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Best Places in the U.S. to Cool Off Before Summer Ends

By Matt Schexnayder   August 22, 2014

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The neighborhood pool is nice and all, but where are the really cool places you can cool off? SpareFoot was wondering this very thing, so we scoured the Internet to come up with the answer.

Taken from numerous “Best of” lists, we found the top spots all over the U.S. that are ideal for taking a dip. Find the one nearest you and go make a big splash before Labor Day marks the unofficial end of summer!

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New York vs. LA vs. Chicago: Which One Is America’s Best Big City? [Infographic]

By John Egan   April 10, 2014

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The Big Apple seems to have everything you’d ever want, from bagels to Broadway to the Bronx Zoo. In the City of Angels, you’ll find beaches and sunshine and stars. The Windy City offers deep dish pizza and Michigan Avenue and Wrigley Field.

Of course, the best qualities of each city go beyond these. But if you were considering a move to either New York City, Los Angeles or Chicago, how would you choose which of America’s three biggest cities to call home? This infographic may help answer that question.

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Birthplace of America’s ‘Obsession’ With Storage Is Hollywood Time Capsule

By Troy Anderson   March 31, 2014

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The sign on the door is the only clue to the treasure trove of entertainment artifacts, nostalgia and history locked inside the iconic Hollywood skyscraper.

The sign simply reads: “Iron Mountain Film & Sound Archive Services.”

Whether it’s the recordings of Beatles and Elvis or films by Alfred Hitchcock and Steven Spielberg, this 14-story skyscraper from the Golden Age of Hollywood is a literal time capsule of Tinseltown. Some even say it’s the birthplace of America’s self-storage industry.

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New buddyTruk App Connects People With Moving Helpers

By Kathryn Hawkins   February 19, 2014

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Unless you own a truck, you’ll probably need to call on others for help when you’re planning a move or purchasing bulky furniture for your home. You have a few options: Hire a moving company, rent a truck or ask a friend who owns a truck to help you move.

But in some cases, none of these options holds much appeal.

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Entrepreneur’s Storage Unit Was ‘Steppingstone’ for Unique Furniture Store in L.A.

By Troy Anderson   February 3, 2014

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Some might say it’s magic. Transforming furniture of yesteryear into chic conversation pieces, Jacqueline Sharp’s business combines the childhood world of imagination with the mystery of nostalgia and times past.

Interestingly enough, Sharp’s innovative venture of making, designing and repurposing furniture was born in a storage unit.

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Which Metro Areas Spend the Most on Moving and Storage?

By John Egan   October 8, 2013

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In Connecticut’s Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk metro area, you’ll spot lots of mansions. After all, it holds the distinction of having the highest concentration of wealthy households (17.9 percent) among all U.S. metro areas. The local town of Greenwich, less than an hour’s drive from New York City, boasts some of the most exclusive neighborhoods in the U.S.

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