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Best of New York 2015

Best Movers

  • JP Urban Moving


    This hyperefficient mom-and-pop team is able to manage an average of five moves a day ($500 for the average one-bedroom), thanks to co-owner John McCutcheon’s high communication standards: He’ll send a group text an hour before the moving truck arrives, connecting driver, foreman, and customer. And since handling a move for the Brooklyn Conservatory of Music—a dream for McCutcheon, who majored in music at Carnegie Mellon—JP Urban has become the go-to for pianos: “We’ve done hundreds over the years,” he says. “The trick is kneeling the piano’s front leg just right.”

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So what exactly does “best” mean in a city with thousands of pizza joints, hundreds of celebrity masseuses, and museum-worthy concept shops on every corner? Well, in the case of this, our annual “Best of New York” roundup, there’s a heavy emphasis on what’s new or what has somehow remained virtually unheard of (until now, of course).