Eastern Mountain Sports now has select items on sale in-store and online. Select menís and womenís outerwear is 20-30 percent off; select GORE-TEX footwear is 20 percent off; select kidsí footwear and clothing is 15-30 percent off; select hats, gloves, and mittens are 20 percent off; and EMS long underwear is 15 percent off. The sale ends next Tuesday. Eastern Mountain Sports locations include 855 Boylston St., Boston, 617-236-1518; 1 Brattle Sq., Cambridge, 617-864-2061; and 300 Needham St., Newton, 617-559-1575. Find others here.
contributorsAmi Albernaz began freelancing for the Globe in 2004. She started bargain-hunting at an early age, accompanying her mother to second-hand stores and yard sales near Westport, MA, where she grew up. When she's not perusing stores, Ami can often be found scouting out budget eateries in and around the city, particularly near her current abode in East Boston.
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Deal of the Week
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