Summer may be coming to a close, but exciting events in the NYC area are just getting started. September is one of the best months of the year to get out and enjoy the outdoors (yes, we’ll take a little less humidity for those stadium concerts and local food fairs) then ease into a crisp evening for a comedy show or highly anticipated restaurant opening. With so much to do this month, we made it simple: a one a day guide to your best September ever. We promise you all the good fun (while saving the pumpkin lattes for...Read More
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Nothing says end of summer quite like the arrival of notebooks and binders in store aisles once populated by plastic coolers and oversized lemonade jugs. With so many New Yorkers transitioning their children from fun in the sun into the classroom, Manhattan Mini Storage has once again partnered with NYC’s Coalition for the Homeless for Project: Back to School, their annual school supply drive through August 25. Last year, more than 105,000 NYC school kids experienced homelessness. This year, we are making sure that 4,000 of them are ready for school come September 7th. All 17 of our Manhattan...Read More
This fall, Manhattan Mini Storage’s Hudson Yards location on West 29th Street will have a whole new look. We’re transforming the lobby and loading bays to offer a more modern and friendly environment our guests can enjoy when visiting the location. The location will include Wi-Fi, a comfortable working area, and the same friendly service our customers have grown to expect. After renovating our 44th Street location last year, we identified Hudson Yards in Chelsea as the next site for a fresh overhaul. Manhattan Mini Storage President Jon Dario suggests that this part of the city is in the...Read More
It’s almost Mother’s Day, and we have some helpful tips for moms. Whether you’re storing clothes for that second baby or putting toys away for keepsakes, there are right ways and wrong ways to store baby and kiddie items. CLOTHES When it comes to hand-me-downs, it’s important to pack clothing safely and securely. Make sure you launder the clothes, as mold and mildew might take hold otherwise. Use unscented detergent to keep away unwanted bugs or rodents. Place the clothes in a plastic bin with a lid. Avoid vacuum-sealed storage bags, as they also might lead to mold or...Read More
We’re in the thick of it: ski season! Whether you’re headed to the Catskills, Vermont or even New Jersey, we know you want to make sure your skis are protected between trips. Here are five quick tips for cleaning and storing your skis or snowboards. CLEAN ‘EM Fully spray your skis to get off all the grime and gunk. Don’t force the water into the bindings. Stay away from detergents and degreasers. They’ll just degrade the binding lubricant. If you get a gooey mass on the base, use a bit of citrus solvent on a cloth. WAX ‘EM...Read More
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