Look, we know this is a fraught preservation/park space issue that means a lot to a lot of people, but West Hollywood has been arguing over the fate of its WPA-era Great Hall/Long Hall building in Plummer Park since...
Black Friday 2013 is officially behind us and, other than some reports of physical altercations over parking spaces, the news has been pretty ho-hum. Having said that, the holiday spending is projected to rise some 3.9% in 2013 over the 2013 holiday shopping season. So while you’re trying to make your way through crowded malls [...]
ParkMe is an app for iOS and Android that recommends the nearest, cheapest open parking spot, and also allows drivers to reserve spots in advance in some locations. The app is currently available to download from Google Play and the iTunes App Store. images via ParkMe via The New York Times
It happened again. Someone got hurt—in this case stabbed—participating in the annual shopping mayhem known as Black Friday. One man in Virginia allegedly stabbed another over a parking space. Such behavior, whatever it says about our...Show More Summary
What sounds like more fun: Going to the mall, where you’ll have to fight for a parking space and battle hordes of shoppers –or staying home and playing video games, where you can fight for planet Earth and battle hordes of aliens? If you chose the latter, you’re not only wise, but lucky. Black Friday [...]
The start of the holiday shopping season Thursday included reports of fights among shoppers at numerous Wal-Marts nationwide, including one man stabbed and two arrested fighting over a parking space at a store in Virginia. Police in Rialto, Calif., said an officer broke his hand and finger trying to break up a fight in a Wal-Mart parking lot. Show More Summary
Lyon Park is 1 of 111 St. Louis parks making up 10.92 of the total 3,250 acres of park space. Placed into ordinance in 1868, this is one of our oldest parks and is a great monument to our important history supporting Union efforts during...Show More Summary
Pontiac Square Park is 1 of 111 St. Louis parks making up 1.08 of the city's total 3,250 acres of park space. The park was placed into ordinance in 1908 and is bordered by 9th Street to the east, Ann Avenue to the north, 10th Street to the west and Shenandoah Avenue to the south. Show More Summary
Soulard Market Park is 1 of 111 St. Louis parks, making up 1.94 of the total 3,250 acres of dedicated park space. This park is in the shadow of the awesome Soulard Market and is probably familiar to most St. Louisans.The park was placed into ordinance in 1908 and is at the corner of 7th Street and Lafayette Avenue. Show More Summary
Well, Dashing is back and that’s reason to celebrate because they post some awesome photos. This one made me laugh out loud. Boat in a parking space sums it up pretty nicely. But how!? And why!?
Zee.Aero, a small company located near the GooglePlex, home to Google, is working on a flying car concept that can take off and land vertically using a plethora of small electric motors turning four-bladed propellers. According to illustrations...Show More Summary
Ah, suburbia. You are beautiful. You are full of golden retrievers, wrap around porches, hot moms, minivans, shopping malls and plenty of handicap parking spaces.
This outraged—outraged—email that was sent to the Seattle city council... Recently I was in Seattle and when I visited the MOHAI Museum, I received a parking ticket because I didn't "back in" to the parking space. I think the $45 fine is an excessive and obvious scam by the city to fund the MOHAI museum on the backs of the visitors. Show More Summary
Inadequate parking was one of the main reasons the Braves cited for needing a new ballpark. Now that plans for the Cobb County stadium are finally coming out, it emerges that the new stadium will have 2,500 fewer parking spaces than Turner Field. Read more...
The more crowded the streets get, the harder it is to find a decent parking space. If you’ve got an extra parking spot, then you’re in a position that’s envied by most who own a car.…
Do you have a parking spot you’re not using? Want to make a little extra cash? Then it’s time you got the Park Circa app. It’s essentially a peer-to-peer parking
Renters Week, Curbed's annual week-long rental-property party, starts Monday, and we're planning on answering alllll of your questions about renting. Do you need advice on security deposits, repairs, parking spaces, or anything else a real, bona fide landlord might...
All courtesy of Streetsblog. I also saw the Seattle Bike Blog entry “Portland has upgraded 163 car parking spaces to create 1,644 bike spots” on the news and gotta say, that headline really points out what kind of boost to business a few bike corrals here and there have versus auto parking. Bike parking provides […]
In our podcast "Parking Is Hell," we explored how the overwhelming demand for parking space has a lot of downsides. One big problem is that city centers can feel as if they're practically held hostage by parking lots and garages. I was in Minneapolis the other day, and here are four pictures taken from the window of my hotel room. Show More Summary
Humans burn about one million barrels of oil a day searching for parking spaces, according to Greg Rucks and Laura Guevara-Stone. They propose a new approach: Smart parking pilot programs are now being deployed in San Francisco, Los Angeles, Stockholm, Beijing, Shanghai, São Paulo, and the Netherlands. For example, in Los Angeles, low-power sensors and smart […]