Pulse July 2018 - Page 54

2018 isPa coNfErENcE & ExPo PlaNNiNg guidE D Steps from Everything owntown Phoenix has a walk score of 84, which means you’ll be steps from everything the city center has to offer. There are several bars and restaurants less than a half a mile from the Sheraton Grand Phoenix (the official ISPA host hotel) where you’ll find ISPA attendees mixing and mingling. here are some hotspots that are giving special rates to ispa attendees: c o N t i N u E d f r o M Pa g E 4 8 the arrogant butcher 0.4 miles from the Sheraton Grand Phoenix n ispa drink special $8 arrogant 85 (Nolet’s Gin, Aperol, St. Germain, Sparkling Wine) from September 23-26, 2018. yogurt time downtown hangout 0.4 miles from the Sheraton Grand Phoenix n 20 percent off for attendees from September 23-26, 2018. the strand urban italian 0.5 miles from the Sheraton Grand Phoenix n on Sunday, September 23, receive a 10 percent discount on food plus a special $7 ispa cucumber martini. *In order to receive the discounts, attendees must show their ISPA Badge LUCKy US, we just happen to arrive in Phoenix during one of the foodiest weeks of the year. Fall arizona restaurant Week runs from september 21-30 and includes specials at several partici- pating downtown restaurants. For a FuLL List, visit arizonarestaurantWeek.com Getting around “The restaurant nobuo at LocaL teeter house serves modern tip! Japanese fare in a cozy, romantic and historic setting—great ambiance to unwind after a hectic show day. Also, if you have time, visit the Heard Museum to view both traditional and contemporary Native American Art.” —vivian valenty, vb cosmetics, inc. Although Phoenix’s walk score is high, you might not want to trek it in your fabulous shoes. No worries! There are several options for exploring the city. the valley metro Light rail If you want to get out and exp lore downtown Phoenix’s surrounding areas, The Light rail is an inexpensive and quick option. The rail costs $2 for a single ride and $4 for an all-day pass, which can be bought at any platform. uber/Lyft Phoenix has both Uber and Lyft, so you’ll be able to get around, no matter which app you prefer. in-room spa treatments! ISPA’s host hotel, the Sheraton Grand Phoenix, doesn’t have an in-house spa, but Zeel therapists will be on-hand to provide in-room services to all ISPA guests. Using the Zeel app, you can book a treatment and get 20 percent off with code ispa20. 52 PULSE ■ July 2018