It's a good thing I got an Idiot Flag, 'cause it looks like I need it again. Twice in three days.
Anyone new to New York is going to get parking tickets and probably get towed a time or two until they start to understand NYC's incomprehensible parking regulations and signs. They really are extremely difficult to understand when you first encounter them.
When GF moved to NY, she ran afoul of our Byzantine parking rules so many times that finally I could only laugh. Well, who's laughing now?
I just heard a street-sweeper go by and immediately thought, "Oh Shit!, I'm parked on the street cleaning side of the street." Sure enough, I looked out the window and there's a lovely orange parking ticket on my windshield. I haven't got any excuse. I've lived here over 20 years. And how difficult is it to understand a sign that says, "No Parking Mondays & Thursdays, 11:30am to 1:00pm"? Even a West Virginian could figure that one out.
And coming so close on the heels of this experience, I'm apparently becoming a candidate for the short bus.