According to scholars (nope, to Wikipedia), the term Black Friday goes back to the mid-60s but really, I’d imagine that as long as shoppers have been shopping and retailers have been banking on the day after Thanksgiving to balance their ledgers, good things have happened on Fridays near the end of November.
We know that in times like these, those good things need to be great, and they do indeed need to happen.
And so it is that we bring you this super awesome and ultrahandy Black Friday map.
Go through the retailers, either via the list on the left or by neighborhood, using the map pins, and click to find out what sales, specials, and good deeds retailers are staging next Friday November 27.
Information about the sales and specials proceeds the general descriptions of the shops, so just click on “Details” to find out how you can score.
Note to retailers: If your store is hosting Black Friday events and we didn’t get you on to our grid, just email me and let me know. The more the, um, blacker …