BLACK FRIDAY SALE - All T-Shirts $14.95 + Get Free Worldwide Shipping
Nov 28 - Nov 30, 2014: The lowest price we'll have all year - Get yours today!

Man Keeps NYC Parking Spot for 11 Years by Continuously Feeding It Quarters

Charles Mysak, a bookseller in New York City, found a great parking spot. That was eleven years ago. He's kept the spot and his '94 Civic there ever since by feeding it $36 in quarters every day:

Earning roughly $100 a day after paying the meter, it's worth it, he said.

"I've been here for 11 years," he said. "Barnes & Noble is now closed. I'm the last resource for books. I'm here from 7 to 7 every day."

His wife drives him to the Upper West Side each morning a 7:00 am from their Wayne, NJ, home.

They arrive just in time to temporarily move the parked car -- the only time it's moved at all -- to make way for the street sweeper.


Link -via Marginal Revolution | Photo: Michael Farrington

Newest 5
Newest 5 Comments

So he's a jerk. Would the parking spot make any more for the city if it was used as intended? Some things just aren't worth worrying over.
Abusive comment hidden. (Show it anyway.)
Commenting is closed.





Check out Twaggies' very funny clip:

Om Nom - Twaggies by Twaggies
Email This Post to a Friend
"Man Keeps NYC Parking Spot for 11 Years by Continuously Feeding It Quarters"

Separate multiple emails with a comma. Limit 5.

 

Success! Your email has been sent!

close window