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cheap Chicago parking for short visit

I'm staying at Hostelling International. It's near the corner of LaSalle and S Michigan, practically adjacent to Millennium Park. I'll try to use public transit as much as I can for the 3 days I'm here, but I expect to use my car a couple times. I'm willing to trade a little convenience to save a little money. Where should I park? Thank you.
posted by stuart_s on Dec 21, 2014 - 6 answers

Chicago parking ticket problems

A young neighbor is in trouble with the City of Chicago over parking tickets. How deep is the hole and how should he proceed to climb out? [more inside]
posted by peakcomm on Jan 16, 2014 - 7 answers

Chicago City Sticker no-fee purchase locations

Purchased a new vehicle on June 7th of this year. According to the law I have to purchase my city sticker by July 7th; tried going online to purchase but that only works for existing vehicle renewals. It appears that the majority of locations that sell stickers are currency exchanges that charge a 5.50 service fee. [more inside]
posted by andruwjones26 on Jul 5, 2013 - 8 answers

How can I fight this tow?

My girlfriend's car was towed from the street on a potentially bogus claim here in Chicago. How can we fight this? [more inside]
posted by Carillon on Jul 16, 2012 - 23 answers

Help me park with Pride

Chicago PRIDE Parade parking question. What's my best bet for parking in the vicinity of the step-off point? [more inside]
posted by hwestiii on Jun 23, 2012 - 6 answers

Parking in the Loop and Eating A Nice Dinner Out (with a catch)

Chicago weekend! We're staying in the Loop, but I don't want to pay ridiculous parking prices. I also want to go out for a good meal at a restaurant that can make happy both a vegetarian and a steak-lover (at the same time). [more inside]
posted by aabbbiee on Aug 4, 2011 - 19 answers

Birthday dinner near the Chicago Theatre?

ChicagoFilter: For his birthday, I am taking my husband to the live taping of This American Life at the Chicago Theatre. Where should we eat beforehand? [more inside]
posted by desjardins on Apr 8, 2009 - 14 answers

Safe, Cheap Parking on the Southside of Chicago

I've got friends from Bloomington, Indiana driving up to Chicago to visit for a few days. They were going to take the Amtrak out of Indianapolis, but the schedule is extremely inconvenient. I'm thinking they should drive up and try and park near a Metra or CTA station on the south side of Chicago, and take public transportation into the city. Any suggestions on what would be the best station to pick? [more inside]
posted by steinwald on Nov 30, 2008 - 12 answers

Do I have to give dibs to a higher priced Cubs parking space seller?

Wrigleyville residents/capitalist theorists: am I obliged to honor the "dibs" system while selling my parking spot during Cubs night games? [more inside]
posted by AgentRocket on Apr 17, 2008 - 38 answers

Making out doesn't make it notable.

Which Chicagoland parking garages are most notable? [more inside]
posted by asuprenant on Mar 11, 2008 - 7 answers

Help me damn the man.

I have a hearing with the Chicago Streets & Sanitation department to contest a vehicle tow. What should I expect and how can I prepare myself? [more inside]
posted by santojulieta on Feb 6, 2008 - 23 answers

Parking during snow in Chicago

How does Chicago's "No Parking if snow is over 2 inches" rule work out in practice? Are the blocks of cars parked on my street (Sheridan at 7600 N) all going to be towed overnight and tomorrow morning? [more inside]
posted by ztdavis on Dec 15, 2007 - 18 answers

How do I park a moving truck in Chicago?

Parking-in-Chicago-Filter: Is a permit required to park an 18 wheel moving truck? If so, where does one obtain that permit? [more inside]
posted by bryanzera on Sep 5, 2007 - 7 answers

Parking in downtown Chicago

Where can I park cheap in downtown Chicago area over the period of 5 days? [more inside]
posted by raheel on Nov 9, 2006 - 7 answers

Parking with Peace of Mind

Help! I need to know where it's safe to park in Lincoln Park, Chicago. The last time I rented a car... [more inside]
posted by auntbee on Mar 18, 2006 - 10 answers

Old Chicago Parking Tickets?

ChicagoMachineFilter: I left Chicago nearly four years ago, and just last night I received a bill from the Chicago Dept. of Revenue (aka Soprano Family, Midwestern Branch) via some law firm called Linebarger Goggan Blair & Sampson demanding $670 in fines and penalties for parking tickets incurred in 1995. (the more, she is inside.) [more inside]
posted by scody on Mar 24, 2004 - 11 answers

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