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Featured Local Hot Spots

We are grateful to the following Boston businesses who have donated gift certificates and discounts for our meeting participants.  Make sure you visit their businesses while at the 224th AAS Meeting!

Raffle drawings will occur during the Opening Reception on Sunday, 1 June 2014.

Restaurant/Business Description Discount Raffle
The Catered Affair at The Boston Public Library


700 Boylston St.

The Catered Affair at the Boston Public Library offers event and meeting space along with a wonderful formal restaurant for lunch Monday through Friday or Tea on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday. The Boston Public Library also offers The Map Room Café for more casual dining for fresh made sandwiches, soups and salads and sweets too.

10% off The Courtyard Restaurant Dining $50 Gift Certificate
Skipjack's Seafood Restaurant


199 Clarendon Street

Skipjack’s creates a seasonally inspired daily menu utilizing the freshest seafood that is sophisticated, creative and rich with local flavors. Skipjack’s sets a memorable dining experience where the wait staff is well-informed and delighted to make suggestions from our bountiful menu.

10% off Lunch, excluding tax and gratuity 15% off Dinner, excluding tax and gratuity with AAS Meeting Badge 3 - $25 Gift Certificate
Brasserie JO


120 Huntington Ave.

The Colonnade Boston Hotel is home to Boston's most authentic brasserie, Brasserie JO. Under the culinary direction of world-renowned Chef Jean Joho, owner of the acclaimed Everest and the Eiffel Tower Restaurant in Las Vegas, Brasserie JO has the style and cuisine of classic brasseries throughout France. Chef Joho's menu offers a variety of light snacks and full meals, with highlights including Uncle Hansi's Onion Tart, Hanger Steak, Pomme Frites, Coq au Vin, Croque Monsieur, and classic desserts like Profiteroles covered in Homemade Chocolate Sauce and the Crème Brûlée, of course. Along with its extensive wine and beer lists, Brasserie JO pulls in an eclectic crowd of Bostonians at cocktail time with an extensive selection of martinis and the restaurant's signature beer, Hopla, an authentic Alsace-style draft beer.

10% discount dinner parties (excludes alcohol) $50 Gift Certificate
La Voile


261 Newbury Street

Traditional French brasserie offering our menu 3 courses at $42 as well as la carte 10% off food items $100 Gift Certificate
Copley Place

2 Copley Place

Located in the historic Back Bay, at 100 Huntington Ave, Boston MA 02116, Copley Place is Boston's most distinctive shopping destination with 75 fabulous stores including Neiman Marcus, Barneys New York, Tiffany & Co., Jimmy Choo, Intimacy, Tourneau, Salvatore Ferragamo, David Yurman, A|X Armani Exchange, Louis Vuitton, Emporio Armani, Elie Tahari, Christian Dior, Burberry, and BCBGMAXAZRIA. A dazzling mixed-use complex, Copley Place is a concept unlike any other in the Boston area. Located on a 9.5-acre site, the upscale center includes two levels of shopping, restaurants, four office buildings, 1,400 parking spaces and two hotels, The Westin Hotel and The Boston Marriott Copley Place. Convenient Parking: easily accessible from any direction. GPS "100 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02116" or use the "Traveling Here" feature at the top of our home page.

  4 - $25 Simon Gift Cards

800 Boylston Street, Suite 174

Levenger offers unique products that help you achieve your goals: fine paper and pens, leather goods, electronics accessories, Circa note-taking and more!

Attendees wearing their badge will be eligible for a 15% discount on almost everything in the store.

*Cannot be combined with any other offer or applied to previous or pending purchases, and excludes gift cards and our Circa Simply Irresistible Sampling Kit.

15% discount on almost everything in store*

*Offer available in Boston location only

2 - $50 Gift Certificates
Club Cafe

209 Columbus Avenue

Club Cafe is a restaurant, cabaret and dance club located in the Copley Square area of Boston, serving lunch daily 11-4pm, brunch Sunday 11-3pm and dinner nightly beginning at 5pm until 10pm weeknights and 11pm weekends. We also serve a light bistro menu until 1am nightly

20% off Food Item during Dinner; 10% off Food Item Lunch/Brunch with Meeting Badge 2 - $50 Gift Certificates
Escape Salon Aveda

800 Boylston St.

Escape Salon Aveda is located in the Prudential Mall in the Newbury Arcade. We are an Aveda Lifestyle Salon and we offer the complete Aveda product line and use solely Aveda Color. Our color line is 93%-97% naturally derived. We offer Hair services, Waxing, Threading, Manicure/Pedicure services and Express Facials. We offer Well Being Rituals which include Hand Massages, Scalp and Shoulder, and Sensory Rituals. We are opened 7 days a week Sunday 11-6, Monday-Thursday 10-9 and Friday and Saturday 9-9.

We offer attendees with valid badge 15% off services and 10% off products purchased same day as services.*

*Cannot combine with other discounts or promotions.

$75 gift card towards a hair cut and manicure
Kings Bowl Boston

50 Dalton Street

Kings Boston is a 24,000-square-foot entertainment facility featuring 16 ten-pin bowling lanes, three premium bars and a full-service restaurant, and the private Royal Room featuring 6 Brunswick Gold Crown Tables, 4 retro oak SKEE BALL tables, and a regulation shuffleboard table. Our bars offer classic, yet innovative cocktails, while our restaurant serves an impressive array of American favorites and delicious comfort food.

The venue accommodates 500 guests and features 30+ big-screen, high-definition televisions and projector screens with audio system, making it the perfect place to catch all the local and national sports action. With its retro-inspired vibe and state-of-the-art equipment, Kings offers a modern option for those seeking a hotspot that hearkens back to an era when good times ruled. That era is back at Kings!

1 Free Game of Bowling with your badge 4 - $25 Gift Certificates
Bar 10 in Westin Copley Place

10 Huntington Ave.

Voted "Best Bar" by Boston Magazine, Bar10 offers expertly created martinis and a variety of delicious starters and entrees in a stylish-chic environment.
Bar 10's creative bar menu is designed for sharing great appetizers with friends while enjoying one of our signature cocktails. Their heartier fare includes lobster mac & cheese, flatbread pizzas and Wholesome salads and sandwiches for both lunch and dinner.

10% off Food Item with Meeting Badge Gift Certificate
The Rattlesnake Bar and Grill

384 Boylston Street

Poe's Kitchen at The Rattlesnake is open seven days a week to serve lunch, dinner, and myriad specialty drinks. The outdoor patio is open to the public April through October (and when the weather cooperates during the rest of the year), accommodating 50 people with a full bar and menu available. New to the Rattlesnake is the street level outdoor patio.

  1 - $25 Gift Certificates
Post 390 Urban Tavern

406 Boylston Street (Corner of Clarendon St.)

341 seat Urban Tavern. Bustling tavern & bar downstairs. Refined New England dining upstairs. Great for large groups.

Post 390 puts a contemporary twist on the traditional tavern experience, with seasonally inspired dishes that reflect Chef Eric Brennan’s passion for fresh ingredients and unforgettable flavors.

10% off food with Meeting Badge Brunch for Two - $125 Value
5 Napkin Burger

105 Huntington Ave.

5 Napkin Burger is located in The Shops at Prudential Center at 105 Huntington Avenue. We are a classic American Bar & Grill that features mouth-watering burgers as the centerpiece, but also serve a wide array of menu items and clever cocktails.

  4 - $25 Gift Certificates