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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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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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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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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Meet Our Latest Manhattan Mini Storage Sweepstakes Winner!

January 22, 2014

Why is this guy smiling? Because he just won the Manhattan Mini Storage Extreme Apartment Makeover Sweepstakes! Meet Ben Raffalli, a 21-year-old student and aspiring actor who’s studying musical theater. Ben lives with two roommates in a very cluttered apartment in Chelsea. But after entering and winning our contest on Facebook, that apartment is about…

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A Conversation With the Clutter Cowgirl

November 27, 2013

Professional organizer Jeni Aron, dubbed the “Clutter Cowgirl,” knows a thing or two about making the most of small spaces. For ten years, she’s been helping New Yorkers clean up their mess and store the rest. We caught up with Jeni in the middle of her daily de-cluttering to ask a few questions about her…

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NYC Architect Launches Art Project at Manhattan Mini Storage!

October 8, 2013

When people decide to store their most personal treasures, how does that change their living space? How do people negotiate their relationships to that changed space? And what can they do to stay connected to their belongings, even after they’ve been stored away? Those are some of the questions New York-based artist Alex Schweder will…

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Better Off Stored: A Poem

September 25, 2013

The good wedding china you don’t ever use Mom’s old pearls that you don’t want to lose That white suit that only looks good when you’re tan Your roomate’s gowns before he lived as a man Baby’s old toys that he plays with no more These are some things that are better off stored. Your…

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