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 …

Will Fast Food Save the World?

Posted on 06/26/2013 by | Latino Life | Comments

Your LifeI once took it as a personal affront for anyone to suggest that I chow down at a fast food eatery. I do not necessarily dine at five-star restaurants every night but never would I lower my cultural standing by being seen at a place that serves fat-soaked burgers and French fries deep-fried in pig lard or whatever. But I think I may be changing my mind. My U-turn is based on an article by Bruce Watson in a newspaper …

News To Know: McSavings

Posted on 01/5/2009 by | Archived Contributor | Comments

Money & SavingsThough many companies are cutting back on benefits, McDonalds is offering a lucrative retirement savings program to retain talent.