The fake grass had easy chairs and
a bench wired with electrical outlets meant for laptop computers. The occasion was PARK(ing) Day, a worldwide event in which
citizens take over parking spaces for several hours and use them for community
purposes ranging from outdoor office work to just hanging out.
money was put into the parking meters in front of Skinny Studio,
according to Linda Graveline, owner of the Usui Reiki studio. "A parking enforcement officer went by several times and didn't say a peep, she said.
Besides Skinny Studio, the businesses included the nearby Usui Reiki studio, C4 Music Lab, K York Studio and 50/50 Studio.