Different local organizations transformed parking spaces in Downtown Roanoke into temporary public parks.
Parking Day is an annual worldwide event to add more public spaces in a creative way.
You could see a parking space turned into a mini-golf course or just a place to sit.
The two day local event is called Roanoke Parklet 2013.
You can vote for your favorite Parakeet here.
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