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Apple Store Fifth Ave in NYC opens

updated 01:50 pm EDT, Sat May 20, 2006

Fifth Ave store opening

Apple has posted a series of time lapse photographs from the first 24 hours at the Fifth Avenue Apple Store (along with a general photo gallery), including the opening, where Steve Jobs made an appearance along with thousands of others. One person who came from Texas waited in line for nearly 42 hours through a stormy/rainy pre-opening, while others came from Berkeley and Europe and offered a marriage proposal. Readers said they spotted Spike Lee, Julianne Moore, Elizabeth Berkeley, and others. Meanwhile, CNET News.com has posted interviews with those in line, while Wired News has a report and more photos. Apple has posted a list and photographs of the winners of the free MacBook every hour for the first 24 hours. [corrected]

ifostore has a lengthy report, including this from the opening: "At about 5:30 p.m. dozens of store employees came up the stairs and started working the waiting line, standing on the plaza and making like cheerleaders--the crowd yelled back. At the same moment, Steve Jobs appeared at the entrance, generating more yells, including from some young woman who told Jobs, 'You hot!' Apple's architects and retail execs also joined the group, standing to the right of the cube entrance. Johnson and Blankenship hugged again."




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