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February 5, 2012 8:28 AM   Subscribe

NYC Mefites: What are the best options for moving a sofa from Brooklyn to the West Village? If you've used a good "man with a van," please recommend, but any suggestions are appreciated.
posted by J-Do to Grab Bag (8 answers total) 14 users marked this as a favorite
define "best". Cheapest? Safest? Fastest?

Cheapest (and possibly fastest) is getting a friend with a Zipcar account to rent a pickup truck and paying the cost of the rental and some decent beer.
posted by Jon_Evil at 8:35 AM on February 5, 2012

Yeah, my suggestion was also going to be the zipcar route. If you're looking for moving company recs, though, I had fantastic service from Oz Moving, but it wasn't cheap.
posted by elizardbits at 8:55 AM on February 5, 2012

If you've got six friends, you could probably do it via subway.
posted by blaneyphoto at 9:10 AM on February 5, 2012

Sven Moving is my go-to for this sort of thing.
posted by Pineapplicious at 9:45 AM on February 5, 2012

Intense Movers. They are fantastic, smart, fast, fun. You won't regret it.
posted by annabellee at 11:33 AM on February 5, 2012

We use Ken Cushman, with his van, his CELL #: 646-713-4258.
posted by Obscure Reference at 1:36 PM on February 5, 2012

This guy was the cheapest, by a mile, extremely decent price, just the thing for when I moved from Bushwick to FiDi:
posted by devymetal at 3:05 PM on February 5, 2012

We used Band With a Van when we moved. Rob was very friendly & reasonably priced.
posted by D.Billy at 5:12 PM on February 5, 2012

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