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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March 27, 2015
mini storage in nyc

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

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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Organization Action Plan: Get it together in 2015!

January 21, 2015
organized closet

The new year is in full swing and we have every confidence that your resolutions to go to the gym, cut out the cocktails, and to learn high-fashion macrame are off to an auspicious start! Okay, well… maybe not. And do you know why? Because these things require a change in habits, and changing a…

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Learn to Organize Like a Pro… For Free!

January 19, 2015

  Want to make the most of your space? Come on down to Manhattan Mini Storage for a live demo led by Daphne Kohavy, professional organizer and founder of The Functuary! She’ll show you the best ways to organize your storage space and improve your life!   When:  Wed, February 11th, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Where:…

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Simplify and Relax: Make 2015 the Year of Ahhhhhhhhhhh-Some

December 31, 2014

Do have a generalized, jittery feeling when you’re at home? Never able to relax and feel all Zen and in-the-moment and all that jazz? It’s not because you don’t have the proper scented candles or the appropriately tuned meditation bells; chances are, it’s because your apartment is as cluttered as your brain. (And we know…

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The 12 Days of Seasonal Storage for a Smart New Yorker

December 15, 2014
holiday storage in nyc

Remember the 12 Days of Christmas song? It describes the increasingly elaborate gifts one “lucky” person receives from their “true love.” In the absence of Manhattan Mini Storage and the helpfulness of seasonal storage, we wonder how this person coped with all of those ridiculous gifts? So for fun, we’ve imagined what a smart modern-day…

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