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Play Ball!
Parking apps help Fenway fans get a leg up on Opening Day
Globe Staff/Lane Turner
Jason Heard got to Fenway Park at noon for Monday’s Red Sox home opener, but he wasn’t there to watch the game. Instead, Heard was working for a parking lot tucked behind the ballpark, waving cars into an alley with a bright orange flag. Fifty dollars per carload for the prime spots. If that seems steep, the market didn’t think so — an hour and a half before the first pitch, Heard was using his flag to tell people there were no more spots to be had. Read More
Gone Till November?
BetaBoston Bytes & Brews hitting the Lansdowne Pub with SPOT Thurs. 11/20
Photo via The Boston Globe
Next week, the BetaBoston team will once again be convening by Fenway, this time at the Lansdowne Pub for our monthly BetaBoston Bytes & Brews night out. Personally, I can't think of a more appropriate place to hang out, network, and grab some hot food and cold beer on frigid November night. Read More
Circling the block
Can mobile apps help make parking in Boston less miserable?
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I’m an optimist, and so despite almost 15 years of searching for parking, getting ticketed, and being towed in Boston, I still believe that something will eventually mitigate the misery. Several new mobile apps promise to do that. So I loaded them on my iPhone this month and set out in search of parking. Read More