Today, Microsoft is opening their flagship store right in the middle of New York City at Fifth Ave. and 53rd Street. The store is five floors, 22,369 square-feet and by far the largest of the hundred or so that have already opened across the U.S. Not only is the store the largest, but it also just a few blocks from the iconic Apple Store, which no doubt was planned.
We're here in New York City to cover the event all day, including a tour of the store. The ribbon cutting kicks off at 11:30 ET, although we are not expecting it to be streamed. The store itself is opening at noon. We'll be in the media section recording as much as we can, so expect a follow-up article later today with that and a quick look at the new place.
Anyone planning on a trip to New York City soon? Will you be visiting this massive retail outlet for Microsoft?
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Daniel Rubino is the Editor-in-chief of Windows Central, head reviewer, podcast co-host, and analyst. He has been covering Microsoft since 2007 when this site was called WMExperts (and later Windows Phone Central). His interests include Windows, laptops, next-gen computing, and for some reason, watches. Before all this tech stuff, he worked on a Ph.D. in linguistics, watched people sleep (for medical purposes!), and ran the projectors at movie theaters because it was fun.