Beware of Car Towing Companies That Patrol Private Parking Lots

Your car may have been towed for legitimate reasons — you parked in a loading zone, for instance. But in some cases, you may have been the victim of a towing company looking to earn fees.

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How a $180 Million Parking Lot Could Change N.Y.C.’s Historic Character

Will a skyscraper at the South Street Seaport set a precedent for development in historic districts?

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Over 6 Years and 211 Spots, a British Man Conquers a Parking Lot

Gareth Wild made it his mission to park in every eligible spot of his local Sainsbury’s grocery store. No one tried to stop him.

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A Man Found 15,000 Bees in His Car After Grocery Shopping

An off-duty firefighter in Las Cruces, N.M., whose hobby is beekeeping, safely removed the swarm from the man’s car in an Albertsons supermarket parking lot.

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Lawmakers Respond After Guard Soldiers Seen in Parking Garage

Photographs of Guard soldiers resting on the concrete floor of a parking garage prompted swift condemnation and apologies from members of Congress.

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National Guard Soldiers Seen Resting in Parking Garage Causes Outcry

Photographs of Guard soldiers resting on the concrete floor of a parking garage prompted swift condemnation and apologies from members of Congress.

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How to Celebrate Halloween From Your Car

Drive-in horror film screenings and fright-night experiences are popping up around the country for a pandemic-safe holiday.

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Together, Alone: The Car as Shelter in the Pandemic

The fears of infection from the coronavirus have created a new role in society for the automobile, where birthdays, weddings and other events are being celebrated.

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Desperate for Wi-Fi, Many Have Nowhere to Go but a Parking Lot

With cafes and libraries closed, Americans without internet access are sitting outside them to get free and fast connections.

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