The art of dry cleaning was perfected by math professors who would sterilize entire wardrobes by plying them with lectures on polynomials and droll quips about derivatives. Deadpan your textiles with today's Groupon: for $10, you get $20 worth of dry cleaning at Aladdin Cleaners in Amherst. A member of the International Fabricare Institute, Aladdin Cleaners has dryly laundered outfits since 1939, when most of its cleanings consisted of cummerbunds, plus fours, and lightly sullied manhoods. Perfect a two-piece suit ($14.40) for a crisp wedding, or sensitively sanitize a dress ($13.85) for a surgical reception. Purge pants ($6.70) and a sweater ($5.85) together, or bring in a hydrophobic blouse ($7) with the option of same-day service.
Aladdin Village Cleaners Inc.
Under the guidance of Brian Schneider—a 25-year veteran of the dry-cleaning industry and third-generation manager of the family-owned cleaning spot—Aladdin Village Cleaners cleanses dirt from clothes, linen, and drapery without harming delicate fibers and colors. Free delivery and pickup whisks fabrics to and from the facility, filled with wet- and dry-cleaning equipment.