Andrey Pinchuk of Solutions Hood River, inside the new store.

Solutions Hood River is open, in the west end of the Paris Fair building at 4th and Oak, just in time for First Friday.

As reported earlier, the new store — adding to the Gorge presence of a store in The Dalles — will feature Mac, Lenovo and Verizon wireless products, training and service.

Hours have been firmed up since last we wrote.  Solutions is open 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Friday, and noon to 7 p.m. weekends. Phone number is (541) 386-4000.

The store is planning a grand opening on Friday, to include:

  • iPod touch giveaway every hour from 5 to 8 p.m. (First Friday hours)
  • Lenovo Tablet giveaways
  • Free repair check-ins for Mac & PC
  • Otter Box giveaways
  • First 15 customers who switch to Verizon Wireless will get a free activation from Verizon
  • Other swag giveaways
  • Champagne , hors d’oeuvres and coffee