Shop Thrift Stores in Boston

Thrift Stores BostonShopping at Thrift Stores can be a great way to save some money and score some great deals on clothes, accessories, and much more! However, not all thrift stores are created equal and inventory can vary on the store or even visit.

Below are a list of thrift stores in Boston or in the Greater Boston Area to check out and hopefully score some great finds!

  1. Boomerangs: Locations in JP, West Roxbury, Central Square and the South End
  2. Urban Renewals: 122 Brighton Ave, Allston, MA 02134
  3. The Thrift Shop of Boston: 17 Corinth Street, Roslindale, MA 02131
  4. The Garment District: 200 Broadway Street, Cambridge, MA
  5. Buffalo Exchange: Locations in Allston and Somerville
  6. Second Time Around: Locations in Boston, Brookline, Cambridge, Needham, Newton, Wellesley
  7. Closet Connections: Locations in South Boston and JP
  8. Redress Boston: 395A Washington Street, Brookline, MA 02446
  9. Raspberry Beret: Locations in Cambridge, Reading, and Wakefield
  10. Found: 255 Elm Street, Somerville, MA 02144
  11. The Closet: 175 Newbury Street, Boston, MA 02116
  12. Odds & Ends Thrift Shop: 62A Summer Street, Somerville, MA
  13. Sister Thrift: Locations in Watertown and Burlington, MA
  14. Salvation Army: Multiple Locations
  15. Goodwill Store: Multiple Locations
  16. Savers: Locations across Massachusetts including West Roxbury, Saugus, Norwood, Danvers, and much more!

Do you like to go thrift shopping in Boston? Do you have any favorite spots or tips to share?

Did I miss your favorite thrift shop in Boston?

Discount Boston Duck Tour Tickets from LivingSocial and More!

 

Boston Duck Tour Discount Tickets

Update: The Boston Duck Tours will resume on March 21st but will have a shorten tour for the water portion due to weather conditions. Due to this, Duck Tour tickets for a limited time will be at half price available directly through Boston Duck Tours ticket booth.

Daily deal site LivingSocial released discount tickets for Boston Duck Tours for the 2015 season!

Boston Duck Tour tickets are $35.99 for full-price adults for an 80-minute tour but you can grab discount duck tour tickets through LivingSocial for $25!

Even better, for the first days of spring, use promo code SPRINGDAY to save 15% at LivingSocial to drop the cost of a duck tour ticket to $21.25! The promo code is valid through 3/22/15 with some terms and conditions.

Keep in mind the duck tour daily deal voucher is only good for the Museum of Science departure location and not valid on Saturdays in addition to other terms and conditions. The daily deal is only available for a limited time but you do have until November 29, 2015 to use the promotional value!

The Boston Duck Tour season is expected to begin Saturday, March 21, 2015 depending on weather conditions. Fingers crossed!

Goldstar Boston usually has discounted duck tour tickets that appear once the season begins, so keep an eye out for those!

Groupon Boston also has a daily deal available for a Super Duck Tour in Boston for $17.50 per adult but it does expire May 21, 2015 so you do have a lot shorter time frame than other offers and is a different tour option.

Have you been on a duck boat in Boston before? What did you think?

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Cheap Weekend Fun in Boston for March 21-22, 2015!

Cheap Weekend Events in Boston

Happy First Weekend of Spring!!! Here are some fun and inexpensive things to do in the Greater Boston area for the first weekend of spring!

JCC Wellness Expo: Sunday, March 22, 2015 at the JCC in Newton. Head to Newton for wellness expo with free massages, giveaways, free food samples, and much more! Free and open to the public.

Boston Design Week: March 19-29, 2015 throughout the Greater Boston Area. Check out this 10-day citywide festival celebrating and embracing the importance of design. Some events are ticketed, but many are free and open to the public.

Pics in the Park: Sunday, March 22, 2015 at Highland Park in Roxbury. Enjoy a free photography workshop with a professional photographer. All levels and skills welcome.

Shrink at Ink: Saturday, March 21, 2015 in the South End. Head to the South End from 10-11am on Saturday for a free Pilates class!

Harvard Art Museums: Massachusetts residents are admitted free every Saturday morning from 10am to Noon year-round with proof of residency

Harvard Museum of Natural History: Massachusetts residents are admitted free every Sunday morning from 9am to Noon year-round with proof of residency.

Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology: Massachusetts residents are admitted free every Sunday morning from 9am to Noon year-round with proof of residency

Free Women’s Self Defense Class: Every Saturday from 10-11am in Charlestown. Krav Maga Yashir Boston provides free self-defense training to women living in Massachusetts on Saturday mornings.

Please let me know in the comments below if I missed any fun and cheap things to do this weekend! Thanks!

Big Apple Circus Discounts for Boston

Big AppleCircus at Boston City Hall 2015

The Big Apple Circus hits Boston City Hall March 24, 2015 to May 10, 2015 and I have some ticket discounts and promo codes to share with you!

My favorite thing about the Big Apple Circus online ticketing site is the ability to put in multiple promo codes at once. I picked a date and then put in every promo code I could find and then selected the lowest price ticket.

Look for the yellow star next to the ticket price to see what promo codes are working. Not every promo code will work for every date or seat, but hopefully you will find one that will work for you and your family.

Here are some promo codes to use, and you can enter them all in at once and then figure out the best price!

  • VALUE
  • APPLE
  • BIGAPPLE
  • BOSTON
  • DMS
  • BIGTOP2
  • RADIO
  • BBALL
  • NOFEE
  • MTA (For Mass Teachers)

All the promo codes above were valid, and if you enter an invalid promo code, you will receive a message letting you know. I wish every website worked this well with promo codes!

Also, Goldstar Boston (affiliate) has discount tickets available and you don’t have to enter any promo codes or anything. Goldstar Boston discount tickets for Big Apple Circus’ Metamorphosis start at $10 (+ service fee) for select dates!

For more information about the Big Apple Circus, please head here (link will play music).

Have fun if you go! If you find any active promo codes that I don’t have on the list, please leave them in the comments!

Celebrate Boston Design Week from March 19-29, 2015!

Boston Design WeekThe second annual Boston Design Week is from March 19-29, 2015 with over 80 events throughout the Greater Boston area with many free events!

Boston Design Week seeks to increase awareness of and appreciation of all aspects of design during this 10-day citywide festival.

There are many ongoing events as well as one-day activities. For the entire list of events and activities during Boston Design Week, please head here.

Also, if you are hoping to attend AD20/21: Art & Design of the 20th & 21st Centuries and the Boston Print Fair, you can receive free tickets (just pay $4.75 service fee) through Goldstar Boston (affiliate) whereas full-price tickets are $15.

Will you be attending any free events during Boston Design Week?

Shrink at Ink: Free Pilates Class on Saturdays in Boston!

Free Pilates Classes in Boston

On select Saturdays in March and April, stop by the Ink Block in the South End for Shrink at Ink for a free pilates bootcamp series.

Shrink at Ink will take place on March 21st, March 28th, April 4th, and April 11th from 10am to 11am at 300 Harrison Ave in the South End of Boston.

This is a free Pilates classes open to all levels but please bring your own mat.

For more information, please head here.

H/T  & Image BostInno

Don’t Pay Those Meters in Boston Today for Evacuation Day!

 

It looks like there will be Free Metered Parking today in Boston for Evacuation Day after all so save that change for another day!

Please keep in mind that this is usually exclusively for Boston and does not apply to other cities like Somerville, for example, so make sure to do your due diligence and check first if you have any questions!

Thanks so much Kevin for the confirmation!

Calling Red Sox Kid Nation!

Red Sox Kid Nation FREE

Do you have a little Red Sox fan in the house? Well, Red Sox Kid Nation is back and for the first time entry into Red Sox Kid Nation is FREE with a FREE sox game ticket included for the 2015 Red Sox season!

Keep in mind the free Red Sox Game ticket is for kids only (sorry) and must be accompanied by a paid adult. Games and tickets are on a first-come, first-serve basis and are subject to availability.

There are also other perks to Kid Nation members such as the passport program, access to exclusive events, 10% discount to the Yawkey Way store and more!

For more information about Red Sox Kid Nation, please head here or head here to sign your child up!

Keep in mind, I don’t have any children to sign up yet so I can’t share my experience with you, but let me know if this works for you and your family! Hope it does and your kids can enjoy a game for free :)