“Borough President Markowitz has been pushing for an Apple store in the borough for years, and now he’s hoping to solidify his allegiance to the company — by gloating to Steve Jobs on his brand new iPad,” Andy Campbell reports for The Brooklyn Paper.
“Yes, Marty Markowitz has an iPad and you don’t,” Campbell reports. “‘It’s time to bring the goods to the real market,’ Markowitz wrote in an e-mail to Jobs (on the newfangled, book-sized, touch-screen device, of course) on Thursday. ‘Let’s make ‘Apple Brooklyn’ the ultimate prototype store — one that changes the game yet again.'”
Campbell reports, “Markowitz is onto something in saying that an Apple store in the borough — with its hipsters, musicians and iPhones galore — would be a game-changer. But he only scratched the surface of the store’s value in his e-mail to Jobs.”
“After all, at least 30 percent of the visitors to Brooklyn’s most-important award-winning news site — um, the one you’re reading right now [The Brooklyn Paper] — are Mac users, a rate of Apple picking that is triple the national average,” Campbell reports. “Mac-master Jobs hasn’t responded to the Beep’s e-mail yet, but Apple retailers have been looking at the borough for a long time.”
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[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “Lynn W.” for the heads up.]