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.
The Restaurant at The Standard, Downtown LA
Open 24/7 and located within blocks of entertainment destinations and the Metro 7th St/Metro Center Station, The Restaurant at The Standard, Downtown LA is a perfect pre or post-performance dining venue. Choose to eat on the terrace or in the diner, which offers a throwback to 1950’s glamour. Specialties include the eggsadilla with guacamole, jack cheese and pico de gallo; chicken and waffles; and homemade spaghetti pepperoncino with rock shrimp, sweet corn and spicy garlic olive oil.
Discount: 10% off entire meal
Restrictions: Excludes alcoholic beverages.
How to get it: Show your valid Metro pass, Metro Rail ticket or TAP card to your server.
Where: 550 S. Flower St.
Nearby Rail: Red/Purple/Blue Line 7th Street Metro Center Station
TOD Summit 2010
Join the Urban Land Institute Los Angeles as they initiate their premier Transit-Oriented Development (TOD) Summit 2010 on Friday, June 4 at the Renaissance Hollywood Hotel. The event will be a ground-level opportunity for architects, planners, consultants, and engineers to meet with the developers and city governments to discuss pressing transportation and land use challenges. Keynote speakers include U.S. U.S. Senator Barbara Boxer and Shelley Poticha, HUD Senior Advisor for Sustainable Housing and Communities.
Dates: Friday, June 4 7:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Discount: $5 discount to Networking Reception
How to get it: Show your valid Metro pass, Metro Rail ticket or TAP card at the Reception’s registration table.
Where: 1755 N. Highland Ave.
Nearby Rail: Red Line Hollywood/Highland Station
BOW Health & Arts Festival
Go Metro to BOW (Born of Woman) Health & Arts Festival & 5K Health Run. Events get underway at 9am with the 5K run followed by the festival from 11am to 7pm. The festival will feature speakers, vendor booths, cooking classes, a slam dunk contest, karaoke contest and activities for children.
Dates: Saturday, June 5 9:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Discount: Free gift bag and $5 off admission to the evening Gospel Jazz Concert.
How to get it: Show your valid Metro pass, Metro Rail ticket or TAP card.
Where: 600 W. Queen St.
Nearby Bus: 115, 715 Manchester/Oak
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.