Chicago Marathon

Chicago Marathon Parking Guide

Check out the 2015 Chicago Marathon Spectators’ Guide for updated information. Driving to the Chicago Marathon?  Read our official guide to parking near the 2013 Chicago Marathon. About the 2013 Chicago Marathon Every year the Bank of America Chicago Marathon brings out the best marathon runners in the world. Thanks to a flat course, and “usually” […]

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Shamrock Shuffle Chicago Parking

Parking Information for the Shamrock Shuffle in Chicago Going to downtown Chicago Chicago for the Shamrock Shuffle?  The race is Sunday, March 30th.  Average daily parking rates in Chicago are $34 a day.  Don’t get stuck paying for expensive parking and driving around looking for a spot.  Have peace of mind.  Know where you’re going […]

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Chicago Restaurant Parking

16 New Valet Parking Options in Downtown Chicago Driving to Morton’s or Chicago Cut for a nice dinner? Great news, you can now book your valet parking in advance using SpotHero. Along with Morton’s and Chicago Cut, there are 14 other brand new valet options to make your night out that much easier. With Valentine’s […]

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Navy Pier Fireworks Parking Guide

This weekend is the first of many summer firework shows at Navy Pier. Every Wednesday (9:30pm) and Saturday (10:15pm) night the Chicago skyline is lit up with spectacular display of fireworks. A Chicago summer staple, SpotHero knows the crowds get bigger every year, so we have added even more Navy Pier parking to ease the […]

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Chicago Parking Meter Update

New Changes Ahead for Chicago’s Parking Meters Recently, City Council approved Mayor Rahm Emmanuel’s controversial plan to change the terms of the infamous Chicago Meter Deal.  The decisive 39-11 vote will move the plan forward, but most importantly “What does that mean for you?”   The Bad:  There will be LONGER hours at all the metered spots […]

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Eric Ries Lean Startup Event Chicago, 2011

Come out to see Eric Ries the Lean Startup guru on Thursday, September 22nd at 6PM for a Conversation with Eric Ries.  This performance will be an “Actors Studio” style conversation hosted by Bernhard Kappe.  This event will be hosted at Northwestern University’s Thorne Auditorium on Chicago Avenue by the lake. Eric is in town promoting his new book “The Lean Startup […]

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Magnificent Mile Light’s Festival Parking Guide

Reserve Gold Coast & River North Parking Now! The Magnificent Mile Light’s Festival is Chicago’s premiere holiday event. On Saturday, November 23, despite the cold temperatures, Chicagoans will bear the cold weather for the largest evening celebration in the country. The festival is the perfect family outing and will be a memorable evening. Be prepared […]

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SpotHero Adds Valet Parking at O’Hare

Drop your car when you leave – have it waiting when you land! Driving to O’Hare Airport? SpotHero now offers valet parking at O’hare International Airport, through a partnership with Pride Parking. O’Hare valet parking is very similar to any other venue or restaurant that offers valet. What is different, is you will have to […]

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Tipping the Valet – A How To Guide for Valet Etiquette

Valet Etiquette We have all been there.  You’re late to a nice Saturday night dinner in the city and your parking options are limited.  The only choice is the valet in the front.  You approach the busy lot and put your car in park.  You fumble around to get all of your stuff together and […]

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