Monday, January 28, 2013
All proceeds from Boomerangs supports the AIDS Action Committee.
Boomerangs in West Roxbury is hosting its annual January Home Goods Sale. Boomerangs just got in some brand new inventory from famous name retail stores - with their original prices slashed. Towels, bedsheets, pillow cases and more. The sale started on Jan. 24. Boomerangs is owned and operated by AIDS Action Committee of MA, which is New England's leading provider of HIV prevention and wellness services. All proceeds from Boomerangs support AIDS Action's work to prevent new infections, support those affected, and tackle the root causes of HIV/AIDS. Learn more at www.aac.org.
Thursday, November 29, 2012
Can you help at-risk youth this holiday season through the Youth On Fire program? Items can be dropped off at Boomerangs on Centre Street.
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Thursday, November 29, 2012
Editor's note: The following article was provided by the Emmanuel Episcopal Church. Looking for an opportunity to help someone less fortunate than yourself this holiday season? West Roxbury’s Emmanuel Episcopal Church invites local residents and merchants to join its mission to help at-risk youth living on the streets during these cold winter months. Emmanuel is dedicating resources during the holidays to help at-risk youth through a service mission for Youth On Fire (YOF). YOF was established in the fall of 2000 to provide a welcoming and non-judgmental environment for homeless and street-involved youth. The center is open five days a week and serves teens and young adults up to age 24. “YOF serves the physical and mental needs of …
Wednesday, September 28, 2011
Other deals this week include free or discounted museum passes, and even more savings on thrift store purchases.
Frugal Family helps to bring you the best deals in and around town so you and your family can keep more money where you need it the most – in your wallet. This week you will find savings on museum passes, thrift stores, and Halloween costumes. You are a big part of this column. Let us hear about the deals you've seen around town by adding them to the comments or use the link above to email the author. Check back next week and we'll see what we have uncovered together. Be sure to check with the merchant for additional conditions and details! WEST ROXBURY PUBLIC LIBRARY DEAL: You can now reserve many museum passes for free or discounted admission online at www.bpl.org. Simply login to your account here if you have a library card, search for…
Sunday, August 14, 2011
Few businesses reported much in increased activity at their shops.
While downtown Boston hustled and bustled with a clientele looking to save on taxes at major retail outlets, West Roxbury experienced a quiet tax-free Saturday. Business operators in the neighborhood offered different reasons for the slow day, but all acknowledged the same idea: tax-free weekend and West Roxbury may not make for a perfect fit this year. “Since Dedham and Boston are so close, it’s mostly Dedham and Boston with their big box stores that get the big sales,” theorized Aaron Thompson, co-owner of Wicked Sharp Ski & Sports Shop. Ciarra Latimer, a manager at Boomerangs, had a different idea. “I think it has less to do with the weekend and more to do with the neighborhood having lots of Cape [Cod] properties and boats, and they …
Friday, July 29, 2011
The Friday Patch Passport shows you where you can find trinkets in West Roxbury. Get out and explore the unique local shops and all they have to offer.
No journey is complete without scouring local stores for unique trinkets or picking up a gift or two for friends and family back home. Today, get out and explore the unique local stores and all they have to offer. See what treasures you can discover. Fairly new to the West Roxbury scene is Boomerangs, which has stores in Jamaica Plain and Central Square. "Good Karma, Good Prices" is the store's motto and the employees dish out excellent retail attitudes to all customers - and are very happy to participate in photos! Being a secondhand store you never know what you'll find at Boomerangs. A beautiful watch, a forgotten gem that calls your name, or a ring that fits perfectly on your finger. Boomerangs donates proceeds to the AIDS Action …