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Happy Park(ing) Day! The annual tradition of turning parking spots into pop-up parks and plazas is back, with more than 50 locations in the city for you to walk through and relax in.

The national movement started in San Francisco, and Philly’s been participating since 2008. This year, you can visit mini parks sponsored by breweries, neighborhood associations, SEPTA, architecture firms, galleries and even the Philadelphia Parking Authority. You’ll find plazas here and there in Northeast, Northwest, North and South Philly, but most are concentrated around Center City and University City. Use the map below to find your nearest park. They’ll be operating from 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. today.

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Parking posts of the week

Official WebMD cause of insomnia: Illegal parking

But really, how do you have $900 in parking tickets?


Philly Powerball: Center City parking for life


TFW you work for the city so you can park in the middle of North Broad

Who hasn’t done this at least once?

Dream big

This won’t be as funny during their driving tests

We’ll pray 4 u


We call bullshit


Step 1: Park illegally. Step 2: Complain about parking ticket


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