5 Tips for Making Your Small Apartment Bigger Instantly

May 13, 2014
Photo by Jaromir Chalabala

City living has its perks. We’re often a stone’s throw from a vast array of cultural opportunities that the suburbs rarely see. (When was the last time you saw a Korean BBQ Karaoke bar in Pleasantville, Ohio?) There’s always something fun to do, transportation is easily accessible, and we can usually have it all —…

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Self-Storage Selfies!

May 6, 2014
HelpYouMove

First off, we want to share another of our new ads with you, coming to a subway car or billboard near you! And this one goes out to anyone planning a move in the coming days and weeks:     Don’t forget: All Manhattan Mini Storage customers can take advantage of our free Storage Taxi!…

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Manhattan Mini Storage Takes Part in a Colorful Celebration!

April 23, 2014
StudentsPainting

We were very pleased to attend a special NYC event last night called “Stir, Splatter + Roll,” a gala for Publicolor. Publicolor is a youth development not-for-profit organization that engages disaffected city students in their education. The program’s primary focus is on commercial painting, and on transforming  institutional-looking schools into warm, welcoming student-centric environments. Publicolor students also…

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NYC Students: Save on Storage This Summer!

April 16, 2014
Student Storage Offers

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
Manhattan Street Signs

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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Manhattan Mini Storage Offers Free Storage to East Harlem Explosion Survivors

March 13, 2014

In the wake of Wednesday’s massive gas explosion and collapse at two apartment buildings in East Harlem, Manhattan Mini Storage is offering free storage at its East Harlem location to any displaced residents for up to three months while they recover from the incident and secure new housing. According to the latest reports, the explosion…

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