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A Survival Guide to Parking in the North End

It’s date night. You’re ready to hit the town on one of Boston’s increasingly warm and pleasant evenings, possibly on one of the city’s new […]

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Parking in Boston May Be Getting More Expensive

If Boston Mayor Marty Walsh gets his way, parking in Boston is about to get a lot more expensive. Walsh’s proposal would raise the citywide minimum fee from […]

A two-hour parking sign
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Great News If You Love Higher Parking Fines in Boston

Attention double-parkers, meter non-feeders, and street sweeping day-forgetters: Beginning Monday, July 2, it’s about to get a lot more expensive to be you. In an effort […]

A row of parking meters
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Parking Technology in Brookline Leads to Unwarranted Tickets

Getting a parking ticket is the sludge-flavored icing on a bad day cake. But as drivers prove the tickets tacked to their windshields are errant, […]

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Here’s Where Boston Issues the Most Parking Tickets

When it’s not the meters, it’s a snow emergency. And if it’s neither of those, it’s probably a resident-only spot or home to some very specific street-cleaning […]

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Here’s How to Get Around Boston for the 2017 Marathon

The 2017 Boston Marathon is almost here. And if you’ve ever done this before you know that, on Boston’s busiest weekend, it’s not exactly easy […]

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Marty Walsh Has Called for a Crackdown on Mean Space Saver Notes

Even when it snows, you need to keep your cool. So put your boxcutters and weaponized car keys away, and—says Mayor Marty Walsh—don’t add any mean […]

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Space Savers Are Banned in the South End

Is that smart planning, or policy for the privileged?

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Space Saver Season Begins with Aggressive Note in Southie

Right on schedule, it looks like space saver season has arrived. The first major storm of the year brought with it this prime specimen of […]

Home & Property

On the Market: A Double Parking Spot on Comm. Ave.

76 Commonwealth Avenue Price: $425,000 Size: 200 square feet Bedrooms: 0 Baths: 0 Instead of a mid-sized home in the suburbs or smallish condo in the city, consider dropping $425,000 […]

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You Can Now Pay Your Parking Tickets with an App

There’s a new way to pay parking tickets in Boston. Starting today, an app from City Hall called Boston PayTix is affording people with parking tickets the ease of […]

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A Brief History of Recent Parking Space Violence in Boston

On Monday, an afternoon dispute over a parking space in Dorchester resulted in the non-fatal shooting of a 34-year-old man on Nightingale Street. An unidentified […]

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The Guide: Wintertime Parking in Boston

How to survive the snow onslaught without losing your cool.

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Space Savers by Boston Neighborhood

Our suggested parking-spot furnishings this winter.

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Boston Millennials Care About Public Transit, Not Parking

A new survey from the Urban Land Institute Boston/New England and MassINC Polling reveals what many have suspected for quite some time: Boston millennials are […]