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Can't Get Far With A Boot On Your Tire...

Posted 08.09.2011 | Chicago

Carina Rios and Alejandro Alvarez of Zion, Illinois learned the answer to that question we've all thought about, but were too afraid to ask: how far c...

Ask The Parking Ticket Geek: Rental Car Tickets?

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

I am currently writing a post called "Welcome to Chicago-A Beginners Guide To Driving In Chicago," that gives newcomers to our city the lowdown. My original title was "Violated! What To Do To Keep Chicago From Sticking It In Your A**."

Flat tire? Chicagoans to the rescue!

Leslie Goldman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Leslie Goldman

I got out, loaded up with shirts and dresses, and confronted what was possibly the deadest dead tire ever. My heart sank. But then the kindheartedness that defines the Midwest started peeking out from every corner and I was saved by my city.

Ask The Parking Ticket Geek

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

The key advice to everyone is this: Make sure you never have more than two unpaid tickets in Final Determination. Once you get that that third ticket, pay it right away so you don't go into Seizure Status and have to pay all your tickets.

I Got The Boot

Leslie Goldman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Leslie Goldman

My trusty Mercury never got towed, as I parked within the dotted lines. I lived a life of smug bootlessness. Until last week.