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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Everything You Need to Know About St. Patrick’s Day 2014 in NYC!

March 11, 2014

New York City is about to get mighty green again as another St. Patrick’s Day approaches. For many city dwellers, Irish or otherwise, the holiday marks the unofficial beginning of springtime — and it couldn’t happen soon enough, after the snowpacalypse that has been this past winter. (And by the way, don’t let today’s mild…

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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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It’s NYC Restaurant Week! Why Aren’t You Stuffing Your Face Yet?

February 19, 2014

Yes, it’s that time of year again — one of two times, actually — to which New York foodies look forward with great anticipation and salivation: New York Restaurant Week!  To the uninitiated among you, including those NYC newbies who are still trying to figure out the difference between the C and E Trains, allow us,…

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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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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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