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Moving Guide: Living in Chicago on a Budget

By |2020-06-24T15:02:30-04:00May 31st, 2020|Moving & Traveling, Your Local Metro|

There are many reasons why relocating to a vibrant city like Chicago will breathe a unique sense of excitement into your life. But living in Chicago on a budget will come with tradeoffs. For many, giving up a traditional apartment for one of Chicago’s micro-units might be the answer. But if you have a small [...]

Top 5 Big Companies You Can Work for When You Move to Chicago

By |2020-05-22T22:13:57-04:00October 15th, 2019|Your Local Metro|

Chicago has always been one of America’s hottest major cities. With its beautiful views of Lake Michigan and striking architecture throughout the city, it’s no surprise that people flock here from all over the world. Chicago is the 3rd most populated metro area in America and is home to numerous fortune 500 companies. While many [...]

Moving to Illinois? The Best Chicago Suburbs for Families

By |2019-07-29T00:40:11-04:00July 29th, 2019|Moving & Traveling, Your Local Metro|

Are you dreaming about moving to one of the best Chicago Suburbs in Illinois? Beginning in May, people from all over the country start making plans to move to a new home or apartment. Some people move across town and others across the country. Here in Chicago, moving over the summer months is a million [...]

4 Lesser Known Chicago-Area Museums to Explore this Weekend

By |2019-01-17T15:41:25-05:00January 19th, 2019|Your Local Metro|

  Everyone knows about the top museums in any major city. You probably already know about the Field Museum or the Art Institute of Chicago. But just a few steps off the beaten path are lesser known Chicago-area museums just waiting for you to discover. They hold educational and entertaining exhibits on a variety of [...]

Clean Out Your Closets and Donate to These Chicago Organizations

By |2019-01-23T22:46:55-05:00October 21st, 2018|Storage Tips|

  The turn of the seasons is an ideal time to reevaluate your closet and its contents. Did an entire summer pass by without wearing your orange swimsuit? Or that floppy straw hat you’ve had since you were in college? Or maybe your style preferences have changed, so you don’t like or wear certain items [...]

Moving to Illinois? These Chicago Moving Companies Have You Covered

By |2018-09-24T00:07:07-04:00September 23rd, 2018|Moving & Traveling|

  According to Consumer Reports, one of the best ways to ensure your move is successful is to hire a local moving company. We couldn’t agree more. Chicago moving companies offer a wide range of services making it easier to find the right one for your situation. If you hire a moving company based in [...]

Metro Storage LLC Opens Two New Self Storage Facilities in Chicago Market

By |2020-08-14T19:35:53-04:00July 17th, 2018|Press Releases|

For Immediate Release: LAKE FOREST, IL July 17, 2018 – Metro Storage LLC announced the opening of two new state of the art self storage stores in the Chicago suburbs of Addison and Naperville. Developed in partnership with Fremont Realty Capital, the addition of these new ground up developments brings the total number of Metro [...]

The Adventures of 2 Girls and a Cat Driving a Moving Truck to Chicago

By |2020-09-11T16:28:12-04:00June 20th, 2018|Moving & Traveling|

When I agreed to help my best friend Samantha with a DIY move from San Francisco to Chicago, I didn’t really know what I was getting myself into. When I moved to Chicago from California two months earlier, it was via airplane, so I was excited about my first cross-country road trip. It’s important to [...]

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