Benefit for AIG, Lehman employees: cheap beer

iStockphoto.com If you’re a current or former employee of AIG or Lehman Brothers, there’s a special discount for you in Chicago: half-price beer in which to drown your worries. The Fifty/50 restaurant is giving a 50 percent discount on bar and restaurant tabs to customers who have proof they work, or once worked, for bailed-out ...

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If you’re a current or former employee of AIG or Lehman Brothers, there’s a special discount for you in Chicago: half-price beer in which to drown your worries.

The Fifty/50 restaurant is giving a 50 percent discount on bar and restaurant tabs to customers who have proof they work, or once worked, for bailed-out AIG or bankrupt Lehman Brothers. The discount is more generous than the one offered to “poor” American tourists at the famous Harry’s Bar in Venice, but it is limited to Sundays through Thursdays until October.

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