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Hollywood Parking Woes: There's an App for That

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You know that exquisite torture of trying to find a parking spot in Hollywood that's anywhere vaguely close to your actual destination? As of 2pm this afternoon, there will be an app for that, according to LA Now.

City officials will unveil "Parker" - an iPhone app that will help you find open parking spots in Hollywood that are closest to your circling-about-in-a-frenzy location. In addition to the holy grail feature of actually helping you find a spot, the app will also give you information on time limits per space, the cost per space, and if the meter only takes coins or (phew!) if it takes your trusty ATM card.