Umbrella Rental Service to Test Pilot Program in NYC

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If ever there was something that could be described as consistently inconsistent, it’s the weather. Here in Northern Kentucky, we just celebrated what we thought was the start of spring with temperatures in the high 70s over the weekend. Tomorrow, it’s supposed to snow. Looking to take advantage of the unpredictability of weather in New […]

Rental Plots Help Florida County Community Garden Grow

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Across the country, community gardens are popping up in major cities and suburban towns alike. Often started on a vacant lot or small piece of land that has sat unused for a number of years, these gardens are usually maintained by volunteers, students, residents or a combination of all three. The gardens often provide fruits […]

Rents Continue To Rise As Demand for Apartments Grows

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And the broken record just keeps on spinning. For the fifth straight year, rental rates in the United States are projected to rise as demand for apartments continues to grow, this according to a recent story in USA Today. Fueled by steady job growth, many people are looking to move out on their own. Deterred […]

Hot Rental Items for Event Planners

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Event planning is a serious business. If you’ve ever been to a major conference, trade or fashion show or other special event, you know, just by walking through the room, a lot of hard work was spent putting it all together. Over the course of several weeks or even months, hundreds and maybe thousands of […]

Best Summer Rentals in the Hamptons

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This summer, I’m planning to spend a couple of days taking in the sights in Chicago. Sure, I’ve been there before but the Windy City is a great place to get away if you’re on a budget. Living in Kentucky, there’s no reason to fly and thanks to sites such as, it’s easy to […]

Uber to Launch On-Demand Courier Service

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As if the U.S. Postal Service didn’t have enough problems. As their black car service continues to expands across the country, popular start-up Uber has announced plans to launch an on-demand courier service in Manhattan this week. Using a smartphone app, users will be able to request item pickup and delivery, according to a story […]

Coachella Increases Vacation Rental Rates

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Back in January, I posted an article on residents of East Rutherford who were cashing in by renting out their homes and apartments to fans in town for the Super Bowl. Apparently, they are not the only ones making some serious money on rentals. According to a recent story in The Desert Sun, high-profile events […]

What To Do With Unwanted Rental Outdoor Gear?

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    Recreational Equipment Inc (REI) Benefits the Locals With all of the negative news that’s out there, it’s quite refreshing to be able to share a positive story. This month, the city of Missoula, Montana received quite a donation from a local outdoor supply store – roughly $14,000 in outdoor and camping equipment. The gear, which […]

Startup Lumoid Offers Try-Before-You-Buy Camera Equipment

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For anyone who has considered photography as a full-time profession or serious hobby, he or she understands it’s an expensive venture. From cameras to lenses to other equipment, the price of taking high-quality photos for work or play isn’t cheap. Thankfully, one new startup has set out to save photographers of any skill level some […]

Where To Rent Heavy Equipment in New York?

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According to Newsday, Construction contracts are surging in the New York metropolitan area. Contracts improved last month compared to February 2013, with reports of $2.5 billion for future building–up 53% from a year ago. A 31-county region will benefit from the proposed construction plans. This bodes as great news for the construction industry in New […]