Storage Space Love Stories: Meet Preston Ackermann, Jr.

July 8, 2015
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Name: Preston Ackermann, Jr. Occupation: Freelance Art Director New Yorker Since: 2012 Neighborhood: East Harlem Big Dream: His own exhibit at the MoMA Signature Style: Whatever’s clean Why He Loves His Storage Room: “I’ve been collecting comic books since I was eight. It’s a passion of mine, as well as a way of making some…

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Storage Space Love Stories: Meet Kelly & Yazmira Paulson-Balik

June 19, 2015
We like Baby Ella, but we love our storage room!

Names: Kelly Paulson-Balik & Yazmira Paulson-Balik Occupation: Chef/Civil Rights Attorney New Yorkers Since: 2008 (Kelly) 1999 (Yazmira) Neighborhood: East Village Big Dream: Kelly: To open my own restaurant Yazmira: To be able to sleep late Signature Style: Anything you can throw into the washing machine Why They Love Their Storage Room: Yazmira: “As you can…

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Storage Space Love Stories: Meet Philip Matapang

June 5, 2015
I like film festivals, but I love my storage room.

Name: Philip Matapang Occupation: Filmmaker New Yorker Since: 2011 Neighborhood: SoHo Big Dream: Winning an Academy Award for Best Director Signature Style: Casual, but never sloppy Why He Loves His Storage Room: “Making movies requires a lot equipment. The booms and light stands in particular take up a ton of space. You can’t fit that…

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Storage Space Love Stories: Meet Kingsley Adebayo and Seth Freidman

May 27, 2015
We like musicals, but we love our storage room.

Names: Kingsley Adebayo & Seth Freidman Occupation: Doctoral Candidate/Event Planner New Yorkers Since: 2010 (Kingsley) 2000 (Seth) Neighborhood: Chelsea Big Dream:  Kingsley: To finish my PhD and marry Seth. Seth: To marry Kingsley, and to adopt a dog. Kingsley: We’re not getting a dog. Signature Style: Traditional Why They Love Their Storage Room: Kingsley: “Seth…

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Storage Space Love Stories: Meet Adelita “Li-Lo” Lopez

May 18, 2015
I like being my own boss, but I love my storage room.

Name: Adelita “Li-Lo” Lopez Occupation: Owner/Operator, FoamFit New Yorker Since: 1985 (Born and raised in the Bronx) Neighborhood: Inwood Big Dream: To appear on “Shark Tank” Signature Style: Practical, but still sexy Why She Loves Her Storage Room: “Well, it’s not a storage room for me, OK? It’s my office. It’s my business. It’s where…

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Storage Space Love Stories: Meet Abigail Van De Kamp (aka “Mimi”)

May 11, 2015
I like my grandchildren, but I love my storage room.

Name: Abigail Van De Kamp (aka “Mimi”) Occupation: Museum Fundraiser (Retired) New Yorker Since: 1968 Neighborhood: Upper East Side Big Dream: Great-grandchildren – but not yet Signature Style: Casual chic Why She Loves Her Storage Room: “My son and daughter-in-law live just outside the city – in Fort Lee – and they frequently drop their…

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Storage Space Love Stories: Meet Madison DeWitt

May 4, 2015
I like my line, but I love my storage room.

  Name: Madison DeWitt Occupation: Fashion Designer New Yorker Since: 2012 Neighborhood: Upper East Side Big Dream: To show at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week. Signature Style: Classic romantic, with a big dash of edge. Why She Loves Her Storage Room: “I live in a studio apartment. And between the dress forms, drafting tools, sewing machines, fabrics,…

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Storage Space Love Stories: Meet Tipsy von Tart

April 28, 2015
Manhattan Mini Storage Drag Queen

  Name: Tipsy von Tart Occupation: Entertainer/Diva New Yorker Since: 1999 Neighborhood: Hell’s Kitchen Big Dream: To conquer the world Signature Style: Utterly fabulous Why She Loves Her Storage Room: “Honey, it takes a lot of wigs, heels, gowns and beauty products to look this glamorous all the time. I share a three-bedroom walk-up with…

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MANHATTAN MINI STORAGE OFFERS FREE STORAGE TO DISPLACED SURVIVORS OF EAST VILLAGE BUILDING EXPLOSION

March 27, 2015
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE New York, NY   In the wake of Thursday’s massive explosion, fire and collapse of two buildings in the East Village, along with the subsequent damage to neighboring structures, Manhattan Mini Storage is offering free storage to any displaced residents for up to three months while they recover from the incident and secure…

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Manhattan Mini Storage Organizing Series with Daphne Kohavy

March 10, 2015
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Manhattan Mini Storage is thrilled to announce that we will be holding live, free organizing demonstrations led by Daphne Kohavy – professional organizer and founder of The Functuary! You are cordially invited to attend any or all of the following workshops – and bring a friend or two if you’d like! Each hour will begin…

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