Waiting In Line For The New iPad
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In what has become a cultural ritual, Apple fans are lined up outside the mid-town store, waiting for the doors to open so they can be the first to hold a new iPad in their hands. Here they are and why they're doing it.
The line is not as long as we had expected, less than a day before zero hour--especially in light of the fact that the Apple Store in nearby Grand Central Terminal doesn't allow queues. We didn't disturb the people who were in sleeping bags.
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