Five Los Angeles Parking Secrets and 111 Places to Park (Google Map!)
(Also contributing to this report were Elisa Losson, Jennifer Swann, Ali Trachta and Ben Westhoff.)
You know what sucks? Circling a block for twenty minutes, burning the gas in your car and watching someone slip into a space right as you turn the corner to claim what you dreamed was yours.
As Los Angeles comedian Stephen Wright said, "When I get real bored, I like to drive downtown and get a great parking spot, then sit in my car and count how many people ask me if I'm leaving." You don't need to be a parking shark, no matter how many "Stephen Wrights" there are in the world.
Because we too feel the pain, we present a list of 5 Los Angeles parking secrets, plus a map of over 100 sweet spots to park: