at the O’Hare International Airport weather station.
The chances of getting any amount of snowfall in Chicago on that day are between 40% to 50%, according to the Illinois Climatologist office, much less an entire six inches.
Even so, if the dealership is smart, it’s got some kind of insurance policy backing this deal up.
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