Apple today announced that it plans to open a retail store in Staten Island, New York on Saturday, October 15, 2005. The store is located at 2655 Richmond Ave., Space #2600, and Apple plans the Grand Opening for the public at 10:00 a.m. ET. The company has also said that the first 1000 people to visit the Apple store receive a free Apple T-shirt. In addition, visitors can enter the Grand Opening Sweepstakes for a chance to win a Digital Lifestyle Collection valued at US$2350. No purchase is necessary and entries will be accepted from October 15 through November 15.