Destination Discounts Weekly Picks

Sure, riding Metro saves you from the stress of traffic, reduces your environmental impact and lowers your monthly transportation costs – but did you know it also entitles you to a bunch of great deals around L.A.? That’s what Destination Discounts is all about – and The Source is here to make sure you don’t miss out.  Every week we’ll highlight our favorite deals from Metro’s local partners – destinations, sporting events, concerts, museums, theme parks, shops and more – and provide all the info you need to take advantage of these offers.

Dining

Homegirl CafeHomegirl Café
Experience the distinctive service and delicious Latina flavors of Homegirl Café, located off the Metro Gold Line Chinatown Station. A perfect dining destination for the family, choose from a variety of dishes for breakfast, lunch and Saturday brunch. Homegirl Café, a product of Homeboy Industries, assists at-risk and formerly gang-involved women to become positive and contributing members of the community through job placement, training and education.
Dates: Ongoing
Discount: 20% off entire meal
Restrictions: None.
How to get it: Show your valid Metro pass, Metro Rail ticket or TAP card to your server.
Where: 130 Bruno St.
Nearby Rail: Gold Line Chinatown Station

Family Friendly

Madame TussaudsMadame Tussauds Hollywood
Madame Tussauds Hollywood is the newest and best wax attraction, featuring more than 100 incredible life-like wax figures, memorable movie blockbuster sets and ultimate souvenir photos.
Dates: Ongoing
Discount: $5 off admission
Restrictions: Discount on up to six (6) total regular same day adult/child admission. Not valid on previously purchased tickets. Cannot be combined with any other offers. Management reserves all rights.
How to get it: Show your valid Metro pass, Metro Rail ticket or TAP card at the Madame Tussauds Hollywood Box Office.
Where: 6933 Hollywood Blvd.
Nearby Rail: Red Line Hollywood/Highland Station

Arts/Entertainment

Strange Kozmic Experience.

Photo by: Paul Ferrara / © 2010 Door Music Co

Strange Kozmic Experience
The GRAMMY Museum’s newest exhibit, Strange Kozmic Experience, gets you up-close and personal with the most influential musicians of the 1960s.
Dates: Through Feb. 13, 2011
Discount: $3 off admission
Restrictions: None.
How to get it: Show your valid Metro pass, Metro Rail ticket or TAP card at the GRAMMY Museum Box Office.
Where: 800 W. Olympic Blvd.
Nearby Rail: Blue Line Pico Station, Red/Purple Line 7th Street Metro Center Station

Sports

World Cup at Fiesta Soccer.World Cup At Fiesta Soccer
Fiesta Soccer debuts Sunday, May 30 in Exposition Park Center in LA with a full day of soccer-related events for the whole family. Meet current and former stars of the sport, see team demonstrations and participate in special events.
Dates: Sunday, May. 30
Discount: Free water bottle
Restrictions: Offer limited to first 100 Metro riders.
How to get it: Show your valid Metro pass, Metro Rail ticket or TAP card at the information booth.
Where: Exposition Park (Martin Luther King Blvd. and Vermont Ave.)
Nearby Bus: 40, 42, 204, 740, 754 Martin Luther King/Vermont

For a complete list of Metro’s current deals for Metro riders, visit Destination Discounts on Metro.net. If you’re a business or institution interested in offering a Destination Discount email us at thesource@metro.net.