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The Fifth Avenue Apple store isn't the only Apple store to get a brand new facade. Earlier this year, the Upper West Side's glass windows were pierced with what may or may not have been bullets, and were soon after covered up with black sheeting. But after a few months, the windows are now uncovered. Or as West Side Rag puts it, "Apple's glass temple is finally whole again." [West Side Rag]