How to Prep for Memorial Day Weekend in Manhattan

Memorial Day weekend in Manhattan marks the unofficial start of summer and offers a chance to honor those who have served while enjoying the vibrant city life. Whether you’re a local or planning a visit, Manhattan buzzes with a unique blend of solemnity and celebration during this holiday. Here’s a …

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Spring in Manhattan (5 Activities to Try)

Spring in NYC is not just a season; it’s a colorful, sensory experience filled with endless possibilities. Keep reading to learn our top 5 spring activities. 1. Visit the Cherry Blossoms at Brooklyn Botanic Garden A short subway ride from Manhattan, the Brooklyn Botanic Garden becomes a must-visit destination each …

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Spring Cleaning 101: Refresh Your Apartment

As the days grow longer and the flowers start to bloom, the age-old tradition of spring cleaning comes to mind, signaling a fresh start for your living space. Keep reading our guide, which offers essential tips and a comprehensive apartment spring cleaning checklist to ensure your home is sparkling and …

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The Ultimate List of Parks You Need to Visit in NYC

New York City is more than just concrete and skyscrapers. The city is home to some of the most beautiful and well-maintained parks in the world. New York City parks offer a respite from the hustle and bustle of city life and provide an opportunity to connect with nature. If …

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Tips for Storing Fragile Items

Self-storage units are an excellent place to store your belongings safely and securely. When it comes to storing fragile items, however, extra care and attention are needed. Whether you’re storing antiques, collectibles, or delicate electronics, here are some tips to help you store these fragile items in self-storage. Use the …

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How to Dispose of a Mattress in NYC

Disposing of a mattress in New York City is not as straightforward as you might think. It can be costly, and the process varies depending on the size of your mattress, how it needs to be disposed of, and where you live in the city. Fortunately, there are several options …

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How to Store Leatherette

Chances are if you have a garment or furniture piece that looks like leather, itt may actually be leatherette and not real leather. Invented in the early 1920’s leatherette (also known as faux leather or PU leather) is a popular option compared to real leather goods because it is more …

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The Guide to Visiting Hudson Yards

Hudson Yards is New York’s newest neighborhood and home to dynamic architecture, diverse shopping, exciting culinary experiences, gardens, plazas, and of course modern residences. To complete Hudson Yards, two platforms needed to be constructed over 30 active Long Island Railroad tracks. This once industrial area is now a modern oasis …

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How to Preserve Pumpkins—5 Ways to Prolong Their Life

Manhattan takes fall décor seriously—with gourds, ghouls, cobwebs and, of course, lots of pumpkins lining the stoops of many New York City homes. Learn more about our five simple tricks to preserve your pumpkins for Halloween and beyond! Pick a healthy pumpkin The first step to preserving a pumpkin is …

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