Polar Parking Vortex – Chicago’s endless “dibs” dilemma

The Brandmeier staff shares stories of trying to park in the snow during Chicago’s Polar Vortex.


An upholstered chair sits in the sun, saving a parking spot in the Southwest side as people dig their cars out of the snow all over the city, Thursday Feb. 3, 2011. Dibs (Abel Uribe / Chicago Tribune)