Just because the 405 is closing this weekend doesn't mean you have to stay at home. The Greater San Fernando Valley Chamber, aided by the Valley Industry and Commerce Association and the Universal City-North Hollywood Chamber, has compiled a list of businesses that are offering special 405-closure discounts for their neighbors.
For the complete list, click on the PDF above, but here are some highlights:
Sip on a 'Carguerita' or 'Carmatini' at the Decoy Lounge at the on Vineland. While happy hour lasts, the Carmageddon drinks will be $9 a pop, and free appetizers will also be provided.
Get your teeth checked at the with a discounted dental exam and X-ray for $49.
Ride the Metro for free on the Red, Purple and Orange lines, as well as selected bus routes. Click here for more information.
Take surface streets to Canoga Park, and then sleep the weekend away at Beds Unlimited on Topanga Canyon Boulevard, which is offering 15 percent off mattresses and furniture. Wake up when the 405 reopens.