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Peer-to-Peer Services Can Reach $335 Billion

May 25th, 2017 Posted by Parking, sharing economy No Comment yet

Sharing is not a new concept. The idea of individuals sharing with one another in order to ensure everyone has enough has been around for centuries. Unfortunately, somewhere along the way, people became so wrapped up in corporations, big business, and making money that they all but forgot the once-prevalent act of sharing with neighbors, community members, friends – and quite frankly, anyone who needs something that you can provide. Well, we have started sharing again – and we’re doing so through technology and the sharing economy.

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Top 10 Memorial Day Weekend Activities in Chicago 2017

May 23rd, 2017 Posted by Memorial Day Weekend, Parking No Comment yet

Memorial Day Weekend to many Chicagoans serves as the first sign of summer. We collectively celebrate the brave men and women who died serving in the United States’ armed forces – and the celebration comes in the form of a variety of fun activities to enjoy while the weather heats up in Chicago.

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Music Festivals in Chicago Spring & Summer ’17

May 18th, 2017 Posted by music, Parking No Comment yet

There’s never a dull weekend in Chicago, but when the weather warms up, the music festivals abound. Music festivals are some of the most fun and unique experiences you can find in the city. Let’s break down the best music festivals happening around Chicago this Spring and Summer.


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Have a Sporting Good Time with the Sharing Economy

May 12th, 2017 Posted by Chicago Events, Parking, sharing economy No Comment yet

Whether you are right in the middle of the action or watching from the sidelines, it is hard to deny the fact that the sharing economy is improving the lives of a great number of people in this world. Fortunately, sports fans are no exception to this phenomenon. From baseball players to rock-climbing enthusiasts, there is something the sharing economy and peer-to-peer lending can do for every lover of sports. 

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The Best Restaurants with Bacon

May 9th, 2017 Posted by Food, Parking, restaurants No Comment yet

Bacon has been one of the bedrocks of the American diet for centuries. It is a staple food that is featured on a majority of breakfast plates, if not also lunch and dinner menus. And the fad of bacon extends beyond meals. The image of bacon can be seen on posters or wallpaper. The smell of bacon can be found in candles and cologne. There are even bacon-based board games and bacon pillows. And for those who admire the food enough to decorate their home with it, finding the restaurants that serve it best is a must. Here are some of the best restaurants that have become known for their bacon:

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New feature release on the ParqEx app

New feature release on the ParqEx app – DASHBOARD!

May 4th, 2017 Posted by Feature, mobile app, Parking Apps, ParqEx No Comment yet

Now you have everything you need, all in one place!

 

We are thrilled to announce the release of the New feature release on the ParqEx app – DASHBOARD. Those of you that use the web app have already seen this huge improvement launched just a few weeks ago. It will roll out for the mobile app next and we know it’s going to make your life even easier! (more…)

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Top 10 May Events in Chicago

May 4th, 2017 Posted by Chicago Events, Parking No Comment yet

As the month of May rolls into Chicago we know summer is not far behind. Plus, there are a ton of great events in the city that really bring the summer atmosphere home. Let’s take a look at 10 of the premiere local events happening in Chicago during the month of May:

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Food

Top 10 Cities for Food in America

May 1st, 2017 Posted by Food, Parking No Comment yet

Where can you find the best restaurants in United States? Opinions vary, of course, but as far as we’re concerned, these are the top 10 cities for the best food in America.

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The Evolution of Parking in a World of Driverless Cars

April 26th, 2017 Posted by Parking, Technology No Comment yet

It’s been difficult to read or watch the news in the past year without being aware of the rise of driverless cars. Car and tech giants from Uber and Google to Tesla and Ford have identified self-driving vehicles as the next logical step in the industry, and are investing billions of dollars to plan accordingly.

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How Parents Can Save Time, Energy and Money using the Sharing Economy

April 17th, 2017 Posted by Parking, sharing economy No Comment yet

If you’re a parent, you know just how much work goes into raising a little one. From diapers and bottles to ballet class and sports practice, there is a lot of stress involved in the process. Fortunately, all of the work is well worth the multitude of snuggles and kisses a parent receives in return.

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Make money with these new parking apps

April 12th, 2017 Posted by Airbnb of Parking, Parking, Parking Apps No Comment yet

Over the last few years, there’s been a revolution in many industries that’s completely transformed many services. Companies such as Uber and Lyft for transportation and Airbnb for vacation rentals have ushered in the age of the sharing economy, also known as the collaborative economy. There’s one area in which this model is severely needed: parking. People are starting to appreciate the need for an Airbnb type model to address parking issues, such as lack of space, congestion, and unnecessary stress. Parking apps including ParqEx, SPOT and JustPark have introduced a solution that’s starting to transform the way people think about parking. Let’s see why we need an Airbnb of parking and how various companies are providing this service.

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What Are the Top 10 Restaurants in Chicago’s West Loop?

April 6th, 2017 Posted by Chicago, Parking, restaurants No Comment yet

Chicago is a shopper’s paradise and a diner’s delight. Our city is full of fantastic stores and restaurants. Here are our recommendations for the ten best restaurants in the West Loop.

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Top 10 Cities With the Best Sports Fans

March 31st, 2017 Posted by Chicago Cubs, Cubs, Parking, Sports No Comment yet

No one likes to be coined a bandwagoner. Sports fans are passionate about their favorite team, and that passion often extends to other sports teams in the same city. In fact, across the United States, a few cities have popped up in which sports fandom is so normal, it’s become a part of everyday life.

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Things To Do in Chicago

Top 10 Things to Do in Chicago in April

March 23rd, 2017 Posted by Chicago Events, Parking No Comment yet

April is quickly approaching and to many, the best time to visit Chicago is during April and May. Summertime (meaning peak tourist season) hasn’t yet hit. Freezing cold and harsh winds make way for comfortable average temperatures in the 50s to 70s. It’s a perfect time for walking around and exploring the city. Take advantage of the beautiful weather and smaller crowds with the following top ten things to do in Chicago in April.

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5 Chicago Events to Attend in Late-March

March 20th, 2017 Posted by Parking No Comment yet

There’s a Chicago event to satisfy nearly everyone in the early spring month of March, 2017. Visitors and the 2.7 million residents of Chicago have some great options to choose from this year, in addition to the many other recreational events and activities available all year-long. In an effort to inspire some ideas, here are 5 exciting and varied Chicago events to attend in March 2017.

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