MONTREAL, June 4 /CNW Telbec/ - In June the Main once again becomes
Montreal's party central! And the Société de développement du boulevard
Saint-Laurent is thrilled to invite the public to the first of its summer
From June 5 to 8, Grand Prix on the Main will have Saint-Laurent
Boulevard between Sherbrooke Street and Duluth Avenue rocking to the beat of
Formula 1. Sidewalk terrasses, outdoor entertainment and the sheer joy of
living are the hallmarks of these four days of popular euphoria.
"Formula 1 makes Montreal a major jet-set destination, and the new
Saint-Laurent Boulevard is ready to welcome all visitors," says Gordon
Bernstein, chairman of the Société de développement's Board of Directors.
"We're also celebrating the rebirth of the Main. After some intensive
treatment the Main has emerged rejuvenated, and everyone's been eager to get
back to the street. You can feel the anticipation. Everyone will have a great
More than 300,000 visitors are expected during these festivities on the
most exciting street in the city, home to cultures from every corner of the
The greening of Saint-Laurent is now in its fourth year, and the Main has
entered into collaboration with the Echo-Logique Consortium. During the event,
all visitors will be asked to do something real for the environment by using
the many recycling bins that will be located throughout the site.
About the la Société de développement du boulevard Saint-Laurent (SDBSL):
The SDBSL is a business association comprised of the more than 600
businesses located on Saint-Laurent Boulevard between Sherbrooke Street and
Mont-Royal Avenue. Its main objective is to further the economic, cultural and
social development of the street.
For further information:
For further information: Gordon Bernstein, Chairman of the Board of
Directors; Source: Société de développement du boulevard Saint-Laurent, (514)
286-0334, email@example.com, www.boulevardsaintlaurent.com