Got extra pairs of jeans taking up closet space? Until the end of the month, the Blues Jean Bar is offering discounts toward new (full-price) denim when you bring in your old pairs. Get 10 percent off for bringing in one pair, 15 percent off for bringing in two, and 20 percent off for three. (We’re told all brands of women’s, men’s, and kids’ jeans are accepted.) Donations benefit local charities. The Blues Jean Bar is at 85 Newbury St., Boston, 857-350-4683.
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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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