Asian Americans

What to Do When Older Customers Hang Out? Call 911?

Posted on 01/16/2014 by |News, Culture, Sights and Sounds | Comments

Bulletin TodayA small McDonald’s in Queens, N.Y., has become the center of a debate: Should local seniors be allowed to sit in the restaurant all day, hanging out with their friends while they drink coffee and nibble on food? Can the restaurant enforce a time limit for patrons, especially if the restriction seems aimed at one group of customers? Over the past few months, according to the New York Times, “a number of elderly Korean patrons and this McDonald’s they frequent …

The Takeaway: Three-Quarters of Minority Retirees Struggling Financially

Posted on 04/19/2012 by |Brooklyn, NY | Comments

Bulletin TodayThe majority of Asian, African American and Hispanic retirees in the United States struggle to cover basic living expenses, according to new research from the non-profit Wider Opportunities for Women (WOW).