A parking spot in Boston for sale: $650,000

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If you have $650,000 you can buy a nice one-car spot at Boston's Brimmer Street Garage. The garage is heated and has valet service. When the garage opened in 1979, spots sold for $7,900. Last month, a spot sold for $390,000. It's a better investment than bitcoin! [via] Read the rest

Woman fined for posting photo of police car illegally parked in handicap spot


A woman in Petrer, Spain posted a photo on Facebook of a police car illegally parked in a handicap spot. She was subsequently fined almost €800 (~US$886) under the Citizens Security Law, aka the "gagging law," that prohibits "the unauthorised use of images of police officers that might jeopardise their or their family’s safety or that of protected facilities or police operations." Read the rest

Video: amazing record-breaking parallel parking

No back and forth bullshit when Han Yue made the Guinness World Record for the tightest parallel park, 8 cm (3.15") in a MINI 3-door Hatch, during the China Drift Championship. Read the rest

SF city attorney demands shutdown of parking-space-auctioning app

Monkeyparking, the app that lets assholes auction off their parking spots, has been sent a cease-and-desist letter by San Francisco City Attorney Dennis Herrera, who says the practice of selling your public parking spot is illegal. Monkeyparking's competition are expected to receive the same treatment soon. Read the rest