NYC Students: Save on Storage This Summer!

April 16, 2014

It feels like winter just ended moments ago, but New York City’s college students are already gearing up for their summer break. And that means dealing with the age-old problem of what to do with their stuff during those summer months, when they’re between housing situations. But fear not, college students! We’ve got you covered…

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New Trucks & Vans to Move Your Stuff for Free!

April 10, 2014

Moving in New York City. The very words can induce chills and panic in even the most seasoned New Yorker. Because let’s get real: There’s no place to park a moving van or truck, traffic is a nightmare for most of the day (especially on side streets) and taxis aren’t too keen on picking up…

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What’s the Best NYC Neighborhood?

April 2, 2014

Q. How can you tell you’re talking to a New Yorker? A. When you ask her where she lives, she answers “Hell’s Kitchen.”   She doesn’t say “New York,” or “Manhattan” or “Midtown” or even “Clinton” — the official name for this Manhattan ‘hood. No, she says “Hell’s Kitchen.” (Or if she’s a lifelong New…

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The Top Five Questions People Ask Us About Manhattan Mini Storage

March 26, 2014

The Empire State Building. The Statue of Liberty. The Brooklyn Bridge. All are icons of this incredible city we call home. And at the risk of sounding immodest, we think some New Yorkers may include Manhattan Mini Storage on that list. After all, we were the first self-storage company in New York (way back in 1978!), and…

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The Winter That Never Ended

March 19, 2014

Ladies and Gentlemen of Manhattan, it is time to breathe a collective sigh of relief: Tomorrow, Thursday March 20th, is the first day of Spring. “Who cares,” you grumble, burrowing deeper into your snuggie, “it’s still going to be freezing.” Not true! Actually the current forecast calls for some sun and a positively luscious high…

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Questions You Should Ask Before Renting a NYC Apartment

March 5, 2014

As we’ve mentioned before, moving to New York City (or even moving around once you’ve gotten here) is not for the faint of heart. And for most newbies in NYC, the biggest challenge will be finding and renting an apartment.     We adore the Huffington Post Home Section, and they always feature great articles…

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Clean Your Apartment Now!

February 26, 2014

One would be hard-pressed to find a New Yorker who enjoys cleaning. Monica from “Friends” may be the notable exception. And lest you think she’s a typical Manhattanite, recall that she and Rachel lived in the most spacious, rent-stabilized, two-bedroom Greenwich Village apartment that ever existed. For most of the rest of us residing in…

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What You Really Need to Know Before Moving to NYC

February 12, 2014

Last week one of our favorite websites, Buzzfeed, posted a list of 44 Things You Learn Very Quickly After Moving To NYC, which was both hilarious and spot-on. Among some of our favorites from the list:   There is no such thing as a no-fee apartment. Brooklyn and Queens really do have more space… …and Manhattan…

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Everything You Need to Know About New York Fashion Week!

February 4, 2014

Yes, darlings, it’s that time of year again — when the world’s top designers descend on Manhattan to show off their fancy fall ready-to-wear collections on the some of the world’s most rarefied runways. This year’s Mercedez-Benz Fashion Week, as it’s officially called, runs from this Thursday, Feb. 6 through next Thursday, Feb. 13. Events…

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