716 Centre St, Jamaica Plain, MA617.524.5120
- Neighborhood: Jamaica Plain-Roslindale
- Hours: Mon-Fri 11 am-6:30 pm, Sat 10 am-5 pm, Sun noon-5 pm
With four locations (JP, West Roxbury, Cambridge, and the South End), there isn’t a more aggressive thrift shop in this town. As their slogan “Shop Thrift. Fight AIDS” should tell you, there’s more to Boomerangs than the super-cool buy-one-sweater-get-one-free deals — proceeds go to the AIDS Action Committee. In addition to their choice fashion finds, you can also get, say, Ted Koppel’s autobiography Off Camera for just a few shillings. Top that off with a $40 “Rake It In Casino Night” set featuring roulette, blackjack, and craps all in one box, and you have the makings of one hell of a Friday night right there.