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Minimize Your Possessions to Live a Focused Life

Minimalism has many definitions, and what it means to you will depend entirely on your relationship to material possessions. For...
By Cora Gold Oct 15, 2021
Ike Edeani, who uses MakeSpace for valet storage in NYC, takes a photo in a photography studio.

How To Move To NYC The Ike Edeani Way

Moving to New York City sucks. First, you have to figure out how to get yourself here. Then you have to figure out how to get your stuff here. Then you have to find a place to stay temporarily. Then you have to navigate the insane NYC housing market and find an apartment. And then, after all that, you still have to get all of your stuff from your temporary home to your new, permanent home. At which point you’ve basically moved three times. We have good news. There’s a better way, and professional photographer Ike Edeani has found it!

By Molli Carlson Aug 22, 2014
A FlatRate Moving truck on the streets of NYC.

5 Tips For Moving To NYC

Every day, people from around the world fulfill their dream of moving to New York City. This city is for the strong, the talented, the dreamers, and the ambitious. It doesn’t matter how strong, talented, or ambitious you are though; you’ll need some helpful advice to survive. Putting these five tips to use could be the difference between officially calling yourself a New Yorker or retreating back to where you came from after just a few months.

By Molli Carlson Aug 19, 2014
A MakeSpace storage bin full of ramen packets

How Many Packets Of Ramen Fit In A MakeSpace Bin?

For all you college students out there, we decided to find out just how many packets of Top Ramen fit in a MakeSpace bin.

By Molli Carlson Jul 15, 2014
black-hared puppy sitting on a wood-paneled floor

MakeSpace For Puppy Love

Whether you’re adopting a dog, or just fostering the pooch until they can find a “forever” home, taking care of an energetic animal in a small apartment in New York City requires a whole lot of work in exchange for a little puppy love

By Molli Carlson Jul 11, 2014
MakeSpace was featured in the July 8, 2014 issue of amNewYork.

Check It Out: MakeSpace Is Featured In amNewYork!

What a pleasant surprise to open AM New York this morning only to find ourselves featured in the business section

By Molli Carlson Jul 08, 2014
The MakeSpace storage bin of Ashley Albert, owner of the Royal Palms Shuffleboard Club in Brooklyn, NY.

How Royal Palms Shuffleboard Club Owner Ashley Albert Uses MakeSpace To Sell Her Apartment

You might think you don’t know who Ashley Albert is, but you’ve definitely heard her voice. Maybe you’ve listened to her Grammy-nominated children’s band, The Jimmies playing overhead while you strolled through a store. Or if you religiously watched MTV’s Daria as a teenager in the nineties, you might geek out upon learning that Albert was the voice of slow speaking, valley girl Tiffany Blum-Deckler.

By Molli Carlson Jul 02, 2014

How Many Otter Pops Fit In A MakeSpace Bin?

Whether you call them otter pops, freezer pops, or something else entirely, you’re definitely familiar with these classic NYC summer treats. Our office is in Chinatown, so we went to the nearby supermarket New Kam Man to source these beautiful looking pops

By Molli Carlson Jun 25, 2014
A MakeSpace storage bin full of 63 Sriracha bottles.

How Many Bottles Of Sriracha Fit In A MakeSpace Bin?

A funny thing about the internet is that it’s not very easy to get a sense of how just how big things are in the real world. We want to make sure that our customers never have to wonder about the size of our green bins, so every week, we’ll be experimenting to learn just how much of a thing we can fit into a MakeSpace bin.

By Molli Carlson Jun 23, 2014
Tyler Tringas' workstation on a balcony overlooking a rice terrace.

How Tyler Tringas Uses MakeSpace To Live Like James Bond

Tyler Tringas was living out of a backpack and working off his laptop in SouthEast Asia when he had to make a quick trip back to the States to attend a friend’s wedding in Vermont. This probably sounds like a logistical nightmare, but Tyler had a plan. He landed in New York City, met a MakeSpace driver in the lobby of his hotel, unpacked his tuxedo, and went to the wedding the following morning. No sweat.

By Molli Carlson Jun 18, 2014
Two people installing an air conditioner into a window.

Don’t Sweat A/C Installation!

There is something unmistakably horrible, awful, and in every way excruciating about the particular sticky heat that seeps in through the cracks of your apartment and nearly suffocates you every summer in New York City.

It’s the kind of heat that makes you wonder if they’ve opened an illegal Russian bathhouse in the apartment below yours. The kind of heat that forces you to shower three times a day. It’s that 200% humidity, 99 degree heat that can only be combated by your trusty air conditioner. Veteran Brooklyners, Manhattanites and the like know that oscillating fans alone just won’t cut it.

By Molli Carlson Jun 13, 2014

Build A Micro-Bar For Your Micro-Brews

When it comes to living in NYC, you have to get a little thrifty. The average rental price in Manhattan is over $50 a square foot! Rather than curl up in a ball on your love seat and cry, you might want to get smart about what you do with your extremely valuable space.

By Molli Carlson Jun 10, 2014
Chelsa-Crowley uses MakeSpace for convenient NYC storage.

Featured User: Chelsa Crowley

Chelsa is New York cool. The young fashionista got her start as a makeup artist before moving in-house at Estée Lauder. At this point, she’s worked for everyone from Calvin Klein to Bobbi Brown cosmetics. Recently, Chelsa began making plans to launch her own beauty brand, so stay tuned!

By Molli Carlson Apr 24, 2014
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