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America's Most Loved And Hated Parking Tradition Happens Each Winter In Chicago

The Huffington Post | Sara Boboltz | Posted 01.18.2015 | HuffPost Home

We suspect most suburbanites and carless city-dwellers live in blissful ignorance of Chicago residents' seasonal parking struggles. You see, many ...

City Says 'Dibs' Are Alright, Others Disagree

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Snow days are great and all, but for people looking to get back to school, work or just out of their house after a massive snowstorm--it can be a seri...

Meathead City: Winter Parking "Place-Savers" and Other Primitive Behaviors

David Hoyt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
David Hoyt

Using junk to claim a shoveled parking spot fits right into an ethically dubious tradition of getting what you can for yourself from the public domain, with a Sopranos-style edge.

Hey Moron! Get That Crap Off My Street!

The Parking Ticket Geek | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
The Parking Ticket Geek

Street parking is first come, first serve. No matter the season, no matter the conditions, no matter if you happen to have your junk out on the street. No exceptions.