The New Yorker’s Guide to Moving on a Budget

A couple and a child getting ready to move their apartment

You’re not alone if you’re gearing up for a move but dreading the hit to your wallet. Moving can be one of life’s most stressful events, with a whopping 61% of people ranking moving as higher on their stress list than getting a divorce or getting a new job. When planning how to move cheaply, […]

The New Yorker’s Guide: 12 Best Places to Live in Brooklyn

A series of homes lining a street in Park Slope Brooklyn

Whether you’re a seasoned New Yorker or new to our great city, one of the biggest struggles is determining the best place to live. Brooklyn has quickly become a hotspot — and for many good reasons. So why is Brooklyn a good place to live? From the iconic Bushwick music scene to the hipster haven […]

How to Pack an Apartment: X Tips to Make Your Move Quick and Easy

Moving into (or out of) an apartment comes with a unique range of challenges and considerations. Whether it’s your first time packing up an apartment or your fiftieth, being aware of the potential problems or setbacks that can arise is essential to making your big day a success. That is especially true if you live […]

Everything You Need to Know About New York Airbnb Laws

An example of a tidy airbnb living room in New York City

Whether you’re a proud New Yorker or planning a visit to our famous city, chances are you’ve heard about the new New York Airbnb laws. These regulations have been making waves across the city, sparking discussions and concerns among residents and visitors alike. As the city that never sleeps grapples with these changes, it’s important […]

Hell Week (Whats with that New York Times Article?)

A few days ago, Sweet Lou Moves You was in the thick of Hell Week. What is Hell Week? Hell Week is the last 7-10 days of the month. It’s when a good amount of our moves happen. Things get weird during Hell Week. It all becomes a blur. The goal is to get done […]

Checklist for Moving Day: Follow These Steps to Make Moving Day a Breeze!

Woman writing a moving checklist on top of moving boxes

The moving process can be an emotional time. Every time we move, we leave a little piece of our soul behind, with all the memories associated with that place. We’re not going to pretend moving day can’t be stressful, but you can ensure a smooth transition with a checklist for moving day and a firm […]

Where is the Best Pizza in NYC?

Pepperoni pizza

New York City is the undisputed home of America’s favorite pie. Any local will tell you this is the city where everyone has a favorite slice. Every New Yorker has their go-to place for fancy pizzas, late-night snacks, and post-club chow downs. So, with that in mind, we’re not going to pretend our favorite New […]

7 Expert Tips for Moving In Bad Weather

Rainy day in New York City

You’ve spent weeks getting everything packed and ready to head out on the next journey. Moving day finally arrives and you wake up to see a torrential downpour falling outside the window. This is the day you’ve been anticipating for so long — it’s too late to cancel. You look at your stack of cardboard […]

How Much to Tip Movers in NYC

Someone taking money out of their wallet

Moving day is here — you’ve packed up all your stuff, labeled your boxes, and you’re ready to go! There’s one last thing on your to-do list: to hit the ATM and get cash out for a tip. But how much do you tip movers? This is probably one of the most common questions we […]

The Ultimate Guide to Cheap Moving in NYC

Man packing moving box

People always talk about how moving is one of the most stressful things you can do, but they don’t often talk about how it’s also one of the most expensive — especially in New York City.  Luckily, there are steps you can take to reduce your costs of moving to or within the best city in […]