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Canton resident creates app for trading parking spots in Baltimore
Canton resident creates app for trading parking spots in Baltimore

When Eric Meyer's car was booted last year after being ticketed one too many times in Canton, he thought, "Man, there must be a better way to find parking." So, the 24-year-old began brainstorming with friends over pizza and beer at Verde Pizza. They conceived of a smartphone application that would allow neighbors to alert each other to open parking spots, and got family and friends to invest. On Tuesday night, Meyer will host a Harbor East launch party for the app, called Haystack because "anyone from Canton, Fells Point or Federal Hill knows that finding parking can be like finding a needle in a haystack." "This could be big," Meyer said. "This...

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