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Friday, March 15, 2013

Device Valet, on Wheels

Upper East Side, nyc
Photo by myself around 68th Street and Lexington Avenue, on the Upper East Side.

I heard about this on the radio but seeing it in person made it real. Cell phone 'valets' on wheels.

Kids aren't allowed to have cellphones or other electronic devices in school, so they can 'park' their devices in a truck outside the school. This way, they can waste no time device-less.

Costs for such services vary from fifty cents to a dollar a day. Seriously.

For more about phone valets, read about it in USA Today here.

Related posts: Larger than Life Mural, in the East Village, School is in, at Parsons on 13th Street, and School's Out on the Upper East Side.

6 comments:

s.c said...

Every opportunity is used to earn some money. I wonder if this break even. But that is the spirit of your town. Just do it and see how it goes.

Andy said...

Now I have seen everything.

biebkriebels said...

Can't believe this, it is so weird.

Ken Mac said...

UNbelievable.

Lily Hydrangea said...

wow - talk about targeting a market! I wish them well.

Banjo52 said...

Strange!