Moving Stories

Jim Sherwin is grateful to Rabbit Movers


Moving to a new apartment sounds exciting. But then one encounters the inevitable nightmare of searching and planning and paying and packing and fretting. What should be an occasion to celebrate is instead a minefield of logistical explosions, each more overwhelming and discouraging than the last. It’s no wonder, then, that by the time I…

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Moving Testimonial by Merrill Carey


My need to move came unexpectedly with the passing of a family member. I needed to get moving logistics underway, quickly, in an emotionally difficult time. And at the same time, I was starting graduate school. Rabbitmovers to the rescue!  I found Rabbit online, and was thrilled to see that they are based in DUMBO.…

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Brynna Tucker’s story of 11 moves around the city


I moved to Brooklyn in 1999 and fell in love with it. I came here for grad school and I can’t imagine what would tear me away. But, trust me, it hasn’t been easy. I was here to witness the gentrification of Williamsburg and Bed-Stuy; I witnessed September 11th first hand; I watched the slow,…

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Rebecca Fitting’s Moving Stories


When I was 20 I moved to Memphis, TN for a job in a bookstore. I’d never been there before, I was young, unfettered and carefree, so when they offered I said sure why not, and moved there blind. At the time it was me and my cat Rose, with a U-haul bin towed behind…

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Stephanie Huntwork’s moving experience


In November of 2000, Darren moved to NYC. In June of 2001, I moved to NYC. That same June, Darren began working for a Manhattan publisher. In July 01 I got my first real job at that same publishing house. We didn’t meet one another until 4 years later, around the same time that I…

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Rob Domingo’s DIY move almost slipped away


This particular story takes place in a time where things were simpler, where moving was just about getting a bunch of friends together to help you move your stuff while you pay them in pizza. The only incident we experienced was unheard of in the history of moves. No one was a pro at moving…

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