Apple Store in Pacific Centre Vancouver's New Meet Market

Comments 10 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Photo credit: Paul Hillsdon on Flickr

At 10:00am on May 24th, 2008 Vancouver’s first Apple Store will open its doors in Pacific Centre.

More info:

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No more ordering online, going to Future Shop where the service is less than impressive and no more driving down to Alderwood Mall to check out the latest gadgets and to oggle the geeks at the Genius Bar. Vancouver now has its very own place for Mac fan boys and girls, months earlier than expected.

On a related note, did you know that an Apple Store is one of the top places for ladies to meet the men of their dreams? No lie. The funny thing is, I didn’t read about this article in Cosmo myself, I was passed the link by a group of Vancouver’s techies this afternoon.

Hot spot: The Apple store
The draw: Most guys are natural gadget lovers, and with sales of iPods and MacBooks skyrocketing, more men than ever are stopping by Apple boutiques. The vibe at the stores is conducive to man meeting too: You can check your email among cuties, take a free workshop on anything from Photoshop to podcasting (a great opportunity to strike up a conversation), or just survey the, ahem, good-looking merchandise. (Cosmo / via: Mac.Blorge)

So while the ladies (or men) are next door at H&M picking out that outfit for clubbing on Granville later that evening keep in mind, you may not even make it as far as the bar. Mosey over to the Apple Store to check out the geeky eye candy at a workshop, the Genius bar, to book some one to one time or talk about the trouble you could get into at AppleCamp.

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10 Comments  —  Comments Are Closed

  1. Simon KoldykTuesday, May 20th, 2008 — 4:24pm PDT

    Just got the email, first 1000 people get a t-shirt too.

  2. Apple Vancouver Store Opening On May 24 » the duane storeyTuesday, May 20th, 2008 — 4:25pm PDT

    […] by now everyone and their dog has blogged this, but I’ll jump on the band wagon as well. Rebecca just pinged me on iChat and told me about the opening of the new Apple store this Saturday. To be […]

  3. Tanya (aka NetChick)Tuesday, May 20th, 2008 — 4:35pm PDT

    HEH! Now there’s a good idea… Forget the produce section of Urban Fare, I’m heading to the Apple store! (Can’t wait for the 3G iPhone…) Maybe I’ll finally splurge and get an AIR? Hmmm. I don’t *really* need another laptop, but hey, maybe it’s the ticket to a new man in my life, too!? 😀

  4. JackTuesday, May 20th, 2008 — 4:54pm PDT

    Depends which side of this utterly pointless argument you fall on: http://girlygeekdom.blogspot.com/2008/03/best-places-to-meet-girl-geek.html

  5. Vancouver Apple Store Opening May 24th – 10:00am | K’s WeblogTuesday, May 20th, 2008 — 4:56pm PDT

    […] not the only excited local blogger.  See some posts today from DuaneStory and Miss604 (via the twittersphere of […]

  6. RaulTuesday, May 20th, 2008 — 6:11pm PDT

    Ok… fine! I will go to the opening. I *might* even consider getting into debt and buying a Mac laptop… OMG! My geekification is definitely well underway. Can you believe it? I *AM* thinking of going Mac!!!! There is no turning back, I have converted to geekdom.

  7. tj macSunday, May 25th, 2008 — 8:40pm PDT

    I was there, and if I wasn’t married, boy-howdy!! I got lotsa pics and vids of the grand opening. Did I mention I didn’t sleep the night before out of excitement and needing to be up at 5:30 am?

    tJ`Mac

    web.mac.com/tjmacsindustries

  8. Monday Link Love – No Time Edition « Random Thoughts of a Student of the EnvironmentMonday, May 26th, 2008 — 11:13am PDT

    […] a lot of people who went and/or have previewed it (like Derek, and Duane for example). Hat tips to Miss604 (Rebecca) who has a stellar roundup of links to blogs who have talked about the …. Because she’s awesome like […]

  9. David DruckerMonday, May 26th, 2008 — 11:34am PDT

    Thanks for the link love.

    I like the term geekification. Had heard of geek, geekdom, and geekery, but this helps complete the set.

    -D

  10. A Fool’s WisdomThursday, June 12th, 2008 — 3:15pm PDT

    Ferry to the New Vancouver Apple Store?…

    The email’s subject read “Grand Opening: The Apple Store, Pacific Centre.” and there is a prominent Get Directions button, but I’m not sure they would have sent it to me if they had considered where I live (if it was a person ma…

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