Apple Closing NYC Retail Stores Ahead of Hurricane Irene

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Apple's New York City retail stores will be closing this weekend ahead of Hurricane Irene's possible landfall over the city. NYC's mass transit system is shutting down by noon on Saturday, which will make it extremely difficult for both employees and customers to get to the stores.

Employees who answered the phone at SoHo, Upper West Side, West 14th Street, and Staten Island confirmed that those stores will be closed all day on Saturday and Sunday.

The Fifth Avenue location, which is famously open 24/7/365, will be closed Saturday and Sunday as well.

As for stores outside the city:

New York:

- On Long Island, Smith Haven, Roosevelt Field, and Walt Whitman all closed until Monday. Manhasset closed Sunday only.

- Palisades in West Nyack, NY - closed until Monday.

- The Westchester - closed until Monday.

New Jersey:

- The Pier in Atlantic City, Bridgewater, Cherry Hill, Sagemore, Rockaway, Short Hills, and Willowbrook are all closed until Monday.

Connecticut:

- Stamford, Greenwich Avenue, and Danbury Fair Mall all closed until Monday.

Delaware:

- Christiana Mall - closed until Monday.

Maryland:

- Bethesda Row - closed until Monday.

Pennsylvania:

- King of Prussia - closed until Monday.

Virginia:

- MacArthur Center in Norfolk - closed until Sunday.

- Short Pump Town Center in Richmond - closed until Monday.

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Top Rated Comments

sniffies Avatar
167 months ago
Anyone remember this?

NYC during the horrific earthquake of 8/23:











West coast reaction:












NYers, man up a little bit! :rolleyes:
Score: 15 Votes (Like | Disagree)
backinblack875 Avatar
167 months ago
that glass is gonna get owned
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*LTD* Avatar
167 months ago
Someone save the iPads!!


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DrJohnnyN Avatar
167 months ago
Be safe, East Coast.



Foolish decision by Apple. I knew everything would change when Jobs left. I mean is Apple trying to be the richest company or is okay with 2nd place?
Is this a joke?
Score: 9 Votes (Like | Disagree)
wordoflife Avatar
167 months ago
Kinda weird to think there'd be a hurricane in NYC :eek:
Score: 7 Votes (Like | Disagree)
sniffies Avatar
167 months ago
You are trying very hard to be funny.
Sorry, mate, there's no cure for Compromised Sense Of Humour.

Thanks for the laugh. :D
Cheers. :D
Score: 5 Votes (Like | Disagree)