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Manhattan Mini Storage Offers Help to Survivors of Explosion in Harlem

by Winnie Hsiu March 14, 2014 7:09 PM
Wednesday morning, tenants in a New York Harlem neighborhood complained of smelling gas. The Con Edison utility company immediately sent workers to investigate. They got there too late. Eighteen minutes later, a blast destroyed two five-story East Harlem apartment buildings at Park Avenue and 116th Street. Now, a mountain of ruble sits where once two buildings stood. [More]

Manhattan Mini Storage Helps with NYC Coat Drive

by Winnie Hsiu January 28, 2014 6:38 PM
Winter Storm Leon is currently hammering the Deep South today. The eastern United States has been pummeled over and over by snow and ice storms. A polar vortex (where frigid air from the Artic comes down to the United States) is on its way. Thousands of airplane flights have been canceled. Schools, and businesses have closed. And with all of this frigid winter weather swirling around, there are over 100,000 people in New York City who are in need of winter coats. [More]

Manhattan Mini Storage Helping to Spread Christmas Cheer

by Winnie Hsiu November 20, 2013 2:12 PM
Christmas trees, holiday decorations, music, wassail, sugary treats, shopping, Santa Claus. Add all of these together and they help to make a merry and jolly Christmas holiday season. But, what if you took them away? Would there still be Christmas?

Edison Properties isn’t taking all of those things away from Christmas – just the decorations. Instead of spending money on Christmas decorations, Edison Properties will use that money to make the holiday season a little brighter for those in need. [More]

Manhattan Mini Storage Holds New Contest

by Winnie Hsiu September 2, 2013 8:11 PM
People probably know Manhattan Mini Storage by their ads. The self storage ads are sometimes sometimes snarky, sometimes controversial politically and culturally. Some have attacked people like Paris Hilton, President George W. Bush, and Michelle Bachmann.

Always ‘thinking like a New Yorker,’ Manhattan Mini Storage has come up with a new sweepstakes contest that will appeal to hip New Yorkers. They teamed up with Hipstermaid for the contest where the winner gets the prize of a lifetime: free storage and cleaning for an entire year! [More]

Self Storage Facilities Get Ready for Halloween

by Kim Kilpatrick October 29, 2010 4:18 AM
Looking for a spooky family activity to attend this Halloween? You may have to look no further than your neighborhood self storage facility. Self storage facilities this year are hosting haunted houses and holding costume contests in several locations. [More]