Uber opens permanent indoor waiting lounge at the United Center.

The first of its kind at any sports arena or concert venue, Uber has opened the first permanent indoor drop-off and waiting area — and it’s right here at the United Center.

Getting out of Chicago winter weather is enough of a bonus for me, but it turns out the Uber Zone has room for about 1,000 patrons, is temperature controlled, and yes — you will be able to charge your dying mobile devices while you wait for your ride.

For more details, like — how your driver will find you —  the Chicago Sun-Times has you covered.  And scroll down — we have you covered for upcoming shows at the United Center that you might be interested in.  — [eric]