Vegas Seven


  • 2017 Wish List

    Paid Parking: Will You Stay or Will You Go?

    By Anthony Curtis

    To say that the Las Vegas status quo has been turned on its head might be an early contender for understatement of the New Year.

  • Ask a Native

    What Does the Native Think of Paid Parking on the Strip?

    By James P. Reza

    A lot of the anger expressed by locals about the loss of free parking is less a matter of money and more a matter of poking into the emotional territory of disenfranchisement.

  • The Deal

    Downtown Parking

    By Anthony Curtis

    If there was ever anything you could hang your hat on in Las Vegas, it’s free parking, especially Downtown. But no more.

  • DTLV

    Why It Costs More to Park Downtown

    By Geoff Carter

    Riled about rising Downtown parking rates? Blame your bartender, the City says.

  • The Week

    What’s Happening to Free Parking?

    By James P. Reza

    When it comes to automobile parking, Las Vegans and our 40 million annual visitors are a spoiled lot. For most of our city’s relatively brief history, not only has parking been plentiful, it has also been free—and boldly celebrated as such. Anyone who visits other destination cities knows that’s quite a trick—one that seems to be disappearing.

  • The Latest

    Where to Parq at the Linq

    By David G. Schwartz

    Now that the Linq is open, one big question remains—at least for locals: How do you access an attraction designed for walkers if you’re arriving by car?

  • Life Is Beautiful

    Seven Ways to Spend $40 Downtown, Besides Buying a Life Is Beautiful Parking Pass

    By Vegas Seven Staff

    The Life Is Beautiful festival released its long-awaited grounds map and schedule today. But what really caught our eye was the $39.50 price tag to park at one of the designated lots and shuttle into the fest. Yikes! As Daily Fiasco editor Jason Scavone posted earlier today, life is, apparently, expensive. Like good bargain shoppers, […]

  • Brandy Stanley

    By Sean DeFrank

    As the new parking services manager for the city of Las Vegas, Brandy Stanley has been assigned the unique task of solving a problem where one seemingly doesn’t exist. Since being hired in June, she has completed an inventory of 47,500 parking spaces downtown, coming to the conclusion that there is a 40 percent oversupply in the area. Yet, Stanley also has learned that many people don’t know where to park, what it costs to park or how to pay to park. Therein lies the problem.