Posted on Jan 3 2017 - 12:00pm by Extra Space Storage
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Life is full of bumps and hiccups. Frustrations and setbacks. Transitions and “Where do we go from here?” moments. Catastrophes, sometimes. But life is neither measured nor shaped by these difficulties. Life is measured and shaped by how we confront these difficulties. Sometimes, we have all the energy, motivation, indignance or confidence we need to confront...

Posted on Dec 31 2016 - 7:01am by Jennifer Stamper
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As the New Year’s ball comes down, the champagne-filled glasses are raised. But along with the celebration of new beginnings that comes with the start of another year, we all know how the story will really go. We’ve made our resolutions, and this year we’re going to see them through—until February rolls around, that is. This year, let’s make a resolution...

Posted on Dec 14 2016 - 8:00am by Extra Space Storage
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What’s the best borough in New York City? Each of New York’s five boroughs has something different to offer. That’s why we teamed up with Matt Coneybeare, founder, publisher, and Editor-in-Chief of Viewing NYC—a site that features videos and photos of the art, comedy, culture, food, history, and events of New York City—to rank the boroughs in...

Posted on Nov 20 2016 - 10:00am by Extra Space Storage
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There’s a reason people move to New York City. It’s a city of big dreams and even bigger skyscrapers. It’s home to some of the most famous businesses, entrepreneurs, moguls, fashionistas, athletes, artists, and entertainers. It’s the Big Apple, the City That Never Sleeps, the Capital of the World! But for people who’ve never lived in NYC before, it can be...

Posted on Nov 15 2016 - 7:00am by Extra Space Storage
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Most people dread moving during the winter. The ice, snow, or freezing rain are daunting enough to make many homeowners hide inside until spring arrives. If you are, however, planning a winter move, don’t stress. It’s possible to manage the harsh weather and master winter moving like a pro. November through February is the off-season for moving companies, so...

Ah, giving. It’s great, isn’t it? It is a special feeling knowing you’ve helped someone in need. Remember, your donations don’t always necessarily have to be monetary. If you live in New York, you know how hard it is to feel comfortable in a cluttered apartment. While, sure, you or a professional organizer could throw everything you don’t...

Posted on Oct 25 2016 - 6:55pm by Extra Space Storage
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Sometimes, life has a funny way of making us learn to travel a little lighter. There are plenty of reasons throughout our lives we might choose to downsize into a smaller home — maybe it’s the result of a relationship ending, or maybe it’s a move to simplify your world — but none is as romantic as the move to New York. That’s why The New York...

Posted on Oct 20 2016 - 6:00pm by Extra Space Storage
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Rent or buy in Chicago? That’s a question residents and soon-to-be residents ask themselves all the time. And the answer changes depending on your financial situation and lifestyle preferences. Let’s take a look at some of the important factors when deciding whether you should rent or buy in Chicago — with insights from a couple of local real estate...

Posted on Oct 18 2016 - 6:00am by Extra Space Storage
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Almost anyone can buy a truck and call themselves a moving company, but few can provide the quality care and customer service required to make sure all of your belongings make the trip from one apartment to the next safely. These 23 companies have what it takes to ensure a safe and stress-free move, from the first box to the last. Veteran Movers Founded in 2011 by...

Posted on Oct 13 2016 - 3:04pm by Extra Space Storage
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Chicago is a dream come true for anyone who loves high-end shopping, five-star celebrity chef restaurants, and music venues that pull in big names like Beyoncé, The Weeknd, Blake Shelton, and Coldplay. But what if you’re looking for a unique Chicago experience—one that’s off the beaten path, introduces you to different communities, and provides a hideout...