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December 5, 2013

Deal Alert: Score Free Metered Parking In Philadelphia On Saturdays Throughout The Holiday Shopping Season

The Philadelphia Parking Authority has once again given Philadelphia an early Christmas gift: meter parking will be FREE city-wide after 11 a.m. every Saturday through December 28. The free parking offer applies to all of Philadelphia’s commercial business districts, including Rittenhouse Row,Old City, University City, Chestnut Hill and East Passyunk, which means you can get your shop on throughout the entire city. The […]

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November 21, 2012

Shoppers Rejoice: Philadelphia Is Bringing Back Free Metered Parking On Saturdays For The Holiday Shopping Season

The Philadelphia Parking Authority has once again given Philadelphia an early Christmas gift: meter parking will be FREE city-wide after 11 a.m. every Saturday through December 29. The free parking offer applies to all of Philadelphia’s commercial business districts, including Rittenhouse Row,Old City, University City, Chestnut Hill and East Passyunk, which means you can get your shop on throughout the entire city without […]

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January 18, 2012

The Space Savers Project, A Citywide Public Arts Initiative Inspired By The Custom Of “Saving” On-Street Parking, To Host A Reception, January 20

The Space Savers Project is a citywide public arts project, inspired by the Philadelphia custom of “saving” on-street parking. Saving public parking spaces, while technically illegal, is widely practiced throughout all urban areas, including Philadelphia. You’ve seen it before: items like recycling bins, upturned garbage cans, cinder blocks and even broken furniture are used as […]

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November 29, 2011

Shoppers Rejoice: Philadelphia Brings Back Free Parking On Saturdays For The Holiday Shopping Season

A very Merry Early Christmas to Philadelphia! The Philadelphia Parking Authority has announced that meter parking will be FREE city-wide after 11 a.m. every single Saturday from now until New Year’s Day. The free parking offer applies to all of Philadelphia’s great commercial business districts, including Rittenhouse Row, Old City, University City, Manayunk, Chestnut Hill […]

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September 16, 2011

Today Is Park(ing) Day 2011, With More Than 20 Organizations Creating Temporary Mini-Parks All Over The City

Today, September 16, is National Park(ing) Day, a worldwide event that invites activists, artists, architects and other citizens to transform metered parking spaces into temporary pop-up public parks. Park(ing) Day originated in 2005 in San Francisco by the art collective Rebar as a way to re-imagine the potential of the metered parking space. The event […]

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November 29, 2010

Shoppers Rejoice: Mayor Nutter Announces Free Metered Parking in Philadelphia on Saturdays For The Holidays

Happy Early Christmas! Last week, Mayor Nutter announced that metered on-street parking will be free after 11 a.m. every Saturday through January 1, 2011. This is the incentive you were waiting for to get out there and get all of your holiday shopping done nice and early. The free metered parking offer applies to all […]

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February 12, 2010

This Weekend: Shake Your Cabin Fever Blues with Philadelphia’s “Spread the Love” Promotion, Starring Free Parking and SEPTA Discounts

Hey, all you snowed-in folk: Enough with the hibernating. It’s time to voyage out into the city and Spread the Love. Need some convincing? Well, we’re delighted to report that, thanks to Mayor Nutter, the Philadelphia Parking Authority (PPA) and SEPTA, parking in Center City is free all long weekend, including Monday (at all PPA-operated […]

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