Posts Tagged ‘Apple Store’

The Needle: iShop Edition

Live Like DSK: Always wanted to lead the life of a self-important French politician, but never had the right real estate to do it? You're in luck! The Georgetown home former IMF head, former rape defendant, and erstwhile-next-French-prime-minister Dominique Strauss-Kahn and his wife Anne Sinclair own is on the market, for the low, low price of [...]

‘Thank you, Steve': Geeks Gather, Protesters Picket at Georgetown’s New Apple Shop

Witness the hoopla surrounding the opening of Georgetown's newfangled Apple store on Friday afternoon. Special correspondent Kim Chi Ha reports rather appropriately via iPhone: "Lol there's like 30 ppl in line already," she texts at 3:33 p.m. "It's hot as fuck out here."

The Friday Limerick Review

The store that has long been awaited
'Twas also quite hotly debated
Your laptop is busted?
A genius, if trusted
Will fix up the mess you created
Hizzoner had property stolen
(Two bikes left for rough terrain rollin')
It's now a charade
Because he delayed
And 'cause he's a little controllin'
From slicing and dicing to searing
This Wednesday saw Top Chef premiering
With Padma, soon Nancy
And [...]

Our Morning Roundup: From Padma to iPad Edition

Creepy news from Arlington Cemetery: A Virginia funeral home was fined $50,000 for mishandling bodies awaiting burial at the hallowed national cemetery. As if that weren't enough, The Washington Post also found gravestones "lying in the muck near a maintenance yard."
As foodies, reality TV fans and Padma Lakshmi devotees probably already know, Top Chef DC premiered [...]

No Apple Store for D.C. Anytime Soon

Attention local urban sophisticates! You will not be able to visit an Apple Store in the District of Columbia anytime soon!
That scoop comes courtesy of the underappreciated, under-Webbed Current newspapers, which explained in last week's editions [PDF, see pp. 1 and 19] that plans for the District's first Apple Store are held up in a [...]