Monthly Archives : September 2012


Metallic Curtain Cloaks Huge Garage

How do you make a big, ugly parking garage disappear like a magic trick? Simple, just make a giant curtain out of 250,000 aluminum panels. Oh, and make sure that those pieces are moveable so that when the wind blows, the whole thing becomes hypnotic. And then, voilà, you’ve turned
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PPA Is Participating in Park(ing) Day Philadelphia TOMORROW

The Philadelphia Parking Authority will participate in tomorrow's (Friday - September 21, 2012) "Park(ing) Day Philadelphia" -- setting up on the 100 block of South 13th Street, in center city Philadelphia from 9:00 AM until 5:00 PM. Park(ing) Day is an annual event organized each year by a dedicated and committed group of Philadelphians who
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Not Your Ordinary Taxi

While most taxis are a universal shade of yellow, there are a few that stand out from the taxi crowd. We’ve come across some pretty cool, one-of-a-kind cabs out there that will take you for a ride in terrific and unusual style. Could you imagine if  your taxi had huge, comfy
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The Meter Maids of Surfer’s Paradise

  When someone says “Meter Maid,” they’re usually referring to female parking enforcement officers.  In Australia, "meter maids" refers to something else entirely different! Since their introduction in 1965, the Meter Maids of Surfers Paradise are more like the fairy godmothers of parking. In order to promote the area and dispel
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Philly’s 5th Annual Park(ing) Day

PARK(ing) Day is an annual worldwide event where artists, architects, designers and all kinds of city-folk transform metered parking spots into temporary micro public parks (parklets). This year, Philadelphia will have over 50 parklets  that will become spaces for relaxation, art and enjoyment.   We're proud to say that we've been involved
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Parking Ticket Leads to Murderer’s Arrest

Before Law & Order: SVU, there was the classic Law & Order, which was one of the longest-running prime-time crime dramas. It combined fact and fiction in a very convincing – and suspenseful – fashion. The show was famous for its "ripped from the headlines" stories, which used topical real-world
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