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I’ve attended Bloor Street Entertains for the past few consecutive years but this was the first time dining for the annual illustrious occasion.

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As it does every year, the Bloor-Yorkville corridor is turned into a unique experience for one night only. Held on November 25, 2015 the 19th annual Bloor Street Entertains event spans multiple luxury boutiques, galleries and event venues that turn into pop-up dining experiences.raised funds for CANFAR, on the eve of World AIDS Day (Dec 1st, 2015).

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With World AIDS Day on December 1st, it’s only fitting that we talk about CANFAR – the Canadian Foundation for AIDS Research – Canada’s only independent charitable foundation dedicated to eliminating HIV and AIDS through research. Every year around this time, CANFAR holds Bloor Street Entertains – its largest fundraising event, bringing an evening of glitz and glamour to the generous donors.

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On the evening of Wednesday, November 27th, the ROM was taken over once again by one of Toronto’s most unique and upscale gala experiences called Bloor Street Entertains. Sponsored by Sun Life Financial, BSE is an annual event with proceeds of the evening going to support life-saving research via CANFAR. It starts with a cocktail reception called TWILIGHT at the Royal Ontario Museum with hors d’oeuvres, top-notch silent auction items and tons of great entertainment. Then after TWILIGHT, it’s time…

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CANFAR hosted another extravagant “Bloor Street Entertains” evening starting with a reception at the Royal Ontario Museum followed by pop-up dinners taking place in shops and boutiques across Bloor Street, also known as the “Mink Mile”, for the luxurious and upscale nature of the area. Some highly sought-after upscale dining hotspots included Hugo BOSS, Harry Rosen, Tiffany & Co., Diesel, Cartier, Pink Tartan, Roots, Mont Blanc, the ROM and more. Top local chefs delivering on the exclusive multi-course dining experience…