Woman wearing plastic surgical booties.
The funny thing about journalism: Even when you’re not at work, you’re still at work.
To be clear: I carry my iPhone and a notepad EVERYWHERE. It’s the digital journalist way.
You never know when a story — or a very peculiar woman — might cross your path.
Early Friday evening, I was responsibly enjoying a refreshing adult beverage with some associates in the White Rose City when a woman, clad in what appeared to be blue surgical booties emerged from the darkness. Continue reading
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Originally published in the Business Section of the York Daily Record/Sunday News on Sunday, March 20, 2011.
By LAUREN BOYER
Daily Record/Sunday News
Maybe it was the DARE program or my parents’ stern warnings about alcoholism, but something seemed disconcerting about watching people crack
At 4'11" Mae Kreiger, age 86, is dwarfed by the taps at the White Rose. © 2011 York Daily Record/Sunday News -- Paul Kuehnel
open beers before the crack of dawn.
Reluctantly, I crawled out of bed, half-dreading the chilly, four-block trek between my house and Stogies, the White Rose Bar & Grill smoking lounge.
But I wanted to meet her. Mae Kreiger, that is. She’s the 86-year-old bartender who unlocks the place at 5:30 a.m. weekdays, welcoming third-shift workers and those seeking a little something extra in their morning coffee.
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