Beat the heat, but keep date night sizzling with these summer ideas at local businesses!

Salut Kitchen Bar in Tempe recently started offering a deal on Monday and Tuesday nights that will satisfy any sweet tooth. Every Monday and Tuesday after 8 p.m., enjoy a bottle of wine and savory s’mores for only $20. The dessert is a make-your-own-s’mores set at your table over a small flame. It is served with graham crackers, marshmallows and Hershey chocolate.


Enjoy a laugh at Stand-up, Scottsdale! With tickets ranging from $10 to $15, Stand-up, Scottsdale! offers the perfect date night for you and your significant other or for a group of friends. Guests can enjoy a full bar and pub grub while laughing along with the best up-and-coming national, touring comedians.

For just $24.95, guests who visit the Thirsty Lion Pub & Grill at Tempe Marketplace on a Monday can get a Brick Oven pizza, two soft drinks and two Harkins movie tickets. It’s the perfect dinner and movie date night.


Garden Sundays at Kelly’s At SouthBridge is the hot spot for exceptional food, great music and quality entertainment. The social event, occurring every Sunday on Kelly’s award-winning patio, features outdoor games and contests including bags, mini golf, washers, cards and more. Guests can also indulge in delicious food from Kelly’s new outdoor patio grill. They serve up burgers, brats, chicken, steak and other tasty grilled items from 4-9 p.m. There will also be drink specials all day, including $10 buckets of beer, $10 pitchers of house sangria, half priced bottles of wine and champagne, and bottomless mimosas.

Headed out for a late-night date? On Sunday and Monday nights, Uptown Alley offers bowling games and shoe rentals for $3 each from 10 p.m. to close. Guests can also get half-off appetizers, well drinks and domestic beers during the late-night happy hour. Enjoy 40 high-tech, regulation-sized bowling lanes designed for all types of bowlers. Their lanes have all the latest in the modern-day bowling experience, including 15-foot projection HDTVs, a black light party bowling experience, a state-of-the-art scoring system and gutter bumpers for beginners. The 60,000 square foot entertainment venue is also surrounded by two-story laser tag, over 100 interactive games, their Red Embers Bar & Grill and an ultra lounge.

If you are worried about who is going to drive, don’t sweat it! Clean Air Cab offers safe, affordable and sustainable transportation around the entire Valley. They make it easy to call a cab via their Facebook page. They also offer a “happy ride guarantee” to ensure passengers that they are in the best care when it comes to getting home safe and sound.