So This Happened
Occupy Wall Street
This particular beef may finally be over.
Elected officials and Korean-American community leaders gathered today in Flushing, Queens to declare a resolution had been brokered in an escalating battle between local seniors and a McDonald’s. Or, in the words of Assemblyman Ron Kim’s press release: “McResolution!“
It was around 7 p.m. Monday night, and the McDonald’s across from Zuccotti Park was packed. Tired cops who had just spent two hours corralling protesters during one of Occupy Wall Street’s marches waited in line behind tired protesters still caked in zombie makeup. The lines for the bathroom were twenty people long; once inside a stall, the used toilet paper is stacked higher than the actual toilets.
A couple of families hurried in and out, one woman dragging her daughter away from two white guys in dreads who were giggling over some tablets of white powder.
“We just found these on the ground man,” the two young men confided in us before opening up the capsules and pouring the contents onto the table to inspect. “You never know though.”
As Arby’s begins a big marketing push for its new menu of Angus roast-beef sandwiches, the chain might want to avoid the sort of language emplolyed by Brian Kolodziej, its vice president for product development and integration, at a recent media tasting.
The setting was a 12th-floor dining room at the Institute Read More