Storage Space Love Stories: Meet Preston Ackermann, Jr.

July 8, 2015

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 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 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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April 21, 2015

What would you say if we told you that New York City has more college students than Boston? You’d probably say “Fuggedaboutit!” But it’s true! We’re not just the business, media, theater and shopping capital of the world – we’re also the college capital! In fact, we’ve got almost half a million college students and…

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Your Secret Swag Stash: Storage for Marketers, Sales Folks, and PR Pros

February 23, 2015
Mini Storage Racks and Shelves

It’s a fact—New Yorkers work harder than anyone else. We thrive on competition and live for the hustle. After all, Sinatra wasn’t just whistling Dixie when he sang, “If you can make it there, you can make it anywhere.” And no industry has its collective nose closer to the grindstone than the city’s marketers, salespeople…

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Clutter Confidential: Cautionary Tales from a Professional Organizer

February 9, 2015
organized closet

In honor of our organization event this Wednesday, we’ve been getting some wonderful tips and advice from Daphne Kohavy, owner and operator of NYC-based The Functuary and professional organizer extraordinaire.   She began by teaching us how to organize like a boss, sharing her really useful guidelines for getting started, not to mention avoiding clutter in…

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