Posts Tagged ‘Apple’

Apple Employee Reveals Hierarchy of D.C. Apple Stores

During 2011's Lululemon murder trial, two employees of Bethesda's Apple store, which shares a wall with the athletic-apparel store, testified that they heard someone crying, "Oh God, stop" the night of the crime.
"Neither prosecutors nor defense lawyers asked the two employees why they didn't call 911," Bethesda Patch noted at the time. Which is a [...]

MPD: Don’t Let Your New iPhone Get Stolen Right After You Buy It

The Metropolitan Police Department has sent a warning to early tech adopters (like, say, folks picking up the new iPhone 4S this week): Don't make yourself a target. Or, as they put it in a release, "be cautious when making electronic purchases, particularly on days of new releases, when popular devices and gadgets are being [...]

The Needle: Practice Gambling Edition

Bank Busted: Feeding families who can't afford to keep enough food on their own tables was a difficult job before the economy collapsed. But these days—with more and more people in the region needing to turn to food banks—it's gotten even harder. The Capital Area Food Bank says it'll have to start charging member agencies [...]

The Needle: Hot Hot Heat Edition

You Can Dance If You Want To: Future scholars of social movements may well look back on May 2011 as the month it became safe to dance. Because up to now, the U.S. Park Police arrests of dancers at the Jefferson Memorial was merely a funny story; all of a sudden, it's a political protest. [...]

Morning Roundup: Three Ways to Remember J.D. Salinger

Good morning, Friday! Forecast: snow on the way, but maybe not so much.
In trying to abide our New Year's resolutions (see No. 7), we didn't mention a thing about Metro's  10-cent fare hike yesterday! So: here, now, are a few links, in case you want to read someone else's reporting on this. OK, just one [...]

Copy-Editing Corner: Are Bands “It”s or “They”s?

My blog item yesterday about media organizations axing copy editors and receptionists set off a firestorm of comments about whether musical groups should be referred to as singular or plural entities. OK, actually it was two people. OK, both people commented on my Facebook page, not here. But this does not mean I can't get [...]

Paltrow to Phoenix: Can’t Rap Without Keepin’ It Real

And by "real," I mean "poor."
Gwyneth Paltrow, when asked by MTV UK if she had any advice for Two Lovers co-star Joaquin Phoenix regarding his fledgling hiphop career, responded, "[G]o live in the projects for a few years to get some authenticity, maybe."
Wonder if she'll offer that same wisdom to kids Apple and Moses [...]

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 [...]