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TV Pilot Shooting Next Week Near Entertainment District

Thanks to a sharp-eyed reader who spotted this sign with parking restrictions for the area around Uptown Square. Looks like they will need to use the parking spaces on various streets, but the street closure itself will be on the 4600 block of Racine.Twentieth Century Fox is currently filming two pilots in Chicago, so we don't know which this is. Show More Summary

Eleanor Holmes Norton: Video Of Congresswoman’s Bad Parking Job Goes Viral

The Washington, D.C., delegate to Congress, Eleanor Holmes Norton, apparently had some difficulty Wednesday squeezing into a parking space, and video of the event has gone viral. Roll Call gossip blogger Warren Rojas reports that a “tipster”...Show More Summary

The Parkolation Project helps special-education kids and brings green spaces to Boston

Teaching fellow at Harvard Graduate School of Education, Wilhelmina Peragine, pulled together a team of students, volunteers, city officials and several nonprofits in order to transform two parking spaces in Boston into a small public park with greenery, solar-powered

The Cost of Street Parking Spaces

Cities are adding bicycle lanes to streets with heavy bike traffic as a means of improving safety, but the process is constantly being hindered by strong opposition from the businesses along the streets where the lanes are proposed.Show More Summary

Portage Park theater may rise again

Thousands adored it, and not just for the 300 parking spaces in back.

Neighbor Calls Disabled Woman 'Cry Baby One Leg' for Taking Parking Space (PHOTO)

Post by Kiri Blakeley. You would think that a woman who lost her leg would have absolutely no problems parking in a handicapped spot, but in this world, there are plenty of heartless people willing to make trouble for anyone, one of them decided to go after 26-year-old Ashley Brady, who had the temerity to "cry" about her lost leg. Show More Summary

Texas Landlords Bulldoze Piñata Store, Neglect To Tell Nice Tenants Because They’re Mexican

A pair of Austin landlords wanted some extra parking space for their upcoming SXSW event, so they decided to bulldoze the piñata party store belonging to two of their Mexican tenants. And no, they didn’t bother to notify their tenants...Show More Summary

Ohio Amputee Taunted with ‘Hey Handicap!’ Note Left on Car

A woman with a prosthetic leg said she was shocked when she was taunted with a nasty note after asking an able-bodied neighbor not to use the handicapped parking space.

Revealed: Texas couple’s piñata store demolished for SXSW tech party parking

last weekNews : The Raw Story

A Texas couple’s piñata store was demolished in order to provide parking spaces for a tech industry event, prompting an online boycott and a push for new legislation, Latina magazine reported. The March 14 party, timed to coincide with the annual South by Southwest festival (SXSW), was...

Here's Why Everybody Parks 'Front Wheels Out' In Hawaii

Front wheels out. Back in, head out. Wrong way parking. Whatever you want to call it, Hawaii drivers seem to back into their parking spaces more often than their mainland counterparts. And while some people say it’s safer, it drivesShow More Summary

When parking spaces shouldn’t be wasted on cars

Conventional wisdom says that businesses need parking spots. If would-be customers can’t pull up out front, how will they come inside? This is a powerful idea, and it invariably animates the opposition any time cities threaten to redesign roadways, replacing parking spots with bus lanes, cycle tracks, bike racks or wider sidewalks. Remove parking, the […]

This flying car actually fits in parking spaces — and you can buy it in 2017

last weekNews : The Raw Story

A limited edition, two-seater flying car will go on the market in the next two years, with a self-driving and self-flying model potentially not far behind, according to Slovakian company AeroMobil. Juraj Vaculík, CEO and co-founder of the company behind the vehicles, made the announcement at a...

Melbourne, Victoria, 1963

2 weeks agoVehicles / Cars :

One of our Australian readers, Graeme Bucknell, sent along this photo of a few unlucky souls circling the Chadstone shopping center parking lot in Melbourne like sharks, waiting to pounce on the next available parking space that isn’t a three-mile walk to the shopping center itself. While they stalk those folks leaving the shopping center […]

Elderly Woman Body Slammed, Hospitalized over Handicapped Parking Space (VIDEO)

“It’s not my fault the elderly woman bounced off my big (chest).” Kezia Perkins according to police. Photo via the Daily Mail. A dispute over a handicapped parking space at a Walmart in Greenfield, Wisconsin last month sent a seventy-one … Continue reading ?

"That can't be a legal parking space..."

"Because if it was, someone would already be parking there." If you're sufficiently pessimistic about new opportunities, it probably pays to stop driving around. Opportunity is often where you decide it is.        

Kezia Perkins Charged After Fight Over Handicapped Space Sends Elderly Woman To Hospital

GREENFIELD, WI –  Police have charged 32-year-old Kezia Perkins with aggravated battery after a fight over a Walmart handicapped parking space sent a 71-year-old woman to the hospital. According to police report, Perkins was trying to park in the handicapped spot but was unable to make the turn. Show More Summary

SFMTA’s Polk Street Parking Space Removal Plan has Spawned a Yelp War – A Five-Star Counterattack – Poor Dr. Hiura, Poor Other Dr. Hiura!

TweetAll right, get up to speed here. And now, the latest salvo – if you’re an earnest Yelper who feels that Drs. Hiura & Hiura have been treated unfairly in the whole SFMTA Polk Street Parking Space Removal Plan, well all you can do is post a five-star review, you know, to help out: Except […]

With Much Controversy, Boston Begins Removing Parking Space Savers

3 weeks agoNews : The Two-Way

The near-record winter is testing a long-time Boston tradition of allowing residents to save a parking space they shoveled out of the snow for 48-hours. The problem is the snow hasn't stopped falling.

Newbiggin by the Sea on a Sunny Winter Afternoon

I visited Newbiggin by the Sea, in south east Northumberland, on a sunny afternoon in late February. The first thing that struck me was the good availability of good parking spaces on the attractive high street. From there, it was aShow More Summary

One Reason Why You Shouldn’t Speak Out Against Any Big Plan the SFMTA Wants To Do: Your Yelp Rating

TweetDrs. Hiura & Hiura Optometrists have done very well on the Yelp, but our ineffective  and meretricious SFMTA’s recent push for the Polk Street Streetscape parking space removal project is not good their business. Not good at all! Check it, from the past few days:   So, what will end up happening is your hard-to-get 5 star rating will come […]

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