Moving to Georgia (Part 1): The Best Atlanta Suburbs for Education, Arts, and Sustainability

 

Between cultural, ethnic, and geographic diversity and historical significance, Atlanta has a lot to offer people living in and moving to the area. Atlanta is made up of a complex network of neighborhoods in its Metroplex. While the urban areas of Midtown, Downtown, and Buckhead are attractive for professionals and artists, the best Atlanta Suburbs attract people from all over the world. Continue reading “Moving to Georgia (Part 1): The Best Atlanta Suburbs for Education, Arts, and Sustainability”

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How Much Does Self Storage Cost in Largo, Florida?

 

Have you ever found yourself asking “Where are the cheapest storage units near me?” In today’s economic environment most everyone likes to save a buck whenever possible and looking for the cheapest self storage options in Largo, FL is no exception. Besides, with so many beautiful beaches and fun things to do in Largo, who has time to shop around?
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7 Free Things to Cross off your Chicago Bucket List (In the cold!)

 

Creating a bucket list is easy. Funding it can be a challenge. From the Lincoln Park Zoo (yes, it’s free every day of the year!) to the sights and sounds of Millenium Park, crossing things off your Chicago bucket list has never been cheaper.

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Metro Self Storage Opens New Addison Storage Facility!

 

Would you like to keep your valued possessions at a modern storage facility in Addison, Illinois?

If you travel along the I-355 and I-290 Interchange, you’ve undoubtedly noticed, there’s a brand new storage facility in Addison. Illinois-based Metro Self Storage is pleased to announce our state-of-the-art Addison storage facility is now open for business! Continue reading “Metro Self Storage Opens New Addison Storage Facility!”

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The Ultimate Guide to Commuting in Minnesota

 

If you’re thinking of moving to a new city (or even a new state), you should give the Twin Cities a long look. Time and again, Minnesota has proven itself to be one of the best places to live—it’s even one of the happiest places in the country, according to some (well, most) sources.

Maybe the famous Minnehaha Falls will sell you on the North Star State, or the much-lauded Walker Arts Center. You might even find yourself wondering just what it might be like to live next to that the four-story behemoth, the Mall of America. Continue reading “The Ultimate Guide to Commuting in Minnesota”

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What types of Animals Will I See at the Milwaukee County Zoo?

 

There’s nothing quite like spending the day at the Milwaukee County Zoo. Not only will you see incredible animals from all over the world, but visiting the zoo is a fun way to learn about conservation, the environment, animal behavior and their natural habitats.

Of course, there’s nothing like seeing your children amazed as they listen to an elephant trumpet or watch the bonobo play. Strolling the zoo and exhibits is the perfect way to spend a day with family and friends.

Take an up-close look at some of the incredible animals you’ll see at the Milwaukee County Zoo in near Brown Deer, WI. Continue reading “What types of Animals Will I See at the Milwaukee County Zoo?”

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Downtown Naperville Riverwalk | Your Guide to Special Events and More!

 

Do you suddenly find yourself with some free time in the West Chicago suburbs? Sure you could run errands, study or get some extra work done, but how about playing tourist in your hometown?

There are a few things that everyone in Chicagoland should experience, especially near the Downtown Naperville Riverwalk, and there’s no time like the present to check a few things off that bucket list. Continue reading “Downtown Naperville Riverwalk | Your Guide to Special Events and More!”

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City Guide: Things To Do During Winter in Minneapolis

by Haley Kaiser

It’s mid-November, and the familiar frosty bite of winter has come over one of our favorite towns in the Midwest: Minneapolis, Minnesota. Okay, it’s no lie, December through March is considered to be frigid and, even at times, extreme.

But whereas some may shy away from these wintry conditions, those in one of our country’s northernmost cities embrace the cold with pure jubilee and downright style; the winter months here are a time of celebration of what makes this area so incredibly unique. This holiday season, don’t just survive but thrive in the winter wonderland of Minneapolis.

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Fun Things To Do In Chicago During Winter

 

If you are looking for fun things to do in Chicago this winter, you’re in luck. It turns out the Windy City is a popular destination this time of year for tourists and Chicago suburbanites alike.

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St. Charles, Illinois | Your Guide to Restaurants and Family Fun

 

Looking for things to do with your family near St. Charles, Illinois? You’re in luck. The Greater St. Charles area is an ideal destination for locals and tourists alike.

Enjoy hearty soups in the winter and ice cream on a hot summer day in the heart of downtown. Experience stunning sculpture gardens in the park or take an inspirational art class.

From sweet treats and delicious lunches to outside activities and family-friendly concerts in the Chicagoland area, we’ve got you covered. Our easy-to-read-guide highlights local businesses.

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6 Reasons People Love Moving to Lubbock, Texas

 

Are you looking for small-city charm with big-city choices? There are many reasons people love moving to living Lubbock, Texas. The midsized city offers a diverse mix of entertainment, employment, and lifestyle opportunities.

It seems that everyone, from young professionals and growing families to retirees, are moving to Lubbock, Texas. Moving to this fast-growing Texas state might be the right choice for you too.

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The Best Websites for Finding Short-Term Rentals and Temporary Housing

 

At some point in our lives, most of us will find ourselves in a situation where we need to find temporary housing. Work-related reasons for needing short-term rentals range from being between jobs to unexpectedly losing a job. Sometimes personal, or life events like a sudden breakup or divorce or maybe combining households can require us to scramble for temporary housing.

Most recently, Mother Nature has caused some serious trouble for families who were forced to vacate their homes suddenly. For many, homes were damaged due to flooding in the Southern and Eastern regions of the country or destroyed in fires on the West Coast. No matter your reason for needing temporary housing, finding a place to live has never been easier than it is today thanks to these websites. Continue reading “The Best Websites for Finding Short-Term Rentals and Temporary Housing”

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Hurricane Irma: Metro Self Storage Florida Locations Close Temporarily

 

UPDATED September 19, 2017

 

We are happy to report that all Florida Metro Self Storage stores are open for business 🙂

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Celebrate the Ribbon Cutting at Our New Storage Facility in Mundelein, IL

 

Would you like to keep your valued possessions at a modern, brand new storage facility in Mundelein, Illinois?

Come on down and join our celebration! Metro Self Storage will host a ribbon cutting ceremony and grand opening celebration with the Mundelein Chamber of Commerce on September 14th from 4:30 PM to 7.30 PM. Continue reading “Celebrate the Ribbon Cutting at Our New Storage Facility in Mundelein, IL”

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Houston Strong! Stories of Courage, Compassion, and Strength

 

Houston Strong quickly became the motto of Texans everywhere during Hurricane Harvey. Reported as one of the worst natural disasters in its history, the record-breaking tropical storm landed the same week as the city’s 181st anniversary; Houston’s forefathers could never have imagined a storm like this. As people process and begin to rebuild, we look at last week’s stories that touched so many watching from afar.  Continue reading “Houston Strong! Stories of Courage, Compassion, and Strength”

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Salvaging Household Items After Hurricane Harvey

 

Preparing for a hurricane is no easy feat. Especially if you have multiple family members, beloved pets, or both in your care. In the rush of an evacuation, ensuring everyone can make it to safety is a priority. It’s entirely understandable when valued objects and things get left behind.

Before salvaging household items, the most important thing to remember is to make your safety a priority when returning after a hurricane to clean and empty out your home. While many things will disappear as a result of flood damage, others can be saved.  

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Metro Self Storage Offers Free Storage Rental to Hurricane Harvey Victims

 

October 8, 2017, we are pleased to report that all of our Houston-area storage facilities are approaching full capacity. Thank you to our loyal customers—we are all #HoustonStrong together.

If you or your loved one is affected by Hurricane Harvey, and in need of a temporary storage solution for your belongings, Metro Self Storage is offering relief. We are giving 2 months of free storage rental to Hurricane Harvey victims in addition to waiving administrative fees while inventory lasts. It is important to note that insurance is required on belongings placed in a storage unit.

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St. Charles Self Storage Grand Opening! Metro Surpasses 21 Stores in Illinois

 

Chicago-based Metro Self Storage is celebrating the grand opening of its 22nd store in Illinois. The 45-year-old company is Chicagoland’s first choice for locally owned urban and suburban storage solutions.

The state-of-the-art, newly constructed building differentiates itself as one of the few modern self storage facilities in St. Charles and surrounding areas. Metro Self Storage locations offer all of the great features you’ve come to expect including superior customer service.

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5 Tips To Help You Downsize in Lakeland, Florida

 

Americans spend $10 billion dollars a year on ways to downsize, reduce, and organize their homes and businesses. It is quite possible that the art of simplicity has never before been so complex. Or expensive. For many, finding happiness is only a move away and what better place to live than a town with plenty of sunshine and easy access to sugar-white-sand beaches. Continue reading “5 Tips To Help You Downsize in Lakeland, Florida”

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6 Things To Do in Houston if You’re Dating

 

Are you looking for things to do in Houston with your date?

Sure, it’s easy to fall into the same old pattern of “Netflix and chill,” but wouldn’t it be fun to break free from your couch and enjoy everything Houston has to offer?

Whether it’s your first date with someone you met online or it’s your 25th anniversary, the following things to do in Houston if you’re dating are sure to give you a night to remember.

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