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Happy July 4th From Your CoPilots!

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Lady Liberty = our spiritual CoPilot.

On the eve of the Fourth of July, we at City CoPilot find inspiration from Lady Liberty.

We hereby decree your freedom from the tyranny of inefficient, confusing cleaning and key exchange services. We grant you the right to never miss a UPS delivery through of our efficient package

acceptance. We salute the pursuit of making the most of your New York City trip with our short-term luggage storage.

We’re here to help you achieve independence from

difficulty of life in

New York City. God bless the United CoPilots of America!

5 Awesome Things To Do In The Lower East Side This June

It’s practically summertime in the Lower East Side, and as your neighborhood front desk, here’s what you should NOT miss in our beloved ‘hood this June:

  • Every Monday night at 10 PM: Arlene’s World Famous Live Rock and Roll Karaoke Band. Um, two words: LIVE KARAOKE. Bonus: it’s free and Mondays usually blow. Shout out the existential ennui until your voice is gone. What is there to say on Tuesdays, anyway?
  • June 7: Egg Rolls, Egg Creams & Empanadas Festival at the Eldridge Street Synagogue Museum. Um, the name sells itself. We really don’t need to expound on this any more.

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  • June 14: DayLife. Get your life — your DayLIFE. This outdoor fest up and down Orchard Street offers the best in our ‘hood’s food, fashion, music, games and art. The theme is literally: “Let’s celebrate warm weather!!!” See you there. (We’ll be the ones holding up the line at the Insomnia Cookies booth.)
  • June 22: Find your holiest flannel and throw out your shampoo: SOUL ASYLUM IS PLAYING AT THE BOWERY BALLROOM. We might have played “Runaway Train” over and over and over and over on our DiscMan as youths, because feelings.

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  • June 24: The Steve Nash Foundation Showdown at Sara Roosevelt Park. Ok, so it’s not a basketball game; it’s actually a soccer tournament between the NBA legend and other b-ball players versus Italy’s World Cup star, Alessandro Del Piero, and his hot-legged friends. The s***t talk will on point. (It’s also an excuse to brag that Copilot Maggie played b-ball in COLLEGE. COLLEGE, not high school.)

See you there, kweens!

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Review City CoPilot On Yelp To Get A Free Tote!

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We admit it. We’re feeling a little needy. Do you like our package acceptance, luggage storage or front desk services for hosts? We need to know.

We’re giving all customers who review City Copilot on our Yelp business page OR on Google a free City Copilot tote bag. Who doesn’t love a free swag? PS, it’s cute, it’s functional, and it goes with everything.

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This could be you.

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A Love Letter To Our Wall

We don’t want to name names, but have you seen the daily luggage storage or luggage locker facilities in New York City?

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Not City Copilot.

We offer daily luggage storage because we knew we could do it better than the competition. (That and there just aren’t enough short-term luggage storage spots below 34th Street.) How do we do that? Two words:

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That’s right: we have a wall to protect your precious cargo, and a lot of the competition, well, stores luggage on some shelves in full sight of street traffic, or worse, splayed out on the floor within grabbing distance. Meet… The Wall:

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Getting To JFK, LGA & Newark: 5 Struggles We Can Solve For You

You touch down in New York City. You’re pumped. There are four ways you can get to your destination:

  1. Stand in line for a taxi and pay a flat rate.
  2. Schlep your luggage in our city’s decent public transportation, then drag your suitcase from the subway or bus stop, hogging up the sidewalk.
  3. Sit stuffed between some swell folks eating tuna salad on a shuttle.
  4. A man in a Member’s Only jacket walks by you at the luggage carousel and whispers, “Sir, miss, you need a ride?”

You want to have an amazing time in the Big Apple. You may have to buy another suitcase to fit all the new stuff you bought. Then, it’s almost time to head back to LaGuardia, JFK or Newark. You don’t have Uber. You can’t afford Uber. Maybe you don’t even have an iPhone! That’s when s**t gets real.

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Here are five facts about getting to NYC’s airports from Manhattan:

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166 Allen St.

City Copilot Has Moved!

New location: 166 Allen St.

Big news: WE MOVED. Moving’s the most fun ever, right?

The City Copilots have relocated a whopping one block from our old place on Orchard Street to

a new location: 166 Allen Street. That’s right, we’re still your trusted neighborhood front desk in New York City with key exchange, luggage storage, and accepting package deliveries, and we’re still loyal Lower East Siders.

So come check out our new digs! And update your contacts because we have a new phone number, too: (917) 388-3064. Our hours, like the smiles on our faces when see our customers, remain the same.
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Cyber Monday in the City

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If you live in New York City  – please continue reading – if NOT – you just don’t get it – go back to sifting through those horrible gifts that you are racking your brain on who you can buy one for. The following is why #cybermonday in NYC can be so brutal for those of us who do not have a doorman.

The missed package – after a long day at work and fighting rush hour traffic on the F train you come home to see the dreaded missed package slip on your building’s door. You pray please don’t be Apt. 2E – but – yes it is Apt. 2E – but what could it be? You didn’t order anything…did you? It makes you feel like this….

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The inappropriate office package – it is tempting but do NOT order any of the things in this picture and have them sent to work. It is wrong – no matter how big the discount.

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The wrong size that will NEVER be returned – you know that bonobos blazer that is just a little too tight? Not tight like european fit but – tommy boy tight? You swore it would fit so you threw out all of the return packaging. It is now neatly folded in a plastic bag from the deli in the bottom of your closest because you are sure you can give it to someone. Super psyched you got 50% off even though it will remain in your closet the remainder of your lease.

Your friend with the doorman – you know that guy that is really a douche and lives in a doorman building in Murray Hill? He said he would be happy to accept any packages for you. Wait! There is a catch – it comes with a night out in Murray Hill where you inevitably lose said package after power hour and beer pong at <insert painful Murray Hill bar here>. You will never see this package again.

The third attempt – you ordered on Monday – you swore you only missed the package the day before – and now you are staring at a third missed attempt – RETURNED TO SHIPPER sticker – game over…

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You will never get this package or the shipping charges refunded.

Pro tip – All of this can be fixed – signup with City CoPilot and have them accept your packages for you! It is cheaper than a cab ride to the UPS facility on the west side and always reliable.

Never miss a package again!