Park(ing) Day

Some DC area businesses will have small temporary parks in place of parking spots Friday. (Screen-grab of map from DDOT)

‘Parklets’ to Pop up Around D.C. Friday

Don’t be surprised if you notice some unusual green foliage on the streets of DC Friday. Some area businesses and organizations are once again celebrating the annual PARK(ing) Day event.


People sit in a 'lounge' area of a mini park that takes up a metered parking space as they participate in (park)ing day in San Francisco. (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

20 Parking Spaces Transformed Into Mini Parks in D.C.

More than 20 parking spaces in the District of Columbia are being turned into temporary parks.