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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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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How to Prepare Your Car for Winter Weather

Winter is here and with it comes conditions that can make both driving and parking a challenge. Whether you live in a frozen tundra or somewhere winters tend to be mild, there are precautions anyone can take to ensure your car stays in good shape when the temperature drops. We’ve rounded up the most brrr-illiant […]

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Creative Cures for the Winter Blues

Winter has roared into much of the country, leaving some of us feeling more than a bit blue. If the cold weather and cloudy skies have your spirits sagging, here are a few suggestions to give your mood a lift this winter:  Cook your favorite meal. Maybe you’re a total gourmet, or maybe your expertise […]

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Achieve Your Resolutions with SpotHero

Happy New Year! It’s time for fresh starts and goals to make this year the best one yet. But as we all know, making the resolution is the easy part. Don’t worry, we’re here to help! With SpotHero’s flexible parking solutions, you can stay on top of your resolutions this year. Resolution: Get Moving Good […]

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Win the Season: Solutions for Every Holiday Hero

‘Tis the season! With the holidays swiftly approaching, there are errands to run, trips to plan, and halls to deck. Whether you have an entire calendar devoted to your holiday planning or you buy all of your gifts just in the nick of time, SpotHero is here to help you navigate all things parking this […]

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Parking Frights to Avoid

Tight spots, tickets, and traffic—oh my! Parking has the potential to be the stuff of nightmares, but it doesn’t have to be. Here are some of the most frightful parking scenarios, and what you can do to avoid and resolve them. The Ghosted Key  Perhaps one of the most frustrating experiences for a driver is […]

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