ParkWhiz & ShowClix partner to help event goers find parking in advance!

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We’ve been teaming up with quite a few big players in the event ticketing space to improve the end-to-end experience of all the concerts, games, circuses, and what-have-yous that we all enjoy going to so much. Today, we’re happy to announce another addition to the list: ShowClix!

ShowClix is a full-service ticketing company that helps event organizers provide awesome experiences for their attendees, and we’re going to make parking super easy for those folks.

Get excited! ShowClix has already started to integrate the ParkWhiz platform into several customer-facing areas of the ticket-purchase process, and will be including helpful little parking links in the reminders they send to each attendee the day before an event. They’re making this all really simple for their organizers and attendees alike (take a look at their blog on it if you don’t believe us).

To learn more, and see what it means for your next event, check out the article below.

 

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ParkWhiz & StubHub Partner: Get your tickets and parking all in one place

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Until now, getting your tickets was just the beginning of the on-going process that is planning for and attending an event. There always seems to be one thing that gets in the way of enjoying a night out with your favorite artist, or team, that you didn’t really think about until the last minute… Like parking, for example.

That’s why we’re super excited to announce a partnership with StubHub that will allow you to get your tickets and parking all in one place, eliminating the remaining questions that loom as the event date grows closer. Yes. You read that right. You can now get event-specific ParkWhiz parking passes with your tickets on StubHub. “Where are we going to park” will soon just mean, “what lot is our parking pass for?” And that question is a whole lot easier to answer.

Get the full scoop in this article from Blue Sky Chicago, a Chicago Tribune publication & welcome to the era of easier events!

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Parking for a penny: How one Illinois town does it

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Parking here in Chicago can cost you a pretty penny… So, it might be hard to believe that a little town just an hour west of the city is literally charging a pretty penny, a penny, ONE CENT, to park at its downtown metered spots.

In Sycamore, Illinois a penny gets you 12 minutes of parking, a nickel buys you an hour and a dime gets you two. If your mind isn’t blown yet, fines for parking violations are only $1 – which has quadrupled over the past few years from a whopping .25 cents. BWAUASHHH (sound of mind blowing)!

In Chicago, where metered parking costs as much as $6.50 an hour, and a ticket will run you $65, nobody’s really super excited about metered spots… even with the advent of ParkChicago… they’re still hard to find and stupid expensive. Not to mention, they’ve brought about more scandalous episodes than ABC’s Scandal…

Metered parking in Chicago can actually be a deterrent for people going out, enjoying the city they love, shopping local, and grabbing a bite at their favorite spot more frequently. And that’s exactly the type of behavior the city of Sycamore is working on avoiding.

The business is booming in Sycamore’s downtown area, unlike most small town downtown business’ that are just boarded up. City Manager Brian Gregory attributes the thriving downtown community to the welcoming penney parking prices. Residents say even though it’s just a little money, it does give you incentive to watch the meter. And that little money at the meter is enough to encourage drivers to park and do their thing without lingering too long.

There are still 316 penney meters in Sycamore, which may be the most left in any single community, and they won’t last forever. One thing is for sure though, Chicago meter prices won’t even be dropping a penny, much less to a penny, and your time is a lot more valuable than (insert literally any monetary thing). So, save the meter money for your Sycamore visits, Chicago. ParkWhiz is the closest you’ll get to that priceless parking experience.


Cheapest spots in Chicago:
These 3 prices will get you at least 3 hours of parking

 

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Your events are going to get a little brighter!

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We’re happy to announce that we’ve recently teamed up with Eventbrite, because duh!

If you’re not already familiar, Eventbrite has made it their mission to help people find and attend events that feed their interest, while connecting them with others who share their passions. They are here to bring people together – and we’re here to make it easy for those folks to park.

Parking is essential for many events, and the ever increasing prices of a spot (if you can find one) can sometimes act as a barrier for people getting out, connecting with each other and enjoying new things.

That just couldn’t happen anymore! So, we built a custom tool and baked it right into Eventbrite’s interface that can be used to help event organizers provide their attendees with an easy way to find and pay for parking! Because, let’s face it… the last thing anyone wants is to have what’s supposed to be a fun night out associated with a stressful experience getting where they want, or need, to be.

We have brought to life a parking wizard that eliminates the pains of parking by allowing event organizers to offer their attendees guaranteed parking options that are specifically set up around their respective events. Check it out!

Everything, from the placement of the parking options to the locations offered can be tailored to best accommodate the needs of attendees in 5 simple steps. We built this feature with the idea that, from an organizer side, this is your event and you should be able to make it as dope as possible. You picked the venue, the guests, the date – parking was the one thing you didn’t have a say in making part of your awesome experience, until now. For event attendees, we built it with the idea that there is much more exciting stuff for you to be doing than worrying about parking. Always. Just visit the discovery page on Eventbrite’s website if you don’t believe us.

Enabling event organizers to help their attendees find guaranteed parking will ensure they’re able to plan the best events possible, and THAT will hopefully increase attendee turnout, and subsequently repeat ticket purchases for future events. What’s not to like?

More than anything, we want to provide the necessary tools for organizers to provide a better experience to attendees. And it doesn’t hurt that we and Eventbrite share this crazy obsession over customer experience and making it easy for people to enjoy more of what they love.

In short, we’re excited and you should be too.

Now let’s throw a party!

Gone Green: ParkWhiz eliminates 10 tons of Carbon emissions in one week!

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It’s Earth Day and we couldn’t be happier!

Last week we launched an initiative to reduce carbon emissions by 10 tons over the course of one week. Today, we’re thrilled to announce that with the help of drivers nationwide, we not only reached that goal, we surpassed it!

Now it’s time to plant some trees!

Before we went green last week, we teamed up with Trees for the Future, a non profit organization that is helping people plant out of poverty. We pledged to donate enough proceeds from the week-long initiative to plant 5,000 trees in the developing world. These trees will renew exhausted soil, increase crop production and provide a diverse income for entire communities.

With the continued help and dedication of the folks at Trees for the Future, soon those trees will sprout and communities will grow, all because of people’s decisions on parking. How cool is that?

One small step from man, One giant leap for mother nature

Our favorite realization from this is that when we come together and work towards a common goal, it doesn’t matter how large or small an individual contribution may be, the end result has the possibility to have a massive impact.

We park with a purpose every day – to get where we’re going. Our biggest takeaway is to apply the sense of purpose and urgency we take into the parking lot to all aspects of our day to day – to get where we want to be.

The week is behind us, but the road to a greener world winds on

31% of all fossil fuel emissions are attributed to transportation, meaning you can make a difference every time you get behind the wheel. While we celebrate the Earth and our contribution to making it a little happier today, let’s not forget: we hold the keys to a greener future, and it’s entirely up to us to steer the wheel in that direction.

Have a very happy Earth Day!

 

Tell us what you’re doing to make the Earth a little happier in the comments section below for a chance to win a parking pass to one of our green friendly, fully mobile, parking locations.

 

ParkWhiz launches Green Initiative to reduce Carbon Emissions by 10 tons in one week

Did you know by driving directly to your destination, you’re saving the world from CO2 suffocation? This week, leading up to Earth Day, we aim to eliminate 10 tons of CO2 pollution, and when we do, we’re going to plant some trees with the help of our friends at Trees for the Future – 5,000 of them to be exact! Let’s make the Earth a greener place to park!

To learn more about the impact parking can have on the planet, and to track our progress, click the leaf below!

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Roses & chocolates? That’s cliché – We hand out parking passes on Valentine’s Day!

At ParkWhiz we take advantage of every opportunity to show our love for our customers and our devotion to making drivers happy. So, this Valentine’s Day we went to one of the most lovable Chicago parking garages, Legacy Parking’s location at 777 S. State St., to greet drivers with free passes for the day!

The ParkWhiz crew arrived at the garage at around 7 a.m. and helped Legacy’s Joe & Nick set up shop.

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All together we were equipped with enough free parking passes to make the entire South Loop of Chicago happy, and enough coffee to last us all a week – but both only lasted us about an hour.

As each driver pulled in, they were greeted with a free parking pass for the day, a cup of hot coffee, and four friendly smiles.

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Some people were quite surprised to be offered such a thing – a few were even in disbelief. “Free parking!? What’s the catch?”, they’d say. To which we replied, “You have to have a Happy Valentine’s Day!”

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Connecting people with parking spots has been our mission since the beginning, but simply connecting with people is what we enjoy the most about our job at ParkWhiz.

It’s always special when we have a chance to meet the people who use our service, and collaborate with the passionate providers who do everything in their power to ensure people have the best possible parking experiences around.

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Being able to connect with both sides of our company – while connecting them together – was what made this Valentine’s Day extra special for us.

We’re truly flattered that you look to us to handle your parking needs; being trusted is the greatest compliment we could receive. Happy Valentine’s Day, we really can’t thank you enough.

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Much thanks to Legacy Parking for welcoming us into their garage this morning, and their contributions to making drivers happy on a daily basis – not just on special occasions. Their self-park facility at 777 S. State St. in Chicago is conveniently located near Soldier Field and the Auditorium Theater. This is a newly renovated garage with amazing LED lightning, a fresh coat of paint and on-site security to make you feel you can safely leave your vehicle parked here, day or night! This location is fully integrated with TIBA, making the ParkWhiz experience seamless. If you’d like an example of what a fully integrated location operates like – click here. To book a spot at one of the best Chicago parking garages around – click here.

10 Jammy Ways to Survive Winter in Chicago: Mason’s live music picks

With winters like what we experience here in Chicago, it doesn’t take long for one to start coming up with some creative ways to stay warm. I’ve tried building living room forts around radiators, layering like Randy from A Christmas Story, and hanging out in the laundry room while my clothes dry, but nothing warms me up quite like cutting a rug to some good ‘ole jammy jams. Thankfully for me, and other like-minded Chicagoans, Railroad Earth brought a jam train into the city last weekend that doesn’t plan to depart until mid-March. Below you will find my top picks to go experience some warm vibes through the winter months.

Note: Regardless the season, these acts will melt your face and warm your soul.

Jamuary

Buddy Guy – 1/16-19th, 23rd, 25th-26th, 30th-31st

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 Buddy Guy’s Legends – Tickets – Parking

If you haven’t treated yourself to Buddy Guy’s Legends, January is the month to do so, as the Legend himself will be playing a total of 10 shows at his home base. This rock-and-roll hall of famer has influenced some of the most notable guitarists EVER, such as Eric Clapton, Jimi Hendrix, Jimmy Page, Stevie Ray Vaughan and Derek Trucks, and continues to solidify his cemented legacy every time he takes the stage. The Chicago blues wouldn’t exist without him, and yours wouldn’t be so soothed; there are no excuses to not catch one of these shows!

 

Keller Williams – 1/17

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Park West – Tickets – Parking

Only go to the K-Dub show if you want to dance non-stop for a couple hours and leave Park West with a huge smile on your face. This one man jam band is scheduled to bring us a solo set full of live phase looping, followed by another set of funk alongside More Than A Little. Chicago is stop number 2 on Keller’s 40+ stop “What the Funk Tour”, meaning we get one of the first glimpses into what he’s taking across the country this year. So if you’re not there, we’ll be wondering… WTFunk?

 

BoomBox – 1/24

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Concord Music Hall – Tickets

Don’t be fooled by the beats; BoomBox is 100% rock & roll. Comprised of Zion Godchaux (son of former members of the Grateful Dead, Keith and Donna Godchaux) and Russ Randolph, BoomBox’s unique blend of programming and live instrumentation allows them to achieve a psychedelic rock/house mixture that anyone can get down with. Their shows are completely unscripted and influenced by the energy of the crowd; bring your dancing shoes and they’ll make sure they get put to good use.

 

Dark Star Orchestra – 1/31

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 The Vic – Tickets – Parking

If you think it’s impossible to bring The Dead back to life, you clearly haven’t been to a DSO show. For the past 15 years the band has performed countless setlists from the Grateful Dead’s 30 year tour catalog, adapting everything about the era the show was played in, right down to the stage positioning. DSO gives lifelong Deadheads an opportunity to relive their favorite shows, and new ‘heads a chance to experience the magic that was happening before they were even born. The fact that they’re also Chicago natives makes this show a must for any Deadicated fan.

 

Funktastic February

Galactic – 2/1

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Park West – Tickets – Parking

Galactic is a very apt name for this funky jazz jam band out of New Orleans, as even though they claim to be from Louisiana – they are not of this world. Since the bands inception, their sound has evolved from being strictly NOLA jazz funk to an intoxicating musical concoction consisting of hip hop, and electronic ingredients that somehow manages to remain true to their roots. Think of them as a musical collab that practices telepathy with each other on stage to communicate the mood of the bayou to the galaxy with music as their universal language – and then go see what I mean by that.

 

John Butler Trio – 2/7-8th

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The Vic – Tickets – Parking Night 1 – Night 2

The John Butler Trio is jam band from down under that will raise your spirits to the ceiling – which will be much needed come February. They wow’d me at Wakarusa a few years back, and I’ve gotten very familiar with their Aussie roots jams ever since. One of the more notable contributions of JBT to the world is “Ocean”, which is questionably one of the best instrumental guitar pieces of our time (do yourself a favor and give it a listen). With a new album dropping literally days before the show, you won’t want to miss this one. You’ve got two chances to see them; we suggest taking advantage of both.

 

əkoostik hookah – 2/15

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Reggie’s Music Joint – Tickets – Parking

The only problem with əkoostik hookah is that you might want to move to Columbus, Ohio after having seen them so you can make it more of a regular thing. It’s celebratory music, comparable to the likes of Widespread Panic, that ideally would be listened to in a big open field so you can dance around in circles throwing flower petals everywhere… and I mean that in the best ways possible. I imagine you’ll be surprised it’s not summer when you leave Reggie’s, and you might be wondering where all your family is going before realizing they were just strangers you attended a concert with; they’ll make your soul shine until summertime!

 

Umphrey’s McGee – 2/20-22nd

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The Riviera – Tickets – Parking Night 1 – Night 2 – Night 3

As noted on the bands website, there are two guarantees with Umphrey’s: You never know what you’re going to get, and they always deliver. They are relentless musical alchemists that will make your head spin with mash-ups that span decades, and improg dance grooves that will make your legs shake for days, and they will surely bring it hard on their 3-day Chicago stint. Umph is undoubtedly one of the most eclectic, fun, and accessible live acts in the jam scene today; if you have a wide-ranged musical palate, they have the ability satisfy every one of your individual taste buds with just one song. Their innovation really leaves me with no words to adequately describe them, so UM… just go.

 

Masters of March

RatDog – 3/7

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Chicago Theatre – Tickets – Parking

Bob Weir’s RatDog is back in tune, scheduled to hit the road for one month this year, and they were kind enough to make a stop in Chicago! Weir will be joined by the regular (aka all-star) roster, Jeff Chimenti, Steve Kimock, Jay Lane (Primus), Robin Sylvester and Wasserman. Coming hot off the heels of a 6-disc release of shows Weir and Wasserman played with the Jerry Garcia Band in the Fall 1989, I wouldn’t be surprised to hear some rehashings of the jams from those sets (which were incredible by the way). Regardless of if that happens, this show is sure to leave you Dancing in the Streets for hours after the encore.

 

Mike Gordon – 3/8

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If you simply cannot wait for another dish of Phish, then Gordon’s solo show is one you don’t want to miss. Having authored 19 original Phish songs, co-penned 25, and dropping a new album next month, phans of Gordon and Phish alike are sure to get their fix. If you’re not familiar with Gordon’s solo efforts, rest assured you will get the same liquidy bass grooves, and descending harmonies that he adds to Phish. If you’re not familiar with Phish or Gordon, this would be a nice introduction. His live recording from The Egg is on LivePhish.com for free if you can’t wait to see what’s in store; I know I can’t.

 

Don’t be a “Slave to the Traffic Light” while you circle the block looking for a spot!

The Phishums said it best, “bummed is what you are when you go out to your car and it’s been towed”; that’s why if the tires on your car are making contact with the road to any of these shows, we suggest you book a parking spot in advance.  We have options available for every aforementioned show with the exception of BoomBox. In that case we suggest using our good friends at Parknav’s app to find yourself some street parking.

Get your tickets, lock down that parking spot, and let’s dance the cold away!

 

Overnight Parking Prohibition: Chicago’s winter parking ban is back!

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You know those cute little snowflaked “No Parking” signs we’ve all been ignoring for the past 8 months? It’s time to start paying very close attention to them again; the overnight Chicago winter parking ban is back, starting this Sunday at 3 a.m.

Covering 107 miles of city streets, the ban will remain in effect between the hours of 3 a.m. and 7 a.m. until April 1st, no matter how many inches of snow have fallen. Cars caught out on the streets during the listed times will be served a minimum $150 towing fee, and a $60 ticket for breakfast. Last year on Dec. 1st, 301 drivers tasted that bitter dish, which was a 60% increase in ‘victims’ from the previous year. Needless to say, the city enforces the law pretty vigorously.

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If that wasn’t enough to keep in mind, there is also a 2” snow ban which covers over 500 miles of city streets. Unlike the overnight parking ban, this ban is only in effect when there is snow on the ground, and the city officials have made it known via various media outlets.

Why is this happening to us, you ask? The blizzard of ‘67 is the culprit of this seasonal circumscription. The roads were car scattered and snow covered, keeping the plows from doing their jobs. So now, to keep those arterial roads flowing as smoothly as our red blood cells all winter long, the city keeps these vital routes open overnight, just in case.

The city is doing all they can to educate drivers on the restrictions leading up to Sunday; you might’ve noticed, flyers are already up throughout the areas that will be affected. They also have several handy resources, like Chicago Shovels, that will help you navigate through the roughest of Chicago Winters.

If you’re wondering what the best way to avoid winter parking woes is, Commissioner Williams suggests checking signs and following the posted restrictions. While using your eyeballs is always a good suggestion, it might not always help you find a parking spot. That’s what we’re here for! We have Chicago monthly parking options sprinkled throughout the city that cost much less than a ticket and a tow. If you’re only needing to park for a day or two here and there, we have daily Chicago daily parking options starting as low as a Venti Christmas blend; if that doesn’t warm your spirits, I don’t know what will.

If your car has vanished upon waking Monday morning, and you’re wondering if it was towed, there’s a very aptly titled website that can help you figure it out called wasmycartowed.com. The city also has it’s very own site for finding your vehicle if you’re interested in making it a city affair all the way through. If you do get towed on that first dreadful day, send us proof, and we’ll hook you up with some free parking!

Alright, let’s recap the important stuff. The ban starts Sunday, December 1st at 3 a.m., but for safety sake, pretend it starts Saturday, November 30th at whenever you’re looking to park for the night. There’s no snow required for the ban! If you park in a marked zone during restricted times, you will be towed. And if you don’t want to risk it, ParkWhiz can keep your car, and your wallet safe from the tow companies all winter long.

Have safe and happy Holidays!

November Rain: What to do in a wet Windy City

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Oh the fall. It’s a time of beauty in Chicago, with the leaves changing colors, neighborhood sidewalks disguised as forest floors, fresh crisp air… and rain. Lot’s and lot’s of rain. Whether you’re visiting Chicago, or completely used to it because you live here, waking up to a wet Chicago can be discouraging; especially if you have the day to explore. You shouldn’t let a little rain put a damper on your Chicago day though, there’s plenty of sights to be seen indoors. To help you better enjoy a wet Windy City, here are some of our favorite things to do whether the weather be fine, or whether the weather be not.

Rain, rain, stay if you want, I’m going to the museum anyway

Chicago rainy day parkingThe Art Institute of Chicago is one of my favorite places in the city. The place is a massive one million square feet; you could go every day for a week and still not see everything it has to offer. It houses some truly amazing works of art, such as Georges Seurat’s A Sunday Afternoon on the Island of La Grande Jatte, Picasso’s The Old Guitarist, Edward Hopper’s Nighthawks, and a number of other iconic pieces. We suggest going in groups of three so you can recreate the stills from Ferris Bueller’s Day Off. If art isn’t your thing, or you’ve been there done that, check out what Museum Campus has to offer. With 5,000,000 gallons of water, the Shedd Aquarium is one of the largest indoor aquariums, and the perfect attraction for someone who loves aquatic animals, but doesn’t want to be one. The Field Museum, and Adler Planetarium are right next door; you could spend an entire day in either one of them, and come out with a refreshed knowledge and appreciation of the world around you. Decisions, decisions right?

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Streeterville has a little something for everyone. One building in particular, at 322 E. Illinois, houses a couple of those somethings: AMC River East 21 and Lucky Strikes Lanes. It’s the only place in the city that you can catch the perfect flick and bowl the perfect game under one roof, unless you’re a baller with a ridiculously awesome house. Assuming you’re not quite there yet, I should also let you know that there are some incredibly good eats in the area, one of my favorites being Local Root Chicago.

Shopping ‘til you’re sopping

Don’t think that shopping along the Magnificent Mile isn’t an option for your rainy day roaming. The close proximity of the shops along Michigan Avenue allows you to hop from one shop to the other without catching more than a drop or two of rain along the way. There are also a few shopping centers in the area, like The Shops at North Bridge, or the “exquisite” 900 North Michigan Shops, which features over 70 luxury retailers, including Gucci, Max Mara, and ADIDAS! If you’re in for a more aptly titled shopping experience on a rainy day, check out Water Tower Place, which also houses the Broadway Playhouse that Rudolph will be lighting up soon.

Flooded with Chicago parking options

Chicago parking can be enough of a deterrent in itself to venture out into the city, even without the rain. ParkWhiz has Chicago parking options for every aforementioned rainy day destination. Whether you’re looking for Chicago Art Institute parking, Museum Campus parking, parking in Streeterville, or Magnificent Mile Parking, we’ve got you covered. Since Chicago parking is just about as unpredictable as the weather here, we’re also offering Chicagoans the best Chicago monthly parking deals around, so you can at least know exactly what to expect on one of those fronts regardless the season.

A Phish Tour Exclusive: Phishing in a Parking Lot

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I went to my first Phish show(s) back in August at Northerly Island in Chicago. I was in the company of veterans when it comes to Phish tours, having seen them over 100 times collectively, and having traveled the country to do so. Having been raised on the rhythms of the Dead, and witnessing friend after friend follow Phish, the band that was so often compared to them, I had to see what all the hoopla was about; little did I know I’d soon find myself booking flights for as many dates on the tour as I could.

phish-tourFirst, it’s important to understand that what differentiates Phish, the Grateful Dead, and bands that carry on a similar rhythm, such as Widespread Panic, String Cheese Incident, and Railroad Earth from others, is the culture that has evolved around the tours. You won’t see mass amounts of people who are going to literally every stop on Beyonce, or Justin Timberlake’s tour, which many may consider the biggest tours of the fall. With Phish, you do. Their tour dates provide more than just an opportunity to hear that one-timer song. They provide opportunities to see your Phamily from coast to coast, partake in the fellowship, good times, and Weekapaug Grooves.

Having gone to festivals, and other jam shows across the country for years, I was certainly familiar with the difference in vibes compared to your mainstream pop star’s show. There’s a sense of togetherness, and camaraderie in the jam scene that seems to be absent in the media centric tours that we hear about on the radio. Phish, and other bands that can stereo-typically be lumped into the same category, aren’t supporting any new albums; they tour for their fans; for the sake of touring. Whether you appreciate the music or not, that’s something to be admired.

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I’ve noticed this camaraderie, and togetherness more so with Phish than any other band I’ve ever seen, which I can assure you is probably too many. One thing that is unique to Phish is Shakedown Street. Which, unlike the iconic Dead song may imply, has plenty “shakin’”; some might even consider it the “heart of the town”. Shakedown Street, as it pertains to Phish, is the name given to the chosen pre-party parking lot that is consistent with each stop on the tour. Think of it like tailgating for a concert: A place to find last minute food, hand-made trinkets and other unofficially-official merch, tasty micro-brew, funky live music, and hundreds of pholks celebrating life (it’s also a good place to find tickets).

At ParkWhiz, we know exactly how important Shakedown Street is, and in turn, how important finding the perfect Phish parking spot is to enhancing your experience; we’re Phans ourselves! We also know how problematic NYC Parking can be. So, for the apex of this years tour, a.k.a the New Years Eve run at Madison Square Garden, we’re excited to be able to offer our Phellow Phans 23 locations to choose from that have guaranteed Phish parking spots starting as low as $10. While the lot scene in NYC won’t be as organized as it is in other cities, or as warm in terms of temperature, it will definitely still be shakin’. Don’t be left out in the cold, or become a Slave to the Traffic Light as you’re circling the block trying to find the best Phish Parking spot; let ParkWhiz “Light” the way, so you can be on your way to The Oh Kee Pa Ceremony in no time.

 

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12/28 Madison Square Garden, New York, NY Tickets!

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Click here for all Phish parking options available for advanced booking

 

In addition to SeatGeek, tickets can also be found on CashorTrade.org, a safe place for good people to buy, sell, and trade tickets and goods at face value and fair trade. Having trouble finding a hotel? Check out VerySweetMotel Hotel booking on Facebook; they’ll help you get a room right by the venue!

Justin Timberlake’s 20/20 Experience World Tour: We got that Tunnel Vision for you

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Hindsight’s 20/20, right? Then in terms of learning from your successes, it should be easy to understand why the latter half of Justin Timberlake’s year so closely Mirrors the first. Having just released part 2 of the “20/20 Experience”, and coming hot off the heels of the joint Legends of the Summer Tour with Jay-Z, which pulled in almost $70 million in revenue, JT is set to hit the road again with The 20/20 Experience World Tour next month.

It’s certainly been great year so far for Timberlake, and fans alike. He went from a six year musical hiatus, to creating the perfect harmony of success in almost every aspect of the entertainment industry in a matter of days. Since the release of part one of “The 20/20 Experience”, he’s won the VMA for Video of the Year (Mirrors), hosted SNL for the 5th time, spent an entire week co-hosting The Late Show with Jimmy Fallon, and will soon have two tours under his belt. For those of you who enjoy in-your-face closeups wherein Timberlake can be gazed upon on a 30x70ft silver screen, don’t fret, one hiatus’ end doesn’t mean the start of another. He’s also featured in two major motion pictures this year, Runner Runner, just released this month, and the Coen Brother’s latest, Inside Llewyn Davis, coming out in December.

For now fans of all things Timberlake seem to have Tunnel Vision for the tour, and rightfully so. Starting with the Barclays Center on November, 6th JT will be landing his Spaceship Coupe in 38 US cities coast to coast. A number of shows still have tickets available through primary vendors, while tickets for all shows can still be purchased on secondary market sites such as SeatGeek, with a listing range between $74-480. If you can’t make it to one of these shows, you are completely Justified to Cry Me a River, but I highly doubt you’ll have to wait another 7 years for your next chance.

 

20/20 Experience U.S. Tour Dates

11/06 Barclays Center | Brooklyn, NY Tickets!

11/07 XL Center | Hartford, CT Tickets!

11/09 IZOD Center | E. Rutherford, NJ Tickets!

11/10 Wells Fargo Center | Philadelphia, PA Tickets!

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NFL new bag policy

We’re exactly one week away from this season’s first NFL Sunday! Out of the many surprises of the preseason, the most talked about was one some fans encountered in the security lines. One thing that’s clear heading into the regular season next week is that thousands of fans are not aware of the NFL’s new bag policy.

After watching entire groups of fans return to their cars right before kickoff at the Bears’ last preseason game, it’s understandable why some feel as if they’ve been “sacked” by the NFL with the new bag policies, even though they were implemented with the fans safety in mind. In addition to furthering our safety, this bag policy was put in order to expedite entry for all NFL fans into the stadiums; we want to help see that through.

The NFL would prefer if bags were left at home this year, but will allow clear plastic, vinyl or PVC bags as long as they do not exceed 12” x 6” x 12.” You can also bring in a one-gallon clear plastic freezer bag (like Ziploc) or a small “clutch bag,” approximately the size of your hand. As the policy was intended for fan safety, obviously an exception will be made for medically necessary items after they’ve been properly inspected at a gate designated for this purpose.

The infographic below should help clarify what is and is not allowed in the stadiums this season. As goes with most things, if it’s questionable, better just to not risk it.

If you’re in the market for an Official NFL team logo clear plastic bag, you can grab one regardless your team at nflshop.com/allclear. For the official NFL bag policy release click here.

Enjoy the season!