Chicago Winter Overnight Parking Ban

Chicago’s annual overnight street parking ban starts today, December 1. Winter overnight parking bans originated to avoid traffic standstill after some of the worst recorded Chicago snowstorms in the 1960s and 1970s. Whether or not there’s snow, parking is banned from December 1, 2022, to April 1, 2023, during the hours of 3 a.m. to […]

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Beat the Sweep in 2023: Guide to Alternate Side Parking in NYC

New York City drivers know that finding street parking in the city is no easy feat. A special regulation called Alternate Side Parking (ASP) exists in New York City to suspend any street parking rules to allow for street cleanings. New York parkers are always on high alert, as some sweeps may happen as frequently […]

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New Year’s Eve at Times Square Parking Guide

New Year’s Eve is fast approaching! If you’re one of the estimated one million people going to Times Square for the celebrations this year, here is everything you need to know about parking for the festivities. \ Street Parking Street parking is available for a fee near Times Square. Keep in mind that it is […]

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Your Parking Horoscope: How Capricorn Uses SpotHero

Capricorn: (December 22-January 19) Ambitious, Determined, Mischievous, Punctual, Resilient  Capricorns have the uncanny ability to catch people off-guard and draw them in. They are very ambitious and goal-driven and can seem tightly wound. Really, they are keenly aware of the passage of time—they have so much to do and so little time! Capricorn is careful […]

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The Best Gifts for your Car this Holiday Season

Tis the season to give, and we don’t think you should leave anyone off your list—including your car! In the spirit of the holidays, we asked SpotHero employees what their best car “gifts” were, and put together a list just for you to check twice. Pet Mats: Keep your car clean with a removable mat […]

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New Year’s Eve at Navy Pier Parking Guide

New Year’s Eve is fast approaching, and many Chicago residents and visitors will be ringing in the new year at Navy Pier where, at midnight, the sky is lit up with a spectacular fireworks display over Lake Michigan! Whether you’re attending the New Year on the Pier at Aon Grand Ballroom or simply lining the […]

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Lincoln Park ZooLights Parking Guide

Lincoln Park Zoo’s 28th Annual ZooLights returns November 19 and runs on select dates through January 1 from 4:30-10 p.m. In one of Chicago’s most spectacular holiday attractions, the Lincoln Park Zoo transforms into a winter wonderland with more than 2.5 million lights and hundreds of dynamic displays. This Chicago tradition is a favorite among locals […]

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A Message to our Heroic Customer Heroes

As the holiday season kicks into gear, we wanted to take this time to reflect on everything our Customer Hero team does, for SpotHero and for SpotHero parkers. We hope that the Customer Heroes already know how much both SpotHero employees and drivers appreciate them— we try to remind them of it as often as […]

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Best Holiday Travel Apps

It’s easy to get overwhelmed traveling during the holiday season. We’ve rounded up the best travel apps to help you organize your travel confirmations, call a cab, and navigate the holiday season! 1. Hopper Hopper is a great app to find deals on flights, track price drops, and book your trip. Search from hundreds of […]

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Park in Pink: SpotHero Powers Lyft Parking

SpotHero is teaming up with Lyft to make getting everywhere easier. Lyft riders in NYC, Chicago, San Francisco, and Denver can now book parking powered by SpotHero directly within the Lyft app.  By the end of the year, parking will be available on Lyft in over 50 cities. With Lyft as our partner, we’re able […]

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